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Snaresbrook Scrapbook

Here you can find all the fun and exciting things that has happened at Snaresbrook Primary School.


Minibeast workshop

The Nursery had lots of fun today learning about different minibeasts - we were able to learn more about geckos, tarantulas, scorpions and a boa constrictor. We loved asking lots of questions.

Nursery WorkShop

Eid Mubarak

All the pupils, families and staff at Snaresbrook Primary School would like to wish our friends and families a Happy Eid!


Hunting invertebrates

1SK have been learning about invertebrates. They are on a hunt around the playground this afternoon to find different invertebrates.


A big thank you!

Thank you to A&S Landscape for their kind donation of two post pads to our school. A&S Landscape specialise in canopies and shade sails

Welcome Reception

A big welcome to our new Reception parents!

Recep Stay & play

Butterfly Friends

Reception had a fantastic time with their butterfly friends and had a great celebration to send them off!



Bowling Fun!

As some of you may know not all of our Year 5 children attend the Gilwell Park residential, however fun is had by all!

Non Gilwell

100% Attendance

Well done 2PA & 5MA for having the best attendance last week with 100%!


Monster Pumpkin!

Our monster pumpkin has germinated! Thank you to RHS SChools for sending us the seeds

Monster pumpkin


Check out our potatoes aswell! Thank you Potaotes 4 Schools for sending us the seeds


SATs are over!

Well done Year 6 on completing your SATs, we are proud of all the effort you have put in this week! Now time to enjoy the sunshine

End of SATs

Good Morning From Gilwell Park

Good morning from Gilwell Park! The Year 5 children are having an amazing week. Make sure you have downloaded the Parent Hub app to see the daily updates.

Gilwell PArkk

Yoga in the Sun

Ms Heard couldn't resist joining in with Mr Simmonds yoga lesson!

Ms Heard

Gilwell Park Scrapbook

Make sure you check out Gilwell Park section on the website to see all the updates from the Year 5 residential!


Good Luck!

Wishing everyone sitting their Year 6 SATs today the best of luck!


Casey at the DSAuk National Games

We are very proud to announce the success of one of our athletes at The DSAuk National Games. Casey in Reception won five gold medals (running, tennis ball throw, Frisbee, curling, football and hockey) and one silver medal (balance bikes). Well done Casey, we are very proud of you!

Casey Photo

Year 1 Trip

The Year 1 children are back from their trip and although wet, they had a great time! A big thank you to all the parents who helped and made this trip possible.

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Edible Playground Fun

Reception have been busy in the Edible Playground watering the plants and finding Suzie the slug!

Reception Edible Playground

100% Attendance

Well done 4AC who had 100% attendance last week!

4AC Attendance(1)

Reception Trip

The Reception children are off on a Gruffalo hunt!


Donations from Homebase

2CM wrote letters to Homebase asking for donations for our Edible Playground and this is what they gave us! Thank you Homebase!


Balloon Fun

Year 4 are having a great time this afternoon!

Y4 balloon fun

MUGA Court

The children are loving the new MUGA courts, the matches are lunchtime today were very fast flowing and exciting!

MUGA Court


Year 5 Swimming

Year 5 are off to their second swimming lesson!

MUGA Court Installation

Our new MUGA courts have been installed over the holidays, we are really excited to get the children using them at playtime!

MUGA Court Installation

5 April Attendance

The children have been working really hard going into the Easter break however we know during the Spring Term there has been a lot of illness which has caused our attendance to drop to 84%. We look forward to seeing all the children back to school after the Easter Holiday

5 April Attendance

Story Time with Mr Ford

Mr Ford had a great morning with Eli who had written his own story!

Story Time with Mr Ford

Gilwell Park Meeting

It was great to see so many parents joining the Gilwell Park meeting today!

If you was unable to attend, head over the Gilwell Park tab to view the infromation pack.


Join ELHAP with their Danceathon!

ELHAP Danceathon

Parent Gym Celebration

Well done for completing the Parent Gym course! Contact the school office if you would like to join in next time!

Parent Gym Celebration

Mother's Day Cards

We hope you enjoyed your handmade Mother’s Day card!

