Pre-School Spring 1 Week 4 – RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

This week we are learning all about our garden birds and looking out for them in the school grounds. We went into the hall and used the apparatus as branches, trees and nests. We’ve been using the binoculars to see if we could spot any birds. We saw lots of magpies and pigeons! We’ve also […]

Pre-School Spring 1 Week 3 Chinese New Year

This week we are exploring the celebration of Chinese or Lunar New Year. We have learned the story about the animals racing across the river to set the order of the animals for the years. We learned that this year is the year of the rabbit. We have been learning how people celebrate Chinese New […]

Pre-School Spring 1 Week 2- January Story

This week we have been continuing thinking about the months and seasons and the weather. As it’s been quite a wet week, we’ve been designing our own wellies. We’ve been having lots of fun in our new sandpit and enjoyed jumping in the muddy puddles. Enjoying the rain on their bikes and the sandpit The […]

Pre-School Spring 1 Week 1- January Story

Happy New Year! The children have settled straight back into Pre-School and have been enjoying exploring indoors and outdoors. They were keen to talk about their holidays and what they had got for Christmas. Quite a few children told us they had been on holiday to the seaside! We have been talking about our wishes […]

Whole School – On the Last Day Before Christmas…

… my true love sent to me a fantastic whole-school assembly! Every child (and adult) in school came together in the junior hall to enjoy and join in with performances from the Junior Choir and the Y2 Nativity. This lovely event was completed with a full rendition of the 12 Days of Christmas, with each […]

Pre-School Autumn 2 Week 6 and 7 – Christmas!

Have a look at some of the exciting things we’ve been doing to get ready for Christmas. We’ve learned the story of St Nicolas and the Christian nativity story. We’ve been making St Nicolas, Christmas decorations and cards. We’ve loved exploring the ice outside and we went on a walk to the local church. We […]

Pre School Autumn 2 Week 4 Diwali

This week we have been learning about how Hindus celebrate Diwali. We did some drama on the story of Rama and Sita, made lanterns and used mehndi and rangoli patterns. We made some rangoli patterns using paint and numicon. The children are really getting into the story of Rama and Sita and wanted to re-tell […]

Pre School Autumn 2 Week 3 Hedgehogs

This week we listened to the story ‘Any Room for me?’ where a man drops his glove and lots of animals make their home in his glove. We have been thinking about how we all have the right to a home and what kind of homes different animals have. We enjoyed making homes for hedgehogs […]

Firework and Bonfire fun

Today we looked at pictures and films of fireworks. The children then squirted water and paint onto paper to make their own fire work shapes and colours. In the afternoon we cooked sausages over the fire and chips over the fire YUM ! Happy Bonfire weekend everyone . Chips and sausages over the camp fire […]

Autumn 1 week 7

A lovely and busy last week at Pre-school . We drilled and threaded conkers to make an abacus, and had a visit from Mrs Atkinson who taught us some first aid to try out on our teddies and each other. We also made some natural potions and medicines, Then finished the week by making cheese […]