Author: Ashraf Patel (Ashraf Patel)

Year 9 Guardian Workshop
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Year 9 Guardian Workshop

Year 9 visited the Guardian Newspaper for a workshop on making a news paper fron sheet. Students reported the news as it happens and encounter the real-life experience of making a newspaper front page. Students take on the roles of both reporters and editors and research and write news stories using the day’s breaking news...

Rememberance Day Assembly
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Rememberance Day Assembly

Rememberance Day and Interfaith assembly which was held for the primary. The assembly was conducted by the chaplain of urswick school Mr Richard Aubrey. Mr Aubrey explained to the students the similarities in Islam and Christianity and the 10 commandments exploring the Christian faith. He had also spoken about the bible. We then had 5...

YEAR 9 VISIT TO JACK THE RIPPER MUSEUM
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YEAR 9 VISIT TO JACK THE RIPPER MUSEUM

Year 9 Visit to Jack the Ripper Museum Year 9 visited the Jack the Ripper Museum in Whitechapel, East London. The purpose of the visit was to enhance their understanding of context – Victorian England, particularly the difficult lives of the poor, specifically women. Pupils also gained a further insight into the ‘Gentleman’ lives which...

SHAKESPEARE WEEK 2016
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SHAKESPEARE WEEK 2016

SHAKESPEARE WEEK 2016 Shakespeare Week is a national annual celebration giving primary school children a great first encounter with Shakespeare. We celebrated Shakespeare’s week by encouraging pupils to partake in dressing up as characters from Shakespeare’s texts. All participants learnt key quotes and shared with their class. They were also ‘hot seated’, that is they were...

YEAR 3 VISIT TO THE ISLAMIC INVENTIONS FAIR
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YEAR 3 VISIT TO THE ISLAMIC INVENTIONS FAIR

Year 3 Visit to the Islamic Inventions Fair The purpose of the visit was to enable the children to research and make models of Islamic Inventions, discoveries and scientific advancements made from our golden heritage. In doing these projects our children learnt how Muslims contributed to European learning and advancement cementing their identity as European...

Year 2 Visit to Geffrye Museum
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Year 2 Visit to Geffrye Museum

Year 2 visited the Geffrye Museum. They handled various domestic artefacts from the period of the Great Fire of London, they wrote onto parchment type paper with quill pens and also viewed rooms from before and after the fire and handled various household materials from each room.                

Tower of London Trip
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Tower of London Trip

Tower of London Trip YEAR 4 & YEAR 5 visit the Tower of London as part of their History enrichment and heritage visit. The pupils had a wonderful time and were able to explore the 1000 year old fortress built by William the conqueror in detail with guided learning sessions, looking at the Royal Beasts,...