Category Archives: Speaking and Listening

Year 3 – Stone Age Immersion Day

On Friday 5th May, the children of Year 3 commenced their new topic about the Stone Age with a fun immersion day of drama and art. Drama Workshop The children travelled back to the days of early man to explore the changes in Britain through the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages. The children acted out scenes from the Neolithic period, creating freeze frames. In

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Book Week 2017 – Blog and Video

  As another successful Book Week has drawn to a close, we are reminded what talented children we have at Heber! There is no better way to showcase our vision statement of “Heber being a happy family, where we strive for everyone to belong, to be included, to aspire and to achieve within our creative, exciting community” than a whole school project. Throughout the

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Remembrance Day at Heber

The children at Heber have worked together to create a Remembrance Day display. Each class contributed their own wreath and some of the poems written by Year 6 have been displayed alongside them. This display can be seen on the ground floor by the school office. In Flanders Fields – performed by 4S During the early days of the Second Battle of Ypres a

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Stories in Foundation Stage

Foundation Stage Immersion Day So far this half term we have been learning about all our favourite stories and nursery rhymes. For our immersion day the children came dressed as their favourite book character. Everyone looked fantastic! The day was filled with lots of story-telling and the children enjoyed sharing their favourite books with their friends.  The children did some lovely writing about who

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The Curse of Mother Nature

Year 3 The Curse of Mother Nature Immersion Day Last week, the children and staff of Year 3 were transformed into active volcanoes. We commenced this exciting day with a fashion show, where the children paraded their volcanic creations. Volcano Workshop Year 3 came together to work collaboratively on the volcano project. The children studied images of live volcanoes and in mixed groups they

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Book Week 2016


Learning in the Foundation Stage…

It has been a very busy start of the year in the Reception classes! The children have been learning about doubling in their maths sessions and focused on ways to solve doubling problems. In Literacy they have been developing their fine motor skills and forming a range of letters. In out Artist topic the children have been learning about abstract art and created their own  pieces of work, using a range of methods.

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Story Telling and Robotics

The Shine Trust runs an annual nationwide competition that looks for new ideas and fresh approaches to teaching. We entered this year’s competition with a project linking our Nao robot and storytelling. We are pleased to announce that we won £15,000 to develop this idea at Heber. We will be running the story telling and robotics club throughout the year. The club will be

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Heber Radio – Goes Live!!

Over the past 11 weeks, children in Year 4 and 5 have been working every Friday afternoon on the Heber News Radio Show. Last week we finished the programme and it is now live on the website. A huge thanks to Ros, one of our parents, who gave up his time and provided his expertise as a broadcaster and helped produce the show with

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Heber Radio Club

Last week the children from the Year 4 and 5 Radio club walked down to Lordship Lane to interview three local businesses for part of their upcoming radio show. The businessed interviewed were Odonos Ice Cream shop, Burro e Salvia Pasta shop and the newly opened Picturehouse East Dulwich. It was a great opportunity to practice their interview skills, as well as learning what goes

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