Reception’s Learning Weeks 2 & 3

Our Reception children are happy little learners! They have settled into the routines of our days so quickly,ake a look at these photos to see snapshots of their busy days …


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Signs of Autumn 2022

As we notice the weather turning cooler this week conversation turned to the seasons and we began looking for signs of Autumn. Alex G brought into school a bag full of acorns he had collected from his Aunty’s garden for us all to share. 

The children have begun to explore this tuff tray and…

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Lost and Found

Last week the children were surprised to find some lost penguins left in our classroom! They sparked lots of questions and the children recorded their questions learning how to use question words and draw question marks. It reminded me of the great story Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers so I read…

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Following our previous learning where we explored the question ‘Why is it important to say thank you?’ This week in our RE lesson we asked ourselves ‘Why do Christians say thank you to God at Harvest time?’.

We talked about God being the creator of the world and everything in it, shared our…

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Hands, Feet and Heart


In our music lessons we are learning a song called ‘Heart, Hands and Feet’. This week we have been keeping the beat using instruments as we sing. 

Practise the song at home, you can find it here on this link

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What is an animal? Are humans animals? Do you have any animals at home as pets or livestock?


We sparked our science learning by considering these questions this week and it caused some great discussion. The children in Lower School are quite knowledgeable about how to care for animals as…

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Hot and Cold Places

We have begun our Geography learning this week as part of our half term topic called ‘Penguins, Possums and Pigs’ . The children shared what they already knew about hot and cold places in the world and started to think about what they wanted to learn. 

In an activity they looked at various…

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Reading Buddies

We love reading in Lower School! We have lots of opportunities to read every day and always have a story time where I read the children a story they have chosen by voting for their favourite at our book voting station. We have DEAR time, where the children ‘drop everything and read’ and at this…

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Getting along

As part of our PSHE learning we explored the question ‘What makes a good friend?’. Our discussion was sparked by the lovely new picture book by Petr Horaceck called ‘The Perfect Present’. In the story we meet two best friends Tom and Mot and they give each other a birthday present and play on…

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Our New Reception Children 2022

What a bunch of superstars our Reception children are. They have settled into school life so quickly I feel like they have been with us for much longer than one week already! They have taken part in activities with myself and Mrs Welsh and formed friendships quickly, well done Luca, Ethan, Theo,…

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Welcome to the New School Year!

It has been so lovely to see our children back in Lower School this week and to welcome Alex into Year 2 as well as our new Reception children Luca, Theo, Ethan, Lily and Jasmine. 

We have spent this first week settling into our class routines and school life, focusing on what makes us work…

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Summer Disco 2022

What a brilliant time we had at our end of term disco on Thursday night! Thank you to our amazing team of Friends who paid for the children’s entertainer Taz and the treats. 

Just take a look at these photos to see how much fun we had, Taz was so funny, the children is faces show it all…

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