Celebrating The Chinese New Year recently was thoroughly enjoyed by both the Squirrels and Kits. They particularly liked learning to move to the rhythm of traditional Chinese music as we performed the Lion Dance.
Listening to the traditional tale that inspired the Chinese zodiac, in which animals [...]
The Kits have had a busy two weeks as they explored lots of activities inspired by “Singing in the Rain” and “My Granny Went to Market”. “Singing in the Rain”, a colourful book based on the song, celebrates rainy days and roused the Kits interest as they used water colours to paint[...]
We are delighted that everyone has slipped back into the daily routine with ease and that the new children have settled extremely well.
Over the past week or so the children have enjoyed sharing and illustrating their Christmas experiences. It would appear that Father Christmas visited everyone [...]
We are delighted that the children have settled extremely well into their respective classrooms and are becoming more familiar with their daily routine.
The Kits have enthusiastically participated in lots of fun activities linked to “Jungle Hide and Seek”. Monday’s Drama lesson, hunting for [...]
Once again a group of children visited the pensioners and enjoyed a singing session. ‘A Yellow Submarine” and our Growing Song were firm favourites and it was lovely to see the young and old revelling in each other’s company as they teamed up for “Row Row Row The Boat”. The pensioners [...]
The Downstairs children have had a busy week exploring a range of activities inspired by ‘Monkey Puzzle” by Julia Donaldson. Their creative juices were flowing whilst compiling colourful flower collages with tissue paper, painting caterpillars and exploring colour and symmetry creating [...]
The Leavers have hit the floor running with of their “Artists” topic. On Monday a local artist Girvan Thompson, visited the children to host a workshop. He began by sharing what had inspired his love of art and continued to discuss various techniques such as mosaics, lino printing and painting [...]
What an exciting week the Leavers have had as they explored the lifecycle of a chick. Painting a pictorial lifecycle depicting the different stages helped consolidate their understanding of the process. The children paid enormous attention to detail as they painted an egg, hatchling, chick and [...]