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Year 6G has been working on a whole series of Book Reviews during the opening weeks of the Spring Term. Not only does this help them to understand the current literature they are reading, it also helps them with their interviews for prospective secondary schools. Questions about the current books they are reading are favourites among head teacher interviewers.  

After weeks of practising for exams, Year 6G relaxed with a visit to Greenwich Park this week. The highlight was a match of ‘Three Touch’ with Class 6J. It was a closely fought affair with 6J winning by two points.

‘Tis the season to be jolly and The Pointer School Children have been spreading Christmas cheer this festive season around Blackheath. Last weekend, the school choir took part in two exciting community events – the St John’s Church ‘Live Nativity’ on Saturday and the Community Carol Service on Sunday. The children sang ‘O Holy Night’ outside Blackheath Standard library at the ‘Live Nativity’, standing alongside a real donkey! Following this, […]

  Year 6G eschewed the concept of pantomime this year and headed instead to the West End to peruse an international show. Matilda was on the menu for the class, superbly acted with brilliant choreography. It was as much a hit with the pupils as it has been with the critics. Throw in a trip around Covent Garden and the class had an afternoon they will remember for many Christmases […]

This week Year 5 visited Kew Gardens as part of their Geography topic, ‘Rainforests’. They took part in an immersive experience, exploring the complex rainforest habitat, and examining a variety of rainforest plants located in one of Kew’s famous glasshouses! In this session the students worked scientifically by observing, taking measurements and asking questions about rainforest habitats and explored the relationship between the rainforest plants, animals and people. All-in-all it was […]