Category Archives: Year 6

Sydenham School vs Heber – Tag Rugby by Mr Neve-Dunn

Sydenham School vs Heber – Tag Rugby by Mr Neve-Dunn It seemed crazy to challenge the girls rugby club at a local secondary school. However, our children are never daunted and were keen to play against Sydenham School in Forest Hill. Being escorted through the enormous school under the gaze of many teenage students would have unsettled most primary aged teams. However, the Heber

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Sports Match Report – October

Bellenden vs Heber – Year 4 Football (at Bellenden Primary School) In Heber’s first fixture of the year our Year 4s went to Bellenden Primary School to play football. Quite a challenge since Bellenden were one of the top football schools in Southwark last year. The Heber girls were keen to play first despite the noisy atmosphere. Indeed, it seemed as if Bellenden had

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Book Week 2016


Football Report

Just before half term the Year Sixes walked down to Peckham Rye to play our local rivals. Selection policy is tough, every player has to be working well in class before they can represent the school. As a result our team was not at full strength, and the dark clouds mirrored our sense of foreboding. The opposition immediately took control of the pitch and

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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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Rugby Sports Report

It was raining with some sunshine when the Heber children left school to walk to local rivals Dulwich Hamlet Primary. Everybody was heading towards a rainbow. We did not want to go under-resourced so we took four teams. Our hosts were somewhat taken aback by our numbers since we had twice as many players as they did. However this did not mean that the

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Year 6 Music

The children in 6K have been learning about rounds and have performed “Relay Race” with Mr. Riley.


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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