11.12.20 Congratulations to Toby for being so compassionate and kind this week and our Golden award winner!
11.12.20 This week Reception have been discovering the Nativity story through dressing up and creating story maps.
10.11.20 Feed the birds!
4.12.20 Well done Milania for being our Golden award this week !
3.12.20 Beech class helped to create a Christmas star as part of their Forest School today, you can find out what else we discovered by visiting the Forest School section of the website!
27.11.20 Congratulations to Margo , this weeks Golden award winner ! Great work Margo.
27.11.20 It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas...
26.11.20 This week Reception children have been discovering the famous artist Wassily Kandinsky and using his style to create their own inspired artwork.
25.11.20 Did you know Derby County Community Trust are having a 'Design a Christmas Card' competition ? It is open to children aged between 4 and 12 years old and the winning design will be printed 1000 times and distributed as part of Derby County's 'Stay Safe, Stay Fit, Stay Connected' campaign. The design should be on plain white paper and colourful with pictures on it. Don't forget to include your name, age and our school name on your entry. Below you can find some festive templates to use or draw your own! Entries should be submitted by Wednesday 2nd December and emailed to Community@dcct.co.uk Good Luck everyone!
20.11.20 Congrats to Jax ! Our 'Golden' award winner this week.
17.11.20 Today Beech class have been learning about staying safe online using Childnet's story of Smartie the Penguin, parents and carers can find out more useful information about keeping children under 5 safe online in the following document.
13.11.20 Well done to Penelope, our Golden award winner this week!
11.11.20 Today Nursery have been developing their fine motor strength by working up a sweat at the dough disco and reception children have been developing their maths skills by playing games together using counters.
9th November 2020 - Nursery have been working hard during their physical development activities this morning, including Sticky Kids work outs and practising ball skills.
6th November 2020 - Congratulations Ronnie! Our Golden certificate winner this week. Well done!
5th November 2020 - Remember, remember the 5th of November... Reception children have been creating their own bonfire collages and firework chalk smudge artwork too.
5th November - Nursery children have been having fun by using their voices to make different sounds today. This helps to develop their speaking and listening skills which is incredibly important and lays the foundations for the next phase of phonics learning, orally segmenting sounds and blending to read.
4th November 2020 -Today reception discovered the new story of 'Bat learns to dance'. The children heard the story and drew their favourite part of the story and then shared what they had drawn together.
22.10.20 - Look at the Forest School page to see what Beech class got up to with a hammer today!
22.10.20 This week Reception children have been creating repeating pattern fruit kebabs!
10.10.20 Building Blocks of Reading - It is important to remember the reading process is not a race to the top of the tower! Reading needs all elements (building blocks) as shown below including being able to listen carefully, alliteration, rhythm and rhyme, listening to and remembering sounds and oral blending securely in place, this is why we send home picture books initially to support these early reading skills. Our EYFS -Literacy page on the school website offers lots of important information and videos on the Early Years reading and writing process for parents and carers.
09.10.20 Congratulations to Stanley - this weeks Golden child!
08.10.20 Today in our Forest School session we searched for Leaf Man and then had lots of splashing, puddle jumping, mud pie making and sliding fun!
02.10.20 Well done to Georgia for being "Golden" this week!
1.10.20 - Forest School fun! Today we have been exploring how to climb trees safely and move our bodies using swings of different types.
29.09.20 Today Reception have been learning about different emotions, they then painted their own emojis, see if you can name any...
28.09.20 - Reception children had their first Real PE lesson today and were "riding their bike" by exploring movement in lots of different ways.
24.09.20 Reception children have been having fun outdoors in our Forest School today!
24.09.20 Our Nursery children are becoming more confident in discovering and choosing their own activities after spending time exploring the classroom with their parents during our Stay and Play sessions.
14.09.20 - First day fun in Beech class! The new reception children have all looked so smart and had a super time exploring their new classroom, making new friends and beginning to learn the new routines.