Thank you Jenny and Jennie for delivering our assembly yesterday. We are proud to Be Internet Legends


A huge week for our new HPAD pupils as they finish their first week in Reception. We have loved getting to know you and look forward to seeing you again on Monday. Don't forget we are closed for INSET tomorrow.


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Proud that not one but two of the schools in my ward are leading the way on with 's successful programme. Well done and ! 🤩🤩🤩


Thank you James for your support with our clean air initiatives.


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It’s great to see not just one, but two being trialled in 🙌🙌🙌 & continuing to lead the way in championing for their students and the local community. Thank you


The first of three amazing end of year performances at the ⁦⁩. This is Reception & Year 1.


Just heard that we have achieved the silver Eco Schools award! Well done to our Eco Champions for their work on this.


A thank you received this week from the NSPCC for the amazing £1,131.65 raised from the sponsored obstacle course.


Pupil Parliament discussing our curriculum with Mrs Johnson today as part of our curriculum review.


Week 3 of our journey through traditional playground games. This week: tiddlywinks


This time of the year is great for reflecting on the progress the children have made. Here an example from a Reception child


Sometimes we don't need to look far for our inspiration. Here is our very own Eva winning Gold as part of the Southwark BMX team at the London Youth Games last weekend. Even more amazing, she was only a week out of plaster, having broken a bone coming off her bike.


Week 2 of our traditional games - French skipping!


Thank you to the boys from and girls from for helping out at our Summer Fair today


Harris Primary East Dulwich Summer Fair well underway. Come along from 12-3pm today, Sat 22nd at 173 Lordship Lane


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Come along to our Summer Fair this Saturday, 22nd June from 12pm to 3pm. Look forward to seeing you there!


Delighted to hear today that we have achieved the bronze Eco Schools award and are well on the way to silver. Great work from our Eco Champions - well done!


We are introducing some traditional games to playtime this term. This week it’s Cat’s Cradle.

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Year 1 Learning Overview - Spring Term 2 2019

What are we learning?

This half term our Topic Theme is ‘Moon Zoom’, and our learning in all subjects will be linked to this.

As geographers, we will be looking at physical features on Earth and trying to spot similar features on other planets using Google Earth and images captured using the Mars Rover. We will also be looking at map symbols, thinking about why each symbol might mean and why they might be used.

As scientists, we will be learning all about the planets in our solar system, investigating how to create a rocket, and researching astronauts.

As artists, we will be creating sculptures of space crafts using junk modelling, designing moon buggies, and using clay to create alien sculptures.

In addition:

In English, we will reading a variety of stories about space and aliens, including Way Back Home, Sydney, Stella and the Moon, Man on the Moon. We will use adjectives and conjunctions (when, if, that, because, or and but) to expand our sentences. We will also be doing a range of writing for different purposes such as reports, newspaper articles, letters, diary entries and non-fiction writing.

In maths, we will be covering mass, volume & capacity, numbers to 100, money and time.

In Mandarin, we will be recapping our learning about colours and using this to describe different foods we will be learning about.  

In Philosophy for Children (P4C), we will continue to develop our thinking skills by asking questions and making assumptions. We will be making choices based on our opinions, and respectfully listening to and responding to others.

In music, we will continue to practise the recorder and use different percussion instruments. We will also be doing some singing, thinking about the tone and pitch of our voices.

In RE we will be learning about Christianity and focusing on the celebration of Easter.  

Other Events:

Word Book Day is on Thursday 7th March, children can come in dressed as their favourite book character, and if they have a copy of the book, they can bring that in too.

Science Week is the week commencing 18th March. The children will be participating in fun experiments and learning about famous scientists linked to their topic.

Our Parent celebration will be on Friday 5th March at 1:30pm. We will be sharing our learning with you as well as the projects from this half term.


Uniform:  Please ensure your child is in the correct uniform and that all items are labelled with their name.

P.E. Kit: P.E is on Monday and Wednesday for Dill Class. Tuesday and Wednesday for Mint Class.

Please ensure your child is brought into school on Monday/Tuesday in their full PE kit with their school uniform in their bags, PE kits will return home on Wednesday. Please ensure that each item is labelled with your child’s name.

Reading Books and Reading Records: Children read daily in school, please make sure your child’s book and reading record are in their book bags each day. Please read with your child daily and make a short comment in their reading record. Your child will also choose a ‘Reading for pleasure’ book from our reading corner which you can read to them or they may wish to attempt to read themselves. Please ensure that both books are returned to school every day.

Overview of our home learning: Home learning is handed out weekly on a Thursday and should be returned on a Tuesday. If there are any difficulties with home learning, please see your child’s class teacher.

Home learning projects will be due on Tuesday 2nd April. Our topic this half term is ‘Moon Zoom’. We will be learning about space and materials. Home Learning Projects can be presented in any way that children choose.  It is a good opportunity to discuss with your child what they have enjoyed learning about over the half term.  Here are some ideas:

• Visit your local library and search for space-themed books. Read and talk with an

adult about the books you find.

• With an adult, search the web for fascinating space facts and make your very own

space fact book.

• Ask an adult to help you find the names of all the people who have walked on the

Moon. There are 12 of them!

• Use an app to find constellations, planets and stars in the night sky. Which

constellation is the easiest to recognise? Which star is the brightest?

• With an adult, explore the Hubble Space Telescope website. Check out the amazing gallery images!

• Imagine you’re an astronaut completing different space missions and make a mini

book about your work.

• Make a telescope from junk cardboard materials and sticky tape. Just before

bedtime, use your telescope to look up at the stars. Can you see any wonderful star

patterns in the sky? Grab a piece of paper and draw the pattern of stars that you

spotted. Take the pattern to school to share with the class.