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Creative Arts - Art and Design Technology

At Daubeney, the children are given the opportunity to have a broad, balanced and exciting curriculum. Art is taught through our cross-curricular lessons with a special focus during Art weeks throughout the year. We will inspire, engage and challenge pupils, equipping them with the knowledge and...

Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Development

...e Performances Volunteers Visitors – e.g Holocaust survivors Rights Respecting Schools Attendance Charity Support – marathon School Council and Elections Playground Friends Prefects Student subject teams Trips RE Days and enrichment experiences Tree Planting (Mabl...

SEND and Our Local Offer

Our SENDCO Welcome to the Blossom Federation SEND offer. From the moment I took over as SENDCO at Daubeney, my dedicated team and I have tried to create a personalised experience for you - and bring back, the element of working together to serve your child. Our inclusive curriculum is supported by...

Assessment

Assessment Policy and Procedures Why Assess? We assess to be sure that all children across the Blossom Federation can make as much progress in their learning as they possibly can. By assessing children’s achievements in their work, further progress in their learning can be planned for. Assessment...

Governors

Welcome to the Governing Body section of the website. My name is Will Emms and I am the Chair of Governors of the Blossom Federation of Daubeney, Sebright & Lauriston Schools and Children Centres. Our governors represent our wider school community: elected parent and staff governors, one Local...

Daubeney Children's Centre

Daubeney Children’s Centre is just down the road from Daubeney Primary School. The centre shares its state of the art facilities with Daubeney Nursery which is a high quality and beautiful environment for children to learn. The centre is run by our Children’s Centre Manager – Suzanne Carmichael –...

Safeguarding

At Daubeney we are passionate about and committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and visitors to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support...

Religious Education

Intent Across the Blossom Federation, our RE curriculum provides children with an understanding and appreciation for beliefs, cultural practices and values. The Blossom Federation follows The Hackney Education agreed syllabus and lesson plans where available. We hold six designated RE days at the...

Humanities - History & Geography

Intent To deliver a broad and balanced curriculum, which includes ensuring children are able to access cross curricular subjects like Geography, History and RE regularly. To have a deeper understanding of the world that we live in by learning in a cross curricular, creative and experiential way. To...

Computing

Intent For computing, the intent is that all children are introduced to and supported to use technology in a variety of ways and for a wide range of purposes. We aim to give the children the appropriate skills they need for computer science, information technology and digital literacy, as well as...

Science and Sustainability

Science We recognise the importance of Science in every aspect of daily life. As one of the core subjects taught in Primary Schools, we give the teaching and learning of Science the prominence it requires. Our vision for science is, “to ensure that children are given a science curriculum, which...

Starting Reception in September

Your Teachers The Early Years Curriculum at Daubeney Your child will be learning skills, acquiring new knowledge and demonstrating their understanding through seven areas of learning and development. There are three prime areas that are embedded in everything we do: Communication and Language...

Nursery Open Evenings

Is your child 3-4 years old? Are you looking for a Nursery space? Come and visit us, meet the teachers, play in our wonderful nursery and collect an application form. We have AM, PM and Full Time spaces available. Need to know more? Take a look at what we're learning in Nursery and see some of our...

Wider Curriculum

Wildlife Watch Welcome to our wildlife watch page! We have a motion detecting camera set up in our Hop Garden ready to catch the night time adventures of the animals that visit when we have left school! Check back here for new photo and video updates to see who has been visiting us!

Ofsted

The Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (Ofsted) regulates and inspects to achieve excellence in the care of children and young people, and in education and skills for learners of all ages. Following a recent visit by Ofsted’s inspectors (October 2023), we are...

Year 5

Class Teachers Residential 2024 Parent Meeting Spelling test Spellings will be handed out on a Friday and the test will be the following Friday. Times tables tests Times tables will be handed out on a Friday and the test will be the following week. This is timed so please try to practice using a...

Literacy

At Daubeney we are committed to raising standards in Literacy and follow the National Curriculum in order maintain accurate coverage across the year. In order to maximise opportunities to develop literacy skills, we make cross curricular links wherever possible. In Early Years we follow the Early...

About our Curriculum

At The Blossom Federation of Daubeney, Sebright and Lauriston Schools, we shape our curriculum to ensure all pupils have access to a rich, exciting, experiential curriculum, which celebrates the rich diversity of our schools. Drawing on the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage and...

Nurture Group - The Nest

The Nest is a place for children to have the opportunity to grow in confidence and become engaged, successful learners in their classrooms and the school community. Nurture is an environment where adults and children work closely together; a place where mistakes and accidents are discussed; where...

Admissions

Daubeney is moving to a two form entry sized primary school. There are currently two classes of Reception children and this will continue for the academic year 2023 and beyond. It is currently three form entry primary school in Years 5 & 6 although it retains three classes of Year 2 children....

Ambassadors

Their role is to be helpful, polite, friendly, respectful and caring. They are smartly dressed and support the staff in maintaining discipline. They are responsible for promoting our school values and expectations of behavior, meet and greet visitors and escort them around our school and being a...

Year 3 - Sharing our Great Learning

Our Year 3 pupil was excited today to share his learning with other classes. The pupil in Year 3 visited Mr Matvad in Year 4 to share their learning. They transformed their bedroom into a chocolate haven filled with adjectives and descriptive language

Year 3 - Visit the Adventure Playground

Year 3 children showed lots of fantastic skills at the adventure playground today. It was fabulous to see how they supported one another and developed new skills. They also encouraged each other to try things that maybe they have not done before. As we left Zara said, "That wasn't an hour!...

Year 3 - Mapping Skills Day

Year 3 immersed themselves into the world of maps. Firstly, they helped some pirates to find their missing treasure by building and then using their knowledge of grid references and coordinates. They then worked together to identify symbols that are used on maps, leading to an interesting...

Reception - Visit from Perform

Reception were lucky enough to receive a visit from Perform . The children had a wonderful time exploring the theme of Castles, Knights and Princesses and using drama, dance and singing to help develop their confidence, concentration and social skills

Year 3 Visit Kew Gardens

To further their knowledge & interest in their class topic of rainforests, Year 3 visited Kew Gardens. They were in awe of the exotic Palm House (built in the Victorian period, they noted), and especially by how hot and humid it was inside, just like the rainforest. Those wearing glasses...

School Council Visit the Houses of Parliament

School Council visited the Houses of Parliament on 16th October 2019. They were taken on a tour, where they got to see and learn about the history and what happens in the Houses of Parliament. They got to watch MP’s debate in the House of Commons, Theresa May was there too. The School Council...

Year 6 - Visit from Bola Abisogun OBE FRICS

Year 6 were lucky enough to have a visit from Bola Abigosun where he explained to the children what a surveyor does. The children were inspired to hear about someone from Kingsmead Estate who went onto finish university with a first class honours degree and receive an award from Prince Charles. The...

Year 6 Graduation - Goodbye Class of 2020

The time has finally come to say goodbye to our Year 6 children though we know it's not goodbye forever because you are welcome to come visit Daubeney whenever you wish. It has been a memorable year, more memorable than most, but we will never forget all of you and how special you were to all...

Prefect Applications for 2020-21

Job starts in September - applications accepted from Year 5 only A prefect is appointed by the Executive Headteacher on the recommendation of the Senior management team and other staff. It is expected that prefects will follow and demonstrate the Daubeney Standards in their everyday lives. Position...

Year 6 Visit to The London Eye

On 26th November Year visited the South Bank acting as investigative journalists. As part of our immersion for The London Eye Mystery they had to visit the last place Salim was seen. They investigated the area and spoke with staff so they can use their quotes in their newspaper articles. They also...

Year 4 - Natural History Museum

On Wednesday 27th November, the Year 4 pupils enjoyed a visit to the Museum of Natural History. They viewed the earthquake galleries and found all the information they learnt in class available on the display. It was very interesting to see how much the pupils knew, especially how earthquakes are...

Reception - Blue Class: Concept Cat Visit

Concept Cat came to visit Blue class for our Launch Pad for Language session yesterday. Concept Cat loves learning so Blue class did lots of learning too. Concept Cat will visit us every Wednesday for the next few weeks to helps us with our learning

An Elf Visits KS1

This week we had an interesting visitor to KS1! A real elf came to see and play with us. She made snow like magic and told us a fun story! We even got a present as we left! Christmas is sure to be great this year!

Year 2 - Church Visit

We visited St Barnabas Church to prepare for our nativity next week! We listened to the story of the nativity and some of us had the chance to act it out as well! Are you excited to see us in the nativity next week?

Baller Boys Author Visit

To celebrate World Book Day (5th March 2020), Daubeney had a very special visit from Venessa Taylor, author of the book ‘Baller Boys’ which is based on our late Coach Reece and his football team. The children got to learn about the characters, hear an exclusive extract from the story...

