Category: News

NEWS FROM THE ART ROOM

14th February 2020

We haven’t forgotten Valentine’s Day up in the Art Room. The girls in Clay Club have been practising their skills. They created a heart and then used acrylic paint to decorate their designs. Year 5 girls planned and made a box in DT, then baked heart-shaped shortbread for a lucky recipient. Year 6 are planning…

Year 6 and Reception News!

13th February 2020

This week Year 6 have been learning more about ratio and proportion. To put this into practise, whilst developing their Junior Leadership skills, they carried out a lesson with the Reception children to create biscuits for our Number Day treats sale. Year 6 thought carefully about the proportion of icing sugar and water needed for…

Our Trip to Battersea Dogs and Cats Home

10th February 2020

By Bella and Lizzie, 6CH When we arrived at Battersea, after a long train journey, we were warmly greeted by the Receptionist and a dog called Emily. Then it was time to give the money that was raised by our raffle. The lady was very grateful as they normally get around fifty pounds when school…

MAYA ASSEMBLY

5th February 2020

5SMs assembly was about how mighty the Ancient Maya were. Each girl told a fascinating fact about this group of people from Central America who lived from 2000BC to 1500AD. Some surprises were that the Maya flavoured their hot chocolate with chillies and played a complicated ball game called Pok-atok. Bad luck if you were…

Back to the Stone Age for Class 3

3rd February 2020

Class 3’s classroom was transported back to the Stone Age! Caveman Dan brought in exciting and genuine artefacts for us to look at. This included animal skins, bones and baskets, all of which he had either caught or made. We learnt about the five different time periods throughout the Stone Age and five girls got…

Forest School Swing

29th January 2020

Outdoor learning has numerous educational benefits, including; building resilience, self-esteem and confidence, allowing children to assess risk and having the opportunity to be creative and connect with nature. One of the delights of Forest School, is the chance to try different activities in the woods. The children have recently enjoyed using a swing made out…

Chinese New Year

24th January 2020

At The Granville we celebrate the cultures of all our friends and how they have special festivals that are very important to them. Mr and Mrs Yu came to talk to Class 1 about how Chinese New Year is celebrated in their house. The girls found out that it is actually the New Year’s Eve…

Our School Christmas Productions

24th December 2019

The Nutcracker – Year 1 and 2 Years 1 and 2 performed ‘The Nutcracker’ to friends and family. They thoroughly enjoyed themselves. It was a magical performance full of colour and the perfect way to start our Christmas celebrations. In the words of the Year 2 girls: ‘We both really liked dancing and the whole…

Senior Christmas Carol Service

22nd December 2019

The senior school girls in Years 3 to 6 led the Granville community in our Christmas Carol Service at St Nicholas Church. The service began and ended with uplifting singing from the whole congregation. The Year 6 girls contributed readings from the Bible which told of Isaiah’s prophecies of Christ’s birth through to the hope…

Year 4 Coffee Concert

20th December 2019

Our Year 4 girls performed to an appreciative audience of parents and friends. We heard a wonderful range of instruments – piano, recorder, violin, cello, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet and baritone! All our performers played with confidence and did themselves proud. It is not easy to perform in front of an audience but our girls smashed…