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Reception Weekly News 17th January

24th January 20

On Monday, in Literacy we were delighted when we realised we had learnt all of the 42 sounds and digraphs! We then moved onto learning the tricky words. We learnt a simple one ‘I’ and loved writing simple sentences using our own photographs and mirrors, for example ‘I am Miss Smith’. We enjoyed listening to…

Nursery weekly news 24th January

24th January 20

Welcome back from the weekend!  We started the week with a super Busy Fingers session.  Some children were practising their letter formation in the sand (PD, Literacy), others painted wellies and created some super footprints (EAD) and Mrs Houten worked with a group building an alphabet floor puzzle (PD, Literacy). We had another practice of…

Reception Weekly News 24th January

24th January 20

We hope you all made the most of the beautiful sunshine this weekend. On Monday, in Literacy we learnt a new tricky word ‘me’. We loved playing the tricky word croissant game, stealing one each time and trying to work out which word was missing. We then used the world map and told our friends…

Dog walking club

20th January 20

Maisie has had a great playtime today. Form I have been helping Maisie to learn how to walk sensibly on the lead.  

Nursery Weekly News 17th January

17th January 20

We started off the week with a fantastic Busy Fingers session (PD, CL).  Our focus for the half term is to ensure we are all engaged in an activity on the tables to improve our strength and coordination in our hands.  This in turn will mean that the we will develop the necessary muscles required…

Form I Geography Field Trip 14/01/20

15th January 20

It was a wet and windy Tuesday afternoon but we spotted a break in the rain, put on our coats, picked up a pencil and a landmarks list each and headed off to explore Harpenden. We had over 16 things that we were hoping to see from a road and houses to people and restaurants. …

Reception Weekly News 10th January

10th January 20

Happy New Year! Welcome back to Reception! We do hope you had a lovely Christmas holiday and feel fully rested. On Monday, Miss Smith loved hearing all of our holiday news. We had all been doing some fun things during the holidays and loved sharing our photographs we had brought in. In Literacy, we used…

Nursery News Week ending 10th January 2020

10th January 20

Welcome everyone!! We thoroughly enjoyed welcoming back our Nursery children this morning from their Christmas break and we were also delighted to welcome some of our new Pre-Nursery children for their first morning at St. Hilda’s.  Everyone was so brave and joined in with all the activities. We started the morning with some exciting Busy…

Working Together

9th January 20

We have started the year by working together. Forms I and III worked collaboratively in Art on a wall hanging to celebrate our school creed. We all enjoyed the chance to share ideas skills with each other.

Christmas Holiday Club

20th December 19

Wow! What a week (and a bit!)! We have had an incredible Christmas Holiday Club with all our friends and brothers and sisters. Great British Bake Off – watch out – we have some talent coming through! We have made marshmallow Rice Krispie Santa treats, gingerbread houses, chocolate brownie Christmas trees, Christmas themed biscuits, polar…

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