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Nightingales Go Pond Dipping!

Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. Article 29: Your education should help you use and develop your talents and abilities. Our science topic this term has been all about pond life. Today we went to our school pond to do some pond dipping. We...

School Games Day

On Friday, children throughout the school took part in our annual School Games Day.  This year's theme was the Women's World Cup (just after England were knocked out!) and each class represented a country from the competition.  Children from nursery and reception...

Poppy Memorial Garden

Article 2: All children have rights. No child should be treated unfairly. Article 12: you have the right to an opinion and to be listened to. Article 13: You have the right to find out things and share what you think with others, by talking, drawing, writing or in any...

Dragonflies – World Games Day

The Dragonflies joined the Ladybirds and nursery children, showing their sporting dance moves to open the Windy Nook Games Day. Year 6 children were fabulous hosts, showing the children how to access the games and helping them complete each one. A great day had by...

World games day in nursery!

We have had a wonderful day performing a dance to the whole school and taking part in some sporting activities. The children looked fabulous in their red, white and blue colours and waving their fantastic England flags! Article 28: You have the right to a good quality...

Our flowerbeds are bloomin’ marvellous!

Gardening club are continuing to work hard on maintaining our flowerbeds to ensure they remain looking beautiful. Mr Leighton has been growing a variety of plants in our polytunnel and Rob from St. Albans brought more lovely flowers for us to plant so gardening club...

Year 6 – pond dipping!

Environment Week has been fantastic for all of us - it culminated in Year 6 visiting our pond to investigate the different insects that live there. Article 13: You have the right to find out things and share what you think with others, by talking, drawing, writing or...

Robins are Raft Builders!

As part of our Environment Week activities, Robins took part in a raft making challenge today using natural resources. They worked in groups to craft a raft using sticks and string and then tested them outside in water to see if they floated effectively. Just look at...

Firestarters

The Oaks, Elms and Beeches had a fantastic time this morning up on the top yard. They talked about how to stay safe around a campfire before working as a team to start a small campfire which we later used to toast marshmallows and heat up water for hot chocolate. The...

Worm Charming!

As part of our activities linked to environment week in school, Miss Clough delivered a very interesting 'worm charming' session for us outdoors! We learned that worms do not like mustard and watched as Miss Clough poured a mustard solution onto the soil.  We waited...

Scooter Training!

Reception have been very lucky once again, as Jane, who delivered our bike riding sessions, kindly came back into school to offer scooter training to our children! We weren't as lucky with the weather but we did manage to go out in between the rain to learn how to...

Windy Nook Newts!

Well! What a fantastic night gardening have had! Rob from St Alban's brought us some tiny little newts for our pond and the children in gardening club had the pleasure of releasing them. He told us all about how to identify their type and gender and what stages they...

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