Filter CategoriesAllYear 2Year 4School Trips - - - - - Year 2 Trip - Ridley Road Market Year 2 went to Ridley Road Market on Tuesday 10th September to buy a range of different fruit and vegetables. We were just about to start reading the book Oliver’s Fruit Salad so we bought fruit to wr... - - - - - Good Luck Sandra We have been very fortunate over the years to have the kindest, most caring and professional lollipop lady a school could wish for. Sandra has made the decision over the summer to retire. We have a co... - - - - - Climate Change Protest We sent four of our school Green Ambassadors to the Climate Change Protest at Hackney Town Hall. Mia, from year 6, stood on the steps of Hackney Town Hall and gave an impressive speech. She asked for ... - - - - - Year 5 Trip - Thames Water Explorer Year 5 explored the Thames at Greenwich. We dug around in the riverbank and excavated some old sheep bones, 500 year old bricks from a palace and unopened can! We learnt about how humans affect the Th... - - - - - Year 4 Trip - British Museum Year 4 attended a workshop at the British Museum, we learnt how Britain was ruled by the Romans. ‘We saw different kinds of statues of Romans including Augustus! Augustus is the Roman who named Aug... - - - - - Black History Month @ Gainsborough This year, we will celebrate Black History Month by: Learning a range of songs by Black artists from this century Learning and retelling Anansi stories which are traditional Ghanaian stories ... - - - - - World Children’s Day World Children’s Day is UNICEF’s annual day of action for children, by children. This year is extra special as it marks 30 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child – 30 years of child rig... - - - - - London College of Fashion Innovation Challenge Prize Last a year 5 year 4 and 5 girls took part in the London College of Fashion Innovation Challenge. The girls designed a costume, modelled by Yasmin below, they came second winning £500! They met repres... - - - - - Year 2 Coat appeal Year 2 are doing a coat appeal. If you have any old winter outerwear that is no long any use to you please donate it to our Year 2 class via the school office. - - - - - Mini Mermaids 5k Run Last Saturday children from the Mini Mermaid after school club took part in a 5k run at the Hackney Marshes. They were amazing! A huge well done to the girls from year 3 and 4 we hope you do better th... - - - - - PA Games: Football Round 2 Our Year 5 and 6 Gainsborough Football teams took part in the second round of the PA Games Football league. The game was held here at Gainsborough Playing Fields and both teams played three games agai... - - - - - Gainsborough SEMH Proposal Consultation on a proposal to establish specialist resourced provision (SRP) for pupils with Social, Emotional & Mental Health (SEMH) needs at Gainsborough Primary School What is this proposal ab... - - - - - Year 4 Trip to London City Airport On Thursday 23rd we went on a trip to London City Airport for our topic “Gateways to the world”. “We got to see around the terminal building and we was shown where the new taxi way will be built.” ... - - - - - Year 4 Tree Planting On Wednesday year 4 went to learn about how they can reduce their carbon footprint by planting Hazel trees in the Hackney Marshes. - - - - - Year 5 Trip to the Natural History Museum Last week Friday Year 5 went to the British Museum to explore Ancient Egypt. During a very informative workshop, we found out that death and the afterlife to ancient Egyptians meant complex funeral... - - - - - Bridge Consultation Dear all We have been invited to consult on a proposal to make Gainsborough bridge a public Bridge. Please feedback via this link. Overview Hackney Council is committed to improving public acc... - - - - - Coronavirus Update Document Coronavirus (COVID-19) – update, advice and guidance 13 February 2020 Dear Parents and Carers, Please find below information received from the borough which we have been asked to circulate. ... - - - - - Year 2 Great Fire of London workshshop On Monday Year 2 took part in a Workshop. This is in relation to their topic on “ The great Fire of London”. The children got to re-enact the drama of the fire and help to plan a fire-free future for ... - - - - - Year 1 trip to Homerton Fire Station Year 1 visited Homerton Fire Station this week. We learnt all about a fire man's day and we even got a chance to use the hose! This trip links to our new Topic all about 'Jobs'. Find out what your chi... - - - - - Coronavirus Update Coronavirus (COVID-19) – update, advice and guidance 26 February 2020 Dear Parents and Carers, Please find below information received from the borough which we have been asked to circulate. ... - - - - - Nursery Chicks On Tuesday the Nursery had some chicks delivered which is linked to our topic this term. We are learning how to look after and handle the chicks with care. Yesterday 9 of our eggs hatched into beauti... - - - - - London Fire Brigade A volunteer from the London Fire Brigade came to talk to Year 2 and Year 5 to help them understand how to protect themselves if there is a fire but also how to prevent fires from occurring. One of the... - - - - - Sports relief at Gainsborough Primary School 16th - 20th March Next week children across the school will be taking part in raising money for Sports Relief. Each year group will have a sponsored challenge. Please support your child with collecting sponsorship mone... - - - - - Year 4 Trip to The Brunel Museum Year 4 went to the Brunel Museum to learn about the Victoria inventor, Marc Brunel. They learnt about construction, in particular, bridges and tunnels above and under the Thames. - - - - - PA Games: Quick Sticks Hockey On Tuesday 10th March, two teams from Years 5 and 6 took part in Quick Sticks Hockey playing against 5 other teams across the Federation. The children showed excellent sportsmanship and teamwork as... - - - - - Child Friendly Explanation of the Coronavirus Click here to view the Child Friendly Explanation of Coronavirus - - - - - Voices in a Million Competition In these very difficult and unprecedented times the well being of all of our children is paramount! Like many parents out there I am also faced with the task of being “teacher” to my two childr... - - - - - Keeping safe in Reception This week our book focus was The Little Red Hen. We decided that we would change the end of the story and link it to our keeps of the week which was “Keep Safe”. The children decided that the animals... - - - - - Keeping Connected Text messages If you are not receiving school text messages and would like to please email email@example.com with your phone number or call the school office. Website – we are u... - - - - - Carrot Rewards Glitch Parents have reported glitches with the carrot parent portal when using through the app. Please use your child’s www.mystickers.co.uk to access rewards, messages from teachers and ideas for learnin... - - - - - Admissions 2 Year Old Nursery Admissions This admissions process happens on a rolling programme when we have availability. If you require an admissions form please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. ... - - - - - TT Rockstars Leaderboard We are 11th in our local area! Some of our year 4 children can answer questions in under a second. Can we push this next week and climb to 8th? Come on Gainsborough!