Category Archives: Visitors


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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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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Heber Music Concert

Heber Maths Week

Heber Primary School Maths week officially started yesterday and the children have been taking part in a variety of activities focusing on maths and learning. Whole School Assembly The whole school gathered together for an assembly and were presented with a problem involving 17 camels (Camel Problem). If you think you can provide a solution into this mysterious problem tell Mr. Summerfield. Magical Maths

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Gardening @ Heber

Ms. Bassett and School Council last year raised money for new gardening equipment and plants. Every week, our school gardener, Maria, comes into school to work with 10 KS1 children. The children have been planting a range of flowers and plants around the school to brighten up the school environment. They are even recycling the fruit peel from playtime fruit to make their own

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Story Teller visits Heber…

Sport @ Heber – Match Reports

Rugby – Southwark Schools Tag Finals – Southwark Park February 10th 2015 Heber teams nearly win the cup It was a cloudy day without the faintest hint of sunlight; icy winds swept coming from the River Thames swept across Southwark Park.  Eight schools had entered the competition in the hope of winning and being the Southwark representative and the London Youth Games.  Both Heber teams enjoyed playing on

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Permanent Secretary for Education visits Heber

On 23rd January 2015, Chris Wormald, the permanent secretary for the department of education visited Heber Primary School. He gave a short assembly where we learned about his life and his career. After his assembly Chris spent time in the classroom and toured the school. Several other volunteers also came to school to talk to the children about their jobs and careers.We had solicitors,

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Learning in the Foundation Stage…

Last week the children were talking about their favourite superheroes.  For their writing the children made up their own superhero names and wrote a simple sentence about what their special power would be. In maths, the children have been learning about money.  We have been singing songs and playing shopping games to help develop their understanding. Felicie’s mum came in to talk to the

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