Year 5 Residential 2019 - Day 4

[menu name="year5-residential-2019"] It’s day 4 and you’d have thought the tiredness would have set in by now... well it has with the teachers. The children are just as energised as ever. They finished last night with wider games and the usual hot chocolate before bed. This...

Times Tables Rock Stars

Daubeney is truly rocking with their times tables! There are too many rock heroes to count. A huge congratulations to 3T as they are on top of the league table this week. Good luck in the battles everyone. Please visit the website every Friday for an update on the league table and information on...

Year 2 - The London Fire Brigade Visit

Today The London Fire Brigade came in to visit us in Year 2. Sandra told us all about the fire brigade and what they wear and do. She taught what to do in case of a fire and to call 999. She also told us to learn our address and postcode as that’s very important to know. We learnt how to keep...

Year 5 and 6 Residential 2020 - Day 4

[menu name="year5-6-residential-2020"] It’s Day 4 and you’d have thought the tiredness would have set in by now... well it has for the adults! The children are just as energised as ever. After a hearty breakfast, they were pasting their way down, by now, a well trodden and...

Year 6 Spanish Champions visit Petchey Academy

Our Spanish Champions from Year 6 visited Petchey Academy and observed a Year 7 Spanish lesson. It was a great opportunity for our Year 6 pupils to get to know what Spanish is like in Secondary school and to work alongside Year 7 pupils. They enjoyed working together and sharing their experiences...

Year 3 - Stone Age workshop at the Hackney Museum

Year 3 have been learning all about the Stone Age this term. During their visit to the Hackney museum, they got an insight into how Hackney was during the Stone Age era. They were able to have a touch of a range of artefact replicas including animal fur, flint tools and fossilised poop; they were...

Year 6 - Transition Week 5F to 6S

It’s been an absolutely fantastic week for the new 6S and an incredibly busy one too. In just one week the children have: completed a piece of writing, published it and begun their writing folders for Year 6; taken part in school council elections; practised their dancing for the end of year...

Boys Book Club - 21st May 2019

Today (21st May 2019) the Boys in the book club were treated to a selection of myths and legends, stories with witches, dragons, wizards and adventures. After reading some stories we got a chance to watch a myth using the Myths and legends website, which is free and has loads of amazing myths to...

Daubeney Student Wins The Leaders Award

We are super proud of this student, who had the incredible opportunity to visit Kingston University to accept her award for her entry in The Leaders Award competition. She was one of two Year 3 winners out of a total of 48,000 entries. She acted as a superb representative of Daubeney on the day and...

Newsletter - 4th March 2016

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4th March 2016

Nursery Visit to St Barnabas Church

Recently Nursery visited St Barnabas church on Homerton High street. Children eagerly listened to the Christmas story about baby Jesus. Children even took part in acting out the story. Agnes and Ben were Mary and Joseph, some children were the angels, shepherds and others were kings. Everyone took...

ORDER, ORDER! The House will hear...

Last Friday, Daubeney's finest school council members were given the marvellous opportunity to attend a visit to The Houses of Parliament in company of Miss Bree, Mr. West and City Year's own Mr. N. The trip allowed for the group to venture into the heart of London, specifically the area of...

Philip Womack visits Year 6

To meet a real life author was something that the Year 6 children were thrilled to experience. Philip Womack did not fail to deliver, as he presented an exciting and engaging session on supporting the Year 6 children to create their own mythical stories based on his book; 'The Broken King'....

Reception - Blue Class Visit Homerton Fire Station

Blue Class went to visit the Homerton Fire Station on Homerton high street.We got to go inside a fire engine and look at all the equipment that’s inside it. We were excited to have a go at squirting water from the hose…We also met their pet fish

Nursery visit to Old MacDonald's Farm

Nursery had a wonderful time visiting Old MacDonald's Farm. We looked at lots of farm animals and even stroked the rabbits, guinea pigs and a European eagle owl. The children enjoyed going on the rides and having lunch with their class. A big thank to all parents who volunteered to help out!

Nursery visit the Daubeney Bus

Nursery had a great time visiting the Daubeney bus. We looked inside and even got to sit on the drivers seat!

Newsletter - 12th June 2015

Dear Parents and Carers, Last half term was very busy with many exciting trips, poetry workshops and ending with a spectacular Foundation Stage Performance. It was a delight to see our young children confidently talk aloud and perform some amazing songs and dances from around the world. We have a...

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12th June 2015

Newsletter - 23rd October 2015

Dear Parents and Carers, Half term already and a well deserved holiday for all. It was great to have an ex-pupil in school from 1953 and for him to share his experience with the chil-dren. I would just like to remind all parents that when in school they are role models and as such should be-have in...

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23rd October 2015

Newsletter - 13th November 2015

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13th November 2015

Newsletter - 18th December 2015

Dear Parents and Carers, The last day of term has finally arrived and what a busy term it has been. Daubeney has truly celebrated Christmas this year and we hope you have en-joyed the array of performances and events. We always welcome your feedback and look to improve what we do. Enjoy the festive...

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18th December 2015

Newsletter - 15th January 2016

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15th January 2016

Newsletter - 29th January 2016

Dear Parents and Carers, January draws to a close and is usually a dull month but not at Daubeney! Lots of exciting trips and events have taken place. The trip to The Royal Ballet was extra special and the visit to the Ministry of Stories was inspirational. In school we have had an African story...

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29th January 2016

Newsletter - 12th February 2016

Dear Parents and Carers, Half way through the year already! I am sure you have noticed our work has begun in the play-ground, this is a huge investment for the school but one which will be of great benefit to our children. The children are all very excited to see the finished product. When we...

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12th February 2016

Newsletter - 24th March 2016

Dear Parents and Carers, Spring term has come to an end and the holidays are upon us. I would like to congratulate Ms Douglas on her appointment as Headteacher at another school and wish her all the best for the future. Mr Logan will become the new Head of School from May half term. We are looking...

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24th March 2016

Junior Literacy Team visit the Nursery

On Tuesday 18th June, the Junior Literacy Team visited the Nursery to read stories to the children. The team sat in the 'Reading Jungle', the Nursery's book corner and read books including Curious George and even a book by Mo Farah called 'Ready Steady Mo'. The children loved...

Newsletter - 29th April 2016

Dear Parents and Carers, I hope everyone is impressed with the improvements we have made to our school over the past few years. Our playgrounds are looking great and today we opened the KS1 section. The children have been waiting patiently and have been very excited. At Daubeney, we appreciate that...

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29th April 2016

Newsletter - 16th May 2016

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16th May 2016

Newsletter - 27th May 2016

Dear Parents and Carers, Half term is here and there are only 7 school weeks until will finish for the Summer. We have lots of exciting events planned for our final half term, ending with a grand finale carnival on 21st July. Our Summer Fair is on Saturday 25th June and will be a fantastic event as...

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27th May 2016

Newsletter - 14th October 2016

Dear Parents and Carers, As we rapidly approach the end of our first half-term I am truly inspired by the growth and development that I have seen in our children over the last six weeks. One example of that growth you too will bear witness to, when you read the articles written by the members of...

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14th October 2016

Newsletter - 11th November 2016

Dear Parents and Carers, Unsurprisingly, our Autumn 2 half-term has got off to a wonderful start! As per usual, there were lots of activities for our children to develop their knowledge and skills, notably our various Black History Month activities in our first week back. I was really impressed by...

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11th November 2016

Newsletter - 25th November 2016

Dear Parents and Carers, Here at Daubeney we pride ourselves on providing memorable and magical learning opportunities for our students, and it fills me with great pleasure to share in this edition of our newsletter SOME of the wonderful activities our students have partak-en in over the last...

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25th November 2016

Newsletter - 13th January 2017

Dear Parents and Carers, Firstly, I would like to say an official happy New Year to you all and welcome back. I hope that you had a peaceful holiday and are looking forward to the year ahead. 2017 here at Daubeney has got off to an absolutely fantastic start! As many of you will know we were...

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13th January 2017

Newsletter - 27th January 2017

Dear Parents and Carers, It is with great pleasure that I yet again have the opportunity to celebrate the incredible teaching and learning that takes place here at Daubeney on a daily basis! As you read this edition of our fortnightly newsletter you will see a snapshot of the plethora of...

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27th January 2017

Maths Family Workshop

This workshop had a focus of using stories to teach mathematics and helping children develop mastery. The parents had the opportunity to learn strategies to help with the mastery of concept: everything from basic counting to doing algebra. The book we focused on was "One is a snail, ten is a...

Year 5 - IntoUniversity Centre

The children in 5M, 5F and 5Mc had a wonderful time exploring engineering at the 'IntoUniversity Centre' in Clapton. The three classes went on different days but all had the opportunity to use their designing and engineering skills to create a solution for a problem that was posed by the...

