25 09, 2020

Sounds like ‘A’ great week for our Early Years

2020-09-25T11:24:32+01:00September 25th, 2020|Early Years|

In Early Years this week we have been introducing our first Read, Write Inc (RWI) sounds, and continued our 'All About Me' Topic. The children in Acorns have been looking at the RWI pictures repeating 'a for apple'. The children have really enjoyed their book of the week 'Ten fingers and Ten toes' counting their [...]

18 09, 2020

Jeans for Genes Day

2020-09-18T15:03:44+01:00September 18th, 2020|Early Years, Pre-Prep, Prep|

To celebrate Jeans for Genes Day this week, the children have been asked to donate £1 to the charity in return for wearing Jeans for the day. In Prep, we have held a number of assemblies to highlight some of the issues that can be caused by issues with one’s genetic code. We had [...]

18 09, 2020

All about little me

2020-09-18T13:12:12+01:00September 18th, 2020|Early Years|

This week in Early Years we have been working on 'All about Me'.In Acorns the children have been looking at their body parts focusing on their eyes, nose, mouth and hair. In group time we drew around Olivia to create our own collage person. We then looked at how we can make a face for [...]

11 09, 2020

Magical Forest School week for our Early Years

2020-09-11T14:25:54+01:00September 11th, 2020|Early Years|

Our Early Years were delighted to meet Grandad Oak and Grandma Sycamore during their Forest school session this week. The children enjoyed an autumnal walk around the grounds, making sure to familiarise themselves with the safety rules of crossing internal roads, finding all sorts of wonderful minibeasts along the way. The pupils also loved being [...]

11 09, 2020

A happy first week for our Early Years and Pre-Prep

2020-09-11T13:30:17+01:00September 11th, 2020|Early Years, Pre-Prep|

This week in Early Years and Pre-Prep our main focus has been on ensuring that the children are happy and settled in their new classes.We have spent time ensuring that they are familiar with their new key worker or their class teachers whilst slowing introducing them to the wonderful activities and opportunities that we have [...]

10 09, 2020

Our Youth Mental Health First Aiders at the Ready

2020-09-11T14:41:34+01:00September 10th, 2020|Early Years, Pre-Prep, Prep|

As the children return after such an extended break the School recognises more so than ever the need to ensure the children's wellbeing and mental health fitness is very much on everybody's radar. In addition to having such a caring a committed staff body, the School is fortunate to have seventeen staff trained as [...]

3 04, 2020

Easter Art Project – ‘Folded surprise Easter picture’

2020-04-03T13:56:06+01:00April 3rd, 2020|Art, Early Years, Pre-Prep, Prep|

This Art activity is not compulsory. It is suitable for all ages and even adults can have a go! A great activity to do together. All you need is a sheet of A4, dry colour materials and your creative imagination. Follow the video clips - 'How To Draw An Easter Egg Folding Surprise" at [...]

19 03, 2020

We Love to Dance

2020-03-19T16:22:12+00:00March 19th, 2020|Early Years|

Our Early Years children performed a super dance display this week. To see such young children confidently standing on stage was very impressive. From the golden oldies to present day music, we were entertained with amazing twirling, clapping and wiggling, all with lots of smiling from the children. The finale of the show saw [...]

6 03, 2020

World Book Day Extravaganza

2020-03-06T16:36:58+00:00March 6th, 2020|Early Years, Pre-Prep, Prep|

On Friday 6 March the whole school celebrated World Book Day. Celebrations take place all over the world to recognise the magical power of books – 'a link between the past and the future, a bridge between generations and across cultures. By championing books and copyright, UNESCO stands up for creativity, diversity and equal [...]