Category Archives: Key Stage 1


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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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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Year 1 News

1S have been busy in maths solving addition word problems. We were able to choose which resources we wanted to use to help us. Some of us counted using our fingers, some of us used cubes and others used a number line. We are getting really good at looking for key words and clues in the word problem to help us to write number sentences

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A Right Royal Day

  Year 2’s Royal Immersion Day started off with the children coming into school as Kings and Queens from Royal Families. The children spent the morning making bunting, creating and talking about coats of arms. After lunch we had a catwalk show, and the classes danced the afternoon away and enjoyed a big feast to end the celebration.        

Digital Leadership

Digital Leadership: Report from Ms Darrell   I am very pleased to announce that our Digital Leader recruitment drive went off with a bang! Over 50 application forms were received and I was very impressed with the quality of answers given on the forms. Mrs Jefford and I whittled the applications down to 18 and we had the pleasure of interviewing some incredible children.

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Book Week 2016

Year One Nature Walk

Last week the children from Year One travelled to Sydenham Woods for a Nature Walk linked to their learning about Autumn and Science. Whilst at the woods, they had to complete a number of challenges and activities. The children enjoyed their trip and learned about the changes that occur during Autumn. [nggallery id=116]

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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Pupil Voice

School council is a representative group of pupils elected by their peers to represent their views and raise issues with the senior leaders and governors at Heber. The school council can also take forward initiatives and projects on behalf of their peers, and be involved in strategic planning and processes such as the School Development Plan, governing body meetings and staff appointments.Our School council has an

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Year Group Bulletins

  Welcome back to school, we hope everyone had a restful and enjoyable break.   School Hall Refurbishments The refurbishment of the hall was completed over the summer holidays. Many, many thanks to Jo Ash who managed the project and to the P&F who funded 50% of the outlay. The refurbishment could not have taken place without the P&F. Year Group Bulletins The year

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