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Nursery Weekly News 6th December 2019

6th December 19

On Monday morning we sang all the Christmas songs that we are going to sing to our families on the last day of term, (EAD). You are going to love our performance! We looked for the classroom cheeky little Shelf Elf and we spotted him hanging on the washing line. Mrs Radgman lifted one of…

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

6th December 19

The clay Santas made by Form VI are fired painted and decorated and they look fantastic! Well done Form VI!

Visit from a fossil expert

4th December 19

Today Form III had a visit from a fossil expert and her lovely assistant. Two of our girls from Form V know A LOT about fossils and they were kind enough to share some of their knowledge. We had a really fun time looking at all the different things: a mammoth tooth, ammonites, trilobites, and…

Nursery Weekly News November 29th 2019

29th November 19

Our second Christmas week began by making more salt dough shapes with Mrs Holdstock. We mixed the flour, salt and water into a dough and then rolled out the mixture using rolling pins. We then cut out more Christmas shapes, (UW and EAD). In our adult-led activity we thought about what we would like to…

Santa Art

29th November 19

Form VI have been busy creating these clay Santa models in Art.

Form VI investigate

27th November 19

Form VI have been investigating different types of bags you can find in shops to come up with a solution for our shop keepers who are each looking for a different solution. They are testing bag strength, durability and level of comfort.

STEM club build cable-stayed bridges

27th November 19

As the first term of STEM club draws to a close, all members actively applied the 4 rules of STEM club when building their cable-stayed bridges. Pick up any K’NEX that fall on the floor Have fun Problem solve! Triangles are the strongest shape  

Form IV study the planets

27th November 19

Form IV have spent the first part of the half term learning about the solar system. They created some posters about a planet of their choice. Here are some of their wonderful creations:

Nursery Weekly News 22nd November 2019

22nd November 19

Hooray, Christmas has come to Nursery! We began Busy Fingers using our strong fingers to wrap up boxes as Christmas presents. We also used tap-a-shape to try to make Christmas pictures, (PD and UW). In our adult-led activity Mrs Radgman read the story ‘My Very First Christmas Story’. Some of us knew the characters in…

Nursery Weekly News 15th November 2019

15th November 19

This week our topic is ‘Hibernation’. In our adult-led activity we shared the story ‘Don’t Wake the Bear Hare’. We learnt that hibernation is when some animals have a long winter sleep. We tried to make predictions in the story and joined in with the repeating refrains, (Literacy, CL and UW). After the story we…

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