Outdoor Learning

Autumn leaves are falling!

The children spent a morning collecting autumn leaves. They sorted them, classifying them by their own criteria. They then counted them, comparing quantities. Super outdoor math-magician problem solving Dragonflies! We then used the leaves to make some beautiful...

Autumn fun!

We have been talking and thinking about the season of Autumn, looking especially at the coloured leaves that are falling from the trees! In Maths, we collected leaves that had fallen outside, counted how many we had and then made them into lovely leaf crowns! We have...

Searching for signs of Autumn…

Year 2 have been outside looking for signs that Autumn is here. We were amazed by what we found! We stumbled across conkers, fir cones and piles of leaves. The children thought of lots of adjectives to describe our findings such as, shiny, smooth, crimson, crunchy,...

Comparing length and quantities

Owls continued to develop their understanding of comparing quantities. They had great fun using stem statements to describe objects that were longer than and shorter than. They then progressed to describing more than and fewer than and finally comparing objects that...

Welcome to Ladybirds!

We are settling in to our new Ladybirds class really well and have enjoyed our first few weeks.  We have been getting to know one another and learning everyone's names! We have been reading and sharing our 'All About Me' books and have loved talking about them.  Last...

Pirate Day Part 2

In the afternoon the pirate crew was joined by parents and carers. There were strict criteria for den building ; there had to be a roof, space inside, a flag, a pirate dinner and best of all ... decorations. there were 7 teams, all wanting to be the best builders....

Pirate Day part 1

The pirate crew met at 8 bells. They were hearty and mean. They wanted play and plenty of it! They walked the plank, they wanted a pirate cave, they wanted ship building and flag waving. What a good job the Reception staff were all prepared for them. Look at the...

Windy Nook Visit Bowes Hutchinson

Today the children visited one of our partner schools, Bowes Hutchinson Church of England Primary School, who we have worked with towards our International School Award. The focus of the visit was to share our Refugee Week work with each other and take part in...

World Cup Fever at the Nook!

Windy Nook have been having a fantastic day of face painting, photographing and dancing with a bit of retail therapy! Good preparation for an England win tonight! Article 31: You have the right to play and rest. Article 29: Your education should help you use and...

Multiplication Rap

Today Year 2 became professional rappers when they performed times tables in front of each other. Article 29: Your education should help you use and develop your talents and abilities. It should also help you learn to live peacefully, protect the environment and...

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