Reception Weekly News 6th March

6th March 20

On Monday, we travelled to South America using our imaginations! We learnt about the Amazon River and the beautiful rainforest. We watched a short clip from Paddington showing us where he lived in the rainforest and used our new tricky word ‘go’ to write to Great Aunt Lucy. We told her to ‘Go and visit…

Nursery News 6th March 2020

6th March 20

Welcome back to a fun packed week in Nursery.  We began the week by playing a flying spaceship game with Mrs Holdstock and making simple repeating patterns with shapes (Maths) and colours in Busy Fingers.  The Nursery girls also read their core reading books with Mrs Weir.  They enjoyed answering questions relating to the text…

Reception Weekly News 28th February

28th February 20

Welcome back everyone! On Monday, in Literacy we remembered all the fun things we did over the half-term holiday. We had parties, skied, played at home and saw friends. What fun! We wrote a sentence about what we did and tried to ask the question ‘What did you do?’ using our new tricky word ‘you’….

Nursery News 28th February 2020

28th February 20

Welcome back after half term!!  We hope you had a wonderful break, with some fun and games and rest too!  Welcome too to our new members of the class, Bea, Jacob and Amelie. The girls and boys came back to school on Monday morning brilliantly!  They settled very quickly into our Busy Fingers activities (PD,…

Magistrates Day

25th February 20

The girls in Form VI recently spent an interesting and informative morning taking part in a workshop run by Legal Eagles.  Two local magistrates, who happen to be ex-St Hilda’s mums, told us all about the English court system, crime and punishment and the effects of crime on the victim.  The girls loved taking part…

Nursery Weekly News 14th February 2020

14th February 20

On Monday morning we thought our Teachers had gone a little bit crazy! As soon as we got to school they asked us to come and get changed for our production!! Some of us found this funny because we had only just got dressed to come to school!  We are becoming more independent at dressing…

Reception Weekly News 14th News

14th February 20

Monday morning was Show Morning to the whole school. We loved dressing up in our clown fish costumes and entertaining the older girls! In the afternoon, we flew over the Australia. We took a tour around the Great Barrier Reef with David Attenborough. We couldn’t believe how many different types of fish and coral we…

Form V visit the Royal Institution

11th February 20

Today Form V had a day at the Royal Institution in London. We did a cosmetic chemistry workshop where we made bath bombs and lip balm. It was a lot of fun and we learned about states of matter, the pH scale and chemical reactions.

Reception Weekly News 7th February

7th February 20

We kick started Wellbeing Week with an amazing GoNoodle to Elton John’s ‘I’m still standing!’ What a multi-coloured, multi-sensory and funky start to the week! We then enjoyed taking part in House Assembly in three different rooms with our older friends from around the school. We needed a little relax so we took some time…

Nursery News 7th February 2020

7th February 20

On Monday morning we had a special job to do! We had been invited to the whole school assembly! How grown up! We listened to the assembly about Well being Week.  We showed the rest of the school that we were excellent at sitting and listening (CL) throughout the assembly! After Outside ChIL which involved…

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