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Reception Weekly News Oct 19th

19th October 18

What a brilliant week we have had in Reception. On Monday, we enjoyed revising the sound ‘j’. We tried hard to use tweezers to put jewels onto the letter j. We used our busy fingers to scrunch tissue paper onto our jam pots and decorated our jeeps using our ‘frog on a log’ pencil grip….

Nursery Weekly News 19th October 2018

19th October 18

This week our theme is ‘Numbers’. In our adult-led activity we sang lots of songs with numbers in them, Five Little Speckled Frogs, Five Currant buns, Zoom, Zoom, Zoom and lots more. We tried really hard to use our fingers to count and subtract and we were really clever matching wooden numerals to the number…

String Group and Commander Keeping Assembly

18th October 18

We were pleased to welcome one of our parents who gave a fascinating presentation on aviation and spoke to the girls of his experiences as a flight engineer and military career. The Senior Strings delighted us with their performance of Espana in assembly this morning.  Our thanks to Mr Smith who added some castanet percussion…

Herts 10K

16th October 18

A huge thank you to all our staff who braved the rain to take part in the Herts 10k this weekend.

Reception Weekly News Oct 12th

12th October 18

We have been busy again this week in Reception. On Monday, in Phonics we revised the sound ‘l’ and worked hard in our Jolly Phonics books. We loved making handprint manes for our lions and carefully designed our own lolly pops. We even made real lime lollies using lolly moulds. We put them into the…

Nursery weekly news 12th October 2018

12th October 18

This week our topic is ‘Colours’. We started off the week with some colour mixing.  We talked about how we would use our hands to mix two colours together and predicted what would happen (EAD).  There were some interesting theories! In outside ChIL we found a pumpkin and some gourds that Mrs Radgman and Mrs…

Form I News 12th October

12th October 18

Ten, ten, ten, ten……..We love the number 10! Our Maths this week and last has been all about the number 10. We have been finding as many different ways of making the number 10 as we can. We played a game using lollipop sticks where we had to take a bunch of 10 lolly sticks…

STEM Club

10th October 18

In STEM club, we have been learning about bridges. Using K’NEX, we have engineered two different types of bridges so far this term: beam bridges and cable-stayed bridges (above). During our STEM club sessions on Thursday afternoons, we learn about STEM through doing. We have discovered that the strongest shape, especially when building, is a…

Movie Night

9th October 18

Forms III to VI had a fun evening watching ‘Honey I shrunk the kids’ whilst enjoying popcorn and other goodies with their friends, all expertly organised by the School Council.  Thank you girls.

Reception Weekly News Oct 5th

5th October 18

What a fun week we have had in Reception! On Monday in Literacy, we enjoyed focusing on the phoneme ‘m’. We took time to use our magic water to make the ‘m’ disappear. We enjoyed making medals with collage and drawing our Mums and trying to label them using our phonic knowledge. We are trying…

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