Monthly Archives: February 2016

Horstead Residential 2016 Day 1 Photos!

We're Tweeting out live from the residential using the #Horstead2016 tag. Follow live during the day or check this website for photo updates in the evening. Everybody has had a great first day as these photos show. A combination of Team Challenges, Nightline, Jacobs Ladder and Village Trail have... Read more…

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Nursery Class- ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’

Nursery class have been reading and learning about the story 'We're Going on a Bear Hunt' by Michael Rosen. In order to bring the book to life, the children went on their very own bear hunt. They  had to go through long wavy grass, a deep cold river and thick oozy mud before they finally found the... Read more…

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Pirate Day in Reception Classes!

On Friday 5th February, the Reception classes took part in a Pirate day. The children and staff came to school dressed as pirates. The children made pirate hats and ‘exploding’ pirate cookies. They also played several pirate games including ‘Captain’s coming’ and ‘Sharks’, learnt how... Read more…

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Tesco Farm to Fork Programme visits Reception children

The Reception children have been learning about healthy eating. Today they had some special visitors from the Tesco Farm to Fork Programme who came to talk to them about healthy eating. They looked at different fruit and vegetables and then made their own kebabs using a range of fruits. They were... Read more…

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Little Learners’ scientific experiment

As part of their topic work on the Arctic and Antarctica, the Little Learners Nursery children learnt how to do a very special magic trick. Magician Mrs Sergeant showed them how to pick up ice cubes using only a piece of string and a sprinkling of salt. The children were very intrigued by this and... Read more…

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Tesco Farm to Fork Programme visits Little Learners Nursery

Last month, the Little Learners Nursery had a very special visit from members of the Tesco Farm to Fork programme. This initiative aims to increase children’s awareness of where their food comes from. The children were given the opportunity to try a range of healthy foods including various... Read more…

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Year 2 Poetry Recital

On Friday 5th February, Investigators class were proud to present a poetry recital to a privileged audience of parents and staff members including the Principal. All of the poetry was written by the children and was inspired by the work of Wes Magee who visited the academy earlier this month.... Read more…

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