Mothers Day Cards


Easter Egg Baskets!

We had a lot of fun making chocolate Easter egg baskets!

Easter Egg Baskets

Milk in the Sunshine

Reception are enjoying their milk in the sunshine this afternoon!

Milk in the sunshine

Parent Hub

We are now live on Parent Hub! Download the app for regular updates on whats going on at school

Parent Hub App

British Values

Check out our amazing display of why British Values are important to us

British Values Display

Letter to the Crayons

Year 1 had a very exciting morning. They all received letters from the crayons.The crayons have been ever so kind and gifted them all their own box of crayons. The children’s task is to draw a picture using all the crayons to make sure they make all are happy.

Year 1 Letters to the Crayons

Reading Week - Staff World Book Day Parade

Check out our staff World Book Day parade! 

Reading Week - Thank you Miss McKenna

A big thank you to Miss McKenna for organising an amazing Book Week!

Red Nose Day

Don't forget it's Red Nose Day today!

Bancroft Science Morning

Thank you Brancroft School for a great science morning, the children had a blast!

Bancroft Science Monrning


Have you seen our poets in the Ilford Recorder?


Trip to the Post Box

Year 1 was very excited to post their letter to the crayons! I wonder when they’ll hear back?

Year 1 Trip to the Post Box

Thank you Mrs McKenna

A big thank you to Mrs McKenna & the PTA for creating a great night for all the children!

Science Trip

Thank you Forest School for a great morning, the Year 4s had an exciting time!

Reading Week - Forest School

Thank you Forest school for a great World Book Day morning. The Year 1 & 2 classes had an amazing time

Year 6 Trip

Year 6 are back from their fun trip to Snaresbrook Crown Court!

Reading Week - World Book Day

How cute is Nursery in their World Book Day costumes?!

WBD - Nursery

Book Week - World Book Day Parade

Check out the children's amazing World Book Day costumes! Both children & staff had a very exciting assembly showing off their costumes

Reading Week - World Book Day

Can you guess the super hero teacher?!

WBD - Abby

Reading Week - World Book Day

We're ready for World Book Day, are you?

WBD - Staff

PTA Quiz & Curry Night

Get a team ready for the PTA quiz & curry night!


Reading Week

It's been a great start to Reading Week with an afternoon of swapping books

Woodwind Recital

The children are having a break from Book Wekk with a relaxing woodwind recital from the Redbridge Music Centre

Reading Week - Book Fair

Don't forget the book fair is still on after school in the hall today!

Reading Week - Poetry

Our poets had a great time with Age UK this morning!

RW - Poetry


Photography Workshop

Year 3 are having a great photography workshop with the Tate

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Christmas Lunch

Another great Christmas Lunch!

Christmas Lunch

Christmas Jumper Day

Thank you to everyone who donated to Save the Children for Christmas Jumper Day, we raised over £180!

Recorder Assembly

Well done Year 4 for a great recorder assembly!

Year 4 Recorder Assembly

Edible Playground Fun

Year 5 are having fun in the Edible Playground. They're leanrning abotu compost and how to plant raspberry and fig plants

Edible Playground

Perfecting the farmer look...

EP Farmer

PE Fun

Miss Heard couldn't resist joining in with Receptions PE lesson!

Year 3 Trip

Year 3 are having an exciting time at the Natural History Museum


Year 6 Trip

6RM are having an interesting tiem at court today!

Year 2 Trip

Year 2 are having an exciting time at their Leyton Orient trip

Back to School

It has been a fun & exciting first day back after half term

Teddy Bear Picnic

Teddy's are here for their picnic!

Website - Teddys picnic

PE Lesson

Mrs Jenkins couldn't resist joining in on the Reception PE lesson!

Website - Rhian

Happy Valentines Day

Happy Valentines Day from Reception! 


Class Reading

The perfect way to end the school week

Reception book reading


Rece[topm are busy making Hanukkah cards!

Hanukkah cards

Edible Playground Sale

Make sure you check out Mrs Clifton's Edible Playground sale after school tonight!

