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Elmhurst School for Boys
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What is it like to be grown-up?


I was delighted the other day when one of the boys showed me a copy of the school magazine from 1986, that he had found in the school library.

It is amazing how similar some things are thirty years on - boys' aspirations included being a footballer, an astronaut and even a pirate!

Mr Kent and I were amused to read answers to the question: “What is it like to be grown-up?”

We had ideas such as: “Grown-ups are tall people who are hairy sometimes. They have false teeth like my Nanny!” 

 

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Little Elms enjoy their first STEM afternoon 
 
On Wednesday we had our first STEM afternoon. STEM is Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths; yes it is a mouth full! 

Allowing the Little Elms to explore these challenging areas enables them to ‘Think Critically,’ which is a characteristic of effective learning.
 
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Video: Year 2’s Gingerbread Men
 
As part of their Traditional Tales topic, Year 2 have been looking at the story of The Gingerbread Man.
 

The boys have enjoyed making marionettes, writing descriptive paragraphs and even baking their own gingerbread men.
 

 
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Year 1 take a tour of Croydon
 
Last Friday, Year 1 went on a minibus tour around Croydon.

We took them out as part of our topic work, where we are looking at our local area and making comparisons.
 
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Video: Year 4 learn about the Digestive System
 
The boys in Year 4 have enjoyed learning about the digestive system. At their recent Forest School session, they made a sequence model to demonstrate how the digestive system works.
 
 
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  Gold Medal Winners for Lining Up !

Gold Medal Winners for Lining up for the week 19 September 2016:
Lower School: 2N
Upper School: 5N

Gold Medal Winners for Lining up for the week 26 September 2016:
Lower School: tbc
Upper School: tbc

Well done Boys !
 
     
   
     
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