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The Iron Age – Year 3 and 4

During our Iron Age topic we were lucky to have an amazing visitor in early October, the children were able to experience the Iron Age with weapons and animal skins! For our WOW finisher we had an Iron Age camp fire with soup and story telling. It has been a great topic.


Autumn

Here is our amazing Autumn Display created by Ladybirds, Bumblebees and Caterpillars.


Fun in Caterpillars

Its been a busy first term for everyone in Caterpillars. We are really happy how well our new Caterpillars have settled in and how welcome our ‘old Caterpillars’ have made them feel. We have all been enjoying our beautiful learning environment which had some changes over the summer holidays. There is now far less plastic and prescriptive toys and instead has a wealth of…
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Autumn in Ladybirds and Bumblebees

Ladybirds and Bumblebees have all settled really well into school. This term we have been learning lots of new skills to make us independent learners. We love Funky Fingers and Dough Gym as it helps us to exercise our fingers and arms to get us ready to be great writers. In PE we have been trying really hard to get ourselves undressed and dressed,…
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Once Upon a Time in Year 1

In Year 1 we have been learning through challenge. We have to complete 8 challenges a week independently in different areas of the curriculum and our topic this term is ‘Once Upon A Time’ so we have been listening to lots of different fables.’


News from The Ark

The Ark have had a brilliant start to the school year, enjoying their first topic ‘Julia Donaldson’. They have explored The Gruffalo story and acted it out with confidence and good team work. We have introduced daily sessions of ‘Funky Fingers’ and ‘Dough Gym’ into the Ark to help with fine motor skills and they have had a very successful start to swimming lessons.


Vet visit to The Ark, Year 1 & 2

On Tuesday 4th April The Ark, Year 1 and Year 2 were visited by Thameswood Vets. Lovely Luna the dog joined them. The children learned how to care for a dog. They were shown how to brush a dog’s teeth, signs to look for if a dog seems unwell and how to make sure germs are not spread from pets to owners. It was a fantastic morning…
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Just Joshing!

On Tuesday 4th April Years 2 to 6 watched a fantastic anti-bullying production called ‘Just Joshing’ by Firehorse productions. The children were enthralled and learned a lot to consolidate their understanding of bullying and how to stop it. Thank you to all the parents who have completed our on-line anti-bullying questionnaire. If you want to read our anti-bullying policy, please see the policies section on…
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ParentPay – our new online payment service

ParentPay is our new online payment service We are pleased to announce that we will shortly be accepting payments online for items such as dinner money and school trips. Using a secure website called ParentPay you will be able to pay online using your credit or debit card. ParentPay will be our preferred method of making payments to school. Website-Announcement (1) Linked Documents Parentpay Announcement…
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Red Nose Day – Friday 24th March

On Friday 24th March Millbrook will be supporting Red Nose Day. Children can wear red clothing for a donation of £1 to Comic Relief.