Category Archives: Special Weeks

Design a Scientist Competition Winners

Congratulations to all the key stage 2 winners of the Design a Scientist competition. All the winning designs were highly creative and build on the experiences of science week! Well done to everyone who entered and thank you to Ms … Continue reading

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Today is World Poetry day! – Poetry club share their Olympic inspired poems!

This year the Mayor of London, in association with London 2012 Olympic Games, launched a poetry competition called ‘Winning Words’. Winning Words is a national initiative conceived by William Sieghart, founder of National Poetry Day, that aims to celebrate, inspire and promote poetry in the run … Continue reading

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‘A Discipline’ Of Scientists? ‘An Einstein’ Of Scientists?

We are not sure what  the collective noun for a group of scientists should be ( ‘a bunsen’? ‘A quantum’? ‘A study’? )  but what we do know is that we were extremely lucky that lots and lots of scientists … Continue reading

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A Visit From The Birdman – we say hello to an American bald eagle!

On Tuesday and Wednesday, the school was visited by The Birdman and 4 of his birds of prey, from The Eagle Heights Wildlife Park in Eynesford , Kent.  A ‘Barn Owl’, an ‘American Bald Eagle’, a ‘Harris Hawk’ and a … Continue reading

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A Material World with Mark Miodownik

Mark Miodownik is a Professor of Materials and Society at UCL.  Years 3 and 4 felt extremely lucky to spend an hour with Mark this morning as he told the children about the amazing inner world of different materials, as can … Continue reading

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Dr John MacKinnon – Biologist Extraordinaire visits Years 5 and 6!

Dr John MacKinnon, Mr MacKinnon’s father, is a Biologist who has spent the last 45 years of his life studying wildlife in Africa and Asia. He spoke to Years 5 and 6 about about Evolution, Ethology (the study of animal … Continue reading

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Are you feeding the birds?

A little robin, eating his breakfast of bird seed in Mrs Buchanan’s garden this morning! It is still very cold outside and lots of the ground is frozen. Children at Charles Dickens Primary School have been feeding the birds in … Continue reading

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