Entries by Zara


Emdad Rahman OBE from ‘BOOKBIKELONDON’ dropped by once again with some fantastic classic and adventure books for our upper key stage 2 children. There was excitement in the air as the children could not wait to get their hands on the books and read them! Thank you Emdad for supporting our school with your kindness […]

Eid-Ul-Fitr celebrations at Buttercup!

To mark the end of Ramadan, the children and staff at Buttercup celebrated Eid-Ul-Fitr together. The children came to school in their special clothes and brought delicious food and drink to share with their class. The afternoon was spent with lots of singing, games, food and laughter. Eid Mubarak!

International Women’s day 2022 celebrations at Buttercup

We celebrated International women’s day by recognising our beautiful girls and teachers in school . To mark the occasion 200 roses were handed out to each of the girls . The boys did not get left out, each boy received a rose to gift to the special woman in their life . Staff were also […]

Hobgoblin theatre show

We launched Book Week with a bang by inviting the Hobgoblin theatre company to perform ‘The greatest fairytale ever told’ to the whole school. The story was based around  ‘The Evil Queen is doing away with all of the handsome Princes and it is up to the 3 Little Pigs to stop her!’ This interactive […]

Story telling

The teachers at Buttercup shared their favourite stories with the children. There was great excitement around the school as stories were told. It was wonderful to see the teachers spend time with the different year groups and share childhood favourites with them and prove they were once children too!

Book week in Early Years

During book week in Early Years, the Hobgoblin theatre company came to perform a show on fairy tales. The children were very excited and knew every story they performed. We also had the children from year 5 and 6 come down and read stories to them . Mid week we had a pyjama day. The […]

Dressing up day at Buttercup

We ended Book Week with a bang! The children and adults came to school dressed as characters from their favourite book. Thank you to all the parents, children and staff for making the day so much fun!

Buttercup book sale

We arranged our very own book sale to encourage children to buy books of their choice. There was a variety of fiction and non fiction books to choose from. It was great to see the enthusiasm shown by the children, many went home with a book that they were interested in. We hope to continue […]

Book exchange day at Buttercup

The children were encouraged to bring a used book from home that they have read and enjoyed to exchange with other members of their class. This way children got to take home a new book to read, but without paying for it!

Safer Internet Day at Buttercup Primary school Tuesday 8th February 2022

Safer Internet Day aims to inspire a national conversation about using technology responsibly, respectfully, critically and creatively.  Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre the celebration sees hundreds of organisations get involved to help promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people. Safer Internet Day 2022 was celebrated globally  […]

Celebrating World Hijab Day at Buttercup Primary

We celebrated World Hijab Day by wearing beautiful hijabs of all colours and styles.  World Hijab Day is an annual event founded by Nazma Khan in 2013. The event takes place on February 1st each year in 140 countries worldwide. Its stated purpose is to encourage women of all religions and backgrounds to wear and experience […]

Eco Ambassadors litter picking day

Our Eco ambassadors are taking littering issues into their own hands, after piles of rubbish started to appear nearby. Our ambassadors didn’t want to just make posters to raise awareness but they wanted to be involved and so they proposed a school litter pick. Its fantastic to know our children care about our local community […]

Football tournament presentation day

The Buttercup football tournament involved 9 students from each  year group in key stage 2, years 3-6 who took part in a series of organised football games between one another. The purpose of the tournament was to bring excitement and involvement of sports amongst the students. Students showed exceptional skills of leadership, determination, teamwork, passion […]

Science week dressing up day!

Look at some of the amazing costumes designed and made by the children to celebrate the end of Science week at Buttercup Primary. We were so   proud and impressed with the creativeness of the costumes brought in. Well done!

Mad Science show at Buttercup!

The children were introduced to the 3  different states of matter in a high-energy interactive show. Jet Pack Jez the scientist, showed the children the difference between the states of matter and forces through exciting and fun experiments that engaged them all! The children left the show with a wealth of knowledge and new vocabulary […]

Maths week year 1 and 2

For Maths week year 1 and 2 focused on money and what it means in our daily lives. We spent our lessons learning about adding and subtracting money and how to calculate change in our transactions. We went to Watney market and decided which offers were best for our class to take advantage of. After […]