Category: EYFS

M is for measuring

This week, Nursery have been learning about various ways to measure.  We had lots of fun practicing measuring items with our measuring tapes  and drawing around each other to see who was the tallest.  

Queen Jubilee celebrations

To celebrate the Queen’s platinum jubilee, we learnt about London, the Queen and about how role as a Queen. In school, we had a jubilee picnic and wore colours of the Union Jack flag .

Our ducklings experience

Once hatched, the ducklings were gently moved into a ‘brooding’ unit, a lovely warm area where they could dry out, gather their strength and rest for a couple of days. They settled in comfortably and were cared for by the staff and the children.  Once they were strong enough , the  children were allowed to …

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Little ducklings

Unfortunately, today we lost a duckling.  However, the other ducklings are doing very well and starting to eat, play with their water and practising their waddling around their unit. The eldest  duck (Jemina) is already showing signs of being a climber and starting to flap the wings. Then this afternoon, the children were able to …

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We now have 4 !

On Wednesday morning, as I opened our classroom door; I was welcomed to lots of chirping  sounds.  The ducklings were gently moved into a ‘brooding’ unit, a lovely warm area where they can dry out, gather their strength and practice eating and drinking. We are awaiting the arrival of the 5th egg to hatch.

The Little Miracles Arrived

The eggs had already been partly incubated while at the farm, so in no time at all, tiny ‘cheeping’ noises could be heard from the eggs as they began pecking away at the egg shells, from the inside. It was absolutely magical for the children to hear. Yesterday, before I left, I was able to …

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Junk Music Orchestra

As part of our drive to provide our pupils with enriching experiences, we arranged for EYFS and KS1 to take part in a ‘Junk Music Orchestra’. This orchestra, led by the Junk Music Man, gave children the opportunity to listen to and respond to a piece of created music, explore different musical elements such as …

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Art Week 2022 !

During art week, Early Years learnt about Jackson Pollock ; who was an American painter who was a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement.  He was widely noticed for his “drip technique” of pouring or splashing liquid household paint onto a horizontal surface, enabling him to view and paint his canvases from all angles. …

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Pancake day

On Shrove Tuesday , we learnt how to make pancakes and enjoyed various toppings. Our favourite was pancakes with only lemon.

NSPCC Number Day

In February,  we raised money for the charity NSPCC whilst celebrating numbers! To celebrate the day and get into the spirit we dressed up as anything to do with a number. We then a full day of just MATHS MATHS MATHS! In Early Years, we went on a number hunt and noticed numbers are all …

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