Year 4 enjoyed themselves immensely, at Horton Kirby Environmental Centre, where they donned their welly boots and got their feet wet in the River Darent. We were extremely lucky to have a sunny day, as we carried out a river investigation into water flow using rubber ducks. Back at the centre, we investigated permeability of...
On Tuesday afternoon, Neptune class walked across to Bexleyheath Academy for a ‘Number Challenge’. They had an afternoon of mathematical problem solving challenges. The children were asked to find sequences using the answers to calculations, They then moved onto team games including one game that required the correct amount of children to stand to show...
On Wednesday, Jack Smith, Mya Fewell, Phoebe Pang, Bailey Gardener, Rhys Claridge, Finley Smith Wells, Jasmine Kadima and Holly Smith represented the school at the Bexley Athletics Quadkids competition. The children had a fabulous time and showed tremendous skill and we are very proud of them all. We came 12th overall and were awarded with...
How lovely to receive a certificate from Councillor Eileen Pallen, The Mayor of Bexley for entering the Mayor’s challenge to help tackle ‘Loneliness in Older people in Bexley’. Well done to all who participated.
Congratulations to Ariana Laing, Alex Laing, Leo Clark-son, Jayda Mitchell, Finley Crabb, Olivia Murrell, Isla Sanford and James Orchard who represented Upland at the Key Steps competition yesterday, at Bexleyheath Academy. We won both the overall key steps 2 and 3 competitions, as well as several individual apparatus medals. A massive thank you to Caroline...
Year 4 visit to the London Central Mosque
On Tuesday 2 nd of May, Year 4 children ventured into London again, this time to launch
our RE topic on Islam, through visiting the London Central Mosque near Regent’s Park.
On arrival, we were warmly greeted by our guide and were shown around the mosque
and the accompanying exhibition centre....
On 28th of March, Year 4 were blessed with a glorious clear blue sky for their trip to The Shard in London. We spent time taking in the spectacular views from the 72nd floor, identifying significant buildings which make up the capital city’s landscape. Our guides for the tour were informative, teaching us about both...
Year 4 Theatre visit
On the 2nd March, to coincide with World Book Day, the children of year 4 attended the Unicorn Theatre, in London, to watch a performance of The Iron Man. We had been reading the book, written by Ted Hughes, in class and couldn’t miss the opportunity to see this well-loved children’s story...
Upland Primary School were invited to return to HSBC UK headquarters in Canary Wharf on Monday 30th January 2017 to be part of their community Chinese New Year Celebrations.
27 children from Mercury and Pluto caught the bus and the tube with Mrs.Sengupta, Mrs.Styles and Mr.Gregory to HSBC where they were greeted by the officials from...
On the 24th November, we celebrated Road Safety Day in school. Each year group took part in different activities to ensure that we are responsible members of the road using community.
In FSU, the children discovered what a road was and how to properly dress and cross the road safely. They also looked at some mark...
As part of our 'University Days', a group of children were selected from KS2 to take part in a sewing day. These children were picked based on their creativity in sewing lessons. Mrs Laughland, Mrs Hall and Viv had a fantastic day with some enthusiastic children creating Christmas tree decorations using felt. The children learned how...
Imperial War Museum
On Friday 18th November 2016, classes Jupiter and Saturn (Year 6) went on an exciting educational visit to the Imperial War Museum. The children had the opportunity to extend their historical knowledge while there by exploring a variety of primary and secondary sources, for example, artefacts, photographs and written documentation.
Upon arrival at the...
On Thursday 17th November selected children from KS1 and KS2 had a cupcake decorating class with Miss Lafferty and Mrs Dyckhoff.
The aim was to decorate cupcakes for our charity bake sale for Children in Need, and they did amazingly well! Ruby, Delon, Theo, Luca and Lois from Year 2 all had a go at piping...
On Monday 7th November 2016 Fern, Moss, Bramble and Thistle class traveled by train and tube to the Barbican Concert Hall in the City of London to join the London Symphony Orchestra and take part in a performance of Click Clack Moo: Cows That can Type.
The children had all prepared for the concert in music...
Year 6 visited the Natural History Museum on the 13th October 2016. We went as part of our learning about Evolution and Inheritance in science.
Mr Mackenzie, a school Governor who accompanied us on the trip, said:
‘We experienced Earthquakes, Dinosaurs and delved inside the Cocoon at the Darwin Experience. There was so much to explore and...
Setting off at 9 o'clock, we walked through the damp streets of Bexleyheath as a year group. Around quarter past, we arrived at Crook Log Leisure Centre. Splitting up into two lines, the competitors and reserves set off to get changed. Walking past reception, we all took our shoes off before entering the changing rooms....
On Wednesday 20th April, Year 4 got very wet on a river study at Horton Kirby education centre.
Our day was divided into two parts, with a study of the depth and the flow of the river Darent in the morning followed by an activity where we created rivers.
It was the perfect day to be outside....
A huge thank you and well done to everyone who took part in the Sport Relief mile on Monday 21st March 2016.
It was an incredible day full of enthusiasm, determination and lots of teamwork and supporting each other.
So far, we have raised a fantastic £1,237.20, with more still coming in. You should all be extremely...
Dear Parents Carer,
Mrs Sengupta has just informed me that the children are aboard the train and on there way home.
Dear Parents and Carers,
The children's last full day at Outward Bound has already come and gone. All groups have returned from their expeditions and have spent time sorting out their kit. Different groups have been out on steam boat and speed boat trips across the lake, there has been more rock climbing, abseiling and last...