World’s Tallest Basketball Player and Britain’s Tallest Man speaks to children about celebrating diversity.
Wilberforce Primary pupils have been aiming high after an inspiring visit from the world’s Tallest Professional Basketball Player and Britain’s Tallest Man. Paul Sturgess ran a whole-school assembly on 7 November and spoke to the children about his incredible career.
Wilberforce Primary in Queen’s Park has been recognised for providing its pupils and staff with a happy, inclusive and supportive environment in which to learn and work. The primary school has achieved the prestigious Wellbeing Award for Schools (WAS) after demonstrating a commitment to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of its pupils and staff.
Last week, pupils at Wilberforce Primary enjoyed a special visit to SOAS University of London, where they were honoured at a graduation ceremony for completing The Brilliant Club’s The Scholars Programme.
Pupils at Wilberforce Primary in Queen’s Park have been getting green-fingered as part of a pioneering new project with Royal Holloway, University of London and Kew Gardens.
Before half-term, pupils at Wilberforce Primary took part in a special event at the Houses of Parliament to celebrate their involvement in the Joy of moving programme.
The Kinder+Sport Joy of moving programme is an international project led by The Ferrero Group that promotes active lifestyles among young children. In the UK, the programme is delivered in partnership with the English Football League Trust and its community club organisations, and teaches primary school children about the importance of nutrition and exercise.
Environment Secretary Michael Gove today visited Wilberforce Primary to speak about plastic and food waste and to find out about the steps the pupils are taking to protect the environment.
Pupils at Wilberforce Primary have been continuing to learn about the importance of treasuring our oceans with a visit by Thames Water
At Wilberforce Primary, pupils are vowing to cut down their usage of single use plastic and to think more about the way that they impact their communities and the wider environment.
On Thursday 7 June, pupils at Wilberforce Primary tried their hand at being forensic scientists for the day. Working in a mobile laboratory with PhD students from University College London (UCL), the pupils used a variety of scientific techniques to determine whether a painting was an original or forgery.
Yesterday Wilberforce Primary in Queen’s Park launched a new project which seeks to change the way in which pupils dispose of plastic and all rubbish. The ‘A Future Without Rubbish’ project, which is being run in partnership with social enterprise, Clear Public Space, aims to educate children about the damage plastic is doing to our oceans and to encourage them to change their behaviour about waste.