Snow Day!

It's been a creative week this week; from developing paint brush skills, DIY jigsaws to to finger drawing in the snow. Allowing the space for creativity has many benefits to improving attainment in the classroom...amongst these: self-expression, positive thinking, improved focus and fun top the…

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Healthy Eating

An important part of child development is eating a healthy meal; it helps with concentration in the classroom and energy for play. This week the kids have explored the difference between healthy food and treat food. By making their own pizza, the pupils noticed the difference between a shop made…

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We've been invested!

Well, the boys have...!

...for the past number of weeks heading to the local scouting group, getting stuck in with games and learning about constellations, achieving the opportunity to be fully invested (getting the neckerchief and being recognised as a member) and be rewarded with their first…

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Christmas Tree Festival

This week saw our pupil head over to Lichfield for the annual Christmas Tree Festival. Pupils admired beautifully laid site and age of the building. 

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Bike Safety

Following on from our road safety awareness, this week we focused solely on safety with bicycles. As many accidents involving cyclist are around them not being seen, we explored right and left arm signalling as indication for turning, then explored reflectors through the designing of a helmet. We…

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Road Safety.

Stop (at the roadside), Look (both ways), Listen (for traffic) and Think (is it safe to cross?). This has been the message to the kids this week being Road Safety week. Repeat this message at home, be safe. 

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Night Fever

The weather has been on our side this week, staying pretty crisp and clear; archery, football, bikes & scooters have got the kids up and about. As we've hit darkness around 5-ish, we've also explored the environment in a different way...heading out wrapped up with a torch in hand...playing in the…

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Happy Diwali

This week has seen the Monday night crew head to Clubs for the first time. Although initially nervous, it didn't take long before they were joining in as if they have been members for years! We've also explored Diwali through crafts; making clay oil lamps and Rangoli patterns, and toasted…

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Have a nice break!

Wow! What a quick half-term! Our week in residence has passed with the usual excitement and activity; from Halloween discos, to badmi-tennis (new sport we discovered). We also went down the road into Lichfield to try a new dessert shop as an end-of-half-term treat! Mmmmmm!  

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