Year 5 - Geography: Tanzania

This week we have been learning about physical and human geography of Tanzania. Physical geography are natural landmarks such as mountains and beaches and human geography are man made landmarks such as buildings and cities. Where in Tanzania would you like to visit?

Nursery - Maths Junior Team

The members of the Maths Junior Team visited the Nursery to interact with the younger pupils and help them gain an understanding of Maths. Each member planned what activities they thought would be most engaging for the children. The time passed quickly and soon it was time to leave but not before...

Nursery - Visit Old MacDonald's Farm

Nursery had a wonderful time at Old MacDonald's Farm last week. They got to meet and feed so many animals, including and the Josh the pony, Thumbelina the rabbit and Gladdis the tortoise. Some children enjoyed stoking the animals too! The children went on some great rides and played in the...

Year 1 - Science in the Hop Garden

Last week Year 1 visited the Hop Garden as part of our Science topic 'Nature All Around Us'. We looked for plants that were growing in our school environment and explored the bug hotels too! We then practised our sketching skills by drawing our favourite plant in the garden. We had lots of...

Reception - Mae Jamison Visit

Reception have been learning about space and had a very special guest in to visit. Mae Jamison came along and we asked her lots of questions about her life and she talked about following her dreams, despite not always being encouraged to

Year 4 - Dream Catcher

The children in Year 4 on Thursday 4th March 2021 had a lovely session with Mr Ricardo when they decorated our HOP Garden with beautiful dreamcatchers. Make sure you visit the Hop Garden to see the amazing display

Duckling Class - St Barnabas Church Trip

On Wednesday, we visited our local church! We walked to the high street, looking carefully where we were going and remembering what we learnt at road safety. When we arrived at the church we had a look around and listened to the story of The Nativity. Some of us were able to dress up as people from...

Daubeney Book Corners

The Junior Literacy Team visited all the classes from Nursery to Year 6 to check out everyone's book corners and judge them for the competition. We saw very creative and colourful corners with themes such as space, oceans, jungles and even hot air balloons! We want to show off our book corners...

Year 2 trip to Hackney city farm

Today, we visited Hackney City Farm to explore what animals live nearby in our local area. We had so much fun investigating which animals lived on each part of the farm and had a go at making each of the animal noises. We discussed what each animal liked in their habitat and how they moved around...

Duckling Class - Hello Alan! Welcome to Earth

This week, an Alien named Alan visited us from outer space! We introduced ourselves to Alan and made him feel very welcome! We created space pictures using chalk to make Alan feel at home and showed Alan how to sort items by colour and shape! We're very excited to show Alan the smells and...

Year 3 Trip to Horniman Museum

The children today 10 October 2023 had a great time visiting the museum and exploring the Amazon Rainforest galleries. They also had a lesson in the museum discussing the Amazon Rainforest and the people who live there

Year 5 - Sea Life Trip

Year 5 visited the lovely Sea Life Aquarium in relation to what they are learning in science. They observed a variety of sea creatures, living things and the habitats; a great opportunity for them to use their inner curiosity, to explore about the wonders of marine life

Reception - Duckling Class - Week 2

In Week 2, we had a fantastic Road Safety Workshop where a visitor came in to talk to us about how to safely cross the road. We had so much fun and learnt so much! We had a visit from Nova, our federation dog! This is the first time we have met Nova, and look forward to seeing her again next week!...

Year 2 - Zoo Trip 2023

We had so much fun visiting the zoo last week as part of our Science learning! We were able to get up close to lots of animals including lions, tigers, monkeys, gorillas and penguins. Ask us about our favourite animals when you see us!

Nursery visit Daubeney Bus

During polling day Nursewry visited the Daubeney Bus. They all explored the driving seat and the wonderful space upstairs and downstairs

Year 2 - Road Safety Workshop

Today year 2 had a special visitor in class to talk to us about road safety. We thought about different types of vehicles you would find on the road, where to find a safe place to cross the road, and what we should do when crossing

Duckling Class - Our first trip!

Today (16/11/23), was our very first school trip! Group 1 of Duckling Class visited Homerton Library! We enjoyed looking through different books from fiction to Non-fiction, and we enjoyed reading them to each other. We were lucky enough to be able to take books back to school! We are so excited...

Duckling Class - Library Visit

This week was Group 2s first week at the Library. We enjoyed our walk to Homerton library, we listened carefully to the library rules and then we explored the children's section. We founds lots of books that we would like to read and we were able to bring some of them back to school!

Duckling Class - Daubeney Fields Trip

On Wednesday, we visited our local park. We visited the park because we have been learning about maps. We have been finding out what a map is and what is is used for. We have looked at road maps, zoo maps, tube maps and many other maps. We created a a walking route that was safe to walk to Daubeney...

Year 1 - Parrot Class visited the Hackney School of Food.

Parrot class visited the Hackney School of Food today. We made rainbow salad and green cheese scones. We had fun practising our knife skills and chopping salad leaves. We also discussed our sense of taste as this relates to our science topic, 'Animals including humans'. We also said that...

Duckling Class - Library

We enjoyed our last weekly visit until after Christmas to the library. We loved looking at the different books and enjoyed listening to a story

Spanish - First week

Very busy week for students at Daubeney after the summer break! Students in Year 1 have enjoyed singing along to familiar songs and revisiting greetings, while students in Year 5 have had the opportunity to improve their memory skills to help vocabulary retention through games, and learning about...

Duckling Class - Final Christmas Week 2023

This week has been our final week of Autumn 2. We have been doing a lot of different Christmas/seasonal activities. This includes showing of our nativity (video coming soon!) making decorations, cards, making gingerbread men, practising wrapping presents and talking about what we will be doing...

Toucan class visit the RAF museum

Year 3 visited the RAF museum to explore linkages, levers and pulleys linking to our DT topic this term

Year 6 Hawk Class - Into University Experience

Monday During Our Into University Experience, On Monday, we did the carousel activity learning bout psychology, philosophy, classics and social sciences. Tuesday On Tuesday we did self portraits or our fellow peers. . In the afternoon, we carried out research, created fact files and biography and...

Year 6 – Eagles Class: Into University

Monday We learnt about what liberal arts are and the subjects that make it up. We took part in a carousel activity about psychology, philosophy, classics and social sciences. At each activity, we learnt about what that subject means and then completed an activity that relates to our learning. An...

Venessa Taylor Author Visit

KS2 had the amazing opportunity to meet 'Baller Boys' author Venessa Taylor. She ran an exciting workshop with each year group which involved fun activities, hearing her read a chapter of the book and answer the children's questions. Some lucky children even got signed copies of the...

Sav Akyuz Author Visit

KS1 had the amazing opportunity to meet 'Bear Moves' author Sav Akyuz. He ran a fun, interactive workshop with Year 1 and 2 children full of energy and laughs. After giving a brief introduction to his work as a writer, and illustrator, he created an imaginary character with the help of the...

Year 2 - British Science Week 2024

Year 2 have enjoyed British science weeks by carrying out experiments, visiting a science exhibition and welcoming real life scientists to our school

Year 2 science Trip - March 2024

This week Year 2 visited Hackney Marshes to finish our Plants topic. We went on a plant hunt to see what is growing in our local environment and spent some time sketching the plants we could see

Duckling Class - Easter Trip

Leading up to the Easter holidays, Duckling Class visited St Barnabas Church where we told the story about where and when Easter started. We had fun dressing up for different parts of the story!

Year 3 - Synagogue Letter 2024

As part of the National Curriculum for year three, all pupils are expected to learn about Judaism and visit their place of worship which is the synagogue. Pupils must know and understand what can be seen and what happens in a synagogue. Pupils will d

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26th April 2024

Year 2 trip to Temple Bar

Year 2 visited lots of places near Temple Bar to learn more about Sir Christopher Wren and how he helped to rebuild London after the Great Fire. We had lots of fun dressing up, visiting the Millenium Bridge, building towers, writing with feather quills and so much more!

Junior Literacy Team Trip to the Roald Dahl Museum

The Junior Literacy Team had the amazing opportunity to visit the Roald Dahl Museum. We enjoyed looking in the galleries, learning about Roald Dahl's life and doing fun activities. We also explored the village where Roald Dahl lived and saw places that inspired some of his stories

Year 5 – Mexican textiles

As we start a new Content and Language Integrated project at Daubeney, children today had the opportunity to revisit their historical, geographical and cultural knowledge of Mexico through a range of different sources. Students were introduced to los rebozos, and a range of different textiles –...

Spanish Champions at Tate Modern

A group of Spanish Champions had the chance to visit the Tate Modern this week, where they explored various works of art by Hispanic artists. Amongst these artists was Doris Salcedo, a Colombian-born visual artist and sculptor. Her work took the form of a long crack in the floor in 2007, and today...

