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Nursery Weekly News 6th January 2021

8th January 21

It has been a busy week welcoming the boys and girls back to Nursery. We have enjoyed hearing all about their Christmas news and have had a great time introducing our new topic work on ‘Transport’, starting with our new theme of ‘Cars and Trucks’. Despite having to make a few changes to our routines…

Nursery Weekly News 7th December

11th December 20

We kicked this week off with a very exciting Marble Jar Treat party! We have worked so very hard over the last half term that the girls and boys had a well earned treat!  We played pass the parcel, musical bumps, musical statues and musical chairs! We also danced to Christmas songs and ate some…

Form III investigate soil permeability

9th December 20

Form III had their first go at using a range of scientific equipment today. We used scales for weighing soil and measuring cylinders for water. We also used funnels, filter paper and beakers. We were trying to find out the best soil for our New Zealand farmer friend, Audra. We discovered that loam is the…

Form V become science presentors

4th December 20

In science, we are really good at presenting out scientific work in written form. We thought we’d have a go at cross-curricular learning and make iMovie videos of an investigation. We still followed our usual rigorous scientific process, but had extra fun filming!  

Nursery Weekly News 30th November

4th December 20

Christmas has well and truly erupted in Nursery! We have been so busy this morning making cards and candy canes, wreaths and Christmas trees! The classroom looks amazing and the children are working really hard. We practised some writing today, hearing initial sounds and writing them with the correct formation into the Christmas cards.   We…

STEM Club build bridges

3rd December 20

As we reach the last week of STEM Club before the Christmas break, we are ready to test out our suspension bridges. We learned that it’s not just about looking the part but also about being strong.  

Form VI investigate

3rd December 20

There is nothing we like more in science than a hands-on investigation. We have been asked by different shop owners to find out which bag is best for their customers. We’ve learned a lot about the scientific process as well as properties of materials.  

Nursery Weekly News 23rd November

27th November 20

This week Christmas has arrived in Nursery! The girls and boys enjoyed exploring the classroom, looking at all the sparkly and shiny decorations and at all the Christmas activities available to them. After Busy Fingers, Mrs Radgman read the Christmas story to the class and then established that we all needed to write a list…

W/c 16th November -St Hilda’s Day

20th November 20

This week has seen Form III learning about St Hilda, to help with celebrating, ‘St Hilda’s Day’, which was on Tuesday. The class learnt all about how she helped to build a monastery in Whitby, as well as all about the story of, ‘St Hilda and the snakes’. We created fact sheets about St Hilda’s…

Nursery Weekly News 16th November

20th November 20

We welcomed all the boys and girls back to Nursery on Monday morning and began with a lovely Busy Fingers session.  After this Mrs Radgman introduced the new topic for the week of Hibernation.  We listened to a story about a bear who was hibernating and talked through what hibernation means and what happens to…

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