Exploring DEMOCRACY at Southwark Park
After visiting the Houses of Parliament and meeting our local MP, Neil Coyle, children in the Eco-Club and School Council did an impressive A… http://southwarkparkschool.co.uk/blog/2016/05/election-results/
On 5 May there are elections taking place across the UK. We decided to hold an election for the Mayor of London in school. The school council put forward the plans of the 5 main… http://southwarkparkschool.co.uk/blog/2016/05/election/
Last week the Parents Association had a stall in the playground selling small items in support of the charity Homes for Heroes (www.ukhomes4heroes.org.uk).
On Monday the Camber… http://southwarkparkschool.co.uk/blog/2016/04/pearly-king-and-queen-visit/
Today the School Council and the Eco Group visited the Houses of Parliament.
We arrived at the visitor centre where we had to go through security before we could enter the buil… http://southwarkparkschool.co.uk/blog/2016/04/parliament-visit/
Year 5 have been learning about Fair Trade - what it is and what a difference it can make to the lives of farmers and producers. Today they held a Fair Trade cafe for the two Year… http://southwarkparkschool.co.uk/blog/2016/03/year-5-fair-trade-cafe/
Its been a busy week here at Southwark Park.
The Foundation Stage children performed their show 4 times for parents. For photos click here.
On Friday Years 4-6 went to the … http://southwarkparkschool.co.uk/blog/2016/03/busy-week/
Down in the Nursery the staff and children have been busy tie dying T shirts. Each child brought in a white T Shirt. The children then pulled together the fabric with elastic ban… http://southwarkparkschool.co.uk/blog/2016/03/tie-dying-foundation-stage-performance/
Year 3 Sparrow class talked about what it means to becoming a rights respecting school.
UNICEF Rights of the Child runs to 54 points (which are known as articles) 42 of these se… http://southwarkparkschool.co.uk/blog/2016/02/rights-respecting-school/
The Eco Group meets on Fridays with Ms Rutherford. This year our main campaigns are
- Walk to school. Reduce pollution and save the planet.
- Recycle better!
- Reduce pl… http://southwarkparkschool.co.uk/blog/2016/02/eco-group/
Last term Year 5 and Year 6 pupils had the opportunity to go to an after school Art Club. They each produced a large scale collage of pictures about their self; self-po… http://southwarkparkschool.co.uk/blog/2016/01/art-and-maths/
Chess Club meets every Friday lunchtime. The club has been meeting for approximately 2 years and we still have a founder member coming along to chess club today!
Here are some… http://southwarkparkschool.co.uk/blog/2016/01/chess-club/
Today’s blog is from the School Council.
Each class, from Year 2 – Year 6, elects one person to represent the class on the school council. The school council meets each week t… http://southwarkparkschool.co.uk/blog/2016/01/school-council/
Text Santa wear a Christmas Jumper Day
Today is both the last day of term and Christmas Jumper Day. Lots of staff and children came in wearing Christmas jumpers and donated £1 to… http://southwarkparkschool.co.uk/blog/2015/12/christmas-jumpers/
On Thursday the kitchen served Christmas lunch. The Parents Association provided festive table cloths and a Christmas cracker for every child and the kitchen sta… http://southwarkparkschool.co.uk/blog/2015/12/christmas-lunch/
A group pf Year 6 pupils went to the Bank of England this week. They went round the museum where they learned about the history of the Bank, its buildings, and the people who hav… http://southwarkparkschool.co.uk/blog/2015/12/year-6-visit-bank-england/
Science week at Southwark Park
This week has been science week in school. We have had a science assembly and visitors to who showed us a variety of experiments. We also did som… http://southwarkparkschool.co.uk/blog/2015/11/science-week/
This week we have celebrated our Maths Stars in assembly.
Below you can see some of them. We were impressed by the times tables battle which resulted in a draw and by the fact… http://southwarkparkschool.co.uk/blog/2015/11/celebrating-our-maths-stars/
Friday 13 November is Children in Need day.
To support this charity, which works with children in the UK and around the world on a vast number of projects, we have:
- had a … http://southwarkparkschool.co.uk/blog/2015/11/children-need/
The new tennis courts in Southwark Park were opened by Greg Rusedski a former UK number 1 tennis player who is now a coach and commentator. A group of children from the school we… http://southwarkparkschool.co.uk/blog/2015/11/tennis-greg-rusedski/
FAB - Friends Against Bullying
On Thursday our FAB group toured the school performing the play that they put together in after school group. The play had two narrators and per… http://southwarkparkschool.co.uk/blog/2015/11/fab-group/