1st August 2018Music FestivalOur Samba Band is in full rehearsal using the instruments awarded to us at the Mayor of Hackney Musi... 1st August 2018Families WeekThank you for supporting families week. The children learned about different types of families and o... 1st August 2018Visit from the MayorSchool councils from Orchard, Southwold and Hoxton Garden held a joint meeting to meet with Hackney ... 1st August 2018World Book DayAlthough a day late due to the snow, World Book Day was again a huge success. With creative costumes... 3rd October 2018First few days in Early YearsThe children in EYFS have settled in well durin... 9th October 2018Significant MalesThank you to all the significant males who joined us in school last week to support our learning! ... 18th November 2018Traditional TalesNursery have been reading the Traditional Tale, Rapunzel. They showed great problem solving skills a... 8th January 2019Tabletops!Nursery have been busy making salt dough bread, painting with hay and building bridges! 27th January 2019Fine Motor SkillsLots of Nursery and Reception parents attended the 'fine motor skills' coffee morning. They discover... 14th March 2019Fairtrade FortnightFairtrade Fortnight got off to a great start last week and it all started with a thought-provoking a... 12th May 2019Mini ScientistsDuring Science Day, Reception and Nursery explored changes and materials by mixing different ingredi... 12th May 2019Maths MastersThe parents of Nursery and Reception children enjoyed our Maths Workshop. They discovered a range of... 28th May 2019Green Fingered GardenersThe Nursery children have been learning about 'new life'. It was an exciting half term as the caterp... 28th May 2019Tesco Trip!Nursery went on a local trip to Tesco's and bought lots of different exotic fruits to try. The child... 28th May 2019Families' WeekOur annual Families' Week was a huge success. The children had the opportunity to learn about lots o... 29th May 2019Happy ChicksThe children in EYFS have been fascinated by our eggs, which have now hatched into chicks. This has ... 29th May 2019Early LearningThe parents of Nursery and Reception children enjoyed our Writing Workshop which focused on supporti... 14th July 2019Hispanic DayLast week Orchard enjoyed celebrating Hispanic Day. The children enjoyed an assembly let by Ms Josep... 22nd September 2019Parent Reading Returns!We were delighted to welcome our new parents in Nursery to Parent Reading last week. Adults joined c... 29th September 2019Significant MalesWe were delighted to welcome our significant males into school again this week to join in with learn... 10th November 2019Gold Stars!We have again received the Gold Travel Stars Award at Orchard Primary School. We are again in the to... 10th November 2019World WeekWorld Week is a part of our enrichment programme which celebrates the diversity within our school. O... 10th November 2019Parent Reading PartnersEvery Friday morning, Lower School enjoy Parent Reading. It is always a wonderful to see so many adu... 10th November 2019Special Books in EYFSThank you for all the parents who came in to view and contribute to the children's Special Books on ... 17th November 2019Peace at LastThe children in Reception and Nursery attended the "Peace at Last" opera. They really enjoyed it. ... 17th November 2019Happy Diwali!In Nursery the children have been learning about Diwali. They were very excited to learn something n... 11th December 2019Dressed in Blue!In recognition of Anti-Bullying Day, children dressed up in blue as Orchard showed that no bullying ... 11th December 2019School Council Cross Site MeetingOrchard hosted the first cross site School Council meeting of the academic year last week. School Co... 11th December 2019Active Early YearsThe children in Nursery have been enjoying taking part in physical activities in the outdoor area. T... 19th January 2020Winter FayreThank you to all the families who contributed donations to the Winter Fayre and to those who came to... 19th January 2020Creative Choir!Our school choir were busy spreading festive cheer around Hackney before Christmas. They performed a... 19th January 2020Nursery NewsOur Nursery children have enjoyed going to the post office and sending letters to their families. Th... 9th February 2020EYFS Coffee MorningThank you to all the parents who attended the EYFS Early Maths coffee morning. There were some fanta... 15th March 2020100th Day!The children in Reception had a wonderful day celebrating their 100th day of school last week! The c... 15th March 2020Spring Dr Bike and Bikers BreakfastSpring Dr Bike and Bikers Breakfast event on the 17th March 8.30am - 10.30am 15th March 2020Pyjama Day!As a school, the children have chosen to support Shelter this year as the school charity. The target... 14th April 2020Science FayreScience Day was a huge success and ended in a wonderful celebration of the experiments undertaken ac... 17th April 2020In the sunshineThe children in KS1 and EYFS have been enjoying the sunshine and experiencing outdoor learning. &... 28th April 2020Home Learning Holiday HomeworkWell done Orchard! It is wonderful to see such continued commitment to learning. Thank you to ever... 28th April 2020Families' WeekThis week is Families’ Week at Orchard, an opportunity to celebrate the diversity both in our school... 25th May 2020Bird's Nests!Last week, the children attending school read the book 'Mama Built a Little Nest' and learnt about a... 26th May 2020Bubbles!Last week the younger children in school started the day off with a Joe Wicks PE lesson. They then p... 9th June 2020Home Learning ProjectsWe have seen a number of holiday projects sent in to the home learning email address. What an amazin... 21st June 2020Nursery Spaces Available 25th June 2020Sports Day!Have you tried the virtual challenges on the home learning web page yet? Don't forget to email your ... 14th September 2020Welcome back EYFS!We are excited to welcome our Early Years children full time today. Last week, all children had a wo... 1st November 2020Healthy Hands!Children in Nursery have learnt about germs and the importance of washing hands. All children took p... 19th January 2021Holiday HomeworkRemote learning has not stopped the children sharing and celebrating their holiday homework projects... 5th February 2021Get Caught Reading!