At Herbert Morrison Primary School, we are in a fantastic location and are able to take full advantage of the wide ranging experiences available.
We invite inspirational speakers to motivate our children and we participate in a number of workshops and events that promote creativity and ensure our school community is continually enriched.
We also have numerous school events, such as the annual Sports Day, Graduation Ceremony, Summer Fair, termly open days; inviting parents into class to participate in their child’s learning. We ensure a positive community spirit. Browse through our Occasions gallery to experience as Ofsted states “A wide range of trips and an appealing mixture of visitors.”
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Here is a sample:
Academic Year 1819
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South Bank University Graduation Ceremony
Congratulations to the children who graduated on 19th November at the prestigious South Bank University.
We were all very lucky to have a guest appearance from Andy Barrow, Olympic Gold Medallist in Wheelchair Rugby whom individually took a picture with each child. We are very proud of your extra curricular learning and you all look amazing sporting the ‘University look’!
Own Clothes Day
School Council organised a fund raising day to make our football pen EVEN BETTER. Thank you to everyone for joining in.
We raised £148. We are now waiting for the pen to be improved …. Watch that space!
Black History Month Exhibition
We concluded our ‘Black History Month’ activities with a fantastic exhibition in the hall which showcased all the fantastic experiences the children participated in throughout October.
We celebrate Black History Month by holding a cultural day, where parents are invited into school to support learning.
We had fantastic parental involvement and would like to thank our parents for their wonderful support. Some children and parents dressed in traditional clothes. Children learnt about inspirational black people from Britain and abroad. They explored history, culture and will continue to explore these themes throughout October.
Year 6 visit the Cultural Archives in Brixton
Year 6 visited an exhibition celebrating Black British Women.
Macmillan Coffee Morning
Our Macmillan coffee morning was a great success.
Parents and teachers alike mingled and chatted over delicious cakes whilst children enjoyed cakes and juice. All proceeds will go towards supporting those affected by cancer. We raised a total of £215, an amazing amount.
We would like to thank Sainsbury’s Nine Elms Temp Store and our parents, staff and children for their kind contributions and wonderful support.
Mrs Avella returned to give an inspirational speech to the wonderful Rhino class as we bid them farewell to their time at Herbert Morrison and wish them every success in their new schools.
Iman Nour from Al-Nagashi Mosque gave an inspirational assembly sharing the beliefs of Islam.
Porcupines explore Baptism and visit a Chapel
Mrs Ross came into class and showed the children how she would perform a Baptism.
Mrs Avella took the class to a local church to explore what is needed to perform a Christian naming ceremony.
The Dogs Trust
The Dogs Trust visited Camels Class. They talked about how to treat animals kindly and with respect.
They discussed responsible dog ownership by providing needs such as food, shelter, water, and medical treatment and kindness. As well as informing the children of how to keep safe for example by not approaching unknown dogs. Check out their website for further information, www.dogstrust.org.uk
What a wonderful time everyone had at the barbeque!
Cultural Day in the Nursery
Families really got into the spirit of cultural day by wearing traditional clothes to Nursery and bringing traditional food to share. Yum!
Stockwell War Memorial
Meerkats visited the Stockwell War Memorial to support their learning about the Second World War.
Sports Relief Charity Walk
The whole school took part in a sponsored walk for Sport Relief.
Meerkats Visit the Science Museum
Meerkats had to explore how engines, wheels and axles worked as stimuli to making their own vehicles.
They sketched their ideas to support the planning stages of their models.
Panthers visit Battersea Power Station
School Traffic Safety Officers
Some pupils investigated traffic safety with local police on Wandsworth Road during morning rush hour.
They were shown how to use speed gun, luckily everyone passing was within the speed limit!