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Our Yr 1 Enquiry is – How can we help?
Don’t forget milk is available free for under 5’s
Mrs Cook-Paine is our teacher most of the week, she is lovely and helps us settle in
Our Early Years Intent
It is our intent to ensure all children in the Early Years have an exciting, motivating and challenging curriculum. This will offer them opportunity to explore and investigate their own interests. In the Early Years, we implement this by having a rich, stimulating environment, allowing children to select their own resources and follow their path of learning. The children have continuous and enhanced provision, which is carefully planned for from observing and assessing their learning through play. The impact of this approach allows children to thrive, be happy and learn at a rapid pace, making excellent progress.
Mrs Cheeseman is also our teacher, we are very lucky to have her, making school fun.
Acts of kindness
Year 1 & 2 children are exploring acts of kindness in there latest enquiry. Thanks to Carole, founder of the wonderful Vale Pantry for joining us and bringing in some splendid basket of knitted fruit and vegetables from her volunteers in Sturminster. Happily we could give something in return as our food donations are now finding their way to those in need.
Carole spoke to the class about healthy living and the important work the Vale Pantry do for our local community.
That’s a Wrap
Years 1 & 2 have been designing, making and then gobbling some healthy wraps.
Fruit Salad Anyone?
Reception class have been listening to the story Oliver’s Fruit Salad by Vivien French.
As part of a Curious City enquiry we have designed a fruit kebab of our own with a repeating pattern which we have been discovering in Maths
How can we lead a healthy life?
Our new curriculum Curious City challenges the class with enquiries. Here we are tasting different soups and deciding which vegetables they were made from and whether they were healthy or not.
Using pastels and pencils to create observational drawings of fruit and veg.
Learning about Guiseppe Arcimboldo
500 years ago Guiseppe Arcimboldo created portraits from fruit and vegetables. Having studied his works we tried our own.
Cookie & Cream
We have all been enjoying our cuddly Guinea Pigs – Cookie and Cream. Now the best turned out Guinea Pigs in Dorset.
What better way to start our school journey than with a swim in our wonderful school pool.
Blessed with wonderful September sun we are already working on making us all proficient swimmers as soon as possible.
A Time For Exploration
Our Year 1 children are of course familiar with their surroundings and are helping our new Reception children find their feet. There’s lots to see and do.
Mathematicians at work
Here are our Year 1 children sorting objects according to their own criteria as you can see from the writing on their boards.
Curious as to what an average Hedgehogs week looks like?
This timetable will alter from term to term but in essence this is how we spend our week in Hedgehogs class