Category Archives: Year 3

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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Football Report – Heber vs Dulwich Hamlet

Local Rivals meet – Heber vs Dulwich Hamlet It is always exciting to see children represent the school in a sports fixture for the first time in their life.  They put on the Heber jackets and their faces fill with pride.  Hence there was considerable excitement when the Year 3 girls and boys football team got ready to play afterschool on November 15th.  Adding

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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


Hackaball and Heber

Over the past year, we have been working with Made by Many, a company that has designed and built a ball which can teach children the basics of coding. Hackaball encourages kids to learn about technology, play together and be physically active. iPad and iPhone apps make it easy to program the ball and respond by changing colour and light patterns by vibrating and playing

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Inspiring the Future

We will be continuing to invite speakers to come into school on Monday mornings to talk about their work. Last year we heard talks from an anaesthetist, a barrister, an artist, a museum curator, a graphic artist amongst others. Many were parents! If you, a family member or a friend will like to come into school to talk about your work, please contact Mr

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Helen Hayes MP visits Heber

On Monday, Helen Hayes, the Member of Parliament for Dulwich and West Norwood visited Heber Primary School. She talked to the children in Key Stage 2 about her education, career and her experiences as an MP. The children asked her a variety of questions about the community and the local area. Thank you to Helen for agreeing to take part in our “Inspiring the

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Amanda Swift visits Heber!

Our Monday assemblies for KS2 are largely devoted to visiting speakers. Children’s author, Amanda Swift visited Heber last week. She  writes children’s fiction, specialising in comedy. Guinea Pigs Online and Puppies Online, are comedy adventures with an underlying message about the pros and cons of growing up in the internet age. The series is aimed at five- to eight-year-olds and is co-written with Jennifer Gray. Amanda

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Inspiring the Future Assemblies

Our Monday assemblies for KS2 are largely devoted to visiting speakers. Our first speaker this year was Fiona Small, one of our parents. Fiona was working in business, but after the 2011 riots decided to devote herself to improving the opportunities for young single mothers. As the founder of the Young Mother’s Support Network she is the recipient of the Lambeth Council’s 2014 Afro

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Times Tables Rock Stars

We are now using Times Tables Rock Stars at Heber Primary School. Times Tables Rock Stars is a carefully sequenced programme of daily times tables practice. Each week concentrates on a different times table, with a recommended consolidation week for rehearsing the tables that have recently been practiced every third week or so. The children should now have received their own username and passwords. If

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