25 09, 2020

Five out of Five for our Maths Assembly

2020-09-25T10:56:05+01:00September 25th, 2020|Pre-Prep|

Thursday saw our first pre-recorded Pre-Prep Maths Assembly delivered by Miss Holmes. Our aim is to develop flexibility and fluidity with numbers, helping the children to better understand what numbers mean and giving the children the tools to explore with them. We also want learning about numbers to be fun! The assembly involved lots [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

20 03, 2020

The chicks have emerged!

2020-03-20T15:12:53+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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 [...]