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This week we celebrate the children who have achieved their certificates, Heidi Blurton, Joe Gear, Harry Rowcliffe and Finley Jacques have all received their Silver Certificates and Imogen Abson, Reuben Anderson Dixon, Evie Norris and Thomas Kirwan  have received their Gold Certificate, well done to all these wonderful hardworking students.

March 15th, 2017|

Weighing It Out

This week in PP2 Maths involved estimating and measuring mass.  The children have been investigating items around the classroom that are heavier or lighter than 100g and have had a great time using the balance scales. We have also been looking at how many grams make a kilogram and reading scales accurately.

March 15th, 2017|

Roald Dahl

Pre-Prep 2 have been learning all about Roald Dahl and his amazing life and the wonderful legacy that he has left to everyone.  His amazing books have inspired us all at some point in our lives and the children of PP2 have been writing their own biographies identifying the main events of his long and […]

March 15th, 2017|

Circus Workshop – PP2

The circus rolled into DCPS last week giving the children of Pre-Prep 2 the opportunity to experience a wide variety of skills, including juggling, stilt walking, hula hooping, miniature bike riding and a whole host of other carnival activities.  The children of PP2 had an absolutely fantastic time and showed great determination and skill.

Pre-Prep 2 […]

February 9th, 2017|

Queen’s Birthday Celebrations in Pre-Prep

The Pre-Prep and Pre-School enjoyed the Queen’s Birthday celebrations enormously. Year 6 came down to help nursery make their kites and then we went out to fly them, they were truly impressive!



June 14th, 2016|

Teddy Bears’ Picnic & Open Day – Friday 26th May 1-3pm

You’re warmly invited to join us on Friday 26th May, for the annual Teddy Bears’ Picnic & Open Day at Smallwood Pre-School. This is a fantastic opportunity to visit our award winning facilities and let your children experience our beautiful rural surroundings first hand. To let us know you are coming or to find out […]

June 7th, 2016|

Easter Egg Hunt

A massive THANK YOU to the Friends of Smallwood (DCPS) for organizing the Easter Egg Hunt last Thursday. The children had a fabulous time.

March 13th, 2016|

Investigating 2D shapes

PP2 are investigating 2D shapes and tessellation this week. They are finding out which shapes tessellate and creating their own tessellating patterns.

November 23rd, 2015|

Remembrance Day


Pre-Prep 2 children placing crosses around the Peace Oak on Remembrance Day.

November 15th, 2015|

Mystery Readers

Pre- Prep 1 have really enjoyed hearing stories from our Mystery Readers.  A big Thank You to Rosie’s Dad who came dressed in his Police uniform and read a story about ‘Stranger Danger’ and to Imogen’s Mum who read the ‘Gruffalo’ story with lots of exciting and funny voices.


October 30th, 2015|
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