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VISIT FROM THE MAYOR

School councils from Orchard, Southwold and Hoxton Garden held a joint meeting to meet with Hackney Mayor Philip Granville. Mayor Granville took a great interest in the ideas and questions raised from each school, which all related to current projects the school councils are undertaking such as making the roads around our schools more safe […]

SPACE SMOOTHIES!

Year 5 parents joined foxglove class for an afternoon of space smoothie making. As part of the food technology unit. They made healthy space smoothies that were innovative  and nutritious to support the diet of astronauts in space. The session concluded with the fantastic foxglove parents as judges, who carefully selected their top three concepts […]

Tree Planting Ceremony

On Monday some members of the school council visited Simon Marks Jewish Primary School for their tree planting ceremony. This was part of a wider project by The Woodland Trust to improve school environments and encourage more wildlife to the local area. The children of Simon Marks presented a tomato plant to us as a […]

School is open tomorrow – 6th March 2018

We are pleased that the water fault in the local area has now been fixed. School will be open as usual tomorrow- 6th March 2018. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

APOLLO MUSIC

We were also visited again by Apollo Classical Music Projects. Poppy & Lilac classes met a string quartet, this time with more instrument cases than normal which contained smaller instruments for children to try!  

FRIDAY 2ND MARCH

School will be open tomorrow as usual on Friday 2nd March. We will also be celebrating World Book Day on Friday 2nd March.

WEATHER ALERT

Due to the extreme weather conditions, we unfortunately cannot guarantee sufficient numbers of staff who live locally to ensure that school can remain open tomorrow. Therefore on Thursday 1st March we will not be open to pupils or staff. The weather forecast for Hackney today is that it will continue to snow into the evening, then […]

FIREFIGHTERS

Bluebell Class had a fantastic time visiting Shoreditch Fire Station last week. They learnt about fire safety and the importance of having a working smoke alarm at home. They also learnt about the different jobs firefighters do and how they help people within the community. The highlight of the morning was when the children all […]

YEAR 5 ARCHITECTS

Year 5 spent a fantastic day visiting Tower Bridge. They were challenged to design London’s future skyline using SketchUp 3D modelling software. They took on the role of architects and visited the high level walkways in order to critically analyse the current London skyline before designing new landmarks.  They will all be sent a printed […]