School News

Still Cold (Still Learning!) February 2021

Ok – hands up…even our snowman is a bit fed up with the cold, now! But we are not letting the sub-zero weather stop us from enjoying our learning, indoors or outside (especially in the snow!) – we have had a really busy week and have planned more fun activities for half term that children […]

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Garden Birdwatch! February 2021

Year 3 loved their three week project where we researched how to identify different birds. With our expert knowledge, we then took part in the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch (the world’s largest bird survey!) where we spent an hour counting all the birds we saw to help the RSPB. We are reporting our results this […]

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Express Yourself! February 2021

This week is Children’s Mental Health Week and the theme is ‘Express Yourself’. We are learning that this means finding ways to share feelings, thoughts or ideas through creative mediums (such as art, music, writing and poetry, dance and drama, photography and film) and doing activities that make us feel good about ourselves! We have […]

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Storytelling Week! February 2021

We are celebrating National Storytelling Week! Over the week, our teachers, support staff and members of our Senior Leadership Team are reading short stories and poems on Google Classroom for children (and their families!) to enjoy, as well as sharing links to online resources. We all know regular reading is really good for our wellbeing […]

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Thank you! February 2021

We were extremely lucky to have a delivery of laptops from Festival Republic. Festival Republic recognised that families have found the transition to remote learning challenging, particularly multi-child families, and have donated the laptops to support our children’s engagement in learning during this tricky time. We would like to thank Festival Republic for their donations […]

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Polka Theatre! January 2021

A massive thank you to the Polka Theatre for continuing to work with us on the Write Here Write Now project, even during lockdown! Year 3 are loving their online weekly drama sessions, led by specialist practitioners from the Polka Theatre – this week we focused on our strengths and challenges, using our reflections in […]

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Affirmations for All! January 2021

We have been focusing on the role that affirmations can play in supporting our wellbeing, from daily class affirmations, said 5 times out loud, to choosing and sharing those that best represent us and our friends…so many positives!

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Junior Citizens! January 2021

Year 6 took part in an exciting online workshop, learning all about how to be a good Junior Citizen. The workshop was delivered by a number of emergency services staff and representatives from other organisations; thank you so much to the London Fire Brigade, St John’s Ambulance, Met Police, Transport for London and Blue Cross […]

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Skeleton Science! January 2021

Our younger children have been reading Funnybones by Allan and Janet Ahlberg.  As well as having some great writing opportunities using exclamation marks and ‘-ed’ suffixes, we have also been learning about our own skeletons. We used our artistic skills to make some skeletons and had fun drawing and labelling some important bones like the […]

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EYFS Love Learning! January 2021

Children in EYFS have been learning all about the number 6 with the help of our Numberblock friends and their dice games. We have also started reading our phonics books on Google Classroom and children have really enjoyed showing their adults how they read. It’s been fantastic seeing so many families joining our live phonics […]

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King's Oak Primary School
Dickerage Lane
New Malden
Surrey KT3 3RZ