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Trip to Sandsfoot Beach

How lucky we were with the weather yesterday. The clouds were very threatening on our journey there but then, as we approached the Rodwell Trail, the sun broke through and we found ourselves in a little sunny oasis for the whole morning – perfect! We had such a brilliant morning. Some of the sandcastles were more »

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Art with Darrel Wakelham

This afternoon, the Reception children were visited by Darrell Wakelham, artiste extroadinaire, who led the class in the construction of a fantastic papier-mache rocket. Everyone had a good half an hour working with a small group to construct and paint the sculpture and the final product is amazing. What an achievement for just one and more »

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Art Week in Reception

What a lot of fun this week has been. We have been so busy with all sorts of seaside art projects and the children should be very proud of the time and care they have all taken over each piece of art. We all hope you enjoyed looking at the things we made at today’s more »

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Sports Day 2019

Sports Day 2019 The sun was shining, hats were donned, cones were set out. It must be time for…SPORTS DAY! I’m sure you will agree, it was an afternoon filled with fun, competitiveness and sportsmanship. A huge thank you to the parents for coming and cheering your children across the finish line. It was very more »

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We’ve got the Skipping Bug!

Another fantastic Skip 2 b Fit start to our day today, well done everyone! It was lovely to see some parents as well as siblings and our children joining in this morning, what a positive way to end our week.  Have a lovely sunny weekend and see you next Friday for some more Fitness Fun! more »

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Boat Floating!

Wow, what imaginative designs all of the children came up with last week when we built our boats. Today, we put them to the test and had some really good discussion about what makes a good boat, why some float and some don’t and what we liked about each others’ designs. Well done, everyone, for more »

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Artists and Engineers

What another wonderful week it has been in Reception. I couldn’t stop taking photographs of all the children being busy in the classroom and following their interests. We had a visit from a spider on Tuesday which inspired a group of children to make spider homes and the painting table has also been fully booked more »

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Healthy Poster Challenge

Healthy Poster Challenge   After winning the Gold School Games Mark for sport and healthy well-being, we have been told ways in which we can earn ‘Platinum School Games Mark’ (oooh) over the next few years. In assembly today, the children were set a challenge in order to brighten up the school (and show just more »

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School Games Mark

School Games Mark  The School Games Mark is a government led awards scheme launched in 2012 to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition across their school and into the community. Participating in this process allows schools to evaluate their PE provision and assists them in developing an action plan for future more »

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Painting for Wellbeing

Here are some photos of the Reception unit’s wellbeing activity which took place during the enrichment day last Friday. Everyone seemed to be having a great time and all of the adults involved were impressed by the children’s concentration during the painting activity. We painted some butterflies in the style of pointillism and everyone produced more »

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