Edible Playground Sale

Christmas Performance

Well done Year 1 & 2 for a fab Christmas Performance!

Christmas Performance

Well done Year 5 & 6 for a great Christmas Performance!


Well done to our football team who placed 2nd!


Well done Dara!

Dara is the first person in the school to become a Rock Hero. The highest level on TTRS. Well done Dara.


Christmas Performances

Get ready for the Nursery & Reception Christmas performance!

Reception Deadline




Woohoo, no late children today!

Christmas Trees

Our Christmas trees have been delivered by one of Santa's elves this morning! We cannot wait for you to seem them when they are decorated!

Kent Teague Visit

Thank you Kent Teague for visiting our Year 5 classes, they had a great time!

KentLO tweet


Check out our new certificate from Sports Relief. Thank you to all our parents who donated!

Sport Relilef


4AC & Year 5 are off to the Redbridge Drama Centre for their Chrimstas Panto!

School Uniform

Mrs Patel is making great use of our spare school uniform by taking it to Zambia where she is helping to build a school!


Christmas Panto

Year 3 & 4SC had a great time at the Redbridge Drama Centre this afternoon for their annual Christmas panto!

Author Visit

KS2 are having an amazing assembly with author Scott Allen

Author visit

Tree Planting

The children have been busy planting a tree for their family on the edge of the field. Mr & Mrs Simmond's even planted their own family tree together!

Tree planting

Children in Need

It was great seeing all the children and staff dressed in spots for Children in Need.


PTA Christmas Fete

Keep the 9th December clear in your diary for the PTA Chrimstas Fete!


Cross Country

Well done to our cross country team, you done amazing!

Reception Dance

Reception are busy practising for their Christmas production... It's never too early for Christmas songs right?!


Lest We Forget

All the children and staff came together for a 2 minute slience for Remembrance Sunday.

Scholastic Book Club

Our new Scholastic Book Club is up and running! Go to http://schools.scholastic.co.uk/snaresbrook-primary … to browse the latest books and order online. For every £1 you spend on this month’s Book Club, our school will earn 25p in Scholastic Rewards. Please place your order online by November 26th 2018


Mr O'Donoghue dressing up again!

Mr O'Donoghue couldn't resist dressing up in Mrs Clifton Queen outfit! Who do you think pulled it off better?


Where in the World Week - Heritage Dress up Day

Check out how amazing these two look!

Dwiali Assembly

Well done to Mrs Kiri, Mrs Mehta and their fabulous helpers for a great assembly about Diwali and why we celebrate it. 

Mrs Kiri even gave the girls in her class bindis to wear!


Where in the World Week - Heritage Dress Up Day

Don't forget to dress up in your heritage clothing. Mrs Clifton is of course the Queen!


Happy Diwali


Where in the World Week - Year 6

Year 6 have been busy learning about China during Where in the World Week.


School Council

The School Council have handed out footballs to each class for them to use during playtime and lunchtime.


Snaresbrook Cup

Today the children competed in the first ‘Snaresbrook Cup’ event of the year. A selection of the Year 6 children played in our Tag Rugby Tournament. Congratulations to the new champions!

Where in the World Week - 4AC clay modelling

4AC have been busy making clay models as part of their leaning of Greece during Where in the World Week.

Poppy Appeal

Don’t forget you can get your Poppy’s in the office.

Poppy appeal

Where in the World Week - 6BB learning about China

All the children are celebrating Where in the World Week!
Check out 6BB learning all about China🇨🇳

6bb WHW

Bleep Test

Well done to all the children who took part in the bleed test

Year 6 World War Day

Year 6 are having a great time during their WW2 day! Photos of the baking and home front bus to follow soon.


Parent Consultation Day

It is parent consultation day today.

Parent Consult

Photo Day

It's photo day with Julie from Tempest! We cannot wait to show you the results

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween! Head over to NewsRound to read how to keep your children safe while celebrating Halloween.


Year 6 Letters

The Year 6 children have written letters to local companies to see if they have any information about the bunker.

Year 6 letters

Year 1 Star!

Well done Tara for improving her handwriting and using commas correctly!


Leyton Orient Visit

The Year 4's had a great time with Leyton Orient.

