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Curriculum Enrichment

Below is a collection of events and visits from across the school, that are helping to embed children's learning across the curriculum.  Please visit the individual class page for more photos and information.

On Monday 9th March we ran workshops about the importance of sleep. Huge thanks to Sophie and Sue from the school health team for leading this.

Aspirations Day! What an amazing opportunity for the whole school. We even made the local news.... follow the link below to find out more.

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Year 2 enjoyed a whole day immersed in African life, with a fun, visiting workshop!

Year 2 enjoyed a whole day immersed in African life, with a fun, visiting workshop! 1
Year 2 enjoyed a whole day immersed in African life, with a fun, visiting workshop! 2
Year 2 enjoyed a whole day immersed in African life, with a fun, visiting workshop! 3

Early morning Library openings continue, with special guest readings from staff!

Early morning Library openings continue, with special guest readings from staff! 1

Our school were given the chance to design some very special banners to advertise a Christmas event on the Abbey Line in St Albans. The winning entries were printed onto huge banners and the designers received a prize in assembly. Can you guess which train station one of our banners is at from the picture?

Our school were given the chance to design some very special banners to advertise a Christmas event on the Abbey Line in St Albans.  The winning entries were printed onto huge banners and the designers received a prize in assembly.  Can you guess which train station one of our banners is at from the picture? 1
Our school were given the chance to design some very special banners to advertise a Christmas event on the Abbey Line in St Albans.  The winning entries were printed onto huge banners and the designers received a prize in assembly.  Can you guess which train station one of our banners is at from the picture? 2

Years 5 & 6 take part in the local Swimming gala at Westminster Lodge, competing against other schools.

Years 5 & 6 take part in the local Swimming gala at Westminster Lodge, competing against other schools. 1
Years 5 & 6 take part in the local Swimming gala at Westminster Lodge, competing against other schools. 2

Year 6 delivering donations for the Foodbank

Year 6 delivering donations for the Foodbank 1
Year 6 delivering donations for the Foodbank 2

Year 5's Workshop from Explore Learning. See some pictures from our workshop on co-ordinates!

Year 5's Workshop from Explore Learning. See some pictures from our workshop on co-ordinates! 1
Year 5's Workshop from Explore Learning. See some pictures from our workshop on co-ordinates! 2
Year 5's Workshop from Explore Learning. See some pictures from our workshop on co-ordinates! 3
Year 5's Workshop from Explore Learning. See some pictures from our workshop on co-ordinates! 4

Year 1's visit to St Albans Library. The children returned with a wealth of knowledge about Margaret Wix and a special article about when our school first opened back in 1954.

Year 1's visit to St Albans Library.  The children returned with a wealth of knowledge about Margaret Wix and a special article about when our school first opened back in 1954. 1
Year 1's visit to St Albans Library.  The children returned with a wealth of knowledge about Margaret Wix and a special article about when our school first opened back in 1954. 2
Year 1's visit to St Albans Library.  The children returned with a wealth of knowledge about Margaret Wix and a special article about when our school first opened back in 1954. 3

Year 3 visit the Roman Verulamium Museum, search for the remains of real Roman walls and explore the Hypocaust.

Year 3 visit the Roman Verulamium Museum, search for the remains of real Roman walls and explore the Hypocaust. 1
Year 3 visit the Roman Verulamium Museum, search for the remains of real Roman walls and explore the Hypocaust. 2
Year 3 visit the Roman Verulamium Museum, search for the remains of real Roman walls and explore the Hypocaust. 3
Year 3 visit the Roman Verulamium Museum, search for the remains of real Roman walls and explore the Hypocaust. 4

Year 4's reptile encounter as part of their Science topic.

Year 4's reptile encounter as part of their Science topic. 1

The only Mayan archaeologist in the United Kingdom came to Margaret Wix and visited Year 5 as part of their topic work. She was truly amazing.

The only Mayan archaeologist in the United Kingdom came to Margaret Wix and visited Year 5 as part of their topic work.  She was truly amazing. 1

Firetips have a visit from real-life firefighters.

Firetips have a visit from real-life firefighters. 1

Andy Rigden visits Margaret Wix!

Andy Rigden visits Margaret Wix! 1
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