Gardening Afterschool Club

The gardening club began by introducing the important rules to children when it comes to using the school garden, for instance listening to each other, working in teams, being safe when using tools, taking respectful care of plants, fruits and vegetables etc so this was well followed by all the...

2L RE day trip

Last week 2L went on a trip to East London Mosque to learn more about the religion of Islam. We visited various parts of the mosque, learning about the environment and layout, and we also learnt about some actions that would be seen when Muslims are praying. We discussed why there are separate...

Art Team Easter Competition

Take part in this years Young Artists Summer Show, presented by the Royal Academy of Arts. Submit a piece of artwork based on any theme, using any materials to admin@daubeney.hackney.sch.uk by the 21st April for submission into the competition. For more information, visit the Royal Academy website

Year 4 - 4L Visit Hackney School of Food

4L had a fantastic time at Hackney School of Food on Thursday 10th November. We learnt some useful cooking skills such as how to hold a knife correctly to chop vegetables and how to use a stove. We then cooked a tasty vegetarian paella and learnt about its history from Spain as well as the...

Nurture Group - Breakfast with Mr Logan

Today we had a visitor in Nurture. We had breakfast with Mr Logan. "it was fun talking to the Headteacher" "I like visitors"

Year 4M IntoUniversity

Today, 9-07-2021, the children in 4M were excited to meet the team from IntoUniversity via on online Google Meet session. The children learnt all about different careers and the skills needed to pursue certain jobs. They will visit Into University when they are in Year 5 and a whole week in Year 6

The Junior Literacy Team Visit Everyone's Book Corners

The Junior Literacy Team visited all the classes from Nursery to Year 6 to check out everyone's book corners and judge them for the competition. We saw very creative and colourful corners with themes such as space, oceans, jungles and even hot air balloons! We want to show off our book corners so...

Nursery's Pet Hamster

Nursery had a very special visitor. Violette's mummy very kindly brought in their pet hamster to show the children. The children enjoyed having ‘Cherry’ the hamster in our class. They were super excited to see Cherry and were being very gentle, stroking him carefully. A big thank...

Nurture Group - Hackney City Farm

Last week Friday we were lucky enough to go visit Hackney City Farm. "We saw the pink pigs and it went oink oink and they had oval noses" "My favourite part of the trip was the ducks, I heard the ducks saying quack" " I loved all the animals in the farm except for the pig...

Nursery - A special little visitor...

Today the children in Nursery were visited by a special and super cute member of the Daubeney family, Oreo. The children were excited as they watched him hop around the Nursery. We talked about what rabbits eat, where they live and other animals we can keep as pets!

Year 3 - Oreo Bugs Came to Visit 3HC!

Daubeny's school pet Oreo Bugs came to visit 3HC with Miss Asiya! The children were well excited but remained calm so that they don't scare him away. Well done 3HC!

Year 6 - 6M IntoUniversity

The children in 6M enjoyed a whole week of activities with the team from IntoUniversity. They discussed and learnt all about life at university, the courses on offer and activities provided by many different institutes. They children also discussed diversity and empathy and visited the Dialogue Hub...

Year 5 - Trip to Science Museum

It was our first trip of Year 5 - can you believe it? We certainly could by the end of the day - we were so tired! We visited the museum as part of our science unit on space but we also so many other amazing things!

Year 1 - RE Trip to St. Barnabus Church

Year 1 had lots of fun for our RE day trip this half term. We visited St. Barnabus Church in Homerton. Reverend Clive told us all about the church, what happens during a mass, and about the community that visit to pray together

Year 5 - Ducklings Come to Visit

Daubeney has had a bunch of new friends in the form of ducklings! They started last week off in Year 3 and have now arrived in Year 5. We have been loving playing with them and watching them grow and play!

Reception - Trip to Hackney School of Food

On Monday, we visited the Hackney School of Food. We made pizza by making our dough and adding tomato paste, cheese and oregano to match the colours of the Italian flag. We also made fruit kebabs, using bananas, pears, blueberries and raspberries. After we made our food, we enjoyed eating it in the...

Year 6 WOW Day - The UK!

Today we completed our learning for our Autumn 1 topic - the UK! We sketched our favourite landmarks in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. We then created sculptures of our favourite landmarks. Which landmarks have you visited in the UK? Do you have a favourite landmark? Why?

Therapy Dog

Research has shown many benefits to therapy and reading dogs in school settings. Daubeney School has introduced the access to a dog promoting emotional well-being, curiosity and engagement as an additional provision for pupils with high additional needs at school. Although there is a risk in...

Family Phonics Workshop - Session 3

Thank you to all the parents and carers that attended our third family phonics session today. We focus on oral segmenting and blending and the children had a great time feeding 'Metal Mike' all the words. We revisited all of our phase 2 sounds and then practised reading CVC words by segmenting and...

Year 5 – Spanish - Antonio Gaudí. Trencadis technique

As part of a series of cross curricular lessons, year 5 have explored the famous Catalan architect Antonio Gaudi’s life and work, and created their own artwork inspired by the architect. Trencadís is an artistic method popularised by Gaudi. It is a mosaic-like effect, achieved by cementing together...

Year 3 - Spanish - Mi color favorito

Students in 3P have enjoyed revisiting colours and learning how to ask an answer questions about their favourite colour in today's lesson

Year 6 - 6MC - IntoUni Week

We have spent a week with IntoUni! We learned about inspirational people such as Malala Yousafzai and Martin Luther King Junior. We also visited the Wallace Collection in Central London and Cambridge University! "It was one of the best into uni sessions we had and we had lots of fun with the...

Year 4 - Spanish - Spring Term 1 2023

Outstanding effort from our Year 4 students this half term! Students in Year 4 have enjoyed revisiting food items in Spanish and learning how to share their opinions on food. Students can now talk about what food and drinks they like to have, using a range of positive and negative opinion phrases...

Year 3 - A Bear Searching for His Hat

Year 3 pupils were mesmerised as they had a special visit from a Bear who is searching for his hat. We know that the hat is red, pointy and shiny and Bear teally misses his hat. Year 3 promised to help Bear search for his hat. Have you seen Bear's hat? He really wants it back!

Year 6 - Spring Term 2 – Spanish

This half term Year 6 students at Daubeney have learnt to talk about holidays – they have learnt how to use the immediate future ‘voy a + infinitive verb’ to talk about when and where they are going to go, how they are going to get there and who they are going to go with. Great...

Year 5 – Spanish/Music joint project

As part as a pioneering joint Spanish and Music project, students in Year 5 have revisited vocabulary and structures we originally learnt in the Autumn term. Students are now able to express their musical preferences and justify their opinions using music specific vocabulary, such a timbre ,...

Year 5 – Los planetas

What a great start to this final term! Students in year 5 are learning new vocabulary and grammar structures while learning about space. Students have revisited days of the week and discovered the origins of the words, many of them coming from planets in both, English and Spanish

Reception - Hackney School of Food

On Wednesday, we had the chance to visit Hackney School of Food. We made our own pizzas from scratch, where we mixed ingredients to make the dough. We then used our fine motor skills to cut up our vegetables for our toppings and mixed together a tomato sauce! We rolled out our dough to make our...

Parent Communication - 16th June 2023

It’s been another fun filled and action-packed week here at Daubeney! As stated previously, the summer term is always a busy one, so please visit our website calendar to keep abreast of the many events happening over the next five weeks. https://www.

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16th June 2023

Reception - Old MacDonalds Farm

On Thursday, we visited Old MacDonalds Farm for our end of year trip. We had so much fun! We started off by looking at the animals where we saw pigs, goats, cows, meerkats, alpacas, tortoise, donkeys and rabbits! After lunch, we went on lots of different rides and played in the outdoor and indoor...

Digital Leader Trip

Yesterday, our Digital Leader team had lots of fun visiting the Apple store in Stratford City. There they had the opportunity to code and create with Swift Playgrounds using an iPad. The children experimented with code and designed an app using the About Me playground. They had a great time...

Hispanic Week

We have thoroughly enjoyed learning about different Hispanic cultures and traditions this week. Students in Yr2 designed their own Mexican sombrero , listened and danced to some Mexican folk music; and students in Year3 had the opportunity to learn about Peru’s history. Maybe one day we can all...

6MC Hackney School of Food

The children in 6MC are scheduled to visit Hackney School of Food on Wednesday 5th July. The NEU have announced that there will be industrial strike action on this day, however, we still want the children to be able to enjoy this experience.

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29th June 2023

Professor Brainwave visits Daubeney

Professor Brainwave visited Daubeney Primary School on Tuesday, 26th April, Thursday, 28th April & Friday, 29th April. Children were taken on a mathematical journey of attempting to find a solution where deep learning occurs as the sole focus is not on the answer. The focus was Geometry....

