3J enjoyed visiting Burnt Oak Library on Friday 6th July! We hope that lots of children will be taking part in the Barnet Summer Reading Challenge over the summer holidays!
As part of our Humanities topic, we’ve been learning about seaside holidays in the present and past. To help bring out learning to life, we went on a trip to the seaside. We had a fabulous time playing on the beach, paddling in the sea, looking for wildlife and building sandcastles!
On Thursday 28th of June, we celebrated our 18th International Evening. A MASSIVE thank you to all our families for their wonderful contributions and support which made the event such a success! It was such a stunning night, full of celebration. A big thank you to all our families who were able to prepare food, your time and efforts was MUCH appreciated. Everyone made such an incredible effort to dress up, you all looked fantastic and all the colours of … Continue Reading
In Year 4 we have been looking at Ancient Egyptians. We had an Egyptian day where we carried out many different tasks such as looking at and sketching artefacts, making papyrus paper by weaving strips of paper together, trying some Egyptian food, learning about the Pharaohs and key events of Ancient Egyptian times and writing words using hieroglyphics. We were very lucky to attend a workshop which taught us even more about some of the prominent people and gods of … Continue Reading
On the 20th June, Year 3 went on a trip to St Albans Cathedral. They learnt about the story of St Alban and made their own mosaic art work. Their behaviour was fantastic and they had such a great day!
This week 1L performed their class assembly which was a retelling of the traditional tale, ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’. The children were super stars, singing the songs enthusiastically and performing their lines with confidence and clarity. Our Reception classes, who had recently learned about the story, also joined us in the audience. They were as impressed as everyone else! Well done 1L!
Year 1 had a lovely trip on Thursday 7th. 1S and 1L went to the London Docklands museum where they learnt lots about the seaside. They got to travel back in time to see what it was like at the seaside in Victorian times.They did lots of exciting things like watching a Punch and Judy show and singing some old songs before travelling back to the present. It was so much fun!
Children in the juniors enjoyed a visit from Anthony Glenn on the 6th June, who shared some of his work based around famous Shakespeare plays. Year 6 classes took part in workshops based around ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ which they have been reading. All the juniors watched ‘The Tempest’ and some children even had acting parts in the play.
Barnfield celebrated the Royal Wedding with a special tea party in the playground! They learnt about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and enjoyed a picnic in the sun and lots and lots of dancing! We all had a great time and dressed up in our Union Jack colours: red, white and blue!
Big congratulations to all the children who took part in our Barnfield Bingo Challenge: to read a range of texts, find different types of stories and poems and complete different challenges such as writing book reviews. This competition was a real success, it was a pleasure to hear how much fun the children had completing the different challenges such as read a book published the year you were born or a book a family member read when they were young. … Continue Reading