Leyton oreint

Year 5 Mayan Workshop

Year 5 have had a fabulous day taking part in a Mayan Workshop! Our very own Mayan warrior arrived and has immersed us in all things Maya all day long!

The teachers also had a great time in the Mayan Workshop!

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Bunker Update

Bunker Update - We have started digging and found a path in between 2 sets off trees! #SPSFindTheBunker


German Lesson

We are very lucky to have a teacher from Woodbridge High teaching our Year 5 children German! 🇩🇪

We Need YOUR Help

The Year 6 pupils would like your help. As part of their studies into ‘Britain Since the 1930s’, they have been informed by a local source that Winston Churchill’s East End bunker was located on the school site.


Do you, your parents, your neighbours etc have any knowledge of this? Any information would be gratefully received.


The school will begin digging around a concrete structure located in our forest this week for further clues!


No Late Children!

Well done to all the children and parents for being on time, no late children today! Keep up the good work.

Year 1 - Future Actors & Actresses!

Check out Year 1’s drama performance


Nursery's visit to the Edible Playground

Nursery has also been busy in our Edible Playground!


Tomato Fun!

The children were very excited to find a tomato which looked like it had a nose!


Leyton Orient Visit

Year 6 visited Leyton Orient to talk about showing 'Racisim the Red Card'.


Year 1 are having a fun time using paint for the first time to draw a house.


Edible Playground Planting

Year 4 have been busy planting in our Edible Playground.

Year 4 Science Museum Trip

The Year 4 children went to the Science Museum to visit the Wonder Lab and to watch a science show about explosions!

Picasso Inspired Self Portraits

Check out these amazing Picasso inspired self portraits!

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Age UK

The children had a great time at the Age UK poetry recital

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Rights Respecting Week - World Heritage Non-Uniform Day

Children are dressed in their clothing relating to their heritage for the last day of Rights Respecting week.

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Rights Respecting Week - Staff World Heritage Non-Uniform

The staff also dressed in clothing relating to their heritage.

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Mrs Clifton's PE Fun!

I think the staff enjoyed Mrs Clifton's PE lesson more than the children!


100% Attendance

We have 3 classes with 100% attendance this week!


Edible Playground Salad

The children enjoyed a salad freshly picked from our Edible Playground today at lunch.


Nursery's First Library Visit

Nursery had their first visit to the main school library today! It was very exciting walking through the big school and choosing their own books.

Nursery library

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Thank you to all the parents who joined us for our Macmillan coffee morning! The staff also had a chance to grab a slice off cake too.

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Rights Respecting Week - Year 5 Drama Workshop

Article 19- the right to be safe and protected from harm.

As part of Rights Respecting Week, Konflux Theatre have been working with children from Year 5 on ‘Play in a Day’. We have been learning about social media and gaming and how we can stay safe online. The children will be working all day on the play and are excited about presenting what they’ve learnt to the school during assembly! 

Brass Assembly

We were very lucky to have our brass teacher, Mr Davidson, and his colleagues perform for us this afternoon. If your child would like to learn how to play a brass instrument please contact the main school office.


Lunch Hall Decor

The children think the new table cloths for the lunch hall are a great idea!

Lunch hall

Lunch with a Governor

Mr Forde-Johnston, Chair of Governors, enjoyed a school lunch with the children.


Rights Respecting Week - First Aid

Year 3 are learning great first aid skills such as CPR! A very useful tool being taught during Rights Respecting Week

First Aid(1)

Caterpillar Trouble in the Edible Playground

We have very hungry caterpillars eating our greens in the Edible Playground!


Rights Respecting Week - Year 4 Activities

Year 4 have been learning about the 17 global goals. We have been drawing what we would like the world to look like by 2030.

Year 4(2)

Rights Respecting Week - Assembly

Thank you Mrs Chissim for a great assembly on the right to good health during our Rights Respecting week


Fun with Lee in the Edible Playground

Lee had lots of fun in our Edible Playground guessing which tomato weighed the most.

Edible Playground Harvest Festival

The children were very excited about the harvest from their Edible Playground!


