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25/06/2020 at 11:35
TT Rockstars Battle - Branfil vs James Oglethorpe
Our Year 6 teachers have set up a TT rockstars battle between Branfil Primary School and James Oglethorpe Primary School. Battle will commence on Mond... READ MORE
22/06/2020 at 09:56
Maths week – 22nd – 26th June 2020

It’s Maths week! We wanted to share the fantastic resources available to you.
So... please look at the additional page in th... READ MORE
21/05/2020 at 13:35
Parentpay - change of email address
If you change your email address please log on to your Parentpay account and amend your details to ensure you receive our emails.
13/05/2020 at 14:04
VE Day – Friday 8th May 2020
Thank you to everyone who sent in photos and work linked to VE Day. It looks like lots of you found some lovely ways to commemorate the 75th anniversa... READ MORE
13/05/2020 at 14:03
VE Day – Friday 8th May 2020
Thank you to everyone who sent in photos and work linked to VE Day. It looks like lots of you found some lovely ways to commemorate the 75th anniversa... READ MORE
VE Day – Friday 8th May 2020
13/05/2020 at 14:04
Free School Meal Vouchers
04/05/2020 at 12:49
How the chicks have grown
16/04/2020 at 12:46
Sport Relief
16/03/2020 at 08:00
Living Eggs
16/02/2020 at 16:06
Safety for all After School
14/02/2020 at 14:05
Year 6 SATS Presentation
13/02/2020 at 09:46
07/02/2020 at 17:14
Havering Rotary Quiz
06/02/2020 at 09:58
Year 6 Road Safety Workshop - 'The Riot Act'
29/01/2020 at 10:52
Young Vouces Concert at O2
29/01/2020 at 16:17
Welcome Lola - our Pets as Therapy Dog
24/01/2020 at 13:52
Spirited Arts Competition
23/01/2020 at 09:20
Explore Learning’s Mathematicians’ Awards ​
17/01/2020 at 10:54
Football Match Thursday 16 January
16/01/2020 at 17:37
Branfil is awarded Music Mark
09/01/2020 at 19:11
Christmas Table Decoration Winners
19/12/2019 at 16:03
Christmas Fair
02/12/2019 at 14:53
Year 6 Girls Football Match
27/11/2019 at 08:43
Reading Workshop
21/11/2019 at 09:10
Year 6 Girls Football Tournament
15/11/2019 at 10:45
Year 6 Boys Football Tournament
15/11/2019 at 10:48
Remembrance Day
12/11/2019 at 17:49
Tag Rugby
08/11/2019 at 15:58
Aldi Stickers
08/11/2019 at 16:02
Excellence in the Arts Award
15/10/2019 at 10:28
Anglo Saxon Day - Year 4
04/10/2019 at 12:49
Excellence in the Arts Award
04/10/2019 at 14:23
Core Values Award
04/10/2019 at 14:37
Our first Excellence in the Arts Award winner
04/10/2019 at 14:42
Reading Bingo
15/07/2019 at 15:42
Fun in the sun - sponsored dance
06/07/2019 at 07:27
Boys Football success
06/07/2019 at 07:44
14/06/2019 at 13:47
Year 6 Fun week
23/05/2019 at 07:04
21/05/2019 at 09:04
Year 1 Visit to the Sealife Centre
10/05/2019 at 11:07
Year 3 & Year 4 Mini Tennis
10/05/2019 at 11:09
Girl's football festival
10/05/2019 at 11:19
Football Double
12/04/2019 at 09:19
League cup winners
08/04/2019 at 18:58
Proud winners
08/04/2019 at 19:00
15/03/2019 at 10:31
15/03/2019 at 10:32
World Book Day
15/03/2019 at 10:37
15/03/2019 at 14:45
Maths Sponsorship
07/03/2019 at 07:04
World Book Day Half Term Homework
15/02/2019 at 14:21
Year 6 Girls Football Tournament
08/02/2019 at 10:14
08/02/2019 at 10:38
Eco Club Posters
07/02/2019 at 11:07
Young Shakespeare Company perform Hamlet to Y5 & Y6
24/01/2019 at 19:34
Up-Side Down Rainbow
22/01/2019 at 08:09
Open Day Hornchurch Leisure Centre
16/01/2019 at 16:30
Year Six Christmas Cakes
18/12/2018 at 18:47
06/12/2018 at 17:03
Space Dome
30/11/2018 at 11:50
Museum Day
30/11/2018 at 12:02
Indoor Athletics
30/11/2018 at 13:30
Anti Bullying March
16/11/2018 at 12:35
Children in Need
16/11/2018 at 15:37
09/11/2018 at 13:56
09/11/2018 at 13:59
09/11/2018 at 14:02
Maths sponsored event for the autumn term.
05/11/2018 at 12:56
Maths Workshops
11/10/2018 at 11:42
Junior Citizenship Award
17/07/2018 at 14:51
Maths Quiz
17/07/2018 at 15:07
10/07/2018 at 14:00
QuadKids Event
03/07/2018 at 11:30
Junior Music Festival
28/06/2018 at 10:55
Y6 Rotary Quiz
27/06/2018 at 07:35
19/06/2018 at 08:30
R.E DAY 15 JUNE 2018
15/06/2018 at 14:44
Year 4 Writer's Workshop.
15/06/2018 at 16:28
Stubbers 2018
07/06/2018 at 06:29
Y6 Pottery at Fairkytes Art Centre
24/05/2018 at 12:03
Y6 Gilwell - evening hike
24/05/2018 at 12:03
Branfil pupil wins bike in Havering Catering Services Veggie Run competition
16/05/2018 at 11:08
Junior Travel Ambassadors
16/05/2018 at 11:12
Reception visit to Thorndon Country Park
16/05/2018 at 11:18
Veggie Run Update
03/05/2018 at 11:01
Veggie Run
20/04/2018 at 11:12
School Council visit the Deputy Mayor
29/03/2018 at 08:36
Free Cycle Training
27/03/2018 at 18:50
16/03/2018 at 10:44
16/03/2018 at 12:33
12/03/2018 at 11:19
Primary Schools Athletics Association
08/03/2018 at 08:29
Swimming Gala
08/03/2018 at 08:32
Reception in the Snow
28/02/2018 at 08:07
Y6 Fun in the snow
28/02/2018 at 11:36
Year Six Hockey
23/02/2018 at 11:16
Safer Internet Day
09/02/2018 at 06:37
Young Voices 2018
08/02/2018 at 10:35
Book parent consultation meetings online
08/02/2018 at 13:27
500 Words
07/02/2018 at 13:11
02/02/2018 at 08:54
Rock Steady
18/01/2018 at 08:58
Rock Steady
18/01/2018 at 09:08
Junior Travel Ambassors
09/01/2018 at 09:00
Christmas Carol Concert
20/12/2017 at 08:34
Moz the Monster
20/12/2017 at 15:58
Y1 Christmas Play
15/12/2017 at 09:45
'Best School Dinner Ever!'
15/12/2017 at 12:21
'Key To Life' Bus
10/12/2017 at 11:45
10/12/2017 at 18:10
Primary Sports Hall Athletics Competition
06/12/2017 at 13:00
Branfil Sports Crew
06/12/2017 at 13:03
All Different, All Equal
17/11/2017 at 14:52
Children In Need
17/11/2017 at 16:34
10/11/2017 at 12:16
10/11/2017 at 12:22
Cross Country
09/11/2017 at 08:22
09/11/2017 at 08:23
Reception Outside Area
08/11/2017 at 10:30
19/10/2017 at 10:20
Year 6 Football
13/10/2017 at 13:26
05/10/2017 at 15:27
Year Group pages
22/09/2017 at 16:25
Welcome to our school
22/09/2017 at 10:00
PTA Pantomime tickets
21/09/2017 at 09:00
Our Year 6 Role Models
05/09/2017 at 15:27
Each Year Group page contains news and features as well as up to date home learning and objective information.
Pupils of the Week 3/7/20
We hope you have had a good week and that you have enjoyed sports day today.

