17 01, 2020

Impressionist Impressions!

2020-01-17T14:33:01+01:00January 17th, 2020|Art, Prep|

In Art our Year 6 pupils have now started investigating the artwork of the Impressionists, in particular Claude Monet. We have explored the beautiful painting 'Impression, Sunrise' and teamed up to create our own impressions of this important work. Year 6 proved to be great team players working creatively to 'capture the moment'. "I was [...]

17 01, 2020

Catching their Prey

2020-01-17T14:21:58+01:00January 17th, 2020|Forest School, Prep|

The children have enjoyed their first week back in Forest School, our Year 3 and 4 pupils have been focusing on birds; decorating the forest with bird feeders, digging for worms, making bird nests and making their very own birds out of clay. Our Year 5 pupils have loved pretending to be spiders, working in [...]

17 01, 2020

Squeaky Clean Early Years

2020-01-17T14:05:38+01:00January 17th, 2020|Early Years|

This week in Early years we have been looking at 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 putting [...]

17 01, 2020

Brave and had a go

2020-01-17T13:19:41+01:00January 17th, 2020|Pre-Prep|

Pre-Prep children were treated to a delightful assembly led by our peripatetic violin teacher Mr George Weiss. He was ably assisted by a Year 2 pupil who, using his best Growth Mindset skills, was 'Brave and had a go' at performing a piece called 'Old Timer' he had not even rehearsed with Mr Weiss! Together [...]

17 01, 2020

Tapping into Computer Science

2020-01-17T12:56:36+01:00January 17th, 2020|Prep|

A group of our Year 7 and 8 pupils were invited to attend a Computing Masterclass at the Senior School. Langley Senior’s Head of Computing, Mr Haysom, discussed the role that Computer Science plays in robotics. The pupils thoroughly enjoyed programming Microbits, using specific computing language, beginning with block programming before exploring a higher [...]

10 01, 2020

Signalong hobby is a hit!

2020-01-10T17:20:21+01:00January 10th, 2020|Drama, Hobbies, Pre-Prep|

The new Signalong hobby was received with great enthusiasm by the Pre-Prep children this week. Pupils from Reception, Year 1 & 2 joined together to learn Sign Language in relation to the current Reception topics of winter and animals to help develop small motor skills and to enhance your communication skills. The children began [...]