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Adventure Learning – Year 2 Music in the Woods

Year 2 took to the woods at Crystal Palace Park to learn about sound and music this half term. Our mobile forest school took us to an enclosure where, as a class, we learned about sound waves and frequency using ropes, water, strings and cans. We explored the natural sounds of the woods and the man-made sounds, describing their characteristics. To finish off, we

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Heber Strikes Gold – TfL STARS Award

Report by Lucas (Year 4) On Tuesday, I went to the Oval cricket ground with Amirah and Miss Bassett to pick up a TFL Stars gold award for Heber. We hopped on a 185 bus when we left school. It took half an hour to get to the cricket ground. Once we settled in we played some fun educational games, my personal favourite was

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STEM Week

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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Year 4 – Music and Art at DPG

DPG Lunchtime Music Series – by Mr Treen It’s always nice to go to the park, I think we can all agree. It’s not necessarily the most musical place however. But what if there was a concert on? Well, that’s exactly what happened on Wednesday with Year 4. Dulwich Picture Gallery, as part of their lunchtime concert series, welcomed Heber to their beautiful chapel

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Football Match Reports

Football match versus St Joseph’s Catholic Primary. April 27th.  It is hard to imagine a school with less playground space than Heber. However, surrounded by the high-rise apartment blocks in Camberwell, near the Aylesbury Estate, lies St Joseph’s Catholic Primary.  Their playground felt like a swimming pool when the water has been emptied out.  They welcomed us in a very friendly way and we

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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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Home Match – Heber v Bellenden

Football – Heber v Bellenden Primary – March 30th This week Heber were playing at home against local rivals Bellenden primary – the very good team with possibly the loudest coach in the league. After many hours of intense strategic debate and analysis it had been decided that the girls team would once again employ the pink ballerina tutu tactic to unsettle the opposition.

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Football Away Match to Camelot

Football Match – Away to Camelot Primary School, Peckham. At Heber we are not afraid of trying new tactics to gain an advantage in our fixtures with other schools. After many hours of deep analysis and blue sky thinking it was agreed that this week the girls team would let Imogen play in a pink ballerina tutu and have Iris in ‘war paint’. Some

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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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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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