Mission X after school club

Congratulations to the year 3, 4 and 5 children who have completed level 1. You have now completed level 2 by learning about what happens to the astronauts bones in space, researching our galaxy, completing an agility course and completing some exercises that astronauts do as part of their training.

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Mission x after school club.

Children in years 3, 4 and 5 have been very enthusiastic since starting the club. They have taken part in fitness tasks and made a robotic arm. They show great interest in what it takes to become an astronaut.

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Cricket training

This Saturday 6th January there will be coaching sessions for junior children aged 7-11 from 11.00 to 12.00 and will run for approximately 12 weeks. Children can just drop in and don’t need to attend all sessions. The sessions will be taking place at the Kent County Ground, Worsley Bridge Road BR3 1RL.


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Virtual Greek Reality at the British Museum

Year 4 have enjoyed a very busy and exciting term so far, including a trip to the British Museum. They were able to access the Samsung Digital Discovery Centre with hands-on, interactive activities. The children designed their own virtual Greek Temples and cast their votes on the best materials to be used via tablets. They were also given a budget to use when selecting the materials for their temples on e-boards. They thoroughly enjoyed taking part in an interactive quiz about all things ‘Greek’. Back at school, the children have been exploring Ancient Greek patterns on vases and were able to write their names using the Ancient Greek alphabet. Well done Year 4!

Greek Figures

Virtual Reality








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BMX track in Beckenham Place Park

There is a open day this Saturday 30th September from 2pm-5pm. The children can bring their bikes or scooters and try the new BMX track. For anyone who does not have a bike they will have some at the track and helmets.

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A Great Start to Year 4!!!

Year 4 have settled in extremely well this term and are working very hard across all subjects. They have enjoyed learning about the Iron Man’s Challenge against the angel-space-bat-dragon, and have contributed towards a huge list of similes and metaphors to develop and enhance their independent writing. The children have made Ancient Greek silhouettes and are looking forward to designing and making their very own clay pots. Year 4 have also taken part in a series of democratic elections where they had to vote for new House Captains and School Council Representatives. The children are taking their roles and responsibilities very seriously and this is helping them to develop their understanding of the world and the role they play as members of the School and wider community. What a great start to the New Academic Year. Keep up the great work, Year 4!

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Para Athletic Championships

On Monday 17th July years 4,5 and 6 were lucky enough to be able to go the World Para Athletic Championships. The children saw track and field events for 100 metres, 200 metres, 400 metres and 800 metres. The track events the children saw were long jump, shot put and discus.

While there the children saw Sophie Kamlish beat her own world record in the 100 metre sprint for Great Britain.She ran 100 metres in 12.90 seconds wow! The atmosphere in the London Stadium was amazing and the children cheered on all the athletes but especially team GB.

Everyone had a wonderful day!

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Crofton Roman Villa

​Year 4 spent a busy afternoon at Crofton Roman Villa consolidating their knowledge of their history topic, the Romans in Britain. After finding out the history of the actual villa they were in, the children made mosaic patterns and completed brass rubbings of Roman soldiers. Some dressed up as Romans and they looked at evidence found so they could piece together what life was like in Roman times. Finally everybody had the chance to handle Roman artefacts that were 1,800 years old. A very interesting session.

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A team from Year 4 played in their first inter school tournament, playing cricket against 2 schools at Catford Wanderers Cricket Club. Well done Ifunanya, Ilksev, Esther, Hollie, Piotr, Brian, Samuel, Johan, Emmanuel and John-Richard.


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Having fun on the bouncy castle

Just before the summer fayre started Year 4 were given a sneak preview of the bouncy castle as a reward for bringing the most bottles and money on the ‘Own Cothes’ Day.

What fun !

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Building Bridges

In our RE topic on Reconciliation  we have been studying the life of Pope John Paul II and how he built a bridge to forgive a prisoner who had tried to assassinate him. After recording how we can forgive those who wrong us we worked at building bridges with construction equipment. First we worked on our own, then with a partner and finally in groups of 4. We learnt that we could build stronger bridges with a partner and even stronger bridges when we worked in bigger groups.


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Factorial Functions

We were investigating how many ways a number of items can be arranged.

1 colour    1 arrangement   1×1 =

2 colours   2 arrangements   2×1 =

3 colours  6 arrangements  3x2x1=

4 colours   24 arrangements  4x3x2x1 =

5 colours   ?????  What’s the pattern?

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Street Dancers

This half term we have been having street dancing lessons with Miss England. Everybody has made up new and exciting routines, working together in groups. It has been such fun.

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Altar Servers in Year 4.

Altar Servers

All 9 Altar Servers in Year 4 served at Parish Mass on Ascension Day. Everyone took their roles responsibly, but joyfully praised God in this special job that they do.

Thank you Olaoluwa, Esther, Natasha, Rachael, Kordi, Kieran, Michael, Miquel, and Giovanni.

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A wonderful day in the River Darenth.

We spent a hot ,sunny day searching for organisms that live in the River Darenth, which is a fresh water river. We found bull head fish, shrimps, water lice, mayfly nymphs and many others.

Ilksev said ” When we went in the river it was so much fun and splashy!”

Julia G ” I really liked it when we went in the river, it was so much fun.”

Samuel said ” I knew there were fish in the shade, I saw something moving and I caught a bull head fish by guiding it into the net with my hand.”

Mekhi said “I caught fish in the water.”


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First Holy Communion

Congratulations to Johan, Emmanuel and Adam who are making their First Holy Communion this summer.May God always guide and protect them.

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The Last Supper

Year 4 re enacted the events of the Last Supper in a very holy and reverent service. We shared bread and wine and thought about the words Jesus spoke .” When you eat this bread and drink this wine remember me.” Each child prayed for another member of the class and we sang together. A beautiful ending to the Easter term.

KIeran explained that we all sat in a circle and took it in turns to say prayers about each other.

Johan enjoyed the fact that there was enough bread and wine for everyone to share.

Emmanuel said “We all shared the bread and wine which helped us to remember that Jesus died on the cross for us.”

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Celebrating STEM week.

At the end of STEM week we dressed up as scientists, mathematicians and science and maths symbols , everyone looked great.

We finished the week by making panpipes , we tried playing Irish tunes with them to celebrate St Patrick’s Day.

What an exciting week!

STEM Week  STEM Week

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Special Choir Singing at the Barbican

We are so proud of Hollie, Kordi, Michael and Rachael who were chosen to join the Westminster School Choir at their performance of Faure’s Requiem at the Barbican. They sang Pie Jesu in Latin , which is a very challenging piece of music for 8 and 9 year olds.

Well Done!

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STEM week

This week Year 4 have been focusing on the topic of Sound. We have learnt about Alexander Graham Bell who invented the first telephone  and famously said “The day will come when the man at the telephone will be able to see the distant person to whom he is speaking.” We wrote letters to him explaining how his vision has come true!  We experimented with tin can telephones, learning how the string must be pulled very tight to work.

Miss Buckland and Olaoluwa taught us how to use sign language to learn the alphabet and how spell our names.

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