Last week the children at Simon Marks were preparing for Shavuot. Everyone in the school was busy. Rabbi Mason came to our Kabbalat Shabbat assembly on Friday and talked to the children about Shavuot. The children sat enthralled listening to him talk. To prepare for Shavuot some classes made paper flowers or flowers to wear… [Read More]
Please find below some photographs of our children having fun on their trip.
Yesterday we celebrated Lag B’Omer at school. Reception to Year 6 enjoyed playing archery in the school hall. For lunch the whole school sat outside and enjoyed a meal of chicken drumsticks, falafel, pitta and salads. The sun was shining and a lovely time was had by all.
Today Reception, yr1, yr2, yr3, yr4, yr5 and yr6 were invited to the Lord’s Cricket Ground by Marleybone Cricket Club and Middlesex Cricket Club. They watched a T20 women’s match which included the Middlesex Women’s Team. Everyone had a lovely day and the children were also able to meet some of the Middlesex stars!
Today, children from Years 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 visited Shuk Machane Yehuda. The children were able to experience the aromas and flavours of an Israeli market. They had a wonderful time and proceeds from the event were raised for further testing for the Ezer Mizion Bone Marrow foundation.
Year 3 visited the Science Museum to embellish their studies of ‘Forces and magnets.’ They had a wonderful time at the museum which included a workshop. Below are some pictures from their trip.
This week marked the beginning of book week and we were exceptionally lucky to have Francesca Simon come into school. Francesca told Ms Metin that she hadn’t done a school visit for 10 years and we were her first after all that time. Francesca gave pupils a very inspiring talk about her books and characters. … [Read More]
Today the school held an inspiring Science Day which involved the children working all day on their class science project and then proudly displaying their work to their parents at the end of the school day. Year 6 were working on Light and Shadows Year 5 were discovering about Earth and Space Year 4 investigated… [Read More]
We have started sprouting some purple broad beans which we harvested from our garden last year. The Green Team used jars kindly sent in by Year 1 parents and we are keeping a close eye on any sprouting activity and keeping the tissue moist. The whole school will be preparing beans this week as we… [Read More]
On Wednesday 6th December Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis came to visit the school. During his visit he watched some performances from the children, gave out gifts to the Chanukah Art competition winners and officially opened our newly rebuilt and refurbished Early Years Centre. Chief Rabbi Mirvis dedicated the new centre to the memory of the… [Read More]
Today Night Owls came to visit our school. The children were amazed at the Owls and watched and listened whilst the instructors explained all about owls. After the show each child was invited to have a photograph with an owl perched on their shoulder. Thank you to Night Owls for visiting the school and showing their… [Read More]
Year 4 have been learning about ‘The Ancient Egyptians’ and all about their civilisation during this period of history. To enhance the topic they visited the British Museum and were able to see the wonderful artefacts and mummies on show in the Ancient Egyptians galleries. The children had an amazing day.