Category Archives: Curriculum


We had an influx of explorers and discoverers at Heber week as children and staff fully embraced our STEM Week. Children were left wondering who all the inspiring scientists, explorers and inventors were on the blue plaques around the school as they also spent the week trying to make their own discoveries through Science, Technology, Maths and Engineering activities. Each year group has written

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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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Match Report – Heber Year 4 vs John Donne Primary

Football, Heber Yr4 vs John Donne Primary   The Year 4 league resumed after the Christmas break with a home match against John Donne Primary School.  The Heber players had been under strict instructions not to over indulge over the festive period.  The team looked lean and ready for battle.  The visitors had travelled up from the middle of Peckham (near the police station

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Football Fixtures

Football Fixtures Home match against John Donne Primary The boys football team decided to invite some new players to represent the school. We welcomed John Donne Primary, Peckham, to our small playground. The rain fell constantly, and our opponents who top the league felt uncomfortable. Our playground was wet, slippery and generally unpleasant. The boys had 6 debutants and only 3 of the regular

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Cross Country Races – 2017

Yr 4, 5 and 6 Cross Country Races – at Dulwich Hamlet May 2017 Sometimes you walk into an arena and immediately know you have bitten off more than you can chew. Rather like amateur Christians walking into the Coliseum, the Heber cross country team strode onto the vast green savannah behind Dulwich Hamlet school.  Our 70 runners eyed the opposition without really knowing

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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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Rugby and Football Match Reports

Sports Reports from Mr Neve-Dunn Football: Heber V Angel Oak Primary – Tuesday March 9th The Angel Oak team arrived in a new minibus, looking resplendent in their school kit. Unfortunately, they only brought one team; their girls’ team had not made the team because of behaviour issues. Nevertheless, their boys team was tremendously polite and agreed to play a friendly match against our

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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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Sports Report by Mr Neve-Dunn

Home Year 6 football match vs Rye Oak Primary School Thursday 26th January On Thursday 26th January South London was frozen, many teachers talked about the great Frost of 1608. Yet it was so dry there was no ice, and the coldness passed deep into the bones. The pre-match warm up was simply to stop team hypothermia. Rather annoyingly the Heber Yr 6 football

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Reception News

Over the last couple of weeks the Reception classes have been learning about Diwali, Bonfire night and Remembrance. They have had a lot of creative activities to take part in, such as making clay Diva’s, drawing Mendhi patterns, fire work pictures and making remembrance poppies using apples. We’ve had lots of fun and learnt a lot about different celebrations.