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Outdoor Learning

Adventures in High Borrans!

Adventures in High Borrans!

Year 6 had an absolutely fantastic week in High Borrans! They experienced orienteering, ghyll scrambling, ropes courses and caving. All children, without exception, were an absolute credit to the school and their families! The resilience, enthusiasm and joy for the...

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Forest School in Nursery

Forest School in Nursery

Brighter afternoons and sunny days are perfect for spending valuable time outdoors! Nursery donned their famous red suits and off they went to ‘Forest School.’ The children love to have camp fires and drink hot chocolate. They made ‘mud soup’ and sang campfire songs....

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Nursery ‘Forest School’

Nursery ‘Forest School’

Nursery had an amazing autumnal ‘Forest School’ session. We collected leaves and learned all about a ‘storm kettle.’ Miss O’Connor lit a fire in the bowl and placed the storm kettle full of water on top to boil. The children confidently and safely took it in turns to...

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Famous Landmarks in Nursery

Famous Landmarks in Nursery

What an incredible half term we have had travelling the world looking at ‘Famous Landmarks.’ The children engaged with their learning in a fully immersive way. Famous landmarks enabled us to look at the world around us, as well 3D structures, height and size. We began...

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Year 2 Super Scientists!

Year 2 Super Scientists!

The scientists in Year 2 have worked very hard this week. Year 2 are continuing to look at plants, a topic which the children have absolutely loved so far. We’ve made and tested lots of predictions using our superb observation skills. Our favourite experiment was...

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Easter in Nursery

We had a wonderful time leading up to Easter in Nursery. We introduced Lent as a time when Christians think about growing in love. We explored the ways children can grow in love: e.g. sharing and helping. We sang a beautiful hymn for our parents and posted it on...

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Welcome back to Reception

Welcome back to Reception

It is so lovely to have everyone back learning and playing together again in Reception. We have missed seeing all our friends so much. Our topic this half term is New Life / Spring. We have set up a vets area in our classroom and the children are enjoying role playing...

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Forest School in Reception

Forest School in Reception

We have enjoyed our Forest School sessions this term. Through our Forest School sessions the children develop their personal, social and emotional skills. The children have had fun working together, collecting autumn leaves, building dens, finding fairies and bugs and...

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Forest School

Forest School

Forest School Ethos At St Columba’s Catholic Primary, we aim to provide the children with the opportunity to regularly participate in a Forest School program, alongside a fully qualified and skilled Forest School leader. (Miss O’Connor.) All of our ‘Forest School’...

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