Happy School Bag Collection
Today we had our Happy School Bag collection.
We raised just under £220 which will shall be putting towards more Teddy Tennis Sessions. :)
Fathers Day Rock Festival
For Fathers Day we hosted a Festival!
The children and dads made their own burgers, decorated their own cakes and then the children performed their concert to their dads which they had been practising for over a month.
We had 30 guests attend.
Today we had a company called 'Teddy Tennis' come and do some Tennis sessions with the children.
The children loved it and we are planning to put this as a regular activity through 2018-2019.
We have had a fantastic week at Holiday Club.
If you would like to book your child in for Holiday Club for summer please contact Alice
Outdoor Adventure Month
This month we have been out and about of the setting to the woods and to the Park.
Messy Play - Stickman Themed
Today we did a Messy play session based on Stick man, the children made stickmen using playdough and sticks, they made snow, they played in the hair gel and they searched the garden for the stick man characters.
Today we had a visit from 3 lambs....
Mothers Day Lunch
Today the mums and grandmas were invited to lunch with the children. They made sandwiches and decorated cakes before playing some games and then sitting to eat their lunch.
Building our Bug Hotel
Today the children collected things from the woods to go in our Bug Hotel.
Fire Safety Day
Today the children had the fire pit out and toasted their own marshmallows and made smores. We talked to the children all about how to keep safe around fire. We also did some fire pictures and played fire safety bingo.
World Book Day
The children celebration World Book day by dressing up as characters from Room on the Broom. They then made broomsticks, made there own edible wands and toadstools and also helped to make a potion.
St Davids Day
Today the children learnt all about St David's Day, we had a dragon visit us over night and lay some eggs for us to look after, we had the story of George and the dragon and we made welsh cakes.
Granny Smiths Chinese New Year
This children helped to make Sweet and Sour Chicken and Pineapple and Ice Cream for our Chinese New Year Feast.
Chinese New Year Celebrations
Today we learnt how to move to Chinese music and did some dragon dancing. We also had noodles for Snack.
We had great fun at our holiday club :)
Forest School - Sensory Walk
The children spent the morning in the snow and frost exploring the woods.
Mad Science Day
The children spent time today exploring different states, looking at what things float or sink, making pictures out of printing duplo bricks, measuring how tall i am and watching an exploding bottle.
Road Safety Day
Today the children were learning all about road saftety, looking at different road signs, washing our cars and having a go at crossing the road safely
Tickle Fingers Cooking Session
This morning we had a visit from Annabelle from Tickle Fingers. She came in to make Vegetable samous recipe from her book. The children cut up the vegetables, brushed the pastry and then filled up their pastry before having a go and folding it up. All the children then had a chance to try them yummy!!
Granny Smiths Burns Night
The children enjoyed making mince, tatties and Vegetables for our Burns Night Granny Smiths.
Emma (the nurse) came to visit us today the children got to use some bandages, she how oxygen masks work and learned about different things that might happen at the doctors.
Forest School - Making Boats
The children had a great time in the woods find sticks to make their boats and jumping in the leaves.
Xmas special of Granny smiths was enjoyed by all. Plenty of Chicken, pigs in blanket and beautifully prepared veg by the children.
Thank you to everyone who attended our xmas party!
The children had a great time performing their play for you, joining in with the A for Active games and tucking in to Jacket Potato at lunch time.
Xmas Party with GA
We enjoyed a lovely party with the reception class at Gravenhurst Academy, we played games, made reindeer food and had a lovely story!
This morning the children helped to decorate the Xmas tree, we also started our own advent calender where instead of opening a present we give a present. We put all the food presents in a basket and at the end of term we will donate.
This morning the children went on a trip to the chapel to learn about christingle.
They heard the story about Christingle, made their christingle, ate snack and then made X-mas cards and Snowman.
Each child got a present from the villagers at the chapel.
This week the children have been making poppies to make our very own poppy wreath. This morning we walked up to the war memorial and had our minute silence.
Take a look at our Halloween Fun!
Holiday Club October 2017
Follow the link to see some of our Holiday Club fun!!
MacMillan Cancer Coffee Morning
We recently raised over £240 at our Coffee Morning, Thank you to everyone who supported or who baked a cake. The children at after school club and at Pre-School enjoyed making a cake for the cause too.
On Tuesday the children went down to the Chapel to learn about Harvest Festival. Whilst there they talked about different vegetables, listened to the story of Jack and the Beanstalk and made their own corn on the cob and scarecrows pictures.
Forest School Session
This morning the children have been to the woods and made musical instruments out of sticks and threaded buttons.
Sainsburys Active Kids Vouchers
We collected over 5,800 vouchers this year!
(last year we collected 2,400)
Thank you for all your support!
Holiday Club May 2017
May Half Term Holiday Club
Please check our the gallery for some pictures of this years 'magical' themed May Half Term Holiday Club.
After School Club Making Cheesecake
The after school club children last night used up some items from the fridge to make a cheesecake.
After smashing up some biscuits in bag and coated it in cream cheese, the child grated some chocolate to sprinkle on top.
Visit from some Lambs
Today we had a visit from some lambs!!
The children have been making firework pictures this morning.....
The children and Big Helen made a guy for Guy fawkes night...
October Holiday Club
During Half Term, we ran our half term Holiday Club.
Throughout the week the children participated in some spooky activities
Take a look in the gallery and see .....
This years holiday club was the busiest it has ever been, look in the gallery for some photos.
End of Term Trip
25 children enjoyed a trip to Herrings Green Farm and Birds of Prey Centre in Wilstead for our first setting outing.
The children got to see the farm animals, hold the Birds of Prey and had a Creepy Critter Show too.
Today's Potato Picking
This afternoon the children hae been busy digging and picking potatoes from the buckets which they helped set back in April.
Forest School Session
Forest School Session today - making clay faces on the trees in the woods.
Forest School Stay and Play Session
Today was our Forest School stay and play session and we were joined by mummies, daddies and grandmas in the woods.
The children collected leaves, sticks and rocks and made their own stories out of them.
Making Cards for Fathers Day
This week the children have been busy making Fathers Day cards for their Dads and Grandads.
Today the children went for a Minibeast Hunt with Nicky from the RSPB.
They found woodlouse, spiders, slugs and snails and lots more minibeasts.
Sainsburys Active Kids Vouchers
Thank you to all those who have given in Vocuhers, We now have 1698!
Fun in the Sun
This morning the children have enjoyed chalking dinosaurs on the concrete. Meet Dinosaury and Allis.
We will be having our School Photos on Thursday 5th May.
Lots of activities today!
The children have enjoyed a busy day today, plus the planting of one of our veggie beds. The children all enjoyed planting beetroot and lettuce.
Road Safety Week
This week the children have been learning how to cross the road and pretending to be Lollipop person.
Pirates & Princesses!
Some children came into Pre-School today dressed as pirates and princesses, they spent the day walking the plank and searching for treasure.
An Afternoon of Cooking!
The children helped Alice make a 5 cup fruit loaf and some shortbread.
CHINESE NEW YEAR!
Monday 8th February is Chinese New Year. The children will be going to the woods to learn more about the history of this event.Chinese DragonThey will spend the rest of the day learning about Chinese culture.