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Woolwich Carnival

On Saturday 17th September, children from 4RA and 5RA joined in with the celebrations of the annual Woolwich Carnival. In the weeks preceding, they had taken part in drumming, dance and costume making workshops in the lead up to the carnival. On … Continue reading


Year 4 Roman Day

On Monday 12th September, Year 4 celebrated ‘Roman Day’. We ‘Invaded’ The Britons (Year 3), made mosaics, ate Roman food, learnt how to read Roman numerals in maths and found out about Roman roads and coins. We also practised obeying … Continue reading


One World Week

During the week beginning 11th July, everyone at Heronsgate learnt about life and culture in different countries in our One World Week celebrations. Children visited other classes, tasted some of the food they had prepared and learnt about art and other … Continue reading


Crossrail Project

An architect and an engineer who are working on the Crossrail development in Woolwich came to talk to some Years 3-5 children on Monday 11th July. As well as explaining what Crossrail is, they also told us about the history … Continue reading


Year 1 trip to Minnis Bay

As part of their topic ‘We do like to be besides the seaside’, Year 1 visited Minnis Bay on Thursday 7th July. We were lucky to have great weather! The children built sand castles and collected shells. Some children had … Continue reading


Arts Week

In Arts week we have been learning about the Railway children. We have all taken part in drama, music and art activities and curated our own gallery of Arts learning outside our classroom. We then had the chance to look … Continue reading