Gallery

  • London Colney Art Week 2020 - HOME IS WHERE THE ART IS! Welcome to our virtual gallery where you can view the amazing artwork completed by our children during art week around the theme of ‘The Natural World’. We hope you have enjoyed the afternoon art lessons and have enjoyed the creative process. Here are some of the incredible pieces of …
  • Thank You NHS - The children at London Colney Primary school have been showing their love and thanks to the NHS staff that are working hard around the country fighting against COVID19. Take a look at some of the lovely letters Year 5 have written to say thank you to all of the staff at Watford General Hospital. Have …
  • Super Scientists! - This term, Year 2 and 3 have been looking at working scientifically ...
  • British Science Week - This week in Year 5 we explored what British Science week is all about this year. We found out some interesting facts about how diverse our planet is.
  • British Science Week – Silly Science - In celebration of British Science week, pupils participated in a Silly Science Workshop.
  • Exploring Sound … - As part of our new science topic this half term, Year 4 began to explore the concept of sound. They were posed the questions ‘What is sound?’ and ‘How does it travel to our ears?’. After a lot of discussions and theories from the children, we learnt that sound is vibrating air particles caused from …
  • World Book Day 2020 - As part of our annual celebrations for World Book Day, we had a range of events going on throughout the week.
  • The Amazing Amazon Rainforest - Last term, Year 2 and 3 learnt about all about the rainforests. We coloured rainforest animals, made long paper chain vines, tissue paper flowers and a variety of tropical leaves for our display. We learnt about where rainforests are in the world, what the different layers of the forest are, what the climate is like …
  • ImCRESSive Plant Experiment - Year 2 and 3 have been learning all about plants. We have looked at seeds, bulbs, seed dispersal and what plant needs to grow. The children enjoyed tasting lots of different types of seeds! At the end of their unit, we set up a simple experiment to see what conditions plants needed to grow. We …
  • Brilliant Ball Skills - We have been learning about the different types of skills we would need in sports that involve balls e.g. throwing, catching, kicking, dribbling and stopping. At the end of the term, the children got to put their skills to the test in a ball based circuit.
  • What a Week - The Turtles class have had a super first week back after the half term! We have been learning how to explore and recite a poem called The Witch by Mary Elizabeth Coleridge. We have discussed our impressions of the poem and have performed the poem using expression, tone and volume. In our new topic ‘Go …
  • What an Explosive Week - In Science Year 5 have been investigating properties of materials, and which changes are reversible and irreversible. We investigating adding mentos into diet coke and discussed that this causes a reaction which created a new substance. This makes this change irreversible. The children have done an amazing job explaining all of the processes using scientific …
  • Nutty Number Hunt! - For the NSPCC number day, Year 2 and 3 were split into squirrel teams and given 30 acorns. We divided our acorns equally between each squirrel and then went out onto the field to find somewhere to hide them. We were then allowed to hunt for each teams acorns and see if we could steal them …
  • NSPCC Number Day – Outdoor Learning - For the NSPCC number day, Dolphin class went outside on the field in search of objects to measure. Our current topic in maths is measurement and to help us practice our measuring skills and language we went in search of a range of sizes of twigs and sticks. The children got really stuck in and …
  • Mad for the Mayans - This week we have learned about Mayan masks, and their importance in the Mayan culture. The children have been working on designing their own mask which we will be making over the next couple of weeks.
  • Circus Skills Workshop - Y4 had the opportunity to take part in a circus skills workshop
  • Circus Workshop - This week, Year 1, 2 and 3 got the opportunity to experience a taster of being in the circus. We learnt new skills involving juggling, hula hooping and plate spinning.
  • The Snail and the Whale - Inspired by our school trip to go and see The Snail and the Whale in the theatre, we are focusing our literacy learning around Julia Donaldson’s fantastic book this half term. We have been spending some time describing the characters in the story and to help us with this we decided to mould our very …
  • The Ancient Maya Civilisation - Today Turtle class did their entry point lesson to our new topic: The Mayas. We had a great lesson drinking hot chocolate and learning that we have chocolate today because of the Maya. They used to make this delicious hot drink with crushed cacao beans and water, sometimes adding a little chilli or cinnamon. Not …
  • Christmas is in the Air - Year 5 have had a very festive week this week. We have done all things Christmassy, which has included singing some carols with Lisa, making Christmas crafts in preparation for our sale next week. We even walked in the pouring rain to the church to watch the KS1 Nativity. It was so rainy that we …
  • Theatre trip to Chickenshed - Children were so excited to go on their first theatre  trip in Reception! They loved every minute of their trip, from the coach to posing for a photo with Snowman and Santa Claus. Safety first ! We made sure we know why we are wearing seat belts. They children were so engaged with the show, …
  • KS2 Visit the Theatre - On Wednesday 4th December, Y4, 5 and 6 attended their enrichment trip. This term, the children were able to experience the wonders of the West End ...
