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The World is Our Oyster…

Children across the federation have been out in the community to learn about jobs people do as part of Enterprise Week. We have even had some visit us. Here are some of the experiences we have enjoyed. News UK On Monday, Year 5 went to a building called News UK where The Times, The Sun and lots […]

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Glow In The Dark Science Workshop

Members of King’s College came to work with Year 1 to Year 6 to investigate light. On Monday, the whole school got a once-in-a lifetime opportunity to discover the world of “Glow In The Dark” science. During the science workshop, brain scientists explained to us that jelly-fish have a fluorescent protein that could be injected […]

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Books, Books, Books!

Last week we celebrated World Book Day across the federation. All the children spent the day making their reading and book corners more inviting and engaging with the new books they had chosen. Thank you to our partner,  Norton Rose Fulbright for donating money towards this treat. The employees of Norton Rose Fulbright will be […]

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It’s All Greek To Us!

As part of their learning and research into the Ancient Greeks, Year 5 went to the British Museum to study real artefacts for that era.   On Wednesday 22nd February, we went to the British Museum to learn about Ancient Greeks. We saw Greek Pottery; a coffin shaped as a bath tub; real golden coins […]

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Roaming the Rainforest

Before half term, Year 3 had a busy week. They went to London Zoo and performed their class assembly.   The Zoo by Tomy On my way to the zoo I went on a big scary long escalator then on a ultra-fast train. Finally I went off when I arrived I felt jubilant. Because I […]

Lessons in Law

Year 5 have been lucky enough to visit City Hall to enhance their learning about the Ancient Greeks. Nancy and Caitlin wrote this report of their experience: On Wednesday 8th February 2017, we lucky Year 5s went to City Hall. When we arrived, the co-ordinator, who was named Richard, educated us about what London was […]

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Digital Leaders Lead Safer Internet Day

  This week we celebrated Safer Internet Day. Classes took part in a range of activities to support the e-safety we already embed into our curriculum. We are very lucky to have 4 amazing pupils who support all the staff and children as their role as Digital Leaders. They planned questionnaires and tasks as part […]

He’s behind You!

On the 27th January 2017 year 5 & year 6 from The Bridges Federation were given the chance to watch Hansel & Gretel at The Peacocks Theatre. We loved the fact that we were in mixed groups with children from Tower Bridge and learnt many things about each other. We chatted all the way to […]

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A Generous Donation

The Japanese restaurant Wawa on Tower Bridge Road presented us with a cheque this week. They held a raffle over Christmas and raised £300 which they have donated to the school. Thank you so much!

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Bridges at Bett 2017

On Thursday the Digital Leaders from the federation went to the Excel Exhibition Centre to look at all the new products and ideas to enhance ICT provision at the schools. Here is their report: Today we had a fun experience coming to BETT and seeing many different companies. My favourite part was to go and […]

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Running at Snowsfields

At the beginning  of the year we were encouraged to do a 5 minute run around the playground to make sure that we stay fit and healthy. Throughout the terms, it has become more and more challenging. We have had many people saying that they feel healthier and are able to do more laps than […]

Rainbow News

This week in Rainbow class, we have been busy baking currant buns as part of our literacy work on ‘The Tale of Peter Rabbit’. We had fun tasting the ingredients first and then kneading the dough and rolling it into balls. We also noticed the changes that happen when you add sugar to the yeast […]

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We won an Oscar!

Back in December some of us took part in a road safety project. We were directed by Dan Hobson from @theriotact to produce a film on how to keep safe on the roads. On the 17/1/17, we were escorted to an award winning ceremony. All of us were competing against other schools but we were […]

EFL Football Tournament

On Wednesday 18th January, we were chosen to participate in the EFL Cup for Kids. The EFL is the English Football League. We were playing 5 a side and we had to take part in 4 matches. There were 2 different group and altogether 12 teams. The first match we drew 1-1, the next match we […]

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Year 6 Assembly

Last Friday Year 6 treated us to a lovely assembly. We based our assembly on our learning about World War Two. We used the book “Otto” which we read last term and we performed our own version including facts about Winston Churchill and Adolf Hitler, and what was happening in Germany at that time. We […]

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Bridges Come 3rd!

Some of the Year 5 and Year 6 children from the federation took part in an athletics tournament earlier this week. Ola has written this report for us. When I went on the sports trip we did lots of races and relay races. We had to do 4 laps, 8 laps and 2 laps. It […]

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Tower Bridge Does The X Factor

There have been rumblings in the corridors for a few weeks now. Clandestine conversations between pupils in Keystage 2. What did it all mean? Children have been rehearsing their acts for weeks and we were treated to an amazing array of talents. We had gymnasts, conjuring, rapping, dancing, drumming and singing. Never before have we seen […]

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EYFS – Winter Concert

We were treated to Nursery and Reception’s Winter Concert – a lovely show full of winter songs. Some of the children had lines and spoke so clearly and loudly! The singing was wonderful and the children and staff had worked so hard to learn the lines and make their costumes. Thank you to all the […]

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(Hour of Code)

Last week children across the federation took part in The Hour of Code to promote computing and continue to develop the skills taught in lessons. They were supported by our amazing digital leaders. Learning to code is an important part of the curriculum. It helps develop children’s problem solving skills and resilience. Why not have […]

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Peaches The Penguin Shines!

The Keystage One Show this year was a triumph! Peaches the Penguin travelled the world and helped Father Christmas, with songs and dancing along the way. The children and staff have worked so hard to achieve such a high standard of performance – well done to all of them! Thank you to Costain who paid […]