The Great Fire of London

It has been a very busy few weeks down in PP2 this term, with the children developing their historical knowledge. We have investigated Queen Elizabeth’s rise to the throne and have now moved on in time to find out all about the Great Fire of London and the people who...

PP2 – Outdoor Learning

PP2 have been working on shelter building skills over the last few weeks.  They started by building a new home for the Elves.  They had to make sure the new home had a bedroom with beds, a kitchen with pots and pans, a garage big enough to fit a snail car inside and a...

PP1 – Maths & Geography

PP1 have been busy measuring in Maths this week.  They were finding different ways of measuring including using their hands and feet, strides, cubes and rulers.  The children have also been estimating and are now really good at making sensible guesses.  The children...

Reception – Arctic & Antartic Learning

Reception have been learning about living in the Arctic and Antarctic.  We found lots of facts about polar bears and penguins, and compared them to each other.  We have made igloos using ‘mod rock’ and really enjoyed getting messy!  We also covered our...

PP2 History Detectives

The children of PP2 have been really enthused with our latest learning topic based on the lives of famous people from our past. So far we have been finding out all about the life of Queen Elizabeth I and some of the problems she had to face and overcome.  The children...

Pre-Prep 1 Are Going on a Dinosaur Hunt!

PP1 have been on a dinosaur hunt this week in Science.  They have been digging for hidden bones with an attached fact, the children then read the fact and matched it to the correct dinosaur.  After, the children worked in pairs using tablets to search the internet for...

Reception – Weather

This term Reception are learning about different types of weather, particularly weather in winter. We have experimented with the effect of salt on ice and enjoyed playing in the pretend snow with the small world arctic animals.  We have set up a Travel Agents in our...

Pre-Prep & Pre-School Xmas News

It has been a very exciting time in the Pre-Prep and Pre-School over the last two weeks! Last Friday the children performed the Nativity plays ‘The Toy Shop’ and ‘Everyone Loves a Baby’. The children sang beautifully and acted brilliantly throughout the performances...

Pre-Prep 2’s Swashbuckling Pirate Day!

Pre-Prep 2 have had a busy time with their visit to the Sea Life Centre, Grandparents’ Day rehearsals and most recently their very special Pirate Day! The children enjoyed coming into school dressed in their best pirate clothes and have had a fun filled and rather...

Pre-Prep 2 Sealife Centre Trip

Pre-Prep 2 Sealife Centre Trip Pre Prep 2 have had a totally amazing pirate time at Shark Bait Reef by Sea Life at Alton Towers. The children were extremely lucky to have the whole Sea Life Centre to themselves to explore. On our arrival we were eagerly met by our...