Mother Tongue Day

  Mother Tongue Day – A Celebration of Culture On Thursday 27th February, we celebrated Mother Tongue Day. The children and staff wore traditional clothing that celebrated and embraced their cultural heritage. The whole school was transformed into a sea of vibrant colours and beautiful prints. The children shared songs and poems in their mother …

Dinosaur Visit at Essex Primary

On Thursday 13th February, Children in Reception had a thrilling visit from the Education Group. They brought their fossils along for the children to experience paleontology. During the morning, they got the chance to enhance their learning of their current Dinosaur topic. During this workshop the children worked alongside a dinosaur expert and they had …

London History Day

On Friday 24th May children at Essex Primary School took part in London History Day. It was an event endorsed by the Mayor of London. We had a whole school assembly in which we discussed the importance of looking at our local history and advised children on places they could visit with their families for …

Royal Wedding Day 2018

  On Thursday 17th May, Essex Primary collectively embraced the spirit of the nation, by celebrating the Royal Wedding. Children from every year group prepared for the ‘big day’ by creating many wonderfully symbolic pieces of work. They tried to replicate all the important aspects of the Royal Wedding, to emphasise the enormity of the occasion to …

Essex in Touch: ‘good neighbours’ intitiative

Essex in Touch is our new school initiative built around kindness, sharing and being good neighbours, run in partnership with the Manor Park Community Neighbourhood Scheme. This programme of events hopes to encourage cross-generational links in our local community by offering older people a chance to share their wealth of knowledge with children. In return, …