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Fire Engine Fun!

What a wonderful surprise for the children in Pre-Prep to see a fire engine drive into the car park. Simon and Lee, fire fighters at Uttoxeter Fire Station, paid us a visit and gave everyone a detailed tour of their fire engine. We were all amazed at how much equipment they carried.


October 19th, 2015|

Fruity Harvest Fun!

Well done to all the children in Nursery and Pre-Prep for a wonderful Harvest assembly. All the children sang with great enthusiasm!

   Pre-Prep 2 recreated the story of Handa’s Surprise.

   The Nursery children created  fantastic fruity prints.

 Pre-Prep 1 used amazing adjectives to describe their fruit pictures.

    The Reception children painted their favourite fruits.



Your kind donations of fruit were […]

October 14th, 2015|

People Who Help Us!

Pre-Prep 2 have had a very exciting week with a visit from PC Carroll. The children learnt about the history of the Police, took DNA samples, studied their fingerprints, made some arrests and solved a crime!

October 6th, 2015|

Getting Ready for Harvest

All of Pre-Prep and Nursery are starting to think about Harvest.  Last week PP1 enjoyed reading the story ‘Handa’s Surprise’ followed by lots of fun and funny faces tasting a range of different fruits!  The children then worked as a team to write a class poem using adjectives to describe the fruits.  Well done PP1



September 27th, 2015|

Reading is Fun in PP2!

The children have settled extremely well into their new PP2 routines. Friday afternoon we shared library books and discovered lots of interesting facts about People Who Help Us, our Michaelmas term topic.

September 18th, 2015|

Pre-Prep 1

Pre-Prep 1 have had a great start to the new term.  Everyone has settled in well and already used to new routines.  The children have had a lovely week working with their special beloved toys.  They have all wrote some lovely sentences about their special toy and enjoyed making a den for them at Forest […]

September 12th, 2015|

Thank You So Much!

Thank you so much for my retirement presents at the end of last term. The flowers were magnificent and looked wonderful in my house. The World War 1 teddy has settled  happily into my bear family and we are keeping the bottle of champagne for a celebration sometime in the future! My book […]

September 7th, 2015|

Exciting Work on Electricity!

Pre-Prep 2 have been learning about electricity and discovering how to build circuits. One of their challenges was to construct a circuit to test objects to find out if they were conductors or insulators.

Great ideas and team work, Pre-Prep 2!

June 29th, 2015|

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|

Pre-Prep Sports Day

The Pre-Prep had a wonderful Sports Day in golden, warm sunshine. The children enjoyed showing their throwing, hurdling and football skills before having great fun in their team races. They jumped in sacks, dribbled footballs, skipped with hoops and balanced eggs on spoons with great gusto! Toddlers and parents participated in their own […]

June 25th, 2015|
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