The children at Norwood Green have taken part in various fun activities, trips and workshops this year as part of their learning:
Summer Festival 2019
17th July 2019
Our school enjoyed a fantastic fun-filled day at our Annual Summer Festival. We raised the largest amount ever of £2036!! A huge thank you to our PA and all stakeholders involved who made it happen. We look forward to investing the money to buy new laptops for children in our school.
Year 2 Littlehampton Trip
5th July 2019
The children in year 2 went to Littlehampton Beach where they enjoyed a day of fun playing in the sand and paddling in the sea. They also enjoyed a delicious icecream treat and the lovely sunny weather.
Reception Whipsnade Zoo Trip
4th July 2019
The children reception went to a fun filled trip to Whipsnade Zoo. They had a guided tour around the zoo with their teachers looking and learning about different animals. They also took an exciting train ride and saw several animals close up including Rhinos, Yaks and elephants.
This month the children in Nursery and reception had special visitors from the farm. A special batch of duck eggs arrived and 6 ducklings hatched. The children learnt all about ducks and their lifecycle and had the opportunity to meet the ducks and hold them. They all really enjoyed this special experience.
KS1 Sports Day
28th June 2019
Children in KS1 took part part in sport day. It was a fantastic event with all of the children thoroughly enjoying each sporting activity. Medals were awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in the Year 1 and 2 individual girls and boys running races which were very exciting to watch. After competing in all events the final team scores were very close but overall the ‘Green’ Team won with a total of 182 points. Well done to everyone for taking part.
Reception Sports Day
27th June 2019
Sports day was held for the children in reception where parents were invited to come and watch their children take part in fun sports activities. The morning was enjoyed by all.
Nursery Water Play Day
27th June 2019
The children in nursery enjoyed a fabulous water play day where they explored water pools, sprays, gloop, jelly and water beads. The activities provided all the children with lots of fun as they explored all the different textures and games with their friends.
Year 1 Kew Gardens Trip
The children in year 1 went on a trip to Kew Gardens as part of their science topic on 'Trees and Plants' They looked at various exhibits to apply their knowledge and enjoyed visiting the beautiful greenhouses and gardens
Healthy Body Healthy Mind Week
17th - 21st June 2019
This week staff and children across the school have taken part in Healthy Body Healthy Mind week. There were many activities that focused on health and wellbeing including tasting healthy food, a whole school daily mile, dance workshops, scooter slalom, bicycle rides, team-building activities and a 'NED's Mindset Mission' positive mindset show.
18th June 2019
The children at Norwood Green had a fantastic fun day when a T -Rex dinosaur came to visit! The children in KS1 took part in dinosaur workshops digging for fossils and learning lots of amazing facts about how dinosaurs lived.
Bocketts Farm Trip
10th - 11th June 2019
The children in nursery and playgroup went to visit Bocketts Farm. They had a chance to meet and learn about different farm animals. They all had a fantastic time getting the opportunity to stroke and fed various animals including pigs rabbits and chicken.
Debra the Zebra Assembly/Walk to school Week
3rd - 7th of June 2019
As part of walk to school week, Debra the Zebra came to help inspire children at Norwood Green about the health benefits of walking to school and how to stay safe on the roads.
Year 1 Mosque Trip
23rd May 2019
As part of religious studies, the Year 1 children went to visit a local mosque in Southall. They were given a guided tour and learned about different traditions and customs of muslims who worship there.
Year 1 Sports Competition
20th May 2019
As part of the PE curriculum, several classes from Year 1 took part in a sports competition with children from Springwell School. It was a great opportunity for them to participate in competitive sports and finished in a fantastic 4th place. Well done year 1!
Reception Park Trip 2019
14th May 2019
The children in reception went on a trip to Wolfields Park as part of their learning about how plants grow. They took part in a nature hunt looking for various plants, insects and other natural materials.
NDCS Cake Sale 2019
9th May 2019
A cake sale was held to raise money for the National Deaf Children’s Society in which many fun and delicious cakes were donated and sold in the school. A special competition was held where a panel of children judged the best baked cake. The school raised a total of £412 in support of this charity.
Recorder Assembly 2019
1st May 2019
Children in Year 2 have been practising to play the recorder every week and today they performed their first piece to their parents and children in the school. They gave a great musical performance which was enjoyed by all. Well done!
Signing Choir 2019
The children in Rabbit and Hedgehog class have been learning sign language this term. They showcased their knowledge of colours and finger spelling along with verbs in a special performance of songs to children and parents.
Zoom! Early Years Show
2nd to 4th April 2019,
The children in Playgroup, Nursery and Reception all took part in an out of this world performance for their families! Each class sang and danced and the show was a huge success. A special thank you to all the children, teachers and parents for their hard work and support.
