On Wednesday 14th October, Year 2 and Year 5 had talks from the London Fire Brigade. They learnt: To know the top 5 causes of fire in domestic premises and measures their parents/ guardians could take to prevent them from happening. To understand the importance of having a working smoke alarm and knowing where their parents/ guardians can get one. To know how to escape from a fire in a domestic premises. Thank you to Miss Vessey for organising the … Continue Reading
This week, we have been talking about mental health and wellbeing in assembly. To mark World Mental Health Day on 10th October, children and staff wore something yellow to school on Friday 10th October and brought in £1 each for the charity Young Minds. Thank you to everyone who contributed!
Book week took place last week. The author Lou Kuenzler came in to all classes to share her books and all children participated in an exciting workshop where they were inspired to write. During the week, all classes took part in our whole class story. Nursery started by choosing the characters and year 6 finished off the story by drawing the story to an end. Children can look out for a copy coming to their book corners soon. And of … Continue Reading
Our classrooms were transformed into the rainforest during Investigations Week as our theme this year was ‘Treasures of the Rainforest.’ Children across the year groups found out about why the rainforest is important to us and the problems they face from the use of palm oil to deforestation. In science, the children worked hard to group rainforest animals in different ways including using a classification key. Nursery, Reception and Year 1 met the animal woman who showed them different animals … Continue Reading
Barnfield Nativity was a great success! Year One and Two’s performance was outstanding. It was full of excellent singing and actions with every child shining brightly! Thank you to all of the families who supported us watching and applauding so loudly.
On Tuesday the 10th of December Nursery and Reception performed their Nativity to loved ones. We were incredibly proud of the children who sang and danced with enthusiasm and joy, getting us into the Christmas spirit.
Thank you to all the children who sang at the care home. You were amazing!
“High expectations for all, being aspirational” Further to the post from October 16th, please see our school profile at https://www.london.gov.uk/what-we-do/education-and-youth/schools-success/schools-success-profiles/barnfield-primary-school-201920 We are very proud of all the wonderful staff and children at Barnfield!
On Wednesday the 4th of December we held our Creativity Week Gallery Event. The skill of our remarkable Barnfield artists shone through as we were taken into other worlds created with a range of medias including paint, mod roc, collage and mosaic. The children not only expressed their interpretation of their focus paintings through art, but also across the curriculum. We are so proud of you Barnfield! Thank you to all our families who were able to come show their … Continue Reading
In week 4 we had our seventh Creativity Week and our Barnfield artists yet again outshined our expectations, blowing us away with their imaginations, making us see art from a whole new perspective. Our theme this year was ‘Moving Art with Music’. The work of artists such as William Turner, Henri Rousseau, Vincent van Gogh and Georgia O’Keefe were explored. The children pulled their focus painting apart, looking at it from perspectives across the curriculum. We are celebrating some of … Continue Reading