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A Wonderful Grandparents’ Morning

Last week, the Pre-Prep children proudly welcomed their parents into school for our annual ‘Grandparents’ Morning.’ The event started with a superb concert in chapel – the children sang a wide range of songs with great enthusiasm, confidence and obvious enjoyment. The children then entertained their visitors with maypole dancing and parachute games. […]

June 29th, 2015|

First Swim

Reception are enjoying their swimming lessons. They are all confident in the water and are becoming very independent getting themselves dried and dressed!

April 22nd, 2015|

Exciting Egg Rolling!

The Pre-Prep had great fun decorating hard boiled eggs and then rolling them down the slope outside chapel!

The competition was fierce but everyone enjoyed having a go and watching the colourful eggs roll all over the place!

A great Easter tradition!

March 21st, 2015|

Red Nose Day!

On Friday, the Pre-Prep loved coming to school dressed in home clothes and were very excited at the thought of spending their money at the Year 6 stalls!

The older children had obviously worked very hard to prepare a wide variety of  activities and things to buy.

March 15th, 2015|

St. Chad’s Day

Last week. the Pre-Prep celebrated Saint Chad’s day with their traditional assembly and treasure hunt. There was some very good anagram work at the start of the assembly to discover who we would be thinking about and the children were keen to rearrange the letters!

March 8th, 2015|

Noah’s Ark

Reception enjoyed making animal faces outside, using clay and natural resources. The children worked in pairs to discuss the animal features and create their own animal faces, with the aid of a photograph. They all worked extremely hard and made some fantastic faces.

February 22nd, 2015|

Whatever the Weather

Reception are learning about different weathers. We have started by looking at rain. We have made rain makers using pasta, lentils and beans. We have even made our own ‘rain’ by experimenting with evaporation and condensation. The children enjoyed testing lots of materials to find the correct material to make a […]

January 15th, 2015|

Christmas Lunch!

Thank you to all our cooks who gave us such a delicious Christmas lunch. As you can see, the children really enjoyed it and they looked wonderful in their Christmas hats!

December 17th, 2014|

A Visit from the Owls

Nursery and Pre-Prep enjoyed a visit from Mark from Peak Falconry with his birds of prey. We saw Bertie the Barn Owl, Amy the Eagle Owl, Mr T the Little Owl and an American kestrel. The children listened carefully, learned lots of facts and asked some very good questions. Mark was very impressed […]

November 30th, 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|
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