Outdoor Learning

Firework Fun in the Ladybirds

In the Ladybirds classroom there has been lots of exciting conversations about the fireworks we saw over the weekend. Firework fun has continued with making firework pictures and writing firework words in sparkly glitter. Outside the children have been using the...

Outdoors, the Halloween fun continues…

More of our exciting new equipment arrived last week and coupled with Halloween we had double the fun. The tyres have been a great hit. So far we have made obstacle courses, trains and cars. We’ve rolled them uphill and rolled them down...

Adventuring at Thornley Woods

Yesterday the Ladybirds and Dragonflies enjoyed a trip to Thornley Woods. We went on an Autumn walk, collecting leaves, twigs and pine cones as well as spotting different woodland animals. After our walk we had our picnic and once we were finished we all sang...

Woodland Walk

All the Dragonflies and Ladybirds spent a gorgeous day in Thornley Woods. They collected leaves, pine cones, sticks and twigs; found animals on the sculpture trail; made magic sticks, leaf crowns and built houses and beds for animals. The highlight of the trip was...

Halloween fun in the Ladybirds

This week we have been learning through Halloween themed activities. Outside we have been scooping the seeds out of pumpkins, talking about how many we think there are and sorting them into numbered pots. We have also been on a spooky picture hunt, writing down what...

Happy Divali from Dragonflies and Ladybirds

The festival of Divali was celebrated in style today in our early years classes. There was so much fun and lots of learning. Indoors there was coconut ice to be made and shared out before the end of the day. Then there was the story of Sita and Ramu for listening...

Great excitement in nursery.

Nursery children were so excited this week as our new outdoor equipment began to arrive. It is fabulous and we cant wait to make full use of it. Also this week children explored our school grounds and looked for signs of autumn to make our Autumn Windows. We made...

Autumn Maths in Reception

The children have loved this outdoor maths game, they have been writing numbers on leaves (all the way to 20) and counting out the correct amount of jewels onto them. Well done...

Lovely letters

Children in Dragonflies and Ladybirds have only been in school for 6 weeks and already they are working hard on their writing. This week they used the BIG paper outdoors to practise making letters. They also did some drawing to perfect their pencil grip and make...

Numbers, numbers all around…

Last week in Nursery, children were engaged in finding out all about numbers. We hunted for numbers indoors and outdoors, we counted sets of objects, fished up numbers from the water, made numbered cakes in the sand, counted sets of magic beans and matched them to the...

1,2,3 Squirt!

If you like working with numbers and if you like squirting water you would have enjoyed being in the Dragonflies and the Ladybird’s classes this week. If you look at the photos you can see everyone working hard on their early learning skills. Putting a coat on,...

Reception’s Adventure

This afternoon the Reception children went on an adventure to the Top Field. With Autumn just beginning we decided to go to the top field to see if we could see any signs of Autumn as we had already found lots of leaves changing colours and falling from the trees in...

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