Year 1 have been learning about the weather

The wet and windy weather has been perfect for Year 1 who have been learning about the weather in their Science lessons. In groups they made rain gauges to measure precipitation, experiencing the problems of experimentation first hand as results varied considerably! The children have learnt that some of the sites chosen were better than … More Year 1 have been learning about the weather

The Pre-Prep children were honoured that their clay poppies were used in the Remembrance Service

Inspired by the installation of poppies at the Tower of London  commemorating the centenary of the beginning of the First World War. The children in the Pre-Prep have been making clay poppies each year since 2014 to mark the duration of the Great War. Year 1 thoroughly enjoyed the experience of rolling and shaping the … More The Pre-Prep children were honoured that their clay poppies were used in the Remembrance Service

Year 1 children visited Fitzjames to see their poppies

Year 1 children visited the Fitzjames building today to see the poppy collage. Over half-term we sent home poppy making kits and have been thrilled with how many poppies have been made. These have now been assembled to create an absolutely stunning 7 metre long collage, which is hanging in Fitzjames. Do pop in and … More Year 1 children visited Fitzjames to see their poppies

Year 1 had lots of fun using their senses to explore a range of foods

The children identified similarities and differences, classified the foods into groups and then turned the classroom into a fruit and vegetable market, with stalls advertising ‘Soft Fruit and Vegetables For Sale’ and ‘Buy Your Green Fruit and Vegetables Here.’ When the market had closed, the children used their sense of taste to explore further. Miss … More Year 1 had lots of fun using their senses to explore a range of foods