The March Reopening

Collecting your child from school (Reception to Year 6)

This video is for all parents of children in Reception to Year 6. Please make yourself familiar with the routines for collecting your child from school. We hope that these procedures will continue to keep you and your children safe at the busiest times.

Bringing your child at school (Reception to Year 6)

This video is for parents of children in Reception to Year 6. Please make yourself familiar with the routines for dropping your child at school. We hope that these procedures will continue to keep you and your children safe at the busiest times.

The Nursery (Drop Off and Pick Up

Please make yourself familiar with the routines for dropping your Nursery aged child at school. We hope that these procedures will continue to keep you and your children safe at the busiest times.

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Whole School Assemblies

32. The Easter Egg Competition Results

This is the showcase assembly for the Easter Egg Competition. The pupils were challenged to create a scene using an egg (real or otherwise) that would make us smile.

31. The Easter Egg Hunt Results

Well done to everyone who found some or all of the eggs on the Anson website. The eggs have now been removed and the winners have all been given a golden ticket!

30. Be Kind

In this assembly we look at what it means to be kind and attempt to flood the school with kindness.

29. The 2021 Easter Challenges

As we approach the end of the Spring Term, we launch three Easter challenges for the pupil of Anson and provide a few updates for the whole school community. 1. The Easter Egg Challenge 2. The Easter Egg Web Hunt 3. The Easter Egg Hunt (school based)

28. The Quest for the Missing Welly

As part of the expanded reopening of Anson Primary School, we look at the skills we may need to help us get through the next few weeks and be positive about our learning.

27. TT Rockstars - The February Results

Our hosts return with a round up of all the TT Rockstars action from February. Who is topping the Champions League at the moment?

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National Storytelling Week

Ms Daly reads I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen

As part of National Storytelling Week, Ms Daly shares one of her favourite stories by Jon Klassen. It's a story of few words but lots of great messages. Enjoy.

Miss Garcia reads La oruga muy hambrienta (The Very Hungry Caterpillar)

For National Storytelling Week Miss Garcia shares The Very Hungry Caterpillar in Spanish. It's a story that many of you know, so follow along and see if you can work out the spanish words for the days of the week and the fruits the caterpillar eats.

Mrs Diksson reads Eric by Shaun Tan

Mrs Diksson reads Eric, by Shaun Tan. Eric is a foreign exchange student who comes to live with a typical suburban family. Although everyone is delighted with the arrangement, cultural misunderstandings ensure, beginning with Eric's insistence on sleeping in a pantry cupboard rather than a specially prepared guest room.

Miss Manandhar reads Ruby's Worry

Ruby loves being Ruby. Until, one day, she finds a worry. At first it's not such a big worry, and that's all right, but then it starts to grow. It gets bigger and bigger every day and it makes Ruby sad. How can Ruby get rid of it and feel like herself again? Listen to Miss Manandhar read this wonderful story.

Mr Waters performs The knight whose armour didn't squeak

Mr Waters shares this A.A. Milne poem about the wisest knight in Appledore, Sir Thomas Tom.

Mrs Mendoza reads My Two Grannies by Floella Benjamin

Alvina has two grannies who she loves with all her heart. Grannie Vero is from the Caribbean island of Trinidad. Grannie Rose is from the north of England. When Alvina's parents go away on holiday, both the grannies move in to Alvina's house to look after her. But the two grannies want to do different things, eat different food, play different games and tell different stories. The grannies get crosser and crosser with each other, but Alvina thinks of a way they can do all the things their own way so the gra

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Anson Film Festival Showcase 2020

The Film Festival Showcase

Throughout the month of November the children at Anson created some amazing film content in 5 challenges. This is a small showcase of their work.

The Results Show: Anson Film Festival 2020

It's been an incredible week showcasing the work of the staff and children at Anson Primary School. Here are the results of the 2020 Anson Film Festival.

Friday: Festival Flix

As part of the Anson Film Festival the children were challenged to recreate a scene from a popular movie. Best film wins! This is the showcase of the 15 fabulous films submitted during the festival. Friday: The Film Festival Results

Thursday: Taking it slowly

As part of the Anson Film Festival the children were challenged to make themselves look cool in slow motion. Coolest film wins! This is the showcase of the 15 surprising films submitted during the festival. The winners will be announced on Friday after the final showcase. Coming up: Friday: The Film Challenge

Wednesday: The one where we went back in time

As part of the Anson Film Festival the children were challenged to reenact a moment from history using the power of film. uMost accurate reenactment wins! This is the showcase of the 15 surprising films submitted during the festival. The winners will be announced on Friday after the final showcase. Coming up: Thursday: Slow Motion Friday: The Film Challenge

