Darley Dene goes to the Tower of London! February 2018
Darley Dene is taking part in the Time Explorers Challenge which is a competition run by Historical Royal Palaces. As part of our project the children were asked to build a new and improved version of the Tower of London. We had some amazing entries and a panel of judges picked 5 entries from each class. The winners got to spend the day in the Tower!
Guildford Shakespeare Company- February 2018
Year 5 are working with Delight who organised for the GSC to come in to school and preform Macbeth to upper Key Stage 2! The children joined in with the actors and will be preforming their own version of Macbeth.
Rabbi Zvi visits Darley Dene- January 2018
Rabbi Zvi came in to teach the children about different aspects of Judaism. We had a whole school assembly and then the Rabbi spent some time in each class teaching the children about: Synagogue, Shabbat, Chanukah and Jewish home life. The children really enjoyed the time they spent with the Rabbi.
Black History Month-December 2017
We were visited this week by Alim Kamara who works for African Stories. He took a whole school assembly where he spoke about African stories and traditions. Alim is also a hip hop artists and shared some of his music with the children. KS2 then spent some time with him in a workshop where they were shown different aspects of African life.
Chertsey Firemen come to visit Darley Dene- November 2017
We were lucky enough to have some firemen from Chertsey fire station come to spend some time with each class. They spoke to the entire school about the jobs they go to and they spent some time with KS1 and KS2 talking about fire safety.
Kerry Gibb visits Darley Dene- October 2017
Kerry Gibb author of the children's stories 'It's a Kids Life!' came to work with KS2. The children then produced their own stories!
Skipathon Friday 10th July
The children of Darley Dene skipped from 9am until 2:30pm on Friday to raise money for the British Heart Foundation. Take a look at some of our skipping skills below!
Year 4 Trip
Doves had a brilliant time at the ancient Roman town of Verulamium. They dressed up as Roman people, visited a 2000 year old theatre and even handled some real Roman objects (very carefully!).
Jubilee PE Workshop
Year 4 have been enjoying a series of PE workshops at Jubilee High School. A big thank you to Jubilee for inviting us. The sessions are great fun and are really helping us to develop our skills.