Andrew Weale visits Red Class

We were very lucky that the childrens author Andrew Weale visited Red class

Year 3 - Making Recycled Hats

Year 3 had lots of fun making hats from recycled material. They had a special visit from Eco Active Team to encourage the children to recycle. They were taught what things they can recycle in school and at home. They were put to a challenge to make recycled hats in 5mins. This was hardwork but Year...

Reception visit the V&A Museum of Childhood

Reception visited V&A Museum of Childhood 18th May 2016. Reception really enjoyed looking at different toy mechanisms around the Museum, many of our children dressed up, enjoyed the activities around the museum. Reception also took part in a puppet workshop. they learnt about different types of...

Red Class - Fire Station Visit

As part of Inspire Work Week Red Class went to the Fire Station. Take a look to see what a brilliant time we had! A big thank you to all the parents that volunteered on the day

School Councillors visit Credit Suisse

On Thursday 28th, the Year 5 and 6 School Councillors went to Credit Suisse, Canary Wharf, and took part in a video conference with James Weldon Johnson Leadership Academy, East Harlem, NYC. The students shared collages of their favourite parts of their respective cities, and talked about what they...

Year 1 - Hilda Offen

Year 1 had an exciting visit from the author Hilda Offen . The children were eager to look at her books and were even more surprised when they found out she wrote and illustrated her own books. Hilda very kindly passed around storyboards and books of her work. The children got to experience being...

World Book Day - Author Visits

To celebrate World Book Day, Daubeney were visited by authors Tolulope Ogunmefun, Karen McCombie and Andrew Weale. The children enjoyed a very entertaining performance of Tolulope's book 'The Frog and His Dancing Shoes', an interactive workshop with Andrew Weale and an inspirational...

Year 1 - 1L Visit Virgin Trains in Euston Station

1L had a great trip on Tuesday to visit Virgin Trains in Euston Station as part of work week. We had fun exploring a train and split into groups to learn more. We visited the train shop and found out what it would be like to work there. We took a seat in first class! We also spent time with the...

Year 1 - 1L's Christmas Party

1L had fun yesterday afternoon at their Christmas party. We had lots of yummy food and drink, we listened to music and played games! We also had a very special visit from Father Christmas! 1L wish that everyone has a lovely Christmas holiday :)

Year 1 - 1L: What We Want to be When We're Older

1L had fun dressing up last week to show everyone what they want to be when they are older! We had some fire fighters, footballers, vets and even an Olympic swimmer! Some children even had their picture taken with some police officers that were visiting the school! We had a great time talking about...

Year 1 - 1P visit the Beach

1P had an amazing time at the beach! We went paddling (some of us would have gone for a swim if we could!) and building sandcastles!

Year 1 - 1P Visit Waitrose in Stratford

1P went on a trip to Waitrose in Stratford. We went on the train to Stratford. When we got there we tasted different fruits, we had a go at scanning things on the tills and we went on a shopping list treasure hunt. We had fun!

Year 1 - 1P Zoo Lab

1P had the Zoo Lab in to visit this morning. We were very excited! We saw a giant snail, a cockroach, a frog, a snake and a gerbil. We were able to touch the animals and lots of us even held them! We learnt lots about the animals and had a lovely time

Year 1 - 1T Magical Toy Museum Visit

1T had a visit today from the Magical Toy Museum. We explored different exhibits that showed us lots of types of toys and we had a chance to play with some of them. We discussed how old the toys were, how we could tell and what material they were made from. It was a lovely, magical session!

Year 3 - Kew Gardens

Year 3 had a fantastic learning experience at Kew Gardens to introduce our new topic for the half term: Rainforests! We explored Palm house with our teacher for the day. It was so humid! We discovered that Papaya fruit is used as medicine, and that Banana trees have huge purple flowers! We touched...

Reception - Red Class Visit Homerton Library

Red class had an amazing time visiting the Library. We enjoyed walking to the library. It was great fun walking through all those colourful autumn leaves and we even spotted some pumpkins on the way. When we finally got there, the children sat beautifully listening to a story about a cow that laid...

Reception Hub Velo visit

Reception had a special visitor during Inspire work Week. We met the owner of Hub Velo. He showed us how to change a tire and fix a puncture. We spoke about the different accessories you can buy for road safety. We also went on a interactive tour of his shop and his workshop where he fixes ANY bike...

Year 5 visit the Science Museum

Year 5 recently visited the Science Museum to watch an amazing humanoid robots 3D film all about science, technology and engineering. Year 5 enjoyed all that the film had to teach us and felt inspired and blown away by the new technology that will soon be prevalent in our every day lives. Of...

Year 5 - Imperial War Museum

Year 5 visited the Imperial War Museum where they had to chance to deepen their knowledge on World War 2. They thoroughly enjoyed the clips that they saw in the museum and were astounded by the artefacts. "I found the museum very interesting and I learnt about the disastrous bombs that landed...

Year 5 - London Buddhist Centre

The children were delighted to visit the London Buddhist centre and had the opportunity to explore the beliefs and teachings of Buddhist. They we excited to see the two shrine rooms and were amazed at the decor and artefacts

Year 5 - Natural History Museum

Year 5 had the pleasure of visiting the beautiful Natural History Museum in central London. We explored the many exhibits it had to offer including an insect room, fossils from prehistoric times as well as a mammal room and more! All of this related to our science topic this term: Living Things...

Year 5 - Self Assessment: Fractions, Decimal, Percentages

Today (15th February 2019) all the Year 5 pupils revisited their learning in our Fraction, Decimal and Percentage (FDP) unit. The children identified where and when they were successful and what they needed to do in order to further develop their learning. They carefully looked at each objective...

Year 5 - Trip to British Museum

The Year 5 children were delighted today, Tuesday 6th February 2018, to visit the Ancient Greek galleries in the British Museum. they were amazed when they saw all the various artefacts from Ancient Greece and especially enjoyed the statues of the Greek Gods. We were also lucky enough to visit the...

Year 5 - Work Week Fashion Workshop

Today (26th March 2019) the year 5 children had an interesting visitor to their class. A professional fashion designer cam to see them to help with creating ideas for their fashion show this Friday (29-03-2019). they used a mixture of collage and patterns to create their own unique style and...

Year 5 Maths Masters

On Friday the 15th of January 2016, Mr Naidoo cam to visit the Year 5 classes to look at how we can round any given number to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000. Mr Naidoo showed us how to spot patterns and howe can use the rules to help us round. The class were excited to learn new skills and become...

Year 5 Meet Mr Saunders

Year 5 have been learning about World War 2 over this half term and had the chance to visit the renowned Imperial War Museum . As if this wasn't exciting enough, we were lucky enough to have a World War 2 survivor names Mr Saunders come to visit us at school! Mr Saunders told us about life in...

Year 5 Residential 2017 - Day 3

It's been another fantastic day on the residential! We started the day with cereal, juice and a huge selection of pastries! We read out all the parents, families and friends comments whilst the children ate. The comments really helped the children get motivated for another fun filled day of...

Year 5 Residential 2018 - Day 4

It’s day 4 and you’d have thought the tiredness would have set in by now... well it has with the teachers. The children are just as energised as ever. They finished last night with wider games which incorporated orienteering with a quiz. Of course, Mr Swarbrick’s group emerged...

Year 5 Visit to Our Lady's Secondary School

Some Year 5 girls had the opportunity to visit Our Lady's secondary school in Stamford Hill where they were able to experience life as a secondary school student. The girls had a French lesson where the teacher was VERY impressed by how quickly they were able to pick up conversational French....

Year 5 - Author Karen McCombie Visits for World Book Day

The Year 5 children were delighted to meet an author today (27th February 2018), Karen McCombie , who came in today and spoke to children about writing books. They were introduced to new writing techniques and were amazed to learn what it takes to write a book. The children are enjoying their World...

Year 5 Visit to the Science Museum

Today (28th January 2019) Year 5 visited the Science Museum. We delved into our science topic which is ‘Space’ and we explored many scientific discoveries and had a whale of a time. What was your favourite learning experience of the day?

Reception Trip to St Barnabas Church

Reception had an amazing time visiting St Barnabas Church. The children listened carefully to the Christmas story about the birth of baby Jesus. The children even took part in acting out the story. We also looked at some story props and pointed out some very important people in the story like, baby...

Reception - Yellow Class Work Week 2019

During work we had lots of visits. The police came in to tell us about their important job. We also had some of our very own Yellow Class parents come and visit. Pearl's mum who is a Foley artist (makes sounds for films and tv programmes), Freddie's mum who is a doctor at Homerton hospital...

