On Wednesday 16th December, Year 2 performed the Nativity story. They performed beautifully and we are so proud of them! Thank you to Miss Williamson, Miss Coussins, Miss Ali, Mrs Wagjiani, Miss Ghetau and Mrs Lasker for all their hard work in helping the children and organising the costumes! Year 2 parents/carers – The video is on the 2A and 2CW Google Streams for you to watch! Well done, Year 2!
We really enjoyed Christmas Jumper Day 2020 at Barnfield! Thank you to all the children and staff who brought in £1 for the charity “Save the Children”!
On Monday 16th November, it was “Odd Socks Day” at Barnfield. This marked the start of Anti-Bullying Week. It encouraged children and staff to think about what makes us all unique!
On Morning 16th November, our year two children took part in the first ever online Infant Music Festival, together with some other Barnet schools. This year, the theme was “Music that we love” and the activities focussed around the story “Giraffe’s Can’t Dance”. A huge well done to all the children, and thank you to Miss Williamson, Miss Coussins and Miss Ali for preparing the children for the event!
For the month of October, we explored important figures and moments in Black History, both around the world and here in Britain. We took this as a time to also reflect upon the contribution we make to our own communities, along with exploring and celebrating our richly diverse Barnfield family and its heritage. As we move into the future, we recognise it is important to reflect upon the past, embracing who we are as individuals and the power we have … Continue Reading
On Tuesday 20th and Wednesday 21st October, Mr Quigley led Harvest assemblies across the school. A huge well done to all the children who shared poetry, facts and artwork related to Harvest! Many thanks for all the families who kindly contributed food!
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