On Tuesday 27th November, year 3 went on a trip back in time to prehistory. They learnt about hunting and gathering in the Stone Age along with den building. They even listened to a story in an iron age roundhouse!
We just had our 7th Creativity Week at Barnfield Primary where children look at the work of various artists and pull it apart across the curriculum. Across the school the children tackled this with such impressive flair and an artistic explosion took place! This year the children looked at some real rebels in the history of art who did things outside the norm. Many of the children explored abstract art, which challenged the children to look at shapes, space and … Continue Reading
In our last week of the Autumn term we celebrated ‘Diversity Week’. We are very proud at Barnfield of the wealth of different cultures that make up our community. Some of our parents kindly volunteered, teaching us about different traditions which classes thoroughly enjoyed. The children participated in a range of activities which encouraged the children to develop their understanding and respect, enriching their own experiences. This included food tasting, looking at traditional dress, bringing in items symbolic to our … Continue Reading
On Friday 16th November we visited the RAF Museum and were amazed by the planes on display. We learnt about many different planes from the very first flight through to today. We even made our very own plane model and took part in a competition to see whose plane could fly the furthest. What a wonderful day it was!
Today Year 5 visited Central London Synagogue. They learnt lots about the Jewish religion and festivals Jews celebrate. Year 5 then went to Regents Park to have lunch.
Year 2 would like to say a big thank you to our Year 2 family member for coming in and teaching us lots about Egypt as part of our celebrations for Diversity Week. We learnt about the importance of sharing our similarities and celebrating our differences between our families who live all over the world.
Today we celebrated Harvest at Barnfield! Each class prepared a creative piece to share with the school. Year 3 blew us away with their beautiful voices. Year 4 inspired us with their thought provoking poem followed by Year 5 who created pieces of art based on what they learnt about locally sourced food. Year 6 amazed us with their energetic and talented song writing. . You can see the school council reps helping hand over the food to the charity who … Continue Reading
Poetry week was a great success! Children around the school explored a range of poems and spent the week writing, editing and performing their own work. Lots of children entered the poetry competition with a nonsensical poem based around Roald Dahl.
Years 1 & 2 had a fantastic time singing and dancing away last at their music festival. Can you spot Mrs Grasby in full song too?