Year 5’s have been visiting outer space this week—well actually the playground! To bring their learning to life they used toilet roll and different fruits to recreate the solar system. The fruits were used to represent the different sizes of the planets and the toilet role to show the distance between each planet. Don’t worry…

On Thursday 22nd June, Years 3, 4 and 5 were lucky enough to be visited by ‘NED’ in a school assembly. NED’s helper, Sarah, told us an inspiring story about setting goals and being successful in life. NED’s message was to, never give up, encourage others and always do our best! Yoyos were a big…

On Wednesday 21st June, the children took part in our yearly Enterprise Day. There was a lot of preparation to be done before the big event and children excelled at designing, making and selling their products. Imagination was flowing throughout the school this year, with Reception children making lava lamps, Year Four children making fidget…

You may remember that earlier this year we held a competition run by Young Writers to create a mini saga about a crazy creature. We had 48 entries and of these, 32 have been chosen to be published in a book titled ‘Crazy Creatures– Essex Legends’ which is scheduled to be released on 31st August…

To coincide with national nurses day, Year 1 have celebrated the accomplishments of Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole by holding a theme day. Children dressed up as nurses and soldiers and leant about these important historical figures. They made lanterns and researched how injured soldiers were treated and then created their own ‘herbal medicine’.

Before the holidays, Year 1 and 2 were lucky enough to have a visit from a theatre company to raise awareness of road safety. Peli the Hedgehog, with the help of his uncle Zebe, taught the children how to stay safe on the roads whilst teaching children all about the Green Cross Code. Children got…

Aldborough are pleased to announce, that following our recent Ofsted inspection on 28th February 2017, we have been graded as GOOD. Please click on the following document to read the report: Ofsted Report We would like to thank all staff, Governors, children and families for their ongoing support. Tom Hart, Headteacher.

We have had some fantastic entries to The Mayor of London’s Trafalgar Square’s fourth plinth competition. Here are the entries that have been submitted to the Mayor’s Office and we are hoping to see one of them sitting proudly on the fourth plinth very soon!

A group of 14 ‘bold’ boys took part in an exciting reading adventure yesterday! We visited Stratford Library which, in conjunction with the Discover Centre in Stratford, was hosting an exciting event featuring both the author and illustrator of ‘The Bolds’, a book about a family of undercover hyenas. The book’s author, Julian Clary, read…