Good luck, Mrs Place!

We are sending all our luck and best wishes to Mrs Place this week as she ventures throughout half term on her fundraising walk. There is still time to show your support for this very worthy cause at www.justgiving.com/fundraising/home-from-home-2017. Family and friends saw Mrs Place off to a good start as you can see!

Happy Chinese New Year!

Last week the Infant children learnt about and celebrated Chinese New Year. They made traditional lanterns, found out about the different animal years and even did some Chinese dancing. 新年快乐!

Little Owls Remember

This week the Little Owls have been learning about Remembrance Day and how poppies are a symbol for us all to remember. We made beautiful poppies that are now on display in our outside learning area. Please come and take a look. “They are to help us remember all the people who fighted in the […]

Waddesdon Christmas

Visitors to Waddesdon Manor this Christmas must look out for the Christmas Tree our Infant children designed and made. Our contribution to the seasonal decorations will be displayed on the stairs as you exit the Manor tour with an opportunity to vote for your favourite tree. No guesses which…

Diwali Day

We began the morning listening to the story of Rama and Sita and finding out why Diwali is celebrated.  Over the course of the day we all had a try at four different activities:  Making coconut barfi sweets; Indian dancing; making clay diva lamps and exploring Hindu artefacts.  At the end of the day everyone […]

Birthday Celebrations

On Friday, our Infant children toured the lanes of Cuddington with their annual Spring songs and returned to school to perform their country dances, this year marking the Queen’s birthday. Thankfully the weather was kind to us and great fun was had by all. Thank you to all the parents and local residents who supported […]

Pesky Pirates!

Our topic has been Mermaids and Pirates and today the children learned to be ‘real pirates’ on board the SS Cuddington. The first, and most important lesson was ‘the pirate code’ where we learned that, aboard a pirate ship, all is fair; equal quantities of food, grog and booty and a right to vote on […]

Delving for Descriptions

Little Owls went on a scavenger hunt. The children had a list of describing words and needed to find natural objects that matched the description. An assortment of objects were found including: pine needles, pine cones, twigs, logs, feathers, grass and daisies. Items such as plastic cones, sponge balls and spiky balls were found so […]

The Great Honey Robbery

It was reported last week that a bear had been seen sneaking out of the Cuddington Stores in the dead of night. A witness was able to report the incident to the police. They discovered that a pot of honey had ben stolen and they issued a description of the culprit. Little Owls held an […]

Poppies

Little Owls have made poppies to remember the people who have died in the wars. They have sown real poppy seeds in the outdoor learning area.

The children all had a time of silence and laid wreathes at the memorials in each village.