Investigating different types of material

February 15, 2019

All the Year 1 children thoroughly enjoyed their visit to the 600 year old Priest House last Friday and were very interested in what Mr Smith told us about various household items used many years ago such as the chamber pot, animal fat candles – which the mice found tasty – and the toasting fork. […]

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Stars of the Week

Congratulations to the following children! RJD – Joseph – Working hard in RWI to ‘hold a sentence’ RJB – Evan – Settling back easily into  school, and good reading! 1CF – Emily – Excellent determination to do well in Maths. 1HL – Ethan – Trying hard to improve his handwriting 2DP – Matilda – Brilliant […]

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Reading Challenge

Excitement was off the scale in the Hunt household this week when Fleur (Year 1) really had to read five books so she could get onto 80, and her next Reading  Challenge sticker! She is loving the challenge, and when her father pointed out that one book was quite a short book, Fleur said ‘Daddy, […]

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High Aspirations!

Year 7 & 8 exams, chess, swimming, Tom’s Talking Reptiles, police visit, Year 6 trip to the Europa Centre; five prospective parent tours following up from Open Morning and a ski trip information meeting on Valentine’s Day! Formal mid-year exams for our oldest pupils this week will show how they are progressing (and how effective […]

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Chinese New Year

February 8, 2019

We have had great fun this week incorporating Chinese New Year into our work. We learnt lots of facts about China and how people celebrate the New Year there with their dragon dances, loud gongs, fireworks and the colour red scaring and sending the imaginary dragon back up the mountain! We all enjoyed being a […]

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Two Little Sayings

In the Pre-Prep, we are currently reminding the children of two little sayings: ‘After you’ … when the children are coming to a doorway, staircase, gate or any other narrow space. We love to hear them stop and let others through saying ‘after you’ instead of pushing through, elbows and/or shoulders first. ‘Little & often’ […]

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Stars of the Week

RJB – Alex – Enthusiastic with reading and practising her quiet voice! RJD – Kian – Working hard in RWI and making excellent progress 1HL – Aidan – Excellent, slightly speedier, work in all areas 1CF – Zara A – kind friend, always looking out for others 2EPS – Thariq – Smiley, enthusiastic presence in […]

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Open Morning

Thank you to everyone who came to our busy Open Morning and an especially huge thank you to the parents and children who helped as Guides and Ambassadors. Your support is very much appreciated! Also well done to all the children who performed their impressive LAMDA or music pieces. You were all a credit to […]

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