Edible Playground Tomatoes

Clara is trying to guess which tomato is bigger?!


Year 6 Reunion

It was lovely seeing our old Year 6's this evening. Amazing to hear about their journey into secondary school.

Snaresbrook Twitter

We have now reached 200 followers on our school Twitter account! @SnaresbrookPri is a great way to stay up to date and get instant access to what is happening in school.

Rights Respecting Week

As a Rights Respecting school, we are celebrating Rights Respecting Week! The children will be busy with a series of lessons, workshops and guest speakers to help them learn about their rights and importance of respecting the rights of others.


Year 3's Special Guest

Year 3's  had a great afternoon with Aaron Cresswell from West Ham football club! Thank you Stephen Pond from Getty for sharing the images with us.

Well done Reception!

Well done Reception for settling in beautifully this morning. We cannot wait to have a full time class by Friday!


Dinner hall Updates

Check out our new salad area in the dinner hall


Story time with Mr O'Donoghue

Mr O’Donoghue’s story time is so good, Lee couldn’t resist joining in too!


Year 1 Tunnel Fun

The Year 1 children had fun in our Forest School this morning. They experienced going through a tunnel to think about how they felt and then sharing their feelings and emotions with the class.


Year 6 Reading

Year 6 have been busy reading our text ‘Goodnight Mister Tom’ and making notes on specific language that the author has used. We’ve learnt what “kit-bags”, “affirmative” and “invaded” mean.

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Nursery Fun

Nursery have been busy playing snails in shells


Edible Playground Grand Opening

The grand opening of our Edible Playground was a very exciting time for both pupils and staff. We were lucky enough to have lots of visitors from Bulb & Trees for Cities as well the Deputy Mayor of Redbridge, Cllr Taifur Rashid!

Thank you Trees for Cities for providing the following photos of the grand opening of our Edible Playground


Edible Playground

The sunflowers are looking great in our Edible playground! I wonder how tall they are?


Recorder Lessons

The Year 4's are having their first recorder lesson. I'm sure our parents can't wait for their children to start practising at home!


Harpe Performance

Thank you Xanthe for performing beautifully to your class, it was a pleasure to listen to your amazing talent!


Reception's Lunch

The Reception children enjoyed their first lunch at Snaresbrook with the help from their teachers Mr O'Donoghue & Mrs Warren. Mr Ford also came along to help.

Reception Lunch Time

The Reception children had a blast on our new climbing frame!

Cricket fun

It was very exciting finding a cricket today at lunchtime!

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Forest School

Year 3 had a great time using the Forest School. Mrs Clifton lead the lesson in finding natural resources from the Forest School and using these materials to create their own artwork.

Edible Playground

The Year 3 children also helped Mrs Clifton in tending to our Edible Playground. They enjoyed looking at all the plants and vegetables that have grown during the summer holidays. Take a look at the pictures below to find out what thet found!

Hockey Tournament

What lovely weather for a hockey tournament. The Year 6 played very well throughout lunch time. Well done to the pink team who were the champions today!

Website - Hockey

Nursery Trip

Nursery have had their first school trip today! It was very exciting going to the local shop to get their ingredient for Enterprise Week.

Enterprise Week - Pop Up Stalls

Our pop-up shops are getting ready, don’t forget they are open from 3:25-4:00pm tonight in the main hall, access through the hall door! We look forward to seeing you then

Website - EW Stalls

Enterprise Week

Mr Ford has enjoyed having the children present their products to him today. He was really impressed by the quality of the presentations.

Enterprise Week - Year 6

Year 6 ar very proud of their creations! Make sure you check out their stall on Friday

Website - EW Y6

Enterprise Week - Visit for Year 5

Year 5 had a visit from a solicitor. David told us about his role in helping people to understand laws in the UK and how he got his qualification

Website - EW Y5

Enterprise Week - Product Advert

Click through the photos to check out the amazing adverts created by the children to advertise their stalls!.

Enterprise Week - Advert Production

Production day has got off to flying start!

Website - EW Production

Year 4 Trip

Year 4 had an exciting trip to the Vestry House for a Victorian Day

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