Dragonflies (Reception)

Mrs Ramanandi

The Great Potato and Bean Harvest

The Ladybirds and Dragonflies have been keeping themselves busy outside by harvesting all the potatoes and broad beans that had been growing in the digging beds. There are some real keen gardeners this year, collecting the food and removing the weeds from the soil and...

Making perfume

The children in the Dragonflies and Ladybirds classes decided to use the last of the flowers in their garden to make perfume. The process is easy enough for everyone to have a go at home. Pick some flowers and herbs. Pull off the petals. Put in some water. Stir. The...

Yummy, scrummy AND delicious

Dragonflies and Ladybirds classes had their very first school lunch last week. First there was the important hand washing session. Then everyone tried the lovely lunches cooked by Mrs Hanratty's team. In the top ten favourite foods were, watermelon, mashed potatoes,...

First day fun

The NEW children in the Dragonflies class had a great time on their first morning in school. They got straight down to work. They explored in doors and out, got to know the grown ups, put wellies on (and took them off!). They learned some letters, counted cakes, fed...

End of term extravaganza

In the last week of term Reception children had lots of special treats. Water fun (in the rain), adventure day (with camp fire food), exploring and finding minibeasts on the top field (the slugs were called Lulu 1 and Lulu 2, in case you were wondering) and an...

Last Week in Reception

There has been many exciting and fun activities taking place in our last week of Reception. We have had toy day with scooters and bikes too, we all had an ice cream from the ice cream van and we even had water fun in the paddling pools. Yesterday there was a talent...

Dragonflies final book look

Lots of special people crowded into the Dragonflies classroom at the end of the day on Tuesday. It was their last chance to browse through the children's achievements this year. All the mams, dads, brothers, grans, little sisters thought they had done excellent work...

Sports and Games in Reception

This morning the children took part in their own sports and games activities. They each joined a team and participated in different races, including running, skipping, balancing the beanbag on your bat, balancing the beanbag on your head and dribbling the football....

My neighbour and me- connecting our communities

Windy Nook is taking part in the 'My neighbour and me- connecting our communities' project as part of our International School Award. The aim of this initiative is to share information about our school and community with another school in the local area. Our partner...

Pirates of Windy Nook 2

Not all of the pirate fun happened outdoors. Indoors, everyone could build a pirate boat and get the crew on board, make a model of a pirate boat, draw and paint a fishy picture and ... best of all, use a quill pen to write a list of a pirate crew in BLOOD!!!! Argh!

Ahoy there pirates!

Last week the rain spoiled the fun for Nursery and Reception children, but this week Pirate Day could go ahead. Everyone looked and sounded like a pirate, played like pirates, pulled and pushed like pirates, danced and sang like pirates, parachuted like pirates,...

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