Our topic in Reception this half term in Reception is ‘Toys’ and in Year One and Two ‘Robots’. As part of their learning we will find out about real robots working around the world helping humans in many ways, and also about some famous robots from our television screens.

The children are going…

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A Flying Visit!

We had a great visit from SMJ Falconry and learnt lots about birds of prey. Lower School had the chance to ask their questions and find out more about the different falcons and owls to help them write their reports. They even had the opportunity to hold the birds and see them up close. The whole…

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Did you know?

Did you know? ...


The best time to see a Barn Owl is in the day at dusk.  


The Little Owl bobs its head up and down when it is alarmed (frightened).


Can you find out some more facts to add to our 'Did you know?' list?

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Growth and Green Fingers

Last term our topic was Growth and Green Fingers and as part of our science learning all the Year 1 and 2 children planted a broad bean seed. We 'planted' the beans in old CD cases which gave us a fabulous opportunity to see the roots and shoot develop. The chidlren all kept a diary of the changes…

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Maths Homework

In Year One this term we are learning;


  • To recognise and know the different denominations of coins and notes. Please let your children use real coins and notes and play shop with them.
  • Tell the time to the hour and half past the hour.
  • To recognise and name common 2D and 3D…
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Claude Monet



We have studied the work of the French artist called Oscar-Claude Monet who was born in 1840. He was a founder of Impressionist painting.  This style of painting is named after Monet's painting, Impressions, Sunrise, which he exhibited in 1874. We learnt…

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Birthdays Now and Then

In our topic ‘Family Album’ we are learning about the past. Today Mr Proctor came to visit us and talked about what birthdays were like for him when he was a little boy. He is a very young looking 73 and talked about his 7th birthday in 1950 and other birthdays around that age.  First we thought…

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Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday to Isobella and Luke! Both are 7 years old today.

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Shrove Tuesday

Wow! what a busy couple of days we have had. First we looked at why, we as Christians have Shrove Tuesday, as preparation for lent. We eat up all the rich foods on Shrove Tuesday as it is Ash Wednesday the day after.  Ash Wednesday is the start of Lent and when Jesus went into the dessert for 40…

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We love learning!

In Lower school here at St Peter's we are very lucky to have two classrooms! Although we are one mixed age class of Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 children we have the luxury of two huge classrooms and a lovely outdoor learning space just for us!  We have one classroom set up as a room of…

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Maths is easy when you know your times tables!

Working with numbers becomes a lot easier when you have learnt your times tables! To learn them you simply have to remember them, we have to train our memory to remember them.

By the end of Year Two it is a statutory requirement within the national curriculum for number that children should…

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