22nd March 2019,
A day dedicated to learning about Science was held at our school where a special visitor came and talked to the children about many exciting science topics. The children took part in many fun experiments and activities.
Crazy Sock Day
15th March 2019,
A big thank you to all of the children who came to school in their craziest socks on Friday 15th March 2019 to raise money for Comic Relief. The staff and children had a fantastic day and took some wonderful pictures of their colourful classes! As a school, we raised a grand total of £236.85! All of the money donated on the day will go straight to the Comic Relief Fund, which supports vulnerable people in the UK and internationally.
World Book Day
8th March 2019,
World Book Day was celebrated at our school with the theme of reading Julia Donaldson Books. All the children and staff dressed up as their favourite book characters and the day was filled with many fun activities.
Nursery Pancake Day
5th March 2019,
As part of pancake day celebrations, the children in Nursery mixed together ingredients to make pancakes. The children had lots of fun tasting and creating their delicious pancakes to take home for their families.
World Book Day Playgroup
1st March 2019,
The children in playgroup had a go at writing magic words in their "Wizard Books" as part of reading the story "The Princess and the Wizard" by Julia Donaldson.
Reception Lookout Discovery Centre Trip
26th February 2019,
The children in Reception visited the ‘Lookout Discovery Centre’ in Bracknell. They took part in various hands-on scientific activities and really enjoyed exploring & investigating in a fun environment.
Chinese New Year
15th February 2019
Chinese New Year was celebrated across the school and the children in Nursery took part in learning about "Red Envelopes" They each created beautiful envelopes which they filled with gold coins for their families.
Superhero Fashion Show
15th February 2019
The Children in Year 1 designed and created their own superhero costumes and took part in a fashion show to showcase their amazing designs!!
Reception Fairy Tale Valentines Ball
14th February 2019
To celebrate their work, a Fairy Tale valentines day ball was held for the children in Reception. This was part of their topic learning about various fairy tales including The 3 little pigs, The Gingerbread Man and Goldilocks and the 3 bears.
Year 1 Church Trip
13th February 2019
As part of religious studies, the Year 1 children went to visit St Mary's Church in Norwood Green. They had a guided tour and learned about the traditions and customs of Christians who worship there.
Number Day Playgroup
1st February 2019
As part of Number Day, the children in playgroup made a beautiful snowman. They chose a special number and created buttons for the snowman's coat.
1st February 2019
An exciting ‘Number Day’ was organised at our school to raise money for the NSPCC. The day involved children taking part in fun & creative maths activities which was a great success enjoyed by all.
Playgroup Oaty Cookies
10th January 2019
Children in playgroup made some delicious oaty cookies as part of their learning and reading of the story "Whatever Next". They made the cookies in the shape of a moon.
Nursery Santa Visit
17th December 2018
The children in Nursery had a surprise visit from Santa! They were very excited to receive a present and they also sang some Christmas carols.
Give a gift Appeal
12th December 2018
Our families decorated and filled shoeboxes with essential items that are needed in third world countries. The boxes were designed for boys and girls and contained items such as, a small toy, toothbrush, toothpaste, hair brush, writing pens and a generous variety of other items. We support this charity every year at Christmas time.
Great Fire of London
30th November 2018
Year 2 children and their parents were invited to come and watch a reenactment of the Great fire of London as part of their topic for "Step back in time". Both parents and children really enjoyed this unique, capturing experience as part of their History learning.
Macmillan Cake Sale
29th November 2018
A cake sale was held to raise money for the Macmillan charity in which many wonderful cakes were baked and sold at the school. A special competition was held where a panel of children judged the best baked cake made by teachers. The school raised £353 in support of this charity.
22nd November 2018
The children in Year 1 took part in an exciting animal workshop to learn about the different classifications of animal groups. They participated in first hand observations and had the opportunity to hold various animals including snakes!
Sea Life School Trip
28th November 2018
The Year 1 children went on a school trip to ‘Sea Life’ as part of their science topic on "humans and animals" It was a fantastic opportunity for them to carry out first hand observations and investigations and see animals in their natural habitat.
Heather Maisner Visit
20th November 2018
As part of exciting writing week, the author Heather Maisner came to visit our school. She spent time in each class explaining how she came up with her creative story writing ideas and certainly inspired many children and adults.
Year 2 St Pauls Cathedral Trip
12th November 2018
As part of their current topic ‘Step Back in Time’ the children in Year 2 visited St Paul’s Cathedral to explore ‘The Great Fire of London’ in detail. Their guided tour and workshops really exposed them to the reality of the fire many years ago.