Saharan Dust

Hello everyone. I hope you are well. I’ve always been fascinated by dust. I love to watch it build up in the cylinder of my vacuum cleaner and I love the dust that chalk leaves on black paper.  The Apollo astronauts even reported that lunar dust found inside their landers...

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Developing the outside Early Years area

Early child development sets the foundation for lifelong learning, behaviour and health. As a school, we need to provide children with a rich variety of play activities and other experiences in a stimulating and challenging environment. We need to develop their physical, social, emotional and cognitive needs in a learning...

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The welcoming signs of spring

A child this week said “Did you know Mr Vallier that spring represents new beginnings and hope.” Although we can still feel the icy chill of winter, there are also hopeful signs of spring. Mornings are lighter and the sun is setting almost two minutes later every day. Snowdrops, Crocuses...

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A thought-provoking week

What a thought-provoking week. Wellness Wednesday saw everyone involved in a range of activities including yoga, art, making stress balls, playing board games and cooking. There was plenty of talk about the importance of mental health. As a staff, we are looking at Curriculum Development with some very exciting learning...

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Great British Bird Watch 2021

Hello everyone. I hope you are well. This weekend sees the RSPB’s Great British Bird Watch. A chance for you to count how many different species of birds you see in your garden. For further details – click on the link below: https://www.rspb.org.uk/get-involved/activities/birdwatch/?sourcecode=BWMITH0230&channel=paidsearch&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIoP-h3cfD7gIVyLTtCh0bGQ5VEAAYASAAEgL2oPD_BwE Thank you for your positive comments about...

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Scrabble Tiles

Hello everyone. I hope you are well. A child this week told me how much they were enjoying playing board games at home with their family. They said that their favourite game was Scrabble. A game that always comes in the top ten most popular board games. It then got...

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