Outdoor Learning

Last week in nursery!

Last week in nursery!

We have enjoyed our last week of the school year by having some extra choosing sessions outdoors which we have loved! The children who will move on to reception in September have had some short phonics sessions looking at the pictures which are linked to the sounds in...

Tomatoes Tomatoes Tomatoes!

Tomatoes Tomatoes Tomatoes!

As mentioned in previous posts, during our growing topic we accidently grew some tomato plants by using our 'homemade' compost which had had decomposing tomatoes within it! If you would like to purchase a tomato plant you can do so from Monday 15th July. There will be...

Muddy Monsters fun!

Muddy Monsters fun!

Well what a fantastic day the Ladybirds and Dragonflies have had with Phil from Muddy Monsters! There were many stations for us to choose from; a physical area with many swings and monkey bars, mud painting, watercolour paints, dinosaurs, a mud kitchen and a hammock!...

Tremendous Transition and Transport!

Tremendous Transition and Transport!

On Monday and Tuesday, our children who will be starting reception in September spent some time in their new classes. Miss Calam and Miss Byrne were extremely impressed at how well mannered and happy the children were. The nursery staff are very proud of them! The...

Outdoor Activities in Nursery

Outdoor Activities in Nursery

This week we have made the most of the fine weather and spent a lot of our time outdoors. Our tomato plants are thriving and we have separated and re-potted some of them. We played a matching game on the interactive white board and paired different modes of transport....

Another wonderful week in nursery!

Another wonderful week in nursery!

This week we have participated in the whole school Olympics Celebration Day. We made some fantastic Argentinian Flags on Monday and Tuesday. We painted the appropriate sections light blue and glued on the Argentinian badge. We stripped some Willow sticks of their...

Kingswood Day 2!

Kingswood Day 2!

Good evening from day 2 of Kingswood! We've enjoyed another jam packed day filled with den building, climbing, high ropes courses and obstacle courses. Some of the children have really conquered their fears and done themselves proud. We've enjoyed Mexican night in the...

Good morning from Kingswood!

Good morning from Kingswood!

Good morning from Kingswood! The children had a great night's sleep and have INCREDIBLY full bellies ready for the day ahead. We have a jam packed schedule of shelter building, fire lighting and fencing to name but a few activities. Watch out for more updates!

Kingswood Day 1!

Kingswood Day 1!

A huge hello from Kingswood! The year 6s have had a fantastic first day taking part in loads of different activities. We've been on the zipwire, scaled the high ropes, took part in problem solving challenges and did our best Robin Hood impressions in archery. A...

Sports Day 2024!

Sports Day 2024!

On Monday, we were lucky enough to have our sports day. 3 representatives from the GSSP came into set up and run the day with a range of exciting activities. In the morning, KS1 began to earn points for their house teams with the Rubies gaining the most in the morning...

Rotting Rotbots in Nursery!

Rotting Rotbots in Nursery!

Our topics this half term are Summer and transport so we have shared stories with those themes during snack times. This week we have focussed on counting again in maths which we did through a variety of games both inside and outdoors. We made our own playdough and...

A New Greenhouse for Nursery!

A New Greenhouse for Nursery!

This week we have spent a lot of time in our nursery garden. We used compost from our compost bin and re-potted our sunflower seedlings into bigger plant pots. We discovered some tomato seedling growing in the sunflower plant pots which are a result of tomatoes being...