Yearly Archives: 2014


A Lively Landscape!

On Monday, Pre-Prep 2 investigated landscape features. After talking about natural and man-made features, the children had fun re-enacting the water cycle! They then transformed the landscape into a dinosaur world and discovered what happened when the volcano erupted! There was an enormous amount of discussion and the afternoon ended with some great pastel pictures [...]

November 4th, 2014|

Changes to the Team Fixtures

Unfortunately the following previously scheduled matches have been cancelled: U10 v Grace Dieu 5.11.14 U9 Hockey v Lichfield 7.11.14  

November 3rd, 2014|

Week 8 U11 Hockey

Please click on the link below to access the Week 8 Hockey U11 Team Sheet: Week 8 U11 v GD Hockey 05.11.14

November 3rd, 2014|

Mary Anning

As part of their project on 'Dinosaurs', Pre-Prep 2 have been finding out about Mary Anning. They were a little surprised when their teacher transformed herself into this amazing lady and told them about her childhood! The children enthusiastically dressed up as characters in Mary's life story and acted out the exciting events -  being [...]

October 28th, 2014|

The Great Pre-Prep Disco

The Pre-Prep had a wonderful time at their disco. They danced, shouted, played games and sang with enormous enthusiasm! Thank you Disco Dave and Friends At Smallwood!

October 25th, 2014|

Pre-Prep 2’s Harvest Challenge

Pre-Prep 2's Harvest Challenge was to find a rainbow of fruits that came from countries around the world. The children had lots of ideas about different fruits and enthusiastically discussed which fruits we could grow in our country! They enjoyed looking at the fruits and finding out their country of origin. We borrowed Reception's big [...]

October 25th, 2014|

The Pre-Prep Triathlon

All the teachers were so proud of the Pre-Prep children last Friday (not that we are not proud of them every day!!) The children really put their hearts into cycling, running and swimming to raise money for Kyreigh. They kept on trying when they were feeling tired and were wonderful at encouraging others. It was [...]

October 22nd, 2014|

Harvest Challenge for Pre-Prep 1

Pre-Prep 1 completed their Harvest Challenge today - they had to make a rainbow sandwich! All the ingredients for the sandwich had to be the colours of the rainbow.  They worked as a team and thought of lots of different ingredients of all different colours.  They had a great time making their sandwich and even [...]

October 16th, 2014|

Exploding Rainbows

Pre-Prep 1 had great fun today experimenting with primary colours.  They had to drop red, yellow and blue food colouring into a saucer of cream using a pipette, then add a drop of washing up liquid.  The results were very exciting-all the colours mixed together to make the secondary colours.  Very exciting and great team work [...]

October 16th, 2014|

Polygon Pictures Year 4

We quickly created a few masterpieces in our maths lesson on Monday. We were inspired by Klee and Klandinsky but I am guessing these skilled artists were not also made to name and count the number of polygons in their pictures!  

October 14th, 2014|
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