Farm Animals

Reception have been learning about Farm Animals.  This week we have been concentrating on the 'cow'.  We have compared how a cow was milked long ago to how it is milked today.  We made butter using an old butter churn and shaking milk.  This was hard work!  We also made some delicious ice cream.

May 19th, 2017|

School open as normal

The waterboard have assured us that all will be back to normal for school tomorrow. Thank you for your help in collecting your children so unexpectedly.

May 16th, 2017|

Animals & Mini Beasts!

This term the Smallwood Pre-School children have been looking at animals in the Squirrels' Room and mini beasts in The Owls' Room for our topics. The Squirrels enjoyed making animal biscuits and were really delighted with the finished products. They were also really tasty!                       [...]

May 6th, 2017|

Mini Farm Experience

The Smallwood Pre-School children are learning about different animals this term and so this week they enjoyed a fabulous hands-on experience when we had a mini farm come to visit! There was lots of excitement and chatter as the children stroked the animals and described how each animal felt to touch.  Many thanks to Mrs [...]

May 6th, 2017|

PTFA Spring Fair Letter

Spring Fair – Saturday 6th May – 12 noon to 3pm The Spring Fair is almost upon us and we have been busy creating a fun filled afternoon for all ages! We have looked at the long range weather and it’s looking like we will have a lovely day again! Of course we can only [...]

April 27th, 2017|

House Music Competition 2017

Congratulations must go to all the pupils who took part in the House Music Competition this year, and also the fabulous house singing of "Let's Go Fly a Kite'! It was a truly magnificent afternoon and the adjudicator Mr Dobney, Director of Music at Abbots Bromley School, was most impressed. Oak won the singing competition and [...]

March 23rd, 2017|

World Book Day 2017

Thursday 2nd March - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland “I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then.” Lewis Carroll (Alice in Wonderland) Quote from a teacher: “Our aim on WBD was to engage and enjoy the story of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Over the course of World Book Day we transformed [...]

March 3rd, 2017|

Pre-school Easter Fun Day – Thursday 30th March

March 3rd, 2017|

DCPS Students score highly in entrance exams

Press Release 28th February 2017 Denstone College Prep School continues to achieve high standards An independent school in Marchington has attained a 100% pass rate in their entrance exams to senior school. Out of 32 Year Six pupils who sat the entrance exam into Denstone College, all 32 have been offered places, and 16 scholarships [...]

March 1st, 2017|

Woodard 1000 Voices Concert, Birmingham Symphony Hall

Woodard 1000 Voices Concert, Birmingham Symphony Hall On Saturday 11th February all Year 6 choir members joined approximately 750 other Woodard students at the Woodard 1000 Voices Concert at the Birmingham Symphony Hall. We went to Birmingham for the whole day and learnt many different songs and practised different techniques and styles of music from [...]

February 17th, 2017|
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