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NSPCC Assembly

2018-11-19T13:48:20+00:00 19th November, 2018|Foundation, Home, News, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6|

Today we welcomed a visitor to both sites from the charity NSPCC. They led an assembly on the theme of ‘Speak Out Stay Safe.’ Children were encouraged to think about the worries that some of them may have , and how if they speak out and tell a trusted adult, they can get help to deal with any problems they [...]

Diwali Day at the Infants

2018-11-13T16:15:53+00:00 13th November, 2018|Foundation, Home, News, Year 1, Year 2|

We celebrated Diwali - The Festival of Lights on Friday.  We looked at the story of Rama and Sita and how families celebrate Diwali.  We made rangoli patterns  using coloured rice.  We also made clay divas earlier in the week and decorated them with paint and glitter.  We looked at how the intricate mendhi [...]

Infants Family Service of Remembrance

2018-11-15T11:51:27+00:00 11th November, 2018|Foundation, Home, News, Year 1, Year 2|

We were delighted so many parents could join all the Infant children for our family Remembrance Service at Cuddington Church this week.  Rev. Phil discussed the importance of poppies as a symbol of Remembrance.  Three children lay a wreath from all all the pupils, parents and staff at our school.

Year 1 and 2 Puppet Making

2018-10-11T20:44:47+00:00 11th October, 2018|Home, News, Year 1, Year 2|

The Infants have been busy working with their buddies to design and create a hand puppet. They designed and sewed a character from Pinocchio, which links to the toys topic and story being studied. The children have been amazing: helping each other, sharing resources and being patient when requiring help.  We are very proud [...]

Infant School Council Elections.

2018-10-02T15:32:11+00:00 2nd October, 2018|Foundation, Home, News, School Council, Year 1, Year 2|

Congratulations to the new School Council representatives at the Infant site.  Foundation, Year 1 and Year 2 children voted this afternoon, choosing friendly, trustworthy and approachable classmates to represent their views with a wider group.

HASP Multi-Sports Festival Year 1 and 2.

2018-06-22T13:25:23+00:00 22nd June, 2018|Home, News, Sport, Year 1, Year 2|

We had a great morning of Sport at Haddenham St Marys School.  We went to take part in athletics.  It was very hot and fun.  There were eight teams mixed up from all the participating schools.  The games were: long jump, hockey, throw and run, balance beams, throwing bean bags, relay race, egg and [...]

Year 1 and 2 African Drumming Workshop

2018-06-14T10:20:24+00:00 14th June, 2018|Home, News, Year 1, Year 2|

As part of our Key Stage 1 topic, we are keen to teach the children about cultures and customs from another continent.  We were thrilled when Mrs Mitchell kindly offered to teach the Year 1 and 2 children the art of African drumming, immersing themselves in an African art.  They had their first lesson [...]

A week of PE Enrichment.

2018-06-08T17:03:14+00:00 8th June, 2018|Foundation, Home, News, Sport, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6|

All children enjoyed an extra Physical Education lesson this week from a team of specialist sports coaches.  The Junior children tried their hand at fencing and archery.  The specialised kit helped pupils parry their foils (only foam!) and hit the bullseye with their bow. Whilst the Infant children enjoyed a musical theatre experience, learning [...]

May dancing in Cuddington.

2018-06-03T15:35:22+00:00 3rd June, 2018|Foundation, Home, News, Year 1, Year 2|

dancing y2 2018 1 Our traditional May dancing and singing was held on the final day of the half term.  The inclement weather did not stop our performance to parents, as we gathered in the Bernard Hall.  The children performed three Spring themed songs, followed by delightful traditional country dancing.  Polished performances [...]