Month: May 2021

Forest School Update

21st May 2021

We are so very proud of the achievement of all the children in ensuring the sustainability of our woodland areas. The children have spent the last year taking care of their forest areas, planting saplings and seeds, clearing and maintaining the pond, reducing the amount of time spent in the forest to ensure the woods…

Three little duckies went swimming one day!!!

19th May 2021

Our little feathered friends had their first swim sessions yesterday and they had a great time! Fluffy, Lula and Crackers took to it, well like ducks to water There was lots of splashing about, swimming and feather grooming when they finished their dip. They are certainly far more active and less sleepy now!! We will…

Siblings have hatched!

17th May 2021

What could be better than a snuggle with your siblings! We’ve had two more hatchlings join our little Fluffy over the weekend! Our fantastic Year 1 teacher Miss T. was a brilliant ducky-sitter and made sure they were well looked after and cared for. All of the children were sooo excited to see the ducklings…

Duck Eggs from Incredible Eggs

14th May 2021

We received our eggs this week and were very excited to see the incubator set up and the cage and supplies dropped off. Today our first duckling hatched and is fluffing up nicely! It’s been busy making little peep noises and knocking on the other eggs hoping it’s siblings will wake up soon! There’s certainly…

World Book Day – Take 2

14th May 2021

Everyone enjoys dressing up, and on Friday 14th May, the children enjoyed representing their favourite book character in our World Book Day II.  Being able to share our costumes with everyone was great fun and a great bonus to our Virtual day in March.  Raising money for the Book Trust and their work in ensuring…

𝕎𝕚𝕤𝕙𝕚𝕟𝕘 𝕒𝕝𝕝 𝕠𝕗 𝕪𝕠𝕦 𝕔𝕖𝕝𝕖𝕓𝕣𝕒𝕥𝕚𝕟𝕘 𝕒 𝕧𝕖𝕣𝕪 ℍ𝕒𝕡𝕡𝕪 𝔼𝕚𝕕!

13th May 2021

𝕎𝕚𝕤𝕙𝕚𝕟𝕘 𝕒𝕝𝕝 𝕠𝕗 𝕪𝕠𝕦 𝕔𝕖𝕝𝕖𝕓𝕣𝕒𝕥𝕚𝕟𝕘 𝕒 𝕧𝕖𝕣𝕪 ℍ𝕒𝕡𝕡𝕪 𝔼𝕚𝕕! Let’s hope we are through the worst of these challenging times and can look forward to a period of happiness, compassion and peace!

The Willow Garden Project

13th May 2021

We would like to say a special ‘Thank You’ to Marco and Darren for their extraordinarily hard work over the Easter Break. They spent a great deal of time and effort transforming our previously tired and well used Willow Garden into a beautiful and calm place to sit, relax and ponder. They continuously keep our…

The Hemdean House Pollution Preventers (Eco Committee)

11th May 2021

We are delighted to reinstate the Pollution Preventers (Eco Committee) if in a smaller COVID Safe way. We are just meeting as a bubble of Year 3 and 4 children. Eloise from Year 3 is our Chair, with Victory from Year 4 and Anya from Year 3 as class representatives. Of course other children from…

The Dandelion Workshop

7th May 2021

Welcome to the Summer Term! With everyone settled back into school, we can’t wait to get going. This term is packed full of exciting and interesting things for our pupils to do. Kicking off our workshops was our Dandelion Workshop for Forest School. The children learned that it is far from just being a gardener’s…