‘Dinosaur’ Investigations Week

Dinosaurs took over Barnfield for Investigations Week! Children across the school researched different types of dinosaurs to write their own fact files in Science. In Numeracy, classes investigated dinosaur measurement, collected data about favourite dinosaurs and did dinosaur problem solving. Years 2 through 6 visited the Natural History museum to

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KS1 Online Safety Comic Strip Winners

Tuesday was ‘Online Safety Day’. This year we asked children to come up with a comic strip for promoting Online Safety. Well done to everyone who took part. You created some amazing comic strips with very important messages. A special well done to the winner – Zahraa (1L) and the

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Year 2 Trip to Edgware Reform Synagogue

As part of our RE topic on Judaism, Year 2 visited a local Synagogue. We learned all about what takes place in a Synagogue and about many of the customs and traditions that are part of the religion. We looked at the Torah and Jewish artefacts. We learned to write

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Year 4 Trip to Cardfields

Year 4 had such a fantastic time at Cardfields. They took part in so many indoor and outdoor activities during the week, such as stone painting, screen printing, orienteering and even fire building! Every day they had a new adventure to embark on or a challenge to tackle. When they

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Florence Nightingale visits Year 1

This term our Year One children are learning all about Florence Nightingale and the impact that she had on nursing and hospitals in the 1800s. As part of our learning, the children were visited by Florence and learned all about her life and her job. The children explored what it might

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Guide Dog Visit

Today we were really lucky to have some special visitors in assembly. Elizabeth and her dog Bruno came to talk to us about our school charity this year which is a Guide Dogs for the Blind. Elizabeth volunteers for the charity and told us about the special training that Bruno

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“Caught Reading” Winner

Our children have been taking part in some really exciting reading competitions. Our first reading competition was on being ‘Caught Reading’. There was only one rule: children had to be captured reading in an unusual place. We had an amazing response from children and adults in the school. Everyone was

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Year 1 Animal Encounters

As part of Year One’s Science topic about animals, they received lots of visitors today! Our children had the opportunity to learn about and interact with a range of animals including a chinchilla, bearded dragon, corn snake, millipede, cockroach, leaf insect and tree frog! The children loved finding out lots

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Christmas Choir Concert at St Alphage Church

The Barnfield choir, led by Miss Halil and Miss Coussins, sang in our local church on Monday 18th December. St Alphage’s church on Montrose Avenue kindly opened their doors to let us sing a range of Christmas songs and hymns and the choir sang absolutely beautifully on the night. Father

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Year 2 Trip to the RAF Museum

This half term Year Two have been learning about the Wright Brothers in Humanities. On Friday 15th December, Year 2 went on a trip to the RAF Museum. The children took part in a Fantastic Flight Workshop and got to build their very own aeroplanes.  

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