Happy New Year in Early Years!!

Hello to everyone and welcome back to school after our lovely winter break. It has been so nice hearing children’s stories from time spent with family. In Nursery we have begun a new topic, Dinosaurs! We are very excited about it. We have made play-dough bones that we now look for in the sand tray, and we are making papier-mâché … Read More

Taking science outdoors

In Science this term, Year 5 have been learning all about ‘Properties and Changes of Materials’. We have been able to get really hands-on and explore different materials, learning lots of great new vocabulary with which to describe them and we can now confidently and accurately compare and group them too. We have undertaken a range of investigations, including testing … Read More

Learning in EYFS

It has been a very busy time for us in EYFS during the 2nd half of the autumn term. In Nursery we have been noticing and talking about the change in the weather and the plants around us. We have also been enjoying our weekly Spanish lesson with Senõr Aguia. We have been learning to say ‘Hello’ and ‘Goodbye’ as … Read More

The Great Fire of London

The Autumn Term always begins with a great deal of excitement in Year 2 – the Great Fire of London is a much loved topic that sees the children explore wonderful vocabulary in Literacy, and some imaginative artwork. With several weeks in the making, we can finally reveal what all those afternoons spent painting, trimming and gluing were for: the … Read More

Busy day in Early Years!!

Welcome to the new year for Nursery and Reception! We are very excited to be back at school, investigating, learning and making friends. Nursery have been looking at Autumn leaves, learning the days of the week, learning our numbers and alphabet sounds. It is hard work but lots of fun too! Nursery and Reception had a drumming workshop where we … Read More

Growth Mindset

In Year 1 we have been learning about a growth mindset. Having a growth mindset is all about the right attitude towards our learning. With this in mind, Year 1’s have discussed that it is hard to grow or learn if we say “I won’t do it”. We won’t grow a great deal if we say “I can’t do it” … Read More

Learning about the 4Ps in Year 4!

This week in Year 4 we have looked at the 4Ps – Pride, Potential, Positivity and Perseverance. We discussed what each word meant to us and how we can show them every day. We also looked at the definition of each word to see if our thinking was correct. After that, we wrote on post it notes what each P … Read More