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October 2017

National Costume Day

On Friday 13th October, Randal Cremer had a national costume day. Children and adults came to school dressed in their country’s cultural clothes/colours. In the afternoon, there was a special display in the top hall of famous black inventors’ work as part of our ongoing…

Flag Competition

Hackney has launched a really exciting flag competition! The winning entry will be made into a real flag flown at the town hall next BHM so there is a real incentive for children to work towards.   The flag must do the following: ·         Honour…

Year 2 Drama Circle for BHM

Today children in year 2 did a drama circle and acted as creatures from the poem ‘Nature Trail’ by Benjamin Zephaniah. As some children acted, the others performed the poem. Stephanie – Year 2 Teacher

Black History Month at Tate Modern

Please click on the link below to find out about the ‘Soul of a Nation’ exhibition being held at Tate Modern this month. Entry for children under 12 is free and tickets can be booked here.  

Poem of the Month

Jo’s ‘learn a poem by heart’ challenge continues with ‘My Country’ by Zindziswa Mandela being chosen poem of the month for October. Jo has kindly given some tips on how to go about learning poetry by heart.   How to learn poetry by heart   …