Foundation had a fantastic time making Christingles at our stay and play. We used oranges, cocktail sticks and candles! We even took them home to light them!
This morning our Foundation 2 children held a wonderful stay and play session for their families, they worked as a team and developed their knowledge and understanding of what a Christingle represents.
The children had lots of fun coming to school in their pyjamas for Children in Need. We talked about charity and why it is important to be kind to others!
Children in Foundation 2 have really enjoyed reading ‘The Gruffalo’ by Julia Donaldson. They have written shopping lists and created their own recipe for Gruffalo Crumble which was delicious!
Today we had the wonderful opportunity to work with Elizabeth Kenny as part of the English Hub. We explored lots of ideas in developing reading across school and how we teach phonics. Here are our children in action.
What an incredible day we have had with Grimm and Co our Year 5,6 and Foundation children have had access to explore inside the space. The children have heard all about Graham Grimm the Founder of Grimm and Co who has lost his story. The children will hopefully use their imagination, curiosity and intrigue to […]
This afternoon the children in F1 spent some time in the new ICT suite. They used the IPads and learned lots of new skills. Well done everyone!
Children in Foundation Two have enjoyed an exciting outdoor learning activity with Pop’s outdoor this week. We have created and completed a superhero obstacle course and created superhero logo pictures using spray paint and natural materials.
Children in Foundation Two enjoyed transforming themselves into superheroes. They got creative and decorated their own capes and masks. Some children enjoyed applying face paints and created their own Superhero logo. By the end of the day all children had devised their own Superhero name and ‘special power’ .
Children in FS2 have really enjoyed getting active in the hall with their friends. They have moved their bodies in lots of different ways and used different parts of their bodies to bounce the balloons.
Children in FS2 have been excited to welcome four new fish friends to their classroom. We have created a lovely environment in the tank thanks to support from very generous parents, and the children love to take a quiet moment to observe Harry, Sunshine, Floss and Ginger in their tank.
Children in FS2 have been developing their storytelling skills using the ‘Helicopter Stories’ approach. We are learning to create our own stories collaboratively and act them out as a class. We have already created a story about Spiderman on an aeroplane and a second story about ‘Super Betsy’ going to the park with her friends. […]
As part of learning about our ‘super selves’ children in FS2 have been learning about their senses. We have explored various sights and sounds and experimented with smelling and tasting different fruit and vegetables. We learned that we use our sense of smell and our tongue to taste foods and that each food has its […]
Some wonderful sharing of information in Foundation one. Thank you Mrs Sweeney and Mrs Barker a wonderful start to the new year, I love your proud cloud!
Today our Superheros are busy painting and exploring the construction area, they also have new fish. The children are really excited exploring the continuous provision.
The Department for Education have launched a new campaign to encourage parents to engage in activities that support their child’s early learning and help set them up for school. See attached launch toolkit and link below to the Hungry Little Minds website: https://hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk/ Hungry Little Minds- Launch Tookit (updated links ) We will be sharing […]
Thank you to everyone who participated in and came to watch our sports day. The children had a fantastic time trying out lots of activities with the help of pupils from Year 5 and 6.
Foundation One children have enjoyed reading ‘Pizza for Pirates’ by Adam Guillain and Charlotte Guillain. We made our own pizzas, choosing our own toppings. Delicious!!
Foundation One children have been so excited to welcome four new additions to the class. Four ducklings named Kevin (after our fantastic caretaker) Treasure, Sparkle and George have hatched in our incubator and delighted the children and parents.
A huge thank you to our amazing parents who came in to work with their children during our minibeast family learning events. Mr Purshouse is already putting a plan together ready for some more exciting opportunities next year. Thank you to Trish Sharp and the team from the CLC for all your support this year […]
Well done Foundation 2 on a fabulous Oscars video, you have done an incredible job and we are proud of you all,
Congratulations to our Foundation One children on winning this years Oscars, a fabulous video on road safety!
In Foundation One we have been thinking about lots of ways in which we are different. We have talked about our different families and found out that we all have different homes. We have talked about how our bodies are very similar in some ways but very different in others. We enjoyed dressing up for […]