Year 6 - 6F Visit Sky Studios

6F were lucky enough to have the exciting opportunity to visit the Sky Skills Studio in the O2. They got to experience reading the news from a teleprompter and took fun photos with celebrities and film characters using a green screen. They even got to try out virtual reality which was like being...

Year 2 - Space and Astronauts at the Science Museum

Year 2 visited the Science Museum to learn about space and astronauts. We had fun looking at space shuttles, space capsule, what food astronauts eat in space and we saw a piece of the moon! It was very exciting! We learnt about Yuri Gagarin who made history in 1961 when he became the first human to...

Year 1 - Work Week 2019: Meeting a Construction Worker

Today in Year 1, a construction worker came to visit us. We discussed beforehand what questions we could ask them and why they might be visiting. We talked about stereotypes in the workplace and how that might affect us

Year 1 - Zoo Lab visit 1L

Year 1 had an exciting visitor as part of their Science topic Animals including Humans. Zoo Lab introduced the children to a variety of animals in the classroom, from a giant snail to a slithering snake! The children enjoyed being able to hold, touch and stroke the animals and learnt lots of new...

Year 1 Visit St Barnabas Church

Year 1 enjoyed a visit to St Barnabas Church for RE. Reverend Clive told us about the different parts of the church and what it was all used for. We enjoyed having a look around, especially the instruments and the microphones!

Year 1 visits Year 2 - Science Week Experiments

As part of Science Week, class 1D came to class 2F to do some fantastic experiments! They investigated and observed what happens to M&M's when they are placed in a bowl of water.....!

Year 1- Visit Sainsbury's In Stratford.

Year 1L went on a trip to Sainsbury’s in Stratford. We went on the bus to Stratford. When we got there we had a cupcake decorating competition, we had a go at scanning things on the tills and we went on a shopping list treasure hunt. We had so much fun!

Year 2 - 2C Visit the Tower of London

Today (7th March 2019) we went to the Tower of London and we learnt about the Great Fire of London. We got to sing songs, act and learn amazing facts about the Great Fire of London. We also had a chance to go to see other parts of the palace like the Crown Jewels and even meet an Earl from the 13th...

Year 2 - 2C Trip to the Library

This week, we got to go to the Homerton Library! We met the librarians who told us all about the library and what we could do there! Did you know that you can borrow books, read books and even use the computers to find out new things? We also found out that to borrow books and use the computers you...

Year 2 - 2C Work Week 2019

During work week, we learnt about lots of community jobs. We learnt about working at the Royal Mail and how mail gets from one place to another from Lenny the Letter. We had another visitor come visit us, who was a construction worker. He told us all about how his job was about keeping people safe....

Year 2 - Fire Safety Visit

On Monday, a member of the London Fire Brigade came to our school to talk to us about Fire Safety. At first a lot of us thought that the only job they had was to save people from burning homes. But we quickly found out that fire safety is a lot more than that. We learnt about how to keep ourselves...

Year 2 - Freshwater Theatre Company

Year 2 had a fantastic visit from Freshwater Theatre Company. This was as part of our 'Great Fire of London' topic. We got the chance to find out how people lived during 1666 and the different types of jobs that they did. This workshop helped us to develop our understanding of what life was...

Year 2 - Hilda Offen

We had a fantastic visit from our author Hilda Offen! We were lucky enough to see some of her fantastic books. She also showed us some of her drawings. Some of us also got to dress up as one of Hilda's characters!

Year 1 - Magical Toy Museum

In Year 1 were very lucky to have a special visitor from the Magical Toy Museum. We looked at different teddy bears and created a timeline with them, discussing their similarities and differences. We looked at dolls and how they imitate human features. We also had a go at playing with moving toys,...

Year 2 - Opera in 2G

2G have had a very exciting morning as they have had a visit from two opera singers. They were able to listen to the beautiful voices of the two very talented ladies, and also take part in a workshop. The children were really focused by what was a unique experience for them

Year 2 - Science Trip to Victoria Park

Year 2 went to visit Victoria Park as part of our Science topic on plants. We enjoyed looking at different types of trees and plants

Year 2 - St Paul's Cathedral

As part of our Great fire of London topic, we visited St Paul’s Cathedral. We got to see what the Cathedral looked like before it was burnt down in 1666. Inside this amazing building we searched for different artefacts and saw statues that were burnt in the fire. We also lied down in the...

Reception - Yellow Class Visit the Library

Yellow Class have been on their first trip to the local library. We walked all the way there and the children were so sensible and grown up. Mrs Addai and all the grown ups who accompanied us on the trip were very proud of all the children. The librarian read us a story called 'Handa's...

Year 2 - The Geffrye Museum

Year 2 visited the Geffrye Museum this week for our topic on The Great Fire of London. We looked at different artefacts from 1660’s and we had the opportunity to dress up in some costumes from the period. We also had the chance to write using a quill and ink just as Samuel Pepys did when...

Year 2 - Visit to the Gurdwara in Bow

The children in year 2 visited the Gurdwara in Bow on Wednesday. The children and adults were asked to remove their shoes and socks and cover their heads with a scarf. They were warmly welcomed into the Gurdwara and shown to the prayer room. A lady explained what Sikhs believe in and how they...

Year 2 - Work Week

We had police officers, EchoActive, dog and cat protection team come to visit us and talk about their jobs

Year 2 visits Year 1 - Science Week Experiments

As part of Science Week, class 2F came to class 1D to do some challenging experiments! They investigated on how to build the strongest and tallest tower using spaghetti and marshmallows (which we're very tempting to nibble on!)

Year 2K Peer Tutored by 5M

The children in 2K were excited today to visit the children in year 5M, who peer tutored them. They worked brilliantly at developing their next steps and the Year 5 children helped the Year 2 children to focus on writing at a higher level. It was wonderful to see the peer tutoring being done across...

Year 3 - Boys Reading Club - 20th March 2019

Today (20th March 2019) was a fun session for the year 3 boys reading club with Mr T.J. The boys read a book all about super heroes and enjoyed the special powers each hero had. During the session, a very special visitor came in, Mr Fahy, who helped the boys with their activity. They had to give...

Year 3 - Christmas Party Day in 3T

3T have had a fun-filled day of festive frivolities! In the morning, they enjoyed creative activities, board games, word searches (including one in Spanish!) and they even got a visit from the one and only Santa! Later, they played a game called 'minute to win it' in which they had to...

Year 1 - The Magical Toy Museum

Year 1 had a lovely visit today from The Magical Toy Museum. We visited different exhibits that showed us different types of toys and got to play with them. We looked at how old they were, how to tell and what they were made of! It was a lovely, magical session!

Year 1 - Jaws, Paws and Claws Workshop

Last week Year 1 had a workshop called Jaws, Paws and Claws come in to visit from Zoolab. The workshop linked with our current science topic of Animals including Humans. There were lots of different animals that we were able to hold, touch and stroke. We learnt lots of new information about each...

Year 3 - KidZania

Yesterday (28th March 2019) Year 3 were incredibly lucky to visit KidZania. They got the opportunity to independently wonder and roam around the safe and secure indoor city run by kids. In KidZania, the children were able to get a fun and realistic insight into the adult world by taking part in a...

Reception - Work Week 2019: Red Class visit the Fire Station

Red Class had a brilliant time at the Homerton Fire Station. We looked at the fire engine and the fire fighters uniform. The children really enjoyed using the hose to squirt water. We also learnt about the importance of having a fire alarm at home and what to do in an event of a fire. Red class...

Reception - Yellow Class Visit Discover Story Centre

Take a look at our pictures of the trip to Discover Story Centre In Stratford. It was such a brilliant afternoon. The children absolutely loved it! We went to see the 'Tiger Who Came To Tea' by Judith Kerr. We learnt about the many other stories that Judith Kerr wrote such as 'Mog The...

Reception - Yellow Class Visit Homerton Fire Station

Yellow Class had great time at Homerton fire station even though the visit was cut a bit short because the fire fighters were called out to a job. The children got see them in action going out on a job. Amazing!

Reception - Yellow Class Visit Paradise Wildlife Park

All of Reception classes went on a end of term trip to Paradise Wildlife Park. We had an amazing time seeing so many different animals. We especially liked the meerkats, penguin and the white tiger. The weather was very hot but we found lots of shaded areas. We had a picnic lunch and we played in...

Year 5M - Adventure Playground

On the 19th March 2019 Year 5M had a wonderful opportunity to visit the Adventure Playground in Homerton as part of our Physical Education Programme. A big thank you to Mr Simon who organised the trip, especially focusing on getting children more active here at Daubeney. The pupils had loads of fun...

Year 6 - 6M IntoUniversity

Last week, (Monday 28th January – Friday 1st February) 6M has the exciting opportunity to go to Into University. Each day brought new and exciting learning. On Monday, we learnt all about the theme of the week which was diversity and inclusion. Following on from this, we learnt all about...

