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Author Archives: Mrs K. McWeeny

Reception Easter Gallery!

What a lot of creative children we have in Reception. Look at all the lovely Easter eggs, Easter cards, Easter hats and Easter gardens all made at home. They bring a lot of colour and joy at these tricky times and remind us of the joy of the risen Christ at Easter time.

Reception at home!

During these strange and tricky times, the Reception children have kept busy at home. It has been lovely to keep up with what some of them have been doing. Here are just a selection of the things they have been doing – some of them are things they were given from school but it is… Continue Reading

World Book Day in the Early Years

Nursery and Reception joined together for a range of activities linked to the book ‘The Day the Crayons Quit’ . The children worked in their ‘Family Groups’ and took part inĀ  crayon hat making, rainbow dancing with ribbons and musical instruments to colourful songs, a colour treasure hunt and some drawing and writing activities. A… Continue Reading

Christmas Toy Day

As part of our Speaking and Listening curriculum the children were all asked to bring in one of their favourite Christmas toys. This morning the children told each other about their toy and why they liked it. We had such a range of toys – and the children all enjoyed finding out how each others… Continue Reading

A Busy Day!

The children in Reception had a busy day on Friday. We made Pudsey Bear Headbands as it was Children in Need Day, but we also made our very own ‘potions’ too! We have been reading the book ‘Room on the Broom’ by Julia Donaldson and at the end of the story the witch makes a… Continue Reading

Thornton Moor Farm

The Reception children went on an adventure to a farm in the middle of Northumberland today. It was a long journey but worth it for the experience the children got of the countryside and of a real working farm. The day was filled with new experiences: collecting pine cones and other interesting things in the… Continue Reading

Borrowdale

During the last 3 days of term, 30 Y5 and Y6 children were on a residential trip to Borrowdale in the Lake District. During the 3 days ech child had opportunity to go canoeing, rock climbing, ghyll scrambling and hill walking. We also did orienteering, problem solving activities and team games. Throughout their time away… Continue Reading