The Highland Games

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The Highland Games are a set of events played mainly in Scotland. Every year some schools from the Gravesham area make their own twist on these games and all compete to win a massive trophy. Luckily, this year I was able to take part and go to these...
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Halloween Party Ideas

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rawpixel Halloween is a fun time of year and most people are either hosting or attending parties. This may be because you do not want trick-or-treaters, for the costumes, for the food or even for talking to old friends. These ideas could change your Halloween parties. Halloween Costumes...
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The Animal Communicator – a short story

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Alexandra Rose One cold winter’s afternoon, a beautiful woman was sitting on the deck of a ship with her team. They were heading to the Antarctic, the South Pole as some called it. She was on her last day of travelling when the captain barked, “We’re here! Get...
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World Mental Health Day – Young Minds

World Mental Health Day
The 10th October is a day set aside for celebrating World Mental Health Day and our school, Riverview Junior School, took part in various ways as we feel it is important to raise awareness around this issue. We discovered that mental health is frequently ignored or belittled and...
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School Council 2018

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Our School Council represents the views of all our pupils. It gives children the opportunity to make their voices heard and feel part of the whole school community. This year our school council elections have really taken flight, it is nearly time to vote – FRIDAY 19TH! Our...
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How Irish Dancing Competitions work

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Getting started with Irish dancing In CRDM Irish dancing (Cumman Rince De Mheasa) there are four levels to compete at. Beginner A, Beginner B, Intermediate and Open. Open is the highest level and beginner A is the lowest. In other Irish dancing associations like CRLG and ORNC there...
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Forest School at Riverview Junior

Forest School Riverview Junior
Forest School is taking root at Riverview Junior school. Lynn Lewis set up a pilot scheme last term which ran every Thursday and from the children’s and parent’s feedback it is a blooming success! Blog club wanted to find out more so we sent a reporter to find...
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School trip to Kidzania for Ninja Maths Masters

Kidzania
Last week saw the Riverview Junior School first ever visit to Kidzania for those children who have successfully become Ninja Maths masters. Children in all 4 year groups have been trying their hardest to pass the complete Ninja Maths levels over the academic year and anyone who passed...
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Year 5 trip to the Gurdwara in Gravesend

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Year 5 have been studying Sikhism in RE this year, what better way to get to understand a religion than visiting their sacred temple? Before entering the temple everyone in the group covered their head with a scarf. We were led to a large room off the entrance...
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