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+01:00March 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+01:00March 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 [...]

14 02, 2020

Spring is in the air

2020-02-14T14:29:33+01:00February 14th, 2020|Early Years|

This week in Early Years our Topic has been Spring. The children have all been very excited to learn about how the Snowdrops in our woods have grown. They have used their fine motor skills to paint, cut and stick to produce different flowers using various collage materials. Oak class have their very own [...]

11 02, 2020

The Wonderful People who Help us

2020-02-13T14:14:28+01:00February 11th, 2020|Early Years|

Our Acorns and Oaks in Early Years have been learning all about 'People who help us'. In the Oak classroom we have had a fire station, Oak 2 had a vets and Acorns classroom had a police station and hospital.We always enjoy welcoming visitors into Early Years and so we were very happy to be [...]

11 02, 2020

Favourite time of the week for our Early Years!

2020-02-11T12:11:46+01:00February 11th, 2020|Early Years, Forest School|

Each week our Early Years look forward to their Forest School Sessions. The children enjoy the opportunity to explore the woods and engage in various activities. Recently the children showed an interest in the budding snow drops, and Scarlett excitedly pointed and said "Look, snowdrops!". The children love the newly installed swing and practising their [...]

6 02, 2020

Finding their Brave

2020-02-06T22:08:17+01:00February 6th, 2020|Early Years, Pre-Prep, Prep|

The children In Pre-Prep have been enjoying assemblies with Mrs Daws focusing on Children's Mental Health Week. The Theme for this year is 'Find your brave'. Mrs Daws introduced the week with some feely tubs and asked who was feeling brave enough to put their hands inside the pots. Daniel from Year 1 and [...]

24 01, 2020

Early Years dance with Dragons

2020-01-24T16:33:38+01:00January 24th, 2020|Early Years|

Early Years have been celebrating Chinese New Year. Oak and Acorns have been making Chinese lanterns with red and gold, as red represents good luck, joy and happiness and gold is seen as the most beautiful colour. Oak class have been focusing on their fine motor skills using the chop sticks to count one [...]

17 01, 2020

Squeaky Clean Early Years

2020-01-21T11:56:20+01:00January 17th, 2020|Early Years|

This week in Early years we have been learning all about personal hygiene. In Acorns the children have been looking at potty or toilet training, washing our hands and brushing our teeth. Acorns have especially enjoyed playing with the dolls helping them go to the potty and looking after them by using wipes and [...]