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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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Happiness in Unit Two

Happiness in Unit Two What an amazing final day before half term. The children all participated in a wide range of activities across the school in their teams (Dragon, Pegasus, Griffin and Phoenix). As each team visited Unit Two, they were in for a treat! First, they were split into two groups and half of more »

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Summer Fun

This afternoon was buddy time and we were very lucky that the sun came out in time so that we could spend it outside enjoying the fresh air.   We also had a special, four-legged visitor earlier this week – a frog! We sent him safely on his way down the path and towards the more »

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It’s been a busy week in Reception. Yesterday, we went on safari around the school grounds and found lots of interesting footprints. They had been left by elephants, waterbucks, giraffes, impala, crocodiles and hippos. We also had a really fun Welly Walk looking for all the signs of summer and stopping to practise our catching more »

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Skip to be Fit on Fitness Friday!

Well done to all our pupils, parents, teachers, friends and relatives who came along to Skip To Be Fit this morning on the lower playground.  A beautiful morning and a fantastic start to our day. A special thanks to Mr Beckingham for compering the music on his last Skip To Be Fit session, cracking tunes more »

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All About Africa

The first week of our topic has really taken off this week. Well done to all of the children for being so enthusiastic with their learning this week. We enjoyed an African feast on Wednesday afternoon and learned about some traditional African foods such as mealie pap, rusk biscuits, boerewors sausage and rooibos tea. We’ve more »

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