Category: School News

Autumn Holiday Club – Week 1

24th October 20

We have been having a great time in our Week 1 Holiday Club bubble. Our theme of the day has ranged from owls, scarecrows and hedgehogs then onto bats and spiders (can you guess what next weeks spooky theme might be?). We have enjoyed a Lego challenge of the day where Mrs Matthews challenged us…

Nursery Weekly News 12th October

16th October 20

How wonderful to see everyone on Monday morning again!  The children attacked Busy Fingers with relish and practised writing their names, used tweezers to move marbles, made flowers and cars with various construction toys and created paintings using welly boots and shoes!!! During our adult-led activity Mrs Radgman read the story ‘Dogger’.  The children showed…

Form I news from our first half term

16th October 20

We have reached the end of our very first half term in Form I. We have washed our hands forever and used gallons of hand gel which has helped us to keep safe and well throughout the term. We have experienced so many new lessons and learning opportunities since arriving in Form I. We have…

Form I News 9th October

9th October 20

Form I are really getting the hang of their weekly spelling tests. We are very proud of the hard work and effort that each girl puts in each week to do her best!  

Nursery Weekly News 5th October

9th October 20

We had a junk modelling and puzzle fest on Monday morning to start our week in Nursery!  Some girls and boys enjoyed completing a puzzle challenge with Mrs Weir, working as a team, finishing five puzzles during Busy Fingers! Fantastic for our spatial awareness and fine motor skills! Mrs Houten helped lots of boys and…

Nursery Weekly News 28th September

2nd October 20

On Monday morning some of the boys and girls played a board game called Crazy Chefs with Mrs Holdstock.  They enjoyed it so much they asked to play it again on Friday with Mrs Holdstock!  After Busy Fingers, Mrs Radgman introduced our new author of the week – Jez Alborough.  We listened to the story…

Nursery weekly news 21st September

25th September 20

We started our week with a lovely action packed Busy Fingers session exploring a cornflour and water mixture! We stuck our fingers in it, found out that it can be very hard, but also we could drip it from a spoon!! How strange!  We also practised our cutting skills pruning some branches! There were some…

Form IV Celtic Harmony

21st September 20

On Wednesday, Form IV had a trip to Celtic Harmony. We lived as if we were in the Stone Age by building dens, hunting a woolly mammoth, grinding herbs for stew and gathering food from the forest. It was a lot of fun!

Nursery Weekly News 14th September 2020

18th September 20

The girls and boys returned to school on Monday morning with smiling faces and quickly got to work with a jam packed Busy Fingers session.  We are really working on making our hands strong using peg boards, hole punches, threading, painting and tweezers! We then spent time getting to know one another a little bit…

Nursery Weekly News 7th September

11th September 20

Welcome to the Nursery Weekly News after our first fun-packed week in school. We have had great fun playing in ‘Busy Fingers’ making our fingers strong and have enjoyed lots of indoor and outdoor ChIL (Child Initiated Learning), exploring our new environment. We have also spent time learning the Nursery routines and understanding how to…

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