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 [...]

20 03, 2020

The chicks have emerged!

2020-03-20T15:12:53+01:00March 20th, 2020|Pre-Prep|

There was great excitement in the two Reception classes when cracks started appearing in our incubating eggs.The children have been crossing off the days and as we neared the twenty first day, joy started to mount.On Tuesday the first crack appeared and the children could hear cheeping coming from inside the egg. As the eggs [...]

19 03, 2020

Hats off to our Year 1s

2020-03-19T16:51:04+01:00March 19th, 2020|Pre-Prep|

‘I have found a lovely hat, but when can I wear it?’ was the quandary faced by Apple the Pony in the Year 1 play. Apple was played with spirit by Isla, as her character journeyed through the four seasons, meeting other animals on Great Oak Farm and trying to work out just when she [...]

13 03, 2020

Art Deco by the Sea

2020-03-19T15:06:52+01:00March 13th, 2020|Pre-Prep|

Year 2s travelled to the Sainsbury Centre last week, to view their current exhibition, Art Deco by the Sea. It very much epitomises life in the 1930’s with films, sculptures and paintings of the era. Our pupils were enthralled by the artwork and spent considerable time drawing images of the exhibition. It is really important [...]

13 03, 2020

Imaginations go wild at Forest School

2020-03-13T15:49:07+01:00March 13th, 2020|Forest School, Pre-Prep|

The children in both Reception classes had an amazing time during Forest School these past few weeks, making the most of the sunshine and discovering signs of the new Spring season. Our sessions are child led, with Forest School leaders offering various opportunities to children, such as: using tools, den building, creating a bug [...]

10 03, 2020

A Speedy House Cross Country

2020-03-10T16:48:23+01:00March 10th, 2020|More Sport, Pre-Prep, Prep|

Our Whole School House Cross Country competition was a great success, involving all year groups and classes. Everyone got to spend time outdoors in our wonderful grounds, with weather to match. They did themselves proud – from our Reception to Year 8 pupils – and nearly 80% of all our runners recorded their quickest time [...]

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 [...]