Nursery - Santa Visit

Nursery were lucky enough to have a surprise visitor come to see them. He wore red and white and had a long white beard. It was SANTA! The children were so excited and could not quite believe that Santa had come early with a present. Thank you Santa!

Nursery - Going Global and Journeys

Our topic for Spring term is 'Going Global and Journeys'. Nursery will be learning about 'Transports' this half term and covering topics such as 'transports on land', 'transports on water' and 'transports in the air'. So far ..... the children have enjoyed...

Reception - Red Class Visit Discover Story Centre

Red class had a wonderful time at the Discover Story Centre. We carefully listened to the story 'The Tiger Who Came to Tea' and went on a very exciting story trail. The children loved acting out the story and using lots of story props. Take a look to see what fun we had!

Daubeney Live 2016

Just before Easter we had Daubeney Live, our annual music celebration. Our two visiting schools, Millfields and Bridge Academy blew us away with their musicality. Also we had three different bands from our own school who played to a very excited audience. There were two drum kits on stage and an...

Daubeney on You and Yours - BBC Radio 4

Following our wonderful participation at the national launch event of the BBC's new science initiative - Terrific Scientific and subsequently being featured on BBC Breakfast ; Daubeney, is honoured to have been invited by BBC Radio 4 to participate in their You and Yours episode - aired on...

Father Christmas Visits Nursery

Nursery had a very special visitor on Monday. Father Christmas came and gave every child in nursery a special present. We sang him one of our special Christmas songs, which he liked very much. He even read us a poem that he had written too!

Guardian Visits Daubeney

Year 6 were delighted to have been visited by two inspiring members of the Guardian newspaper team and learning about the exciting world of Journalism and the Media. The workshop involved children thinking about what it means to be a journalist and what is involved in getting a newspaper ready each...

IntoUni

Year 6 spent a week at IntoUniversity studying Shakespeare's Macbeth. The topic covered a whole range of subject areas including English, Maths, Music and Art. The children were treated to a visit to the Globe Theatre and the week culminated in an amazing Graduation at the prestigious...

Live Jazz at Daubeney

On Monday we had a visiting professional trumpet player who gave us a master class in jazz blues. Both Luca and Isaac have been learning to play trumpet with Miss Buchanan and the rhythm section have been practising hard with Mr O Flynn. We were very proud to show off our work with a more...

London Eye Mystery

Year 6 were delighted to visit London’s South Bank as part of our study of Siobhan David’s London Eye Mystery. The London Eye Mystery is a children's mystery novel by English author Siobhan Dowd. It tells the story of how Ted, a boy with Asperger syndrome, and his sister Kat, solve...

Meg Hillier MP Visit

Our local MP, Meg Hillier, visited Daubeney to give a very special prize to one of our Year 6 students. At Christmas, we entered Meg's competition to find a picture to go onto her Christmas Card. Out of many entries from schools in Hackney, our very own Massimo in 6S won! He produced a...

Motivation Club Visit the Emirates Stadium

Motivation club's guided tour around the Emirates Stadium - home of Arsenal Football Club. Our children received the full Premier League experience, and felt what it is like to be in the shoes of club legend Arsene Wenger

Mr Young's Visit to Daubeney Primary to see Year 6

Year 6 were enthralled by a visit from Mr Young (Osceola’s dad) who inspired all the children and adults in the art of writing newspaper reports. Mr Young shared his valuable insights into the world of Journalism and shared some invaluable tips to help Year 6 write newspaper reports. Mr Young...

Nursery - Cars

Daubeney Nursery had the opportunity to visit two cars, Mrs Hussein's car and Mrs Afsars car. The children had the opportunity to explore the different parts of a car we talked about how the parts work and whys its important to have the lights, mirrors, windscreen wipers and seatbelts

Nursery - Daubeney's Choir Performance

Children were very lucky to have special visitors in Nursery... Daubeney's Choir came to sing to us! Nursery also sang back to the children in the choir

Daubeney Choir Perform for Nursery

Nursery had visitors performing. Yes it was Daubeny's Choir! The Choir team came and sang some beautiful songs as Nursery and 2G watched delightfully. Children paid great attention to the Choir singing. Nursery children were very brave and took the opportunity to perform one of their Christmas...

Reception - Thames21

Reception had a special visit from Thames 21. The children learnt how to be environmentally friendly. They learnt interesting facts about the different fish and plant that live in canals and rivers. They took part in a sorting activity. they took out all the rubbish and left the plants and fish....

Nursery - Visit to Homerton Fire Station

Nursery went to visit the Homerton Fire Station on Homerton high street. We had a brilliant time watching the fire fighters in training... they were practising how to get someone (dummy) out if they got stuck on a roof! We got to go inside a fire engine and look at all the equipment that’s...

6DM - Art Workshop

We had a visitor from an art gallery who taught us all about a French artist named Monet. All of his paintings were based on nature and truly inspiring. He used four colours to make a range of different colours. Also, we learnt that he was an impressionist artist and painted using small brush...

Nursery Visit to the Church of St. Barnabas

Nursery found out all about the Christian celebration of Easter on their recent visit to the Church of St. Barnabas. They acted out part of the Easter story, standing in two lines and waving branches to welcome Jesus (played by Lexie and Nhyira!) as he arrived on his donkey and shouting...

1A Visit Sainsbury's in Camden

1A went on a trip to Sainsbury's in Camden. We were learning about different skills needed in different jobs and had an opportunity to practice some skills in a real work environment. We had a go on the checkout, did a treasure hunt in the aisles and filled jam doughnuts in the bakery. We had...

1D Visit Sainsbury's in Stratford

On Wednesday 1D went on a lovely trip to Sainsbury's in Stratford. We were learning about different skills needed in different jobs and had an opportunity to practice some skills in a real work environment. We had a go on the checkout, did a treasure hunt in the aisles, had a tour of the stock...

4G Visit Wahaca in Westfield

For Work Week 4G visitited Wahaca restaurant in Westfield. We had the best time and learned about all about being chefs, waiters and restaurant managers

6D - Globe Theatre

Year 6 spent a week at IntoUniversity studying Shakespeare's Macbeth. The topic covered a whole range of subject areas including English, Maths, Music and Art. The children were treated to a visit to the Globe Theatre and the week culminated in an amazing Graduation at the prestigious...

Chicks visit Blue class

The chicks visit Blue class. The children are super gentle when holding and stroking the chicks. We took lots of pictures. Orson says "The chicks love Blue Class"

Alex Milway Visits Year 4

Year 4 were joined by the Author and illustrator Alex Milway . He told us all about his books where the characters are mythical creatures and even created some new characters based on our ideas!

Year 2 - Geography: Our Local Area

In Geography, we explored our local area. We had a look at the world map and located the UK and then also has a closer look at a detail map of London to find the borough of Hackney. Later on, we thought about what kind of message we would want to write to put inside a bottle. We talked about our...

April Book Fair

We had another very successful Book Fair at Daubeney! There was a fantastic selection of books and they were all half price! If you missed it, you missed out! The children bought lots of books to read at home and enjoy with their families. Well done to Queenie in 6F who helped to run the Book Fair...

Autumn visits Nursery

Tallulah's mum visited our nursery with 'Autumn' the guinea pig. We enjoyed stroking her and combing her fur. Tallulah very confidently told us about what Autumn likes to eat and where she sleeps. A big thank you to Tallulah's mum for bringing in Autumn!

Blue Class - Daubeney Fields Minibeast Hunt

Blue Class visited Daubeney Fields to take part in the greatest Minibeast hunt ever! The children searched high and low. We even took a stroll upto the canal. We found ants, snails, spiders, woodlice and even beautiful Butterflies which were too fast for our iPads to capture

Welcome

A big welcome to the Daubeney Primary School website. I am the Executive Head Teacher of the Federation of Daubeney, Sebright and Lauriston Schools and Children Centres. These are very exciting schools to be a part of and we hope you enjoy learning about us in these pages and finding out about all...

Year 5 - 5M Fire Safety

The children in Year 5M were educated about fire safety and the necessary procedures to be taken in the event of a fire. A member of the London Fire Brigade visited us today (29th November 2018) to help us understand fire safety

Year 6 - 6M Visit Sky Studios

Today (22nd November 2018) 6M had the exciting opportunity of visiting The Sky Studios in the O2 arena. Through this unique experience, we have definitely spotted some upcoming TV stars. There is a plethora of activities and we would recommend anyone to go along to enjoy reading the news; the...

Year 3 Author Visit

Year 3 had a special author coming in to visit as part of Literacy Festival Week. We had a visit from Roland Chambers who wrote ‘Nelly and the Quest for Captain Peabody’. He told us about all the books he has written and gave us lots of top tips to write interesting stories. Year 3 had...