Ash’s pupil of the week is Joshua

We would like to award Joshua with pupil of the week for his excellent work when learning at home. Joshua has been keeping us updated on his work with lots of emails and pictures that we have really enjoyed looking at. We are particularly impressed with Joshua's excellent writing about minibeasts. His handwriting is fab and he has tried so hard to remember his phonics. Well done Joshua, Keep up the great work.

Mrs Tolan, Mrs Smith and Mrs Clarke

Elm’s pupil of the week is Brody

Brody is pupil of the week because he has been working really hard this week with all the activities that he has completed. Mrs Galvin was really impressed with description of his sea creature. He used his phonics and remembered finger spaces. Great work Brody, he should be proud of his work. Keep up the amazing work.

Miss Evenden and Mrs Galvin

Fir’s pupil of the week is Jenson

Jenson is our Pupil of the Week as Mrs Galvin has been really impressed lots of Jenson work this week! He has worked really well in ordering his coins in Maths and he has also drawn his own brilliant version of the Japanese Bridge by Monet! Well done Jenson!

Miss O'Toole, Miss Kemp and Mrs Bambury 


Remember to keep sending in your work as we enjoy looking at it.

Reception Team
Pupil of the Week 3.7.20
Good Afternoon Everyone :) 

This weeks Pupil's of the Week are ... 

Michael H, Lucie and Bella

Michael was chosen by Miss Saker because he wrote a fantastic acrostic poem all about space. She was blown away by his knowledge of space and was really impressed with the vocabulary he used in his poem. He even included a simile. Well done!
Mrs Parveen and Miss Saker 

Lucie was chosen by Miss Morriss because she has worked hard all week, especially with writing, including full stops and capital letters. She completed maths using money and did everything with a smile on her face. Well done! 
Mrs McGovern and Miss Morriss

Bella was chosen by Mrs Goodman for her excellent diary entry about being in space. She included punctuation and made an excellent improvement on her handwriting. Fantastic work Bella. 
Miss Quinn and Mrs Goodman

Well done to all the children working so hard in school and thank you to those children who are still sending work to the year 1 emails! Please keep it up :D

We look forward to seeing you at transition circle times! 

