Monthly Archives: October 2015

Autumn in Nursery

In nursery we ensure that the children experience all weathers, temperatures and seasons. Autumn provides us with exciting learning and language opportunities both indoors and out!

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The children began by exploring the outdoor area and collecting Autumn leaves of all different shapes, sizes and colours. Wow! How beautiful!

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The children then took their precious collections indoors and made leaf rubbings.

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Following this the children then engaged in a range of different creative activities from hand print trees, to leaf collage hedgehogs!

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We had amazing fun!!! Bring on the Winter and the snow!!!!!

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Forest School Training.

Miss O’Connor completed a week’s forest school assessment training with ‘Archimedes.’ Archimedes is a lead training provider in ‘Forest School Education.’ “Inspire. Aspire. Transform.” “Our vision is to help nurture the best qualified, most motivated and truly inspirational Forest Schools professionals in every natural space in the world.” “The philosophy of Forest Schools is to encourage and…Continue Reading

Y5’s Creative Curriculum: Living a Self-Sufficient Anglo-Saxon Life at the Rising Sun Country Park

Our Creative Curriculum theme for this half term was ‘Anglo-Saxons v Vikings: The Struggle for the Kingdom of England’.  We made our own timelines.  We wrote about a day in the life of a Lindisfarne (Holy Island) monk C.700 AD as we built up the history of the Northumbrian King Oswald and Saint Aiden.  We…Continue Reading

Week 7 in Y6

Week 7 in Y6

In Literacy this week, we’ve written a detailed biography of one of the most influential musicians of all time – John Lennon.  We’ve taken progress tests in maths to see if we’re learning enough of the right stuff (we are!).  We’ve finished our science investigations into the best biscuits for dunking (Rich Teas, in case…Continue Reading

Year 4 Teeth investigation

Year 4 Teeth investigation

In Science we have been looking at the Human Body in Year 4 and we have focussed on the digestive system. We looked at our teeth and discussed how to keep them strong and healthy and asked the question; “Which drink is the worst for our teeth?” After a class discussion we decided to use…Continue Reading