On Thursday 7th June the Nursery class went on a trip to Paradise Wildlife Park. We were excited to travel by coach! We went on a dinosaur adventure and loved it when one dinosaur squirted us with water. Olivia said “The best bit was seeing the dinosaurs!” We dug in […]
Last week, we travelled back in time to Ancient Greece. Have a look at the pictures below to see what we got up to.
Growing up in Australia one is always acutely aware of the sun and the damage it can do. So much so that I grew to hate the sun and longed for colder climes in which to live. An ever present image for Australian children of a certain era is the […]
Year 1 have enjoyed a fabulous day at the Sealife Centre in Southend. We saw some amazing sea creatures, had lunch on the promenade by the sea and collected shells on the beach. As always the children were impeccably behaved, a real credit to our school. A few tired children (and […]
Thank you so much everyone for your amazing contributions to our collection of things from long ago. Your children now share a great appreciation for how difficult simple tasks such as washing and cleaning were to achieve in the days before electricity.They have scrubbed clothes on a wash board and […]
Yesterday we made sea creatures out of balloons and modroc and today the children have been decorating them. We intend to make the year 1 classroom look like an underwater habitat. Very messy and fun – so far they are going swimmingly..!
It was like stepping back in time visiting the calm, wooded park with a stream running through. We were met by tiny little prairie dogs diving into their hilltop homes before heading off to visit the many enclosures. Everyone had a great time and all managed to touch a furry […]
This week, we were lucky to have a workshop where we learnt how to make sculptures using chicken wire. It required a great deal of perseverance but we were all successful in the end! Next week, we are going to finish decorating our sculptures.
This week, we’ve been learning more about Ancient Greece. We found out about the different powers of the gods, made a fact file about one of the gods, and created Ancient Greek Top Trumps!
Twist and shout, the macarrana, the cha-cha slide – just some of the highlights from last nights disco. Something tells me the children were a little tired as they were not dancing with their usual enthusiasm! Team ganes, tool skills and zip wire are today’s activities before we get back […]