Ted Dewan visits Osmani

On Monday, 13th March 2019, author and illustrator Ted Dewan visited Osmani and delivered fun sessions to children in EYFS, KS1 and KS2. Ted is best known as the creator of the award-winning book series, Bing, now adapted into an animated television series. All the children and the adults loved listening to Ted read his stories and talk about writing and illustrating his books. Thank you for a great day!

Michael Rosen on World Book Day

On World Book Day, Osmani pupils spent a lovely afternoon reading books and doing fun reading activities. Twenty-five lucky children, who contributed to our Creative Writing Competition, went to see author Michael Rosen at Genesis Cinema. He was telling us funny stories from his childhood and his humour made everyone laugh throughout the whole session. What a great way to celebrate reading! 

Yr 5 and 6 go to University!

Last week Yr 5 and 6 children were lucky enough to have an Explore Science day at The University of Westminster. They took part in a variety of activities that included walking around the campus and lecture theaters, finding out more information about all the different fields that comes under the umbrella of ‘Science’ and finally taking part in experiments. The children really enjoyed using their scientific knowledge to help them complete the tasks and finding out about different jobs that they could potentially do when they are older.

Creative Writing Competition Workshop

Our Creative Writing Competition is in full swing and many children have already submitted their stories and poems linked to the 2019 theme The Clothes I Am. Year 5 were incredibly lucky to have an inspiring workshop with poet Adisa who shared a wealth of knowledge about writing poetry and encouraged the pupils to contribute with their original ideas. We can’t wait for the influx of amazing poems from Year 5 children in the next few days! The competition deadline is 29th of March 2019.

‘It was funny and he taught us that you should take negative comments and turn them into a positive ones. He also taught us how we can express ourselves through poetry about the clothes we wear.’ (Yaqub)

‘It was a great workshop and I learnt that not all poems have to rhyme but they have to express your feelings and what makes you who you are.’ (Mariam)

‘ It was a fantastic workshop and I learned that through clothing you are your own person and no one can tell you what to wear. I also learnt how to write a poem that allows me to express myself.’ (Mohamed)