Well done to the Junior children who performed in their Around the World Christmas Production today. The children sung, danced and acted beautifully. Thank you to the adults who came to watch. Have a lovely Christmas!
What a stunning celebration our gallery event was on Thursday the 6th of December, showcasing all the gorgeous work created by the children across the school from Creativity Week. We are so proud of our Barnfield artists and to quote one mum ‘’it just keeps getting better every year … so impressive’’. Thank you to all for coming to support the event. I think all the artists studied in Creativity Week including Alexander Calder, Matisse, Piet Mondrian, Kandinsky, Antony Gormley, … Continue Reading
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
School Council Minutes- 5th November 2018 The school council met today to discuss ideas for the upcoming charity event on Friday 16th November. Due to one year group being out on a trip, it was decided that children should still wear school uniform, but they could also wear 1 item of yellow clothing. (This was in recognition of Children in Need’s Pudsey Bear who is yellow). The children were pleased with the success of the first charity event and were … Continue Reading
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.
Last Friday Year 4 enjoyed a trip into Central London. Sights we saw included: the London Eye, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace and Trafalgar Square. There was also time to do some sketching and time to play in the park at the end of our tiring trip!
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 Wednesday 28th March Year 4 produced a wonderful Easter assembly! Congratulations to all the actors and singers on their amazing performances. We are all very proud of you.