What a wonderful day was had by all! The children started the day by thinking about what animals need to stay healthy. We then went with our guide Danielle, to the large indoor animal house, where we saw and fed the shire horses, donkeys, goats, alpacas, rabbits and pigs. Some of us held the guinea pigs! Next, […]
The highlight of the week by far was when Reception participated in a traditional English folk dancing workshop. The children absolutely loved every minute of it. Please see the following videos for an insight into their session! Have a wonderful weekend, The Early Years Team
What a busy week we have had. The children have definitely led us in their learning this week- diverting us slightly off topic and immerging us in the world of pirates, during Child Initiated Learning! We have been busy making pirate ships, flags, props and drawing our own treasure maps and writing clues. During […]
It was a wonderful first ever sports day for Reception on Friday and the children enjoyed every minute of it! Well done everyone!
Wow! What a busy week we have had; our feet haven’t touched the ground since Monday! The start of the week saw the introduction to Spirituality week, where the children made prayer cards and shared them with their Year 6 partners. On Tuesday, we asked ourselves the question, ‘Where do I see God?’ On Wednesday, […]
Along with the rest of the school, Year 6 have been participating in Spirituality Week, during which we have been taking the time to find God’s presence in school and in our lives. After assembly on Monday, each pupil in the school made a prayer card for another member of the school to give to […]
Reception have been very busy learning new songs in class! What do you think? We have had an extremely busy week learning about the life cycle of a butterfly and helping to create the new school mosaic. We were lucky enough to find two caterpillars crawling around the outside area this week, and so we […]
This week, Reception have been reinforcing their understanding of subtraction in a range of different ways. The most popular activity by far was ‘Skittles Subtraction’. The children had to try to knock down the skittles and then write the subtraction sentence that went with it. As you can see, they had lots of fun! In Literacy, […]
This week we have been learning all about the vital role that earthworms play in keeping our soil aerated and rich in nutrients. Over the next couple of weeks, we aim to observe worm’s movements through the wormery that we constructed on Tuesday. You can make one at home by following our instructions: Fill a clear container with […]
Earlier this week we met Mr Dugan, a PE teacher from Dame Alice Owen School. This term he is going to be teaching Reception lots of different sports skills, every Tuesday afternoon. This week we learnt the importance of working together as a team.