Design and Technology Year 5

Year 5 have been designing a Textile Hanging during D and T week, using block printing techniques. Our designs were inspired by African ‘Adrinka’…

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Y3 Egyptian Day

This morning I am teaching not my usual year three children; they have been transformed into a variety of characters from Ancient Egypt!

We…

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Shared Reading

After our successful collaborative learning with Year 4 in computing, we decided to replicate it by doing some shared reading!

The children loved reading to…

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School Council Fun and Games!

On Friday, the school council held their first Fun and Games Session! The children chose the events they wanted to hold and each ran…

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What an afternoon!

We are now on our journey back to school after a fun-filled afternoon in Forte Knebworth! We have been playing Kings  and Queens in the…

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Y3 Water Balloon Relay

We had a whale of a time with Mr Greene on Tuesday. Mr Greene added a touch of excitement to our PE lesson by…

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Y3 Dissecting Plants

Year three had a wonderful time dissecting plants as part of our Science topic. We learnt the different parts of the flower including the…

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Big Fat Team Quiz of the Year!

In true Abel Smith tradition, we have spent this morning enjoying our team quiz. Each teacher contributed a question for the children to complete.

The…

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knebworth House Trip – Year 1

Having arrived safe and sound at Knebworth House we have thoroughly enjoyed a morning or exploring ‘Monsters and Mazes’ within the gardens of the…

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Year 4 Crime Scene Investigators!

This week year 4 became crime scene investigators as they were asked to find out who kidnapped our class mascot, Jeff the Tiger! This…

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Pizza Party

Our Year 5 and 6 football and netball teams are currently enjoying a pizza party to celebrate their success this academic year. Miss Debnam…

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Homeward Bound!

We are safely back on the coach, but our current ETA back at school is a little later than planned. We are…

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Afternoon fun!

We have had lots of fun this afternoon with some free play and we are now writing our postcards before we treat…

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Lunchtime

We have just finished our lunch. There was a brief spell of rain just afterwards so we played some relay games to…

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Fun at Southend so far!

We have been having so much fun this morning! We have been playing on the sand and in the sea! Even Miss Rix, Miss…

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Off we go!

We’re all seatbelted in and ready to go! Fingers crossed for the weather.

Stay posted for more updates throughout the day!

 

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District Sports 2017

Wow! What a fantastic event! The Abel Smith Athletics team have been training hard over the last few weeks to be ready in time…

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Y6 DT Shelters!

Our shelters are finally finished and we are really proud of them! We hope you’ll agree that they will look great in the playground…

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Visit to Simon Balle – Food Technology w/c 3-07-17

On Friday, Year 5 visited the Simon Balle Food technology department to prepare and cook Greek dishes, as part of our Ancient Greece topic….

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Sports Day!

What a beautiful afternoon for our school sports day!

First, all of the children took part in the usual carousel of activities, including cross the river,…

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Computer Quiz Time!

Over the past few weeks year 4 have been using Scratch software to build interactive quizzes. This afternoon, year 2 were very lucky to…

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Year 4 – Hudnall Park 2017

Year 4 had an incredibly successful trip to Hudnall Park this week!

We took part in lots of activities including team building, den making, river…

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Gluten Free DT Week

We were looking at food and nutrition for our Dt project this term. We know that some people can’t eat gluten but we weren’t…

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Fun at the Allotment!

What  a fantastic afternoon we have had! After being rained off on Tuesday, we were extremely lucky with the weather today, allowing us to…

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