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The Christmas tree looks fantastic

Date: 1/12/15
By: admin
  Thank you all so much for your lovely decorated jars and tree decorations.   The winners of the Jar Decoration competition are as follows :-   Foundation Stage - Harrison Van Der Werf (Caterpillar Class) Key Stage 1 - Marius Popa (Fern Class) Key Stage 2 - Hannah Harris (Pluto Class)   Well done to all that took part. The standard was very high and it...
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Year 2 Visited Stephen Oliver’s Studio and Gallery

Date: 30/11/15
By: admin
On Thursday and Friday last week, Year 2 visited Stephen Oliver's studio and gallery in Dartford. We saw many paintings created around the theme of Alice in Wonderland and they gave us a lot of inspiration to answer our own big question 'Should Alice have stayed in Wonderland?' Luckily, Stephen Oliver was there working and...
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Upland vs. Jubilee Primary

Date: 30/11/15
By: admin
On Thursday 18th November, the Upland Football team played in the 3rd round of the Kevin McCarthy Cup against Jubilee Primary School. The much anticipated game saw the boys being pushed even harder than in the previous matches, being kept on their toes throughout and having to fight hard to keep possession of the ball. Jubilee scored...
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Apple Store Visit

Date: 30/11/15
By: admin
20 children from Year 4 found themselves in a fortunate position, when they were selected to attend a workshop at the Apple Store in Bluewater, after their names were pulled from a hat. On Thursday 25th November  we set off for Bluewater and felt like special visitors as we were met outside the store and...
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Mars Trip to Westminster Abbey

Date: 27/11/15
By: admin
  On Wednesday 18th November, class Mars enjoyed visiting Westminster Abbey, to take part in a Kings, Queens and Coronations workshop. We learnt a lot about the coronation process and even went through a mock ceremony with Grace being crowned Queen of England, with Rhys taking on the role of the Archbishop of Canterbury. On our tour...
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Year 1 Cinderella

Date: 17/11/15
By: admin
Last Thursday, Year 1 went on a school trip to Bluewater Showcase Cinema. We watched Cinderella, to support the work we have been doing on fairy tales in English. We had a great time!  

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Another victory for Upland Year 6 football team.

Date: 16/11/15
By: admin
Another victory for Upland Year 6 football team. The football team continued their winning streak with a great 5-3 win against Fosters Primary School in the 2nd round of the Kevin McCarthy Cup on 22nd October. The boys showed determination and great teamwork as the Fosters side pushed relentlessly, keeping us on our toes.  Max Tebble scored...
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Year 3 Trip to the Film Festival

Date: 16/11/15
By: admin
On Tuesday 10th November, Pluto and Mercury classes were lucky enough to take part in the Into Film Festival at the Odeon Cinema in Greenwich. Along with a number of other schools, we watched 'Into The Woods', a film which encompasses a number of fairy tales such as Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Rapunzel and...
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Year 5 Trips – Autumn Term 2015

Date: 12/11/15
By: admin
On Monday 9th November we visited Kent Life Heritage Farm in Maidstone. This was to support our work on the Victorians. We experienced a lesson in a Victorian School room. The teacher was very strict, in fact he made Mrs Belcher wear the dunce’s hat for wandering around at the back of the classroom! We...
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Year 5 Trips – Autumn Term 2015

Date: 12/11/15
By: admin
  We have been lucky enough to go on two trips this term in Year 5. On 23rd October we visited Tate Britain to look at sculpture, especially the work of Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore. We sketched some of the sculptures and are making our own ModRoc sculptures of animals, back in school.    

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KidZania

Date: 23/10/15
By: admin
Imagine a 75,000sq.ft child-size city where kids are in charge! Well KidZania has landed!! Have your kids ever dreamt of becoming a pilot, a firefighter, or the next award-winning singer? Bramble and Thistle's teachers were lucky enough to see the excitement on the children's faces as they tried out more than 60 real life role-play activities in the bank,...
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Royal Mews

Date: 19/10/15
By: admin
On Friday 9th October the Ladybird class enjoyed their chance to go skip across London to visit the Queen's beautiful horses and fairy-tale carriages at the Royal Mews. The reception class thoroughly enjoyed their opportunity to venture through a picturesque St James's park with autumn in full flow and jewelled coloured leaves littering the walkways. Then once at the mews, adults...
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Upland Year 6 Football Team.

Date: 6/10/15
By: admin
1st round victory for Upland Year 6 football team. It was a fantastic first round of the Kevin McCarthy Cup with a victory away to Eastcote Primary School in Welling yesterday.  The team brought home a 4-2 win with goals from Efe Karaoglan and Tom Morris, supported by superb defending and great teamwork from all who played.  The team kept...
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Festival of Music

Date: 6/10/15
By: admin
A big well done to the 29 children who represented Upland Primary School in the Bird College Festival of Music at the Royal Festival Hall on Tuesday 29th September 2015. You were amazing when you performed in the choir, orchestra and/or the first access piece. Also, a big thank you to parents who supported their children...
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Caterpillar Class, where have you been?

Date: 29/9/15
By: admin
Caterpillar class, caterpillar class where have you been? We've been to london to see the Queen! Unfortunately we did not get to see the queen on Friday but we did get the chance to visit her splendid royal residence "Buckingham palace"! What an exciting day we had, full of train journeys, long walks, royal parks and a...
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British Library Trip

Date: 23/9/15
By: admin
In July it was a pleasure to accompany a selection of pupils from years 3,4,5 and 6 to visit the British Library to participate in the Magna Carta:Law, Liberty, Legacy workshops. We travelled by public transport to get to London St Pancras and enjoyed a bracing stroll through the city of London to catch our connecting...
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Palace of Westminster

Date: 23/9/15
By: admin
In June a selection of Year 1 and 2 pupils were chosen to accompany me to the Palace of Westminster. We travelled by train and enjoyed a walk along Victoria embankment until we arrived at Portcullis House and entered the parliament buildings. The children loved dressing up and asked wonderful questions about the state opening of...
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Governing Board Award

Date: 10/6/15
By: admin
A few weeks ago, the National Governors' Association visited Upland Primary's Governing body to interview them, along with many schools up and down the country, for the 2015 Outstanding Governing Board award. ​The association noted the journey the Governors had been on to achieve the Outstanding in Leadership and Management - ​awarded in September 2014. They...
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Swimming Gala 2015 – Upland won GOLD

Date: 9/6/15
By: admin
Yesterday, Year 6 competed against 4 other Bexley schools in the annual swimming gala at Crook Log leisure centre. That, as impressive as it was, is not the best part ... Upland won GOLD!! All the children, involved in all the races, performed absolutely brilliantly not only in their individual races but also in the team...
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Polling Day 07/05/2015 – School Closed

Date: 6/5/15
By: admin
Reminder - School will be closed on Thursday 7th May 2015, due to Polling Day. Many Thanks Upland Primary School
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