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News from September 2019

  • R7 Weekly News

    20 September 2019

    The children in R7 went down to Forest School to make a tally of signs of autumn. They found a lot of spiders’ webs and berries on the trees. In PE, they were practising their ball skills with the R6 children and working on team-building activities.…

  • Nursery Weekly News

    20 September 2019

    The nursery children have been exploring colours this week. We have been changing our topic corner into Rainbow land. In language and literacy this week we have been listening to the story The very Cranky bear and we made Cranky bear faces and paws! We have also been tasting bear porridge in cooking.…

  • R6 Weekly News

    20 September 2019

    In R6 this week we have been studying different building materials. The children drew the exterior of the classroom and labelled it. Continuing with our work on labels, the children investigated food packaging. At Forest School, R6 enjoyed bark rubbing.…

  • R7 Weekly News

    14 September 2019

    R7 pupils made the most of the nice weather and went to Forest School. They used leaf dials to identify the different leaves they found. At lunchtime they had fun dressing up and in Art, they made some great models of burning houses for our display on The Great Fire of London.…

  • More Weekly Nursery News

    13 September 2019

    The nursery children spent Friday afternoon at forest school. We had lots of fun in the Gruffalo house and climbing trees We then ate our Chester cookies!…

  • R6 Weekly News

    13 September 2019

    The children have settled well into R6 and we have had a busy week. We used wax crayons and watercolour wash to make our names. We started our English topic of “Labels and captions” by searching and recording labels within the classroom. At Forest School, we looked for early signs of autumn.…

  • Nursery Weekly News

    13 September 2019

    The Nursery children have had a very busy week of learning. We have been listening to the story The kissing hand by Audrey Penn and have made Chester hats and Chester plate faces. We also made red kissing hands and heart-shaped biscuits. In PE this week we have been playing games relating to our topic Colours.…

  • R5 Weekly News

    13 September 2019

    The children have all settled very well into our busy days. We had fun making our fish for display in the classroom. We looked at Autumn trees and painted pictures as part of our work on colour. In PE we played lots of games learning to stop and use the space around us.…

  • Junior Induction Days

    11 September 2019

    On Thursday morning we welcomed back our Junior pupils. It was lovely to see such excited and cheerful children.  The morning was spent with our new form classes; sorting and preparing for the term and year ahead. The pupils were very impressed with the new homework diaries!  We then had a whole school assembly, where pupils were welcomed to the new academic year and listened about the life of St Oscar Romero.…

  • R11 Trip to the International Centre for Birds of Prey, Newent

    11 September 2019

    R11 enjoyed a wonderful end of year trip to the Bird of Prey Centre in Newent. The day started with an introduction to the different types of birds housed at the centre ranging from owls, eagles, falcons to hawks and more. Our R11 pupils were polite and respectful asking thoughtful questions.…

  • Nursery News

    9 September 2019

    The Nursery children are settling into school life. We would like to welcome our new starters and returning children. This week we have been making a Starting school cake and we helped each other measuring and stirring the ingredients. We would like to congratulate two of our children on becoming our Class captains.…