Entries by Liz Heymoz

Reception Week Beginning 28.11.22

This week, Reception have been learning about Advent and focussing on the meaning of the first candle- Hope. They listened to the story, The World Made a Rainbow by Michelle Robinson. From missing friends, missing teachers, and missing grandparents, The World Made a Rainbow tackles all of the challenges of life under the recent lock-downs for […]

w.b. 28th November

What a busy week in our school! Year 1 enjoyed the visit from Bishop John Sherrington on Thursday. Religious Education. Maths Thank you for the supply of tissues this week! We went through another 4 boxes! Please see your child’s book bag for a letter regarding The Nativity. Have a lovely weekend, see you on […]

Reception Week Beginning 21.11.22

This week, Reception have been learning about the Jewish festival of lights- Hanukkah. The word Hanukkah means rededication and commemorates the Jews’ struggle for religious freedom. After watching the videos above, Reception had an opportunity to explore some Jewish religious artefacts. The children also participated in lots of Hanukkah inspired activities including: creating their own […]

week 4 w.b. 21.11.2022

On Friday we joined the whole school in marking the start of The Season of Advent. We placed our Advent Promises on the board for all to see. We are looking forward to changing our prayer table and R.E. board on Monday to mark the transition towards Christmas. In English we received a letter from […]

Reception Week Beginning 14.11.22

It’s been another busy week of learning in Reception! This week, the class have taken part in Anti-Bullying Week along with the rest of the school. The children began the week by listening to the story of The Ugly Duckling and watching Disney’s 1939 adaptation of the story. You can watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=re4jlssB3Iw They […]

wk 3 w.b. 14.11.2022

Friday was Odd Sock Day! We wore odd socks to celebrate the end of Anti-Bullying Week and to remind us that we are all different and important. The children worked hard this week to complete our Kindness Bingo Challenge. Year 1 paired up with Year 4 for Friendship Friday. They shared the playground at lunchtime […]

Week 2 w.b. 07.11.2022

Year 1 joined the school today on a Pilgrimage of Remembrance around the classrooms; they were thoughtful and respectful throughout. Thank you to those families who have sent in a picture of a past loved ones as we are including them in our prayers. Year 1 have learnt about Remembrance this week and the importance […]

Reception Week Beginning 7.11.22

This week, Reception have been learning about Armistice Day and the significance of the poppy. They have been recalling and sharing their own memories with one another and have enjoyed creating their own poppies from a variety of materials. Today the children joined the rest of the school in observing two minutes silence at 11am. […]

Week 1 w.b. 31.10.22

I hope you all enjoyed the half term holidays and it was lovely to see the children come back to school ready to learn. The children were very excited to start their new unit in English and are learning about ‘Farmer Duck’. They worked well together to predict the story, discuss the characters and used […]

Reception Class Week Beginning 31.10.22

This week, Reception have been very busy learning about the Hindu festival of light-Diwali. The class learnt about how Hindu families from all over the world celebrate this very special festival by: coming together to dance, sing and eat, attending a special service at their temple, decorating their homes with Rangoli patterns, lighting diva lamps […]