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Great Walstead is about so much more than simply what happens inside the classroom, and this is the perfect place to discover just what else we get up to.

18-05-2020

Year 3 & 4 Virtual Art Lesson

The last 2 lessons our Year 3 and 4 pupils have been focusing on Aboriginal Art and its was so much fun we thought we would let everyone join the lesson!

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03-05-2020

Great Walstead; Great Reads

We hope you enjoyed last weeks Great Walstead; Great Reads. We are excited to share this weeks recommendations from our Head of English, Mrs Rees and the teachers at Great Walstead.

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27-04-2020

Great Walstead; Great Reads

As we all try to find our own rhythms in these difficult times, we have put together a list of ‘Great Walstead: Great Reads’ for the week. The books are categorised into (fluid) age groups, so whatever your age, adults included, we hope we will identify something that appeals. Hopefully, we can all find some time in the day to curl up with a book.

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19-03-2020

Aladdin

Good luck to our talented actors and actresses for their performances of Aladdin! Everyone has been working incredibly hard and we can't wait to the see the final result!

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17-03-2020

Ecobricks Project

As part of their eco activities this year, the juniors have been making ecobricks out of non-recyclable single use plastics. They have made an amazing 61 ecobricks so far, with a special mention to our most prolific ecobricker A. Montier who has made over 20 ecobricks of her own!

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13-03-2020

Pi Day

Pi Day is on Saturday so we spent today celebrating! Year 6 experimented with bubbles to find the circumference of any circle and Year 7 and 8 answered tricky circle questions in order to ‘Pi’ Face their opponents! Special congratulations to A. Andrews who recited an outstanding 220 decimal places of Pi!

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12-03-2020

Brighton Marathon Mini Mile

Year 3 pupil C. Howard will be running the Brighton Marathon Mini Mile on 18th April to raise money for the Evelina Children's Heart Organisation and the Evelina London Children's Hospital.

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11-03-2020

Poetry Festival

Years 2-4 treated us to a wonderful Poetry Festival this morning, with some fantastic individual and class performances. We were lucky to be joined by children's author Nikki Sheehan who gave the children some lovely feedback and we even had a special guest performer... Mr Calvey!

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02-03-2020

Year 4 Egyptian Morning

Year 4 had an action packed Egyptian morning, making clay face masks and their own lip balm! Thank you to 'Clares Face Painting' for getting the children into character, they had a fantastic time!  #WalkLikeAnEgyptian

24-02-2020

South Africa Netball and Hockey Tour

The girls had a fantastic time on their Netball and Hockey Tour to South Africa!  Agility drills, tournament matches and a very special sunrise safari on their final morning!

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