Year 6 - 6S go to Sky Studios

In 6S we are taking on the role of journalists as we read the thrilling London Eye Mystery. Following our trip to The London Eye last week, we went to the O2 in London to visit Sky Studios and tried our hand at presenting the news. Whilst we were there we also got to experience VR, used a green...

Year 6 - Daubeney Alumni

On Monday 8 th October some past pupils from Daubeney, who are now Year 7s at Cardinal Pole, visited Year 6 to discuss life at secondary school. They talked about their timetable, uniform, homework and gave us advice on how to prepare for secondary school. We were told that the expectations in Year...

Year 6 - Into University

6F spent a week at Into University doing a variety of activities focused on our topic World War 2, including a visit to Churchill War Rooms and HMS Belfast. On the Friday we visited Goldsmiths University. We had a tour of the campus, learnt about university life, all the different courses you can...

Year 6 - Natural History Museum

Year 6 had an inspiring and educational day out to the Natural History Museum. As part of our Cross Curricular topic, we have been looking at the cause and effects of volcanoes. We had the amazing opportunity to explore the colossal halls of the museum and visit its engaging exhibitions

Year 6 Spanish Champions Visit The Urswick School

Our Year 6 Spanish champions visited a Spanish Year 7 class at The Urswick School on Tuesday. It was a fantastic opportunity for them to know what Spanish is like in KS3, to see Spanish textbooks and to work with Year 7 children, helping each other and sharing their experiences and impressions

Yellow Class - Jobs

Yellow Class had a fantastic work week. We have learnt about many different kinds of jobs that we could be when we get older. In work week we had a visit from the police. They talked to us all about what they do and how they keep people safe. We made police hats in our class to pretend to be police...

Year 5 - Beast Quest!

The children in Year 5 are loving our new selection of fiction books. The latest craze is Beast Quest by Adam Blade. In this series, two young children bravely taken on mythical and magical beast. Their quest leads them to amazing destinations and incredible adventures. If anyone is interested in...

Year 5 - Ancient Greeks at The British Museum

Year 5 visited the Ancient Greek exhibit in the British Museum. We had lots of fun exploring and imitating some of the sculptures. 'I think it was interesting because of how the Ancient Greeks crafted the artefacts' - Brandon, 5C 'I liked the fact that we had fun while learning....

Year 3 - Museum of London

Yesterday (29th January 2019) Year 3 visited the Museum of London. We were there to see how the people of London lived during The Stone Age, The Bronze Age and Roman times. The children were really interested by the artefacts that have been discovered over the years

Year 4 - Natural History Museum

Year 4 had a great time at the Natural History Museum where we visited the Volcanoes and Earthquakes exhibition and were able to consolidate and develop our learning. Not only were children able to look at artefacts but they also had the chance to experience what an earthquake feels like on a...

Year 3 - Parents Visit Children at School

Year 3 were very lucky to have a parent come into school this morning, and share her knowledge about the rainforest and climate change. Jenny showed the children a slide show showing them what's happening to the worlds rainforests. The children were very happy to share their knowledge and learn...

Year 3 - Trip to the Polka Theatre

Year 3 have just been on a school visit to the Polka, theatre in Wimbledon to watch 'Chocolate Cake' based onthe poem written and performed by Michael Rosen. The show was really funny. The best bit 'was when Michael ate the chocolate cake in a funny way when he shouldn't have'...

Year 3 - Visit from an Archaeologist

Today (27th February 2019) Year 3 were lucky enough to be visited by a real life archaeologist from UCL (University College London)! She brought with her a variety of stones from the different stages of the Stone Age. We got to touch them and we guessed what they were used for. "Some of the...

Year 3 and 5 - Magic Maths

This morning (19th October 2018) 5M were pleasantly surprised when a young mathematician from 3G paid them a visit. The young maths master showed the class a range of math tricks, math magic and number patterns using his times tables knowledge and calculator skills. The entire class in 5M were...

Year 3 Meet a Petrologist from UCL

At the end of last term, Year 3 had a special visitor! A petrologist from UCL! She taught us all about her job and how to be successful petrologists! We learned about and identified different fossils including shark's teeth and dinosaur poo!! We then made our own ammonites to take home (after...

Year 5 - 5M Developing Mathematical Skills Using IXL

The children enjoyed their session today when they used online learning tool to develop their mathematical skills. The children logged on to IXL and practised the objectives that we visited in Autumn Term. Children are encouraged to keep practising their maths skills at home using IXL

Year 4 - World Book Day 2017

As part of World Book Day, the children in 4S wrote their own short stories for others to read. The children then illustrated their stories using watercolours. All the stories have been displayed in a big book. Please have a read of our great stories when you next visit our book corner!

Year 5 - 5M Design Their Own Ancient Greek Vase

The children in Year 5M had a fun session today designing their own Ancient Greek Vase. They used a dark colour to create the patterns and designs, then used a peach colour to colour in the vase. We are hoping to see some examples when we visit the British Museum on the 6th of February 2018

Year 4, 5 and 6 Visit Parasol Gallery

Some Year 4, 5 and 6's went on a trip to the Parasol Gallery and were able to enjoy some contemporary art. They looked at the current exhibition, worked with a storyteller and then started to create their own artwork

Year 4 Visit Wahaca in Liverpool Street

Year 4 were lucky enough to visit the famous Wahaca restaurant in Liverpool Street. They learned that maths and literacy are both very important in the workplace. First they used their maths skills to add up a customer's bill. Then they made some delicious guacamole and ate it with chips!...

Year 4 Visit Hackney Museum

Year 4 visited the Hackney Museum to learn more about migration and how the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings settled into Hackney. The children were fascinated by all the amazing migration facts and stories. Year 4 got the opportunity to look through real artifacts of migrants from Hackney which dated back...

Year 4 Trip to Suleymaniye Mosque

As part of Religious Education (RE), Year 4 had a great time visiting Suleymaniye Mosque in Hackney. We were able to learn about Islam and Muslims' place of worship. The imam (religious leader) took us on a tour of the mosque and answered any questions we had. 'We learnt new things that we...

Year 4 Ballet at the Royal Opera House

What an amazing opportunity it was for Year 4 to enjoy a wonderful and inspiring ballet performance of ‘Rhapsody’ and ‘Two Pigeons’ at the prodigious Royal Opera House. The children were pleasantly surprised and sat mesmerised throughout the electrifying performances. As the...

Year 4 - Wahaca

Year 4 were lucky enough to visit the famous Wahaca restaurant in Liverpool Street. They learned that maths and literacy are both very important in the workplace. First they used their maths skills to add up a customer's bill. Then they made some delicious guacamole and ate it with chips!...

Year 3 visit the Cutty Sark

As part of Year 3’s topic on Pirates, they went on aboard the legendary sailing ship, at the Cutty Sark Greenwich. The Cutty Sark is the world’s sole surviving tea clipper, the fastest ship of her time. They were taken back in time during 1869, where the Captain told them about the life...

Year 4 - Viking Invasions

4S were visited by a Viking as part of an exciting workshop. The children learnt many interesting facts about the Viking invasions. They also had their fortunes told from reading Viking runes. Please ask a 4S member what the Viking predicted their future would be!

Year 5 - 5MC IntoUniversity

Yesterday (26th February 2019) 5MC visited IntoUniversity to learn about university life. During the workshop, 5MC learned about degrees, accommodation, university locations and clubs and societies. Would you like to go to university? What degree would you study? Why?

Year 4 - Physical and Human Geography

As part of our Cross-curricular lessons, we paid a visit to our local area to explore examples physical and human geography. Check out our pictures!

Year 4 - Hackney Museum: Travels with my Suitcase

Year 4 visited Hackney Museum where we had a workshop called 'Travels with my suitcase'. The children discovered how the local area has changed through the stories and suitcases of people who have travelled to Hackney from all over the world and throughout history. Year 4 children became...

Year 4 - 4C Work Week 2019

4C had the opportunity to visit Pizza East in Kentish Town to learn about Literacy and Numeracy in the workplace. They learnt about all the different skills needed for doing different jobs and even had a go making some pizzas and mocktails! "This is the best trip we've had so far!" -...

Year 3's Visit to Kew Gardens

On their recent visit to Kew Gardens, Year 3 observed the dry, arid space populated by spiky cactus plants & noted the distinct change of temperature & humidity as they walked into the tropical Palm House. Those with glasses couldn't not notice; their glasses steamed up as soon as they...

Year 2 - RE: trip to Aziziye Mosque

This week we took part in our final RE day of the year. We went to visit Aziziye Mosque in Stoke Newington. We met the imam and he taught us all about the features of a mosque. He explained why there are lines on the carpet, why there is a dome in the middle of the mosque, how the prayer times are...