Nursery News 8th November 2019

8th November 19

  It was lovely to welcome the girls back to Nursery and have our new friend Jack joining us!  To begin our celebrations for St. Hilda’s Day we were involved in a Gamelan music workshop this morning.  All of the children thoroughly enjoyed themselves playing the Indonesian instruments (EAD). In Outdoor ChIL we started our…

Reception Weekly News 8th November

8th November 19

Welcome back everyone! We hope you all had a wonderful half-term holiday. We started the week off with a very loud bang! We have started our St Hilda’s Day celebrations early with an amazing Indonesian drumming session. We learnt how to use a variety of Gamelan percussion instruments.  We listened carefully to instructions from Mike…

Remembering War

7th November 19

In a cross curricular link with History, Form VI have been thinking about war. We looked at the work of war artist Paul Nash and the girls worked in his semi-abstract style to create these very emotive responses.

Cereal hoops and multiplication

5th November 19

Today in Form IV we began our work on multiplication using arrays. We used cereal hoops to manipulate and regroup calculations so that we could solve problems mentally, rather than using formal written methods. It was lots of fun!

Form V Outdoor Learning

5th November 19

Earlier in the term, Form V became Outdoor Explorers. Fortunately the rain held off and the class enjoyed a fantastic day of outdoor learning. Mrs Sewell led the day of outdoor activities including autumn watercolour paintings, carved stick men, a maths emoji trail and a woven ‘God’s eye’. Maddison said, ” I found the day…

October Holiday Club

25th October 19

We have had a spookily, spectacular time in October’s Holiday Club! Have a look at the photos to see all the exciting activities we got up to.

Form V experiment with seed germination

18th October 19

This term in Science, Form V have been learning about plants and flowers. We are currently conducting an experiment on seed germination and if it matters where the seeds are kept – in a dark cupboard or on a warm window sill. We’re very excited to grow these purple climbing beans and really want to…

Reception Weekly News 18th October

18th October 19

We have been busy thinking about how we can keep ourselves clean and healthy. On Monday, we made posters to remind our parents of ways to help us, washed and cleaned the babies and made a healthy packed lunch in Literacy. In Mathematics, we loved playing a counting game ‘Whack-a-Mole’ on the smartboard. In the…

Nursery Weekly News 18th October 2019

18th October 19

We started our final week of half-term, ‘Numbers’ week, with some counting songs.  We all learnt to hold our fingers up to represent the numbers while we were singing the number songs –  this was quite tricky when you had to fold your fingers in!  We are trying really hard to recognise the numerals and…

Reception Weekly News 11th October

11th October 19

Welcome back to Reception’s Weekly News! We started the week thinking about our topic ‘I am amazing’ and enjoyed discussing whether we have pets at home. We then heard about a very cheeky cat ‘Six Dinner Sid’. We took time to make Sid a new collar, as well as choosing our own pets and labelling…

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