March 2015 - News

Outward Bound Day 4 and Return Journey.

Date: 27/3/15
By: admin
24th March 2015 Outward Bound Day 4 and Return Journey. Dear Parents/ Carers of year 6 children, Good Morning to you all, Friday is finally here and you will be receiving some very tired children this evening. The children had another very busy day yesterday. The weather was a bit hit and miss nether the less they all had...
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Outward Bound Day 3

Date: 26/3/15
By: admin
24th March 2015 Outward Bound Day 3 Dear Parents/ Carers of year 6 children, Yesterday was another busy and fun packed day. In Mr Twymans’ own words” the weather was blazing”. He went out and brought some sun cream and it was rather warm. All groups carried on with their activities. These included farm visits, canoe journey, abseiling, trapeze,...
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Trinity Baptist Church – Year 3

Date: 26/3/15
By: admin
13/3/15 On Friday, year 3 visited Trinity Baptist Church, in Bexleyheath. Accompanied by CRIBS, we were split into three groups. The first group took a short tour of the church; the second group learnt about the different activities that may occur in a church; the third group wrote matters that they wished people could pray for....
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Bexley Civic Offices Visit.

Date: 25/3/15
By: admin
On Tuesday 24thMarch we were guests at the Primary School Conference at Bexley council’s Civic Offices.  It was a great experience and we got to see the workings of an active council at work. We attended 3 very interesting workshops aimed at keeping us safe on the internet, road safety and healthy non-smoking life style choices!...
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Outward Bound 2nd night and day

Date: 25/3/15
By: admin
  24th March 2015 Outward Bound 2nd night and day Dear Parents/ Carers of year 6 children, The 2nd day was a big success; the children had a very long challenging day. The 2 groups who were mountain walking were challenged to the maximum. Both of these groups then set up camp and did a cook out over small...
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Outward Bound 1st night and day.

Date: 24/3/15
By: admin
  Dear Parents/ carers of year 6 children, After arrival and sorting out their kit yesterday afternoon, the children did embark on their first adventure. Everybody did the infamous jog and dip into the lake, from Mr Twyman’s shaking voice I do believe it was rather cold. All had so much fun and some children even asked...
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Travel Update Year 6

Date: 23/3/15
By: admin
    Dear Parents/ Carers of Year 6 Children, I have just spoken to Mr Twyman. Everyone has arrived at Ullswater safe and sound. They had a fabulous journey all the way there. The children were all very hyper and excited. They arrived at 2.30pm. The children were greeted by their instructors. The weather is just cloudy at...
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Travel Update Year 6

Date: 23/3/15
By: admin
    Dear Parents/ Carers of Year 6 Children, I have just spoken to Mr Twyman. Everyone has arrived at Ullswater safe and sound. They had a fabulous journey all the way there. The children were all very hyper and excited. They arrived at 2.30pm. The children were greeted by their instructors. The weather is just cloudy at...
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Houses of Parliament School Forum Trip

Date: 6/3/15
By: admin
On Thursday 26th February  the school council, Ms Sengupta and I travelled to the Palace of Westminster for a fabulous tour and an elections and voting workshop. We caught the 8.32 train from Bexleyheath and became part of the busy workday commuter scene! The track was full, the train was busy and arriving at London charing...
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Travel Update – Outward Bound Trip

Date: 6/3/15
By: admin
  Friday 6th March 2015 Travel Update Dear Parents/ Carers of Year 5, Good afternoon, I have just received a call from Mr Twyman with a travel update. However, firstly all of the children are safe, well and ready to come home. Unfortunately the 1pm train from Penrith has been cancelled. The group will now be getting the 13.23 from...
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Outward Bound Day 4

Date: 6/3/15
By: admin
Friday 6th March 2015 Dear Parents/ Carers of Year 5, Well Friday has finally arrived and like you I can’t wait to see them all home safely and hear all of their tales. I’m sure there are many to tell. I spoke to Mr Twyman last night who although was very breathless because he was walking up a...
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Outward Bound Day 3

Date: 5/3/15
By: admin
Thursday 5th March   Outward Bound Day 3   Dear Parents/Carers, Good Morning, another fabulous day was had by all yesterday. The weather was bright, blue skies with sunshine still a little chilly though. The activities included a canoe journey around the lake, which the children absolutely loved. Some children really excelled at this and have become quite pro at it....
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Outward Bound Day 2

Date: 4/3/15
By: admin
Wednesday 4th March   Dear Parents/Carers of Year 5, Outward Bound Day 2 Good morning parents / carers, I have received all the information about the fabulous day the children had yesterday. The weather was cold but bright and sunny with the odd snow storm in-between. It was a mountain day for all.  The children had mighty fun building snowmen...
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Mothers Day Shop

Date: 4/3/15
By: admin
Upland Primary Parents’ Association Registered Charity No: 1111727 Mothers Day Shop 1 Day Only As usual, the PA will be running a “Mother’s Day Shop” for the children on Thursday 12th March during the school day. There will be a varied selection of gifts for the children to buy and all gifts will be priced at £1 each and provided...
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HSBC HQ, Canary Wharf, London

Date: 4/3/15
By: admin
On Friday 27th February, 13 children from Mercury were lucky enough to go on a trip to the HSBC HQ, in Canary Wharf, London. Setting off just before 10, we got the train to Lewisham, then the DLR to Canary Wharf. We even got to sit at the front, where we pretended to be the...
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P.E Curriculum Day

Date: 3/3/15
By: admin
On Thursday 26th February, as part of P.E curriculum day, we were treated to a return visit from Paralympian Andy Barrow.  This exciting visit saw Andy delivering his inspirational ‘Fuel the Fire’ workshop in which the children learnt about how to fuel their bodies by eating healthily and staying active.   As well as the fantastic assembly,...
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Ullswater Year 5 Trip

Date: 3/3/15
By: admin
Tuesday 3rd  March 2015 Good Morning Year 5 Parents/ Carers, I have heard from both Mr Twyman and Mrs Saunders this morning. The signal and the wifi connection is quite poor at the moment due to weather so they will do their best to keep me updated with emails and texts during the day. Unfortunately they...
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