Following on from Remembrance Day Year 1 have been looking at Claude Monet's painting of a poppy field. They used paint to stipple the background and then printed red poppies using a cotton bud. Here is an example of some of their work.
Year 1 have been studying Remembrance Day in their topic and RE lessons. Miss Good and Mrs Herbert took the children to the church to look at the war memorial and to spot features inside the church. The children spent time sketching and reading the names on the memorial. The teachers hope that the children [...]
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!
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 [...]
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 [...]
As part of their 'Red Alert' topic, Year 1 and Year 2 pupils had a visit from the police! Our Community Support Officer, Denise, came to talk to the children and answer some of their questions. The children had lots of questions. Here are some of them: How many robbers are caught in one year? [...]
The Infant children recently had their scooter training in our playground and around the village. Although the weather was a little on the damp side, the children thoroughly enjoyed themselves and picked up on lots of safety tips. Thank you to the team and our staff who weathered the day!
Year 1 went outside this week as part of their Science topic. It was a very windy day but we had lots of fun and we were very busy! We were looking at all the different varieties of trees that we could see. We did some bark rubbings using chalk. We also tried to work out [...]
Last week in Outdoor learning the children listened to and sang 'The Teddy Bears Picnic'. They then worked in pairs to plan everything they would need for a picnic. The next week the children hunted outside for natural objects to 'make' their pretend picnic. They referred to their plans and had lots of fun collecting [...]