On Tuesday 7th February, children in Diamond Nursery and Ruby Reception classes welcomed members of their family into school to join in our celebrations of Chinese New Year. The children had the opportunity to try Chinese foods, take part in craft activities and even have a go at writing Chinese numbers! There […]
The Early Years would like all your old keys. Those old keys that are at the back of your junk draw that you have no use for are needed by Reception and Nursery. Old keys, new keys, shiny keys, dull keys, round keys, long keys …….. any sort of key! These are a great resource […]
Last week we held 4 days worth of Sports Days for the children in our school and what a week of Sport it was! Nursery & Reception participated in various different sporting challenges with their family members as well as competing in some competitive but fun races against their class friends! Years 1,2,3 and 4 […]
Emerald class came back from the Easter holidays to a big surprise in the classroom. We found a giant beanstalk had grown! We were very shocked by the discovery and wondered what might be lurking beyond the clouds. Watch this space for beanstalk updates, who knows what giant tales might unfold!
This week Reception have been busy getting to grips with subtraction. We were inspired by the song “5 Little Monkeys Swinging in the Tree” which sees a naughty crocodile gradually eating one monkey at a time from the tree. This got us thinking – What if the crocodile ate more than one at a time? […]
The smell of Chinese food filled the corridor as Emerald and Diamond class became immersed in learning about Chinese New Year. We learnt all about how it is celebrated and why they do certain things. For example, did you know that Chinese dragons dance in the streets to scare away the bad luck for […]
The words ‘paint’ and ‘no mess’ don’t really go hand in hand but Reception have been very busy experimenting with colour mixing without even an apron in sight. To do this we squirted shaving foam into a zip lock bag along with two primary colours of our choice. We predicted what new colour our shaving […]