Dragonflies (Reception)

Mrs Ramanandi

Mud, mud glorious mud

Mr Hawdon has designed and made a fantastic mud kitchen for Ladybirds and Dragonflies. The children couldn't wait to have a go and make some delicious food in it. He used materials recycled from the recent refurbishment in Early Years. Mr Hawdon was presented with the...

Fish and chip cafe opens in Dragonflies classroom

If you feel hungry come to the Dragonflies classroom and sample our fish and chips. We offer waitress (and waiter) service, a choice of dishes; fish, chips, sausages, eggs, bread and butter and of course, lashings of salt and vinegar. Food is freshly made to order....

Samba dance

All the early years classes are getting ready to celebrate this summer's Olympic Games in Rio. The children are getting in the mood for carnival by learning to samba dance. Have a look at the photos and see the fun.  

Message in a bottle

Pirate fun continued in Dragonflies this week. Everyone could write a message in a bottle and throw it in the water. Dragonflies had some brilliant ideas about how they could be rescued; light a campfire, wave a flag, build a raft or a canoe. Bear Grylls would be...

At last summer has come!

"Get your ice creams here!" can be heard this week in the Reception class outdoor area. Dragonflies and Ladybirds pupils set up their own ice cream stall. Scoops, cones and tubs of ice cream were available for everyone to order. Different flavours are 'under...

Arghhhh! Me Hearties.

There's been a pirate invasion in Dragonflies for the last 2 weeks. Have a look at our photo gallery to see all the fun things that have been going on. Mams and dads and carers might know the identities of some of these pirates!

Windy Nook shed building team

There was great excitement on the Early Years yard this Thursday when Windy Nook's very own shed team were out. Mr Leighton and Mr Hawden put the new shed up. Reception and Nursery children were fascinated, watching, asking questions, making thank you for the shed...

Charlie is helping

I was helping Olivia. I had to help Olivia do her coat up. She said thank you. This post was made by Charlie, Olivia and the rest of the Dragonflies.

Eggcellent Easter maths

We had great fun solving the calculations to crack the code on our Easter maths hunt. Thank you to everyone who supported us and helped to solve those tricky problems. It certainly was a brain work out.

Dragonflies get crafty

Dragonflies said 'I love you' to their special people on Thursday afternoon. They spent a fun afternoon and enjoyed cutting, sticking, painting and planting together. There were lots of smiles, songs, dances AND a hug and kiss for everyone....

Books can be read anywhere…

...any table, any chair..... which is what we found out in our extreme reading challenge in Key Stage 2. Well done Key Stage 2 you came up with some very inventive ways to read a book. A huge thank you to all the parents who came along to our book fair last week, it...

And the forecast is for … outdoor learning!

Children in Reception and Nursery have been enjoying the sunshine this week. After long weeks full of rainy weather, at last the sun has come out again. We are now on track to get the garden planted up for the growing season. Look at our photos to see all the hard...

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