Friday 1st December 2023

Learning Journey – Legacy Builders

On Sunday, 72 children and 7 adults embarked on a journey to The Outward Bound Trust Loch Eil in the highlands of Scotland for a week of adventures! We have enjoyed a range of activities including canoeing, kayaking, hiking, scrambling, orienteering & ziplining. We’ve reflected on how we use our Dulwich Wood Learning Toolkit to help us in our new outdoor learning, and the concept of the ‘Learning Pit’ to think through the steps we take as learners to overcome challenges. A huge thank you to the adults who supported the trip – Miss Bristow, Miss Drummond, Mr Sean, Mr Greenwood, Mr Barton, Mr MacLellan and Miss Rowe.

A Snapshot of our Week…

Reception have been using their empathy goggles lots this week! First to think about how to help the planet and then in Big Write where they had to step into Halibut Jackson’s shoes and think about how he might be feeling when he get’s an invite to the Queens birthday party!!

Year 1 have put on their empathy goggles and have been talking about racism, as well as learning about Claudia Jones and the Notting Hill Carnival. We have also used our imagining tool to finish our stories based on ‘Lost and Found’ and we really impressed the adults with our amazing writing.

Year 2 have been using their empathy goggles to write an advert to help Rosie Revere Engineer show off her wonderful inventions and have written a lovely, persuasive letter to help build her confidence and make sure she never gives up!

Year 3 have been using their reasoning tools to compare the differences between being a footballer in 1910 and present day. We have also made a brilliant whole Class banner which we proudly showed on ‘Protecting Our Planet Day’.

Year 4 have made great use of their perseverance tool re-telling the story of the Iron Man so far, some children have already written a full page and they are only half way through! They have also learnt all the words to our Protecting Our Planet Day song ‘What a wonderful world’.

Year 5/6 loved the chance to swim on Monday, lead with Winter Fair announcements and World Planet Day chants, they have also enjoyed extra Spanish, computing and art sessions linked to ‘The Princesses Blanket’, a story they have really enjoyed this week. They have made good use of their whole Dulwich Wood Learning Toolkit!

Coming Up
  • Packed lunch required
  • Back at approx. 4pm
  • Please sign up and pay £8 on SchoolsBuddy
  • Just one week to go until the Winter Fair, remember it is cash only so start saving your £1 and 50p.
  • Reception and Year 1 children can be collected at 3pm to avoid the rush!
  • Friends need more Friends (parents/carers) to volunteer – the more volunteers they have the more stalls they can run. Volunteer Sign Up!
  • Remember to recycle the toys and books your children no longer play with and donate them to the school. We especially need Teddies for the Y1 ‘Adopt a Teddy Stall’.
  • Have you ordered your Christmas Tree? Mon 4th Dec is the last day to order.

Click here to order your Christmas Tree and book Santa’s Grotto

  • Each Family will be allocated 2 tickets (our hall capacity is restricted) for either the morning or afternoon performance
  • Tickets will be available for collection from the School Office from Tue 5th Dec
  • We will not be able to admit anyone without a ticket
  • All welcome, no tickets necessary

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