Tuesday: The One with Surprises

As part of the Anson Film Festival the children were challenged to place something underneath a sheet and reveal it. Most surprising thing wins! This is the showcase of the 15 surprising films submitted during the festival. The winners will be announced on Friday after the final showcase. Coming up: Wednesday: Reenact History Thursday: Slow Motion Friday: The Film Challenge

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One Minute Challenge

Anson Film Festival: One Minute Challenge

During Autumn half term the children and staff at Anson looked at the world around them through through a lens. Inspired by the early filmmaking techniques of the Lumiere Brothers the school community gathered a picture of life in 2020. The camera couldn't move. The film could only last one minute. But how did they see the world around them? This is a quick glimpse of some of the amazing films.

Adam

As part of the Anson Film Festival the children and staff of Anson capture the world around them in exactly one minute

An Autumn Morning by George

As part of the Anson Film Festival the children and staff of Anson capture the world around them in exactly one minute.

A Funny Story

As part of the Anson Film Festival the children and staff of Anson capture the world around them in exactly one minute.

Apron

As part of the Anson Film Festival the children and staff of Anson capture the world around them in exactly one minute.

Autumn Walk by Yuften

As part of the Anson Film Festival the children and staff of Anson capture the world around them in exactly one minute.

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Black History Month

Jessica Ennis Hill

Hampstead Class found out about Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill. She is a track and field athlete from England. As a former competitor in heptathlon, she is the 2012 Olympic champion, a three-time world champion (2009, 2011, 2015), and the 2010 European champion.

Mo Farah

Mo Farah known is a British long-distance runner and the most successful British track athlete in modern Olympic Games history.

Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks helped initiate the civil rights movement in the United States when she refused to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery, Alabama bus in 1955.

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela was widely accepted as the most significant black leader in South African history.

Josephine Baker

A world renowned performer, World War II spy and an activist are just a few of the titles used to describe Josephine Baker.

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Christmas with Anson

Queen's: Five Little Snowmen

In partnership with Brent Music Service, the children of Anson get festively musical! We wish we could be celebrating these performances with the school community in person, but we hope you enjoy the online experience.

Roundwood: The Nutcracker

In partnership with Brent Music Service, the children of Anson get festively musical! We wish we could be celebrating these performances with the school community in person, but we hope you enjoy the online experience.

Hampstead: Christmas has Started

In partnership with Brent Music Service, the children of Anson get festively musical! We wish we could be celebrating these performances with the school community in person, but we hope you enjoy the online experience.

Regent's: Snowflakes

In partnership with Brent Music Service, the children of Anson get festively musical! We wish we could be celebrating these performances with the school community in person, but we hope you enjoy the online experience.

Alexandra: Body Percussion

In partnership with Brent Music Service, the children of Anson get festively musical! We wish we could be celebrating these performances with the school community in person, but we hope you enjoy the online experience.

Mapesbury

In partnership with Brent Music Service, the children of Anson get festively musical! We wish we could be celebrating these performances with the school community in person, but we hope you enjoy the online experience.

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Class Assemblies 2019 to 2020

Romulus and Remus by Kensington

The children in Kensington showcased their amazing knowledge of Rome with an inspired retelling of the myth surrounding the foundation of Rome.

The Great Fire of London by Queen's

The children in Year One put on a simply stunning performance which takes us back to 1666.

Fairy Tale Pets

A wonderfully entertaining assembly was shared by Roundwood. When Bob needs a job little does he realise the consequences of his decision!

The Queen's Orangutan by Hampstead

Hampstead put their unique spin on this much-loved story by David Williams.

Regent's - Jason and the Golden Fleece

The children in Regent's share their version of this classic tale.

The 2019 Nativity

The children in Reception and Nursery share the Christmas story in this wonderful festive celebration.

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Class Assemblies 2018 to 2019

A Midsummer Night's Dream

The children in Year 3&4 worked with Finding the Will to learn and perform Shakespeare's, A Midsummer Night's Dream, in just 4 days. The result is a comically adventure through this wonderful play.

Queen's - The Queen's Knickers

The children in Year 1 amused us all with their royal tale this May. Imagine how it must have felt for the Queen when she lost her knickers! We think it's a story Harry and Meghan will be sharing with Archie!

Roundwood - Isabel's Noisy Tummy

Isabel always does everything she is asked to do, but her tummy is incredibly noisy. Roundwood share this hilarious assembly featuring a pretty heroic stomach!