  • Year 2/3 Djembe Drumming Lessons - Year 2 and 3 have been having djembe drum lessons with Risenga every Wednesday morning. We have been learning different wants to play ‘A Sailor Went to Sea’.
  • Y4 Learn Ukulele - In Y4, we have begun to learn the ukulele ...
  • Coral Live Lesson in our Classroom! - Today our class took part in one of the Coral Live Lessons where we signed on at 11am sharp! The session was streamed live all the way from the Caribbean where Scientists are working on ways to protect our coral reefs and oceans. We were greeted by Jamie who guided us in completing 2 investigations. …
  • Autumn 1 Learning Sale - We made a great profit at our first Learning Sale last half term ...
  • Making our Autumn Leaf Light Catchers - We all had a fantastic time showing our parents around our class, we shared all of our amazing work. It was really great to see all the effort each class made for their items to sell. Here are a few photos of how ours were made, the children all showed great determination.
  • World Space Week - London Colney celebrated World Space Week with some great Space activities!
  • Tower of London Trip - On Monday the 14th of October, Year 6 visited the Tower of London to further investigate crime and punishment through the ages. On our visit, we saw plenty of interesting things including the Crown Jewels, the White Tower and the Bloody Tower. We learnt about how the Tower was used as a prison, the mysterious …
  • Our Star Nebula Artwork - Wow what a week it has been! In Turtle class our week started off with us creating our beautiful Nebulae artworks. We used different media to create a 3D interpretation of a star Nebulae.  
  • Will the building be strong enough? - Today we learned about the earthquakes that happen in Japan. We found out that Japan can have up to 1,500 earthquakes a year. Because of this Japan have started to build houses that are designed to cope with earthquakes, ensuring that people’s homes are not destroyed and that people inside the buildings are kept safe. …
  • A ‘Sweet’ Home Learning Task…. - Year 4 were set the challenge of making a cake!
  • Learning about fruits - After making our own fruit shop in Reception, we learned all about different fruits. We had a go at cutting fruit into small pieces and sharing it with our friends. We tasted tropical fruits and learned new words linked to taste and texture. Our new topic is spiders so stay tuned for more pictures ..
  • Bring Your Parent To School … - On our 'Bring Your Parent' event, children were developing their citizenship.
  • Developing Our Citizenship - We have been thinking lots about Social responsibility and Social Justice.
  • Earthquakes! - Today we started learning about earthquakes. We learned about the tectonic plates and how the movement of these plates can cause earthquakes. We also learned about the epicenter and how buildings closest to the epicenter are at higher risk of damage during an earthquake.
  • Crime Scene Investigators – Chromatography - Year 6 planned and carried out an experiment using chromatography. We investigated whether all black felt tip pens have the same ink and whether it would create the same pattern on our filter paper.
  • Harvest Week - A big thank you to those parents who came along on Wednesday morning. We had lots of fun learning about Harvest and making our own bread rolls. It was an opportunity for the children to reflect on how and why Harvest is celebrated in England, as well as find out more about Harvest all over …
  • Creating our own Egg Box Dragon. - In Dolphins class we have been really busy developing our writing skills. We have been reading a book called The Egg Box Dragon , and we thought as a class we would like to create our own Dragons. Here are the results:
  • Exploding Volcanoes - As part of our entry point for our topic ‘Active Planet’ we mixed together water, bicarbonate of soda, washing up liquid and vinegar and enjoyed the result of exploding volcanoes.
  • Order, Order Silence in the Court! - This week in Turtle class we have learned about Galileo the Italian Astronomer. He tried to prove that the Sun was the centre of the Universe and got sent to court as no body wanted to believe him. We had to write an argument to present in court in favour of Galileo’s Theory, in order …
  • Space Explorers - Last week we started our Learning Journey as Space Explorers. We were given a very important mission: The International Space Station is running out of vital supplies. Your task is to build a rocket that will deliver these supplies from Earth to the space station. You can only use the materials that you have been …
  • Roman Curse Tablets - In our Crime and Punishment learning adventure, we discovered that in the Roman times (43 to 410 AD) there was no police force. Unfortunately, if the victim was unable to catch the criminal themselves and bring them to court, there was little hope of justice. Therefore, the victims often turned to the Roman gods for …
  • Crime Scene Investigators - WARNING! POLICE CRIME SCENE – DO NOT ENTER On Wednesday 11th September, Year 6 became Crime Scene Investigators in order to solve the mystery of the missing dog! We returned after lunch to find our classroom trashed and no sign of Archie (the French bulldog). However, we spotted a series of clues that we knew …
  • Chocolate Tasting - Chocolate tasting in Y4 ....
  • Kingswood Residential Trip - We are having a great time away...
  • Year 6 Trip to Crucial Crew - Year 6 children took part in Crucial Crew at St Alban’s Fire Station
  • Meet Harry our Nurture & Reading Dog - My name is Harry ... I work as a nurture & reading dog