Ladybirds (Reception)

Miss Purser

Could this be the best day ever?

The children certainly think it could be! Today we had our Water Fun morning and the children had a fantastic time paddling in the pools, splashing their friends and getting really wet! We had the perfect weather for it ... Article 31: You have the right to play and...

Sports and Games in Reception

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

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...

The Global Goals at Windy Nook Primary School

Last month in June there was a focused week on sustainability called Climate Week. During this week the pupils in each class focused on a different goal from the Global Goals. The Global Goals were created by world leaders to aim for a better and fairer world by...

EYFS Dance for School Games Day

The Nursery and Reception children put on a great dance performance to open the School Games Day for KS1 and KS2. To follow the World Cup theme we danced to 'Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)' by Shakira. The atmosphere was brilliant with everyone watching and joining...

Ladybirds Learn about Lighthouses

This week in the Ladybirds' class we have been learning about Lighthouses. The children have learnt all about Grace Darling and how she bravely rescued nine sailors from a shipwreck during a storm. They have been fascinated by the story and have loved watching the...

Eid Mubarak!

Eid Mubarak from the children in the Ladybirds! Today we have been learning about Eid, the celebration of ending the Ramadan fast. We looked at pictures of people celebrating Eid from all around the world and we talked about the different ways it is celebrated. We had...

Pirate problems get scientific.

Children in Dragonflies and Ladybirds have been learning about pirates and the sea this week. Their challenge was to make a pirate boat, find out if it would float and then see how many pirates could sail on it. Mams, dads and special people came to the launch party...

Super Science Festival

Today, was a special day in school. Our Science week culminated with workshops from Mike Fletcher, from Sunderland College. We then took our learning outside and participated in a science festival. We show cased our experiments, took part in a playground challenge an...

Science Week in Reception

As part of Science Week the children have been exploring sinking, floating and experimenting. The children designed their own boat and labelled the different things they wanted to have (propeller, sail, flag, windows, anchor, plank, etc.). They then made their boats,...

This is the Way we Brush our Teeth 🎶

Brush our teeth, brush our teeth, this is the way we brush our teeth at Windy Nook Primary! The children in the Ladybirds class have been learning all about the importance of keeping our teeth healthy. They need to be brushed twice a day for at least two minutes each...

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