Monthly Archives: September 2015

Young Carers Award

Creating Our Classroom Display

Over the past few weeks the Squirrels class have been doing lots of creative work to make a woodland display for their quiet room. They have been painting trees and using papier mache to make it feel like bark. Cutting out green, yellow, orange and red leaves to add the trees and working in pairs creating Squirrels to put on the display board with

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School Council

Last week the Year One and Two children voted for their class representatives to the School Council and we introduced them to the rest of the school in assembly on Monday.   Their first task will be to show prospective parents around the school on the Open Morning on 13th October.  


This week children have brought in Food for Harvest which will be given to Swindon Food bank. We had  a special Harvest Assembly with Helen the Vicar as our Guest and we displayed all the food that the school had donated.

Week Beginning 21.9.15

This week the Robins class used bead strings, numicon and dominoes to find pairs of numbers that make 5, 6 and 10.  We learned about the railway history of Swindon and found out about Isambard Kingdom Brunel and the Great Western Railway. Some children even created a Great Colebrook Railway in the outside area!  At the end of the week we used beanbags to

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Forest School Week 2

Newsletter (24.9.15)

Dear Parents, All of our new starters in Reception classes are now in full-time and are settling in extremely well. It feels as though they have always been part of our school. They even joined the rest of the school for a short assembly last Friday. Our Friday assembly time is a special celebration of achievements, so if children have received a certificate or

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Settling In – Woodpeckers & Hedgehogs

The Woodpeckers and Hedgehogs have had great fun exploring their new environment. We have started learning new sounds and have been practicing counting objects.

Week Beginning 7th September Robins

This week we have been using 10s and 1s apparatus to learn about place value in maths. As part of our topic ‘There’s no Place Like Home’ we made some beautiful pictures of homes by printing with paint and lego. We have read the story ‘The Way Back Home’ by Oliver Jeffers and used actions to help us remember and write some of the

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Owls Forest School

This week the Owls have been outside in the school grounds with Miss Mulcock, looking for different types of leaves and making nests using different things they could find.