Miss Quinn, Mrs Parveen and Mrs McGovern
Pupil of the week
Hello everyone! It has been lovely to speak to some of you this week and we are really looking forward to seeing most of you at our transition circle times. We have missed you all so much.

Here are this weeks pupils of the week:

2 Cedar - Isacc
Isaac is pupil of the week because he created a fantastic piece of art. In school he has been trying his best with all tasks this week and been happy every day. Well done Isaac!

2 Beech - Maksim
Maksim is pupil of the week because he has been working very hard at home. He has been completing white rose maths activities, keeping up with his reading and enjoying looking at plants for our science topic. Well done Maksim!

 2 Holly – Alexia
Pupil of the week in 2 Holly is Alexia. While Alexia has been in school she has been working incredibly hard to improve her writing and her Maths skills. I was particularly impressed with this fact file about a famous person. Keep up the amazing work Alexia! 

We are looking forward to seeing some of your work for our Arts and Culture home learning pack over the next two weeks. Please remember to send it to the following email address:

Take care
Mrs White, Mrs Evans and Miss Morriss
3.7.20 Pupil of the Week
Hello year 3!

We cannot believe that we are now in July! Thank you for continuing to send your work into us. 
Our Pupils of the Week's are:

3 Maple – Molly B

Molly has been chosen as 3 Maple’s Pupil of The Week for her positive attitude towards working in school. She has been back in a Key Worker bubble since June and always comes into school with a smile on her face. Molly has worked hard on her maths, even when she finds it tricky and tackles her work with enthusiasm and determination. Mrs Parveen has been very impressed. Well done Molly, keep it up! 😊

3 Oak – Aaron

We have chosen Aaron as 3 Oak’s Pupil of the Week because he has been working hard at home and keeping up a high standard of work as well. He’s completed a range of tasks and is always polite on the phone. We were very impressed with his neat handwriting and excellent presentation. Here you can see a proud photo of him with a labelled model of the Himalayas. Well done Aaron 😊

3 Hazel – Tia

Tia has impressed us this week with her excellent writing. She has taken the time to carefully plan her story, write it up clearly and then edit it at the end. Tia used paragraphs well and inverted commas correctly when a character is speaking. She has also produced a great piece of art in the style of Jackson Pollock. Great effort Tia, keep it up! 😊

Miss Tuck, myself and your new teachers are really looking forward to seeing you all at your circle time sessions soon.

Keep working hard and have a great weekend!
Pupil of the Week - 03.07.20
Hello Year 4!

We hope you enjoyed our virtual sports day today! We'd love to see your videos.

Here are the pupils of the week.

4 Birch
This week we have chosen Finley T!  He has worked really hard in school this week. He wrote a fantastic character description about Granny from George’s Marvellous Medicine and he also showed great perserverance when completing his maths tasks.  Keep up the great work Finley! Well done!

4 Larch
This week I have chosen Sophie!  She did a great piece of persuasive writing, designed a toy and created an advert for it.  She also showed great perseverance when completing her maths tasks.  Well doen Sophie!

4 Rowan
My pupil of the week is Daniel! He has been been working hard at home on his white rose maths. He has also been enjoying doing his science work and has created a very detailed food chain where he was able to order the animals in the correct food chain group. Well done Daniel!

We are looking forward to seeing you all soon!
Keep smiling :-)

Mrs Goodman, Miss Briton, Mrs Harris and Miss O
Pupil of the Week
5 Hawthorn

Tilly Hewitt has been nominated by her bubble leader Ms Parveen this week. She has been using her retrieval skills to find key information about different animals and has started to write an animal fact file. She has been adhering to all the social distancing rules and has been lovely to teach. Well done Tilly!

5 Aspen

Pupil of the Week for 5 Aspen is Jessica. I was really impressed to see how hard Jessica has been working at home: keeping active, working hard in English and maths and even her dedication to achieve her baking badge! She designed the cake to represent her favourite book/film – Mary Poppins. Keep up the hard work!

5 Alder

This week I have chosen Noah to be our Pupil of the Week. Noah has been working incredibly throughout the entire time he has been learning from home. This week was particularly impressive as he not only produced a fantastic piece of artwork inspired by Matisse, he also produced a fantastic narrative poem that was full of suspense and excitement. Well done Noah!
Welcome To The World
Some very exciting news from the Year 6 team... Mrs Cullender has had her baby. A beautiful baby girl, born today at 1.26am, weighing 7lbs 2ozs.

Mummy, Daddy and Emily are all doing very well.

Congratulations to Mr and Mrs Cullender, we wish the three of you lots of happiness always.

Miss Bain x and Miss Philpot x