28 06, 2018

Open-air musical extravaganza!

2018-06-28T16:39:45+01:00 June 28th, 2018|Prep, Pre-Prep, Early Years|

Friends and families were treated to a fantastic open air Early Years & Pre-Prep Summer Concert, followed by an exciting Prep Little Lords: Loud! Outdoor Concert. Early Years & Pre-Prep Summer Concert Against an idyllic backdrop of trees and blue sky, the Early Years and Pre-Prep children joyfully performed a collection of songs [...]

22 06, 2018

Waving their flags at sports day

2018-06-22T21:26:22+01:00 June 22nd, 2018|Early Years|

We were blessed with a windy but thankfully dry day, for our action packed and fun Sports Day, set in the walled garden. Our younger budding athletes showed commitment and competitive spirit, throughout our special event. Participation with a smile was the order of the day and luckily there was both in abundance. The Acorn and [...]

21 06, 2018

Celebrating Dads

2018-06-21T18:57:30+01:00 June 21st, 2018|Early Years|

After a very special weekend for Dads we thought it only fitting to invite our Daddies into School to celebrate Father's Day. On a warm, sunny Monday afternoon the children had the opportunity to share their outdoor learning environment with their Daddies, Grandparents and Mummies. We played with the sand and balance bikes, and [...]

7 06, 2018

Marvelling at minibeasts

2018-06-07T09:03:30+01:00 June 7th, 2018|Early Years|

Our Early Years Acorn class has had a wonderful week exploring minibeasts both inside and outside the classroom. The children thoroughly enjoyed our book of the week, 'Slug Needs a Hug', and then had a wonderful time in our garden searching for minibeasts; we found slugs, caterpillars and butterflies. Whilst helping Mrs Diana Tinjala to weed [...]

4 06, 2018

A fabulous fete

2018-06-08T07:47:25+01:00 June 4th, 2018|Prep, Pre-Prep, Early Years, Friends|

The PTFA's Summer Fete was a great success and was very well supported on a warm afternoon. Old favourites such as hook a duck, coconut shy, tombola and face painting were to be found among a huge variety of stalls, run by Year 7 and 8 pupils, staff, parents and grandparents. Performances [...]

17 05, 2018

Hello to Pedro, the quintuplet lamb

2018-05-17T06:55:16+01:00 May 17th, 2018|Early Years|

Both the Early Years Oak and Acorn classes were invited to visit Swannington Farm, which belongs to one of our parents, Mrs Mutimer. During our visit the children were able to see pigs, sheep and horses, as well as 10-day-old piglets! Rafe explained: "My favourite part was seeing the piglets and listening to them squeak". [...]

10 05, 2018

Magical Bluebells

2018-05-10T14:49:59+01:00 May 10th, 2018|Early Years|

The children have been amazed about how magical our woods look lately, covered by a 'purple carpet' made out of bluebells. The children in Oak class have enjoyed the sunny walks in the woods, using their senses to listen to different sounds and smell the bluebells. They have talked about what plants need in [...]