Peggy Angus Class Learning Story

Road Safety Assembly

Half-Moon Theatre kindly came to our school to perform; it was funny, enjoyable and an eye-opener. The play reminded us how to cross the road safely and highlighted ways for us to ignore bullies. Apart from, STOP, LOOK and LISTEN, here are some tips on how to cross...

Is Graffiti Public Art?

There has been a lot of graffiti appearing around school recently, organised through Poplar Harca, as part of the regeneration of our area. To help us learn about this kind of art further, we had a graffiti artist come in to school. Scotty B came and worked with us...

Gorsefield: Rural Retreat (Day 2)

What a fun day it has been! We participated in three activities: archery, cycling and painting. We can confidently say that we excelled in all of them and had so much fun. Archery was popular because we really wanted to get a bullseye - we (including the teachers)...

Gorsefield: Rural Retreat (Day 1)

6B are having a lovely time at Gorsefield. As soon as we boarded the coach, we all expressed our excitement. (Every other minute, we asked the teachers if we were there yet.) Although the weather hasn't been great, we're still having fun. When we arrived, we went for...

The Nature Garden’s Makeover

The nature garden has had a makeover; it is now a great place to play creatively. Being outside has been extremely fun because we have been working as a team to improve the nature garden. "It all started when Sanjida and I found a broom and asked if we could use it to...

Episode 1: Subordinating Conjunctions

https://vimeo.com/216014224   A subordinating conjunction joins a subordinate clause to a main clause. Example: Even though it was cold, I still went outside. Even though = subordinating conjunction Even though it was cold = subordinating clause (it doesn't make...

Revision Tips – Reading

We created a revision poster for reading because we want to help other children to be successful. We have been using these strategies and they have helped us immensely. Hopefully it can benefit you too. Enjoy Khadija and...

What is art?

Question of the week: what is art? Our teacher (Miss Drummonds) presented a famous painting by Jackson Pollock; we thought that it wasn't 'real' art because it didn't fit our idea of what art should be. However, after unpicking misconceptions, we realised that the...

War Poems and songs

We created poems and songs related to WWII. Here are some examples: Life of an evacuee - Mehnaz "My theme is about the life of an evacuee, I chose this theme because children leave their families to live with complete strangers. This poem is from an evacuee's...

French Fun In The Sun

Class 6B had an amazing time:  we played a game that was slightly different to our usual games... In French we played a fun game called "La Tomate". We had to hit a ball and try to nutmeg the person we hit the ball to. Whenever someone got 'nutmegged' our class...

WWII – Fun and Games

During WW2, children didn't have iPads and mobile phones like most children today, Instead, they created their own fun - using paper and card because other materials were needed to make war equipment. We noticed that the games often required a team. For example,...

Philosophy – Kindness

We decided to explore the theme of 'kindness' in a philosophical way. Miss Drummonds started off by asking us: What would you do if you were invisible for the day?It was really interesting to see that we all had similar ideas. For example, we automatically said that...

Google Virtual Reality!

WOW! What a day we had last Wednesday 1st March. Who would have thought that Google would come to our school? Well they did.. and they brought in their Google Cardboard Virtual Reality (VR) equipment to give us an experience of a lifetime. It was amazing! We went to...

Yr6 V&A Exhibition

Thank you to the families who visited the V&A Micro Museum after school today. Some of the ceramic tiles made by yr6 are currently in the window display, however the V&A liked the tiles so much that they want to put another exhibition on later in the year...

V&A Celebration Event

Tomorrow after school there will be a celebration of the ceramic work made by Year 6. Some of the tiles are at the V&A Micro Museum in Chrisp Street market, while the rest are on display in the school reception area. Please do try and visit both sites, as the work...

Dressing Up

Did you know that everyone in Britain was given a gas mask? This was to protect the citizens from gas bombs, which could be dropped during air raids. "The gas mask is uncomfortable: it was tight."  - Dylan "I agree. We're lucky that we don't have to wear one." - Tarek...

WWII Hook Day

This term, we are learning about World War 2. We have all been looking forward to this topic because there are so many questions that we would like answered. Here are some questions that we were keen to find out. Who started the war? Why was the war created? How long...

Cross-section of volcanoes

Today,we looked at a range of volcanoes and discovered what they consist of. Although we've been learning a lot about natural disasters, it was useful to focus on one area and use the keywords when talking to our learning partner. Here are some words that were used...

V&A Museum

As part of our project with the V&A, where year 6 are designing their own ceramic tiles using Peggy Angus as inspiration, we visited the museum in South Kensington today. The museum is a beautiful building full of art, craft and deign from around the world. We...

Arts Award

I'm pleased to announce that all of the year 6 children who worked on the Tate Art Project have passed their Arts Award Explore. The moderator commented on their creativity, work produced, and the breadth of the project within their log books. The certificates are...

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