Hyde - Earth and Space

The children in Hyde put on a very informative assembly all about Earth and space, in a quiz show format. Despite a section of the show being missed out, the children were incredibly professional. Enjoy their performance once again.

The Water Cycle by Kensington

Once you've finished watching this assembly you'll know lots more about the water cycle. Plus, you'll be amazed at how funny the water cycle can be!

Regent's - Peter and the Wolf

The children in Regent's told the story of Peter and the Wolf to the music written by Prokofiev. In this story all the characters are represented by a different part of the orchestra, which the children explain beautifully. We hope you enjoy their version.

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The Annies Archive

The 2020 Annies

When the lockdown of schools happened in England on Friday 20th March 2020, it was the same date as our last scheduled class assembly from Hyde. This was an assembly that never took place. The following week, Finding the Will were due to work at the school to perform Macbeth with the children in Year 3&4. This also, never took place. However, while we are sad for what we missed, we are grateful for what did take place on the Anson stage. This is the 2020 Annies.

The 2019 Annies

This is the Annies Showreel for the 2019 Anson Academy Awards

The 2018 Annies

The highlights reel from the 2018 Annies

The 2017 Anson Academy Awards

The Highlights Reel for the 2017 Anson Academy Awards

The 2016 Annies Academy Awards

Highlights from the 2016 Anson Academy Awards

The 2015 Annies

Highlights from the 2015 Anson Academy Awards

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The 2019 Annies

The 2019 Annies Show

This is the Anson Academy Awards, affectionately known as The Annies. It is a celebration of the children's work on the Anson Stage this year. It is undoubtedly one of the highlights of the year for the everyone and is packed full of amazing performance, surprise presenters and laugh out loud moments. The air-conditioning was trying its hardest to keep the room cool and can be heard throughout the show on the film. Nevertheless we hope you enjoy experiencing the way we celebrate our wonderful children.

The 2019 Annies - Nomination Launch

This is a compilation of the action from the Anson Stage during the 2018 to 2019 academic year. We've seen tears, laughter and a lot of amazing storytelling. We hope you enjoy this selection from the year.

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The 2018 Annies

The Annies - A Year on the Anson Stage

This film is a summary of all the action that took place on the stage during the academic year. It is the launch piece of our annual celebration and one which helps everyone remember the standout moments from the year.

The 10 Year review

This is the 10th anniversary of The Annies. We took a quick look back at the last few years of performances.

The Annies Opening

For the 10th Anson Academy Awards, four of the children put together a wonderful review of the year in the form of song. At the end, they come through the dining hall doors and straight onto the Anson stage to introduce Mr Waters. It was a wonderful moment. Enjoy the subtitled video.

The 2018 Annies - Winners

The 2018 Annies took place on Friday, 13th July. It is our annual celebration of the children's work on the Anson stage. This film reveals the winners on the day.

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Science at Home

Shaving Cloud

What you need: shaving foam, food colouring, water, a glass, a syringe Why does it rain? This investigation shows why the rain falls. The shaving foam acts as the cloud and the food colouring acts like the rain.

Milk Drop

You will need: milk, food colouring, a dish, a pipette or syringe This test explore what causes ripples in water and what part a drop of liquid plays.

Exploding Balloon

What you need: a balloon, water, a pin What to do: Fill up the ballon with water and tie a knot in the balloon. Take the balloon outside. Burst the balloon with a pin. Film the burst on a phone and pause the film at the point when the balloon is popped.

Germs Retreat

You will need: water, pepper, washing up soap Method: Add some water to a dish and sprinkle over some pepper. Cover a finger in washing up liquid. Put your finger in the bowl and watch the pepper move. The pepper here shows what happens to germs when you wash your hands.

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The Blitz by Year 4

A London Story: The Blitz

The children in Year 4 have been learning about the Blitz. They use Clips on iPad to share some of their understanding of what happened to the cities around Britain during World War II.

History of The Blitz

The children in Year 4 have been learning about the Blitz. They use Clips on iPad to share some of their understanding of what happened to the cities around Britain during World War II.

A Sad Time

The children in Year 4 have been learning about the Blitz. They use Clips on iPad to share some of their understanding of what happened to the cities around Britain during World War II.

Capital Crushed

The children in Year 4 have been learning about the Blitz. They use Clips on iPad to share some of their understanding of what happened to the cities around Britain during World War II.

Blitz

The children in Year 4 have been learning about the Blitz. They use Clips on iPad to share some of their understanding of what happened to the cities around Britain during World War II.

City Under Attack

The children in Year 4 have been learning about the Blitz. They use Clips on iPad to share some of their understanding of what happened to the cities around Britain during World War II.

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