Great excitement in Little Owls today, as four chicks have hatched over night. Tomorrow they will be transferred to the brooder. The children said: "3 are yellow and 1 is speckled black, yellow and grey." "They are fluffy and cute." "They look quite big outside their eggs.' "3 haven't hatched yet. There were 7 [...]
We celebrated Chinese New Year before half term. We looked at the story of how the years were named and why and found out which year the children were born in. We looked at Dragon boat racing, lighting lanterns, Dragon dancing and the food the Chinese eat to celebrate. We also learned about the [...]
Little Owls have been busy exploring their new classroom. We are very proud of how all the children have settled in so well, made new friends and are looking after each other; whilst taking on the important job of learning!
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!
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!
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 [...]
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...
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 [...]