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Tag: experiential learning

Reception Visitors Talk Pets, Patrol Cars and Proper Brushing

23rd March 2022

Our Reception children have been looking at people, culture and communities and as part of their Inquiry top of ‘Superheroes in our Community’ they’ve been lucky enough to have some fabulous visitors. First up was the Police who arrived with the blue lights flashing and the sirens going off! Police officers Billy, Rene and Tara…

Willow Wonder Wall

24th February 2022

Design Technology technician Chris Raymond has been working with students from Years 6 and 7 to create this beautiful living willow hedge which will form the entrance to the treehouse. Complete with ‘igloo’ areas to play in, it should prove popular with students for years to come as it grows and the new growth will…

Year 7 Students Are Spaced Out!

26th January 2022

A short short time ago, in a galaxy not so far away, the Science Department took the Year 7s for a lovely trip to Greenwich Observatory, as they have recently started the topic of Space in class. We started the day with a workshop focusing on the scientists who discovered each of the planets and…

Y7 Exhibition: A New Way Of Learning

24th January 2022

This year we have begun to introduce an innovative new curriculum for Years 6-8. Our Year 7 students have just completed their first full Term experiencing this innovative and balanced learning experience. Our provision prioritises these critical years in early adolescence which are often overlooked in British schools. We combine exciting ‘Interdisciplinary Enquiries’ with rich…

Hatching Plans With Year 2

12th January 2022

Year 2 had some new names on the register last term; Brian and Wilder two newly hatched Frizzle Chicks. Students hatched the chicks in school, and they spent their first couple of months living in the Year 2 classroom. Teacher Natalie said: “The chicks joined us for circle time on the carpet where we made…

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