Month: October 2020

Charitable Causes

23rd October 2020

This week we have been enjoying Harvest Festival. The Harvest Festival is a traditional event celebrating the successful gathering of the year’s crops, giving thanks and sharing with those less fortunate and in need. All food parcels have been collected and gratefully received. We believe we have exceeded last year’s donations made to ReadiFood and…

Black History Month – Black Women of Importance

15th October 2020

This year the focus was on inspirational Black Women throughout history. These were a few we discussed: Mary Seacole – for her contribution to nursing during the Crimean War Rosa Parks – for her bravery and fight for civil rights Diane Abbott MP – for being the first voted and longest-serving black MP in parliament…

The Power of Nettles – A Forest School Investigation

9th October 2020

Years 3 and 4 had a great time learning about the power of the nettle. We were very lucky to welcome one of our parents, who is training as a herbalist, to show the children how to explore the culinary and medicinal properties of the nettle plant. The children found and picked nettles, investigated their…

Focus on Year 1 (w/c 05/10/20)

8th October 2020

This week Year 1 have been working hard on their money skills. The class have been learning about money number sentences and learning how to use them when purchasing items in the fruit and vegetable shop they made. In English they have focused on creative adjectives to describe characters as part of their journey into…