Sue Edmonds

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Interesting Islands!

Pre-Prep 2 have been thinking about maps and have discovered how useful grids and symbols can be! Today they ventured out (in between showers) and built their own islands, using natural materials found in the Cedars. They then mapped their islands in the warm classroom, using both a grid and a key! Great work, Pre-Prep [...]

February 23rd, 2015|

Floating Facts!

Pre-Prep 2 worked extremely hard to write their own planet facts books and discovered some amazing information. We decided to put these great books to the test! Today we went to the Cedars and found a planet puzzle trail. The strange thing was that the clues were floating on helium balloons! The children were very [...]

February 10th, 2015|

Programming Frosty!

As part of their ICT project on Winter, Pre-Prep 2 have been tackling some programming challenges! Firstly, Frosty needed to prepare for his Winter holiday by buying some suncream and by collecting his plane ticket and euros! Then when he was in Austria, he had great fun on Ice Mountain meeting up with friends, throwing [...]

February 9th, 2015|

Pre-Prep Two’s Candlemas Assembly

Pre-Prep 2 worked very hard to prepare their Candlemas chapel assembly and the finished product was superb!  The children spoke loudly and clearly, sang beautifully and acted the plays with gusto! They told everyone about things that reflect, Percy Shaw, the Moon and Neil Armstrong. The last part was the story of Candlemas and the [...]

February 4th, 2015|

Snow at last!

The Pre-Prep have been thinking about snow for the last few weeks and were thoroughly delighted today when there was a real snow storm during singing! We hurried out to play and managed to enjoy the snow before it melted!

January 29th, 2015|

Lunar Buggies

 Continuing their work on light and reflectors, Pre-Prep 2 have started to learn about the Moon. They were fascinated by the thought and images of lunar buggies and were very keen to build their own models. All the children worked really hard to ensure that their model met the specifications eg. a camera, satellite dish, [...]

January 21st, 2015|

Pre-Prep 2 as Designers and Engineers!

Today Pre-Prep 2 tackled 2 great science challenges! First they used mirrors to read an alien's writing and reply. Then they built their own mirror mazes. The children worked extremely well on their own and with their partners. Their mirror mazes were amazing and they were so proud when they succeeded in reflecting the torch [...]

January 14th, 2015|

Amazing Mirror Mazes!

Pre-Prep 2 had great fun today investigating mirrors. First they had to think hard to explain how the mirror was used in the mystery objects in the surprise boxes. Then they tried to use mirrors to see around corners and under tables. The next challenge was reflecting torch light around a maze using mirrors. The [...]

January 12th, 2015|

Kings and Camels!

Pre-Prep 2 have started the new term really well! After recapping on the story of the Epiphany, they were keen either to be in the 'hot seat' as one of the kings or to ask searching questions. The questions and answers were very inventive - some of the camels had very odd names! The children [...]

January 6th, 2015|

Teachers as Learners!!

You may have noticed that yesterday was an INSET day for teachers! Obviously these days are often a mystery to children and parents but these photos may give you a clue to yesterday's activities! We spent the day learning how to take our teaching out of the classroom and into the great outdoors. It was [...]

January 6th, 2015|
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