Easter Competition Winners

A huge congratulations to our Easter competition winners. We were blown away with the effort that the children had put into their designs. After much deliberation, each class teacher made the difficult decision and chose two winners who received the prize of a large chocolate egg. A big well done to all who took part. […]

Easter Treasure Hunt

Over the last couple of days the EYFS, KS1 and KS2 have all taken part in an Easter Treasure Hunt. The EYFS and KS1 hunt involved the children finding Easter eggs, within which were hidden clues from the Easter story. Once the children had solved the clue, they were given an item that linked to […]

Easter in Reception 

The children in Reception have has a fantastic week learning all about the origins of the Christian Festival of Easter. As well as talking about the changes in nature around springtime, they have baked chocolate Easter cakes, created Easter collages, completed Easter maths work and been on an amazing Easter treasure hunt. The children collected […]

Traditional Tales in Reception

This week, Reception have been immersing themselves in the story of The Three Little Pigs. The children are loving our new story and one of their favourite activities has been exploring building using a variety of materials in the classroom and also in the woods. There have been many cross-curricular links in this story including […]

Gingerbread Man – Reception

Reception have really enjoyed their second week of the Gingerbread Man story. This week they have learned to retell the story themselves, written a version of the story, decorated their own gingerbread men and made gingerbread men bird feeders, which we then took up into the woods for the birds. The children are settling back […]

Children’s Mental Health Week 2021

Today is the start of Children’s Mental Health Week 2021 and if we were all in school, we would be completing activities linked to our mental health and staying well (last year we were all in the hall doing yoga together!) To celebrate this year, we have created a powerpoint to use each day with […]

Celebrations in Reception

Reception have been learning about two celebrations this week; birthdays and the Jewish festival of Hanukkah. In these photos, the children are baking cakes, hunting for objects in the jelly, playing the dreidel game, counting Hanukkah objects and making a Star of David, the Jewish symbol. The children have learned lots of new, exciting facts […]

Autumn in Reception

Reception have been investigating what happens at Autumn time. They have explored a range of activities including a treasure hunt, leaf man collages after the story ‘Leafman’ and developed their fine motor skills through hole punching leaves.

Reception Celebrate Sukkot

This week Reception have been learning about the Jewish festival of Sukkot. At this special time, Jewish people build a Sukkah outside in which they share food and meals in for 7 days. We built a Sukkah using a forest school tarp along with a covering of branches and leaves. We decorated our Sukkak with […]

Yoga and Mindfulness

Reception have been channeling their inner zen by performing a wide range of yoga poses alongside some mindfulness colouring. The children are loving these weekly sessions and here you can see them practising the warrior and boat positions.