Health and Well-Being

Health and Well Being Statement

At Windy Nook Primary School, we understand the need for everyone in our school to have a healthy lifestyle. This helps pupils and staff to do their best and build on their achievements. We actively promote physical and emotional health, and aim to equip pupils with the understanding and skills they need to make informed decisions about their health, both now and in the future. By championing healthy eating, healthy lifestyles and emotional health and well-being, we are aiming to continue to raise standards and improve levels of pupil achievement.

 

We’re going on an egg hunt!

This week we have been learning about the Easter Story and why we eat Easter eggs at Easter. Today, we read the story, 'We're going on an egg hunt'  and just as we finished it  we heard a knock on our window... which turned out to be the Easter Bunny! The Easter Bunny...

Growing Wild!

We have made the most of the beautiful weather today and enjoyed lots of time outside. We have been preparing an area of grass to plant some wild seeds. We used a rope to make a heart shape, outlined it with sand (just in case the rope moved) and then we begun our...

Wholemeal cheese scones with sun dried tomatoes and thyme

Healthy Cooking Club have made another scrumptious snack tonight! Their wholemeal cheese scones with sun dried tomatoes and thyme will be on sale tomorrow for KS2 and will be sold for the usual price of 25p. As always, first come, first served! Article 15: You have...

Working our muscles in Bluebells

This week in Bluebells we are doing a science experiment all about how string our muscles are. Today, in our PE session we started the experiment by doing two activities; a wall sit, and spring jumps. The children all timed how long they could do the wall sit for and...

Fee fi fo fum…

To continue our planting theme in nursery and to link to the story of, Jack and the Beanstalk, we plated some runner beans. Hopefully,  we will eventually have our very own beanstalk and also be able to cook and eat the runner beans! Article 29: Your education should...

Little Red Hen

This week in nursery our focus has been on the story, Little Red Hen. We explored wheat grain and wheat and found out that flour is made from wheat. We even had a go at grinding some wheat grain using pestle and mortars! We worked as a team to make some bread (not...

Super Spring disco!

A good time was had by all at our Spring disco. Music, dancing, games, food, fun and friends...what more could you ask for? A huge thank you to our PTFA for organising it. Article 31: You have the right to play and rest...

Well-Being in Year 5: Wonderful Water!

In this week's well being session, Year 5 learned all about the importance of water. We thought about ways in which we use water, and how vital it is to our lives. We thought about the impact of water poverty on others in the world, and how lack of this resource which...

Planting poppy seeds and composting

We have had a super time planting poppy seeds today. We put them into one of our planting boxes on the KS1 yard which, will become a memorial poppy garden so that we can think about soldiers who lost their life in the First World War. Each class will eventually plant...

Mix a pancake, stir a pancake, pop it in the pan!

The Dragonflies and the Ladybirds had a fabulous time making and eating pancakes on Shrove Tuesday.  They helped make the batter and then cooked pancakes. We watched how the runny batter changed into a solid pancake. Once cooked, the children went to the topping...

Dark chocolate energy bars for sale!

Another delicious healthy treat made by Healthy Cooking Club this week! They have made some dark chocolate energy  bars which will be on sale in the KS2 snack shop tomorrow for 25p. First come first served! Article 15: You have the right to choose your own friends and...

Tremendous tree planting!

What an exciting Forest School Friday we have had today! The Woodland Trust have provided us with five cherry, crab apple and rowan saplings and we have learned their names,  how to plant them and how to look after them. We also learned that a 'baby' tree is called a...

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