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Year 1 Assembly on Chinese New Year

February 1, 2017

This morning Year 1 performed a special assembly about Chinese New Year and how it is celebrated. They acted out the story of The Great Race, when the animals had a race for the Jade Emperor to decide which animals to use for the Chinese calendar. They also played instruments […]


Chinese New Year in Saplings

January 27, 2017

Saplings have really enjoyed celebrating Chinese New Year today. They have enjoyed exploring dried noodles and rice, pretending to cook them in the Wok and using chopsticks. They had fun filling and emptying different bowls with rice and thoroughly enjoyed eating all of the Prawn Crackers! They finished off the […]


Finger Gym in F1

January 11, 2017

This week F1 have tried their hand at an activity called Finger Gym which helps them practice their fine motor skills as well as counting and measuring time. You can see here that the girls are all concentrating really hard on their tasks, be it balancing the marbles on golf […]


Up, Up and Away!

January 6, 2017

This term’s topic, Up Up and Away, got off to a flying start (excuse the pun!) when the children watched Mrs Woodham use an ordinary toaster to turn plastic bags into hot air balloons. What a brilliant experiment to make Science fun


Christmas Dinner 2016

December 16, 2016

Thanks again to our wonderful kitchen staff – Maggie, Paul, Angela & Josh – for a fabulous Christmas Dinner yesterday. Everyone was resplendent in their festive hats and there were rather a lot of mustachioed boys, thanks to the Christmas Cracker gifts!


A Very Merry Christmas Singalong 2016

December 15, 2016

The children put on two spectacular performances of their Very Merry Christmas Sing-along on Tuesday evening and Wednesday afternoon. Everyone sang and played beautifully and F2 coped brilliantly with their costume changes half way through, transforming themselves from elves into a magical nativity troupe. Huge thanks as ever to Mrs […]


F1 Christmas Craft Morning

December 13, 2016

We had another lovely festive day yesterday when F1 parents came in to join their children for an afternoon of Christmas crafts, songs and refreshments. Thank you to all parents and grandparents who came along – the children love having you here – and to Santa for stopping by (he […]


Nursery Christmas Craft Morning

December 9, 2016

We’ve had a fabulously festive morning in Nursery today as we invited our Acorns & Saplings parents in for a Christmas Craft Morning. There were lots of glittery things to make, a Christmas sing-song accompanied by Mrs Phillips, a wonderful array of Christmas treats to eat and even a surprise […]


St Paul’s Christmas Tree Festival

November 30, 2016

This morning Year 2 and Key Stage 2 were honoured to sing at the opening of the annual Christmas Tree Festival at St Paul’s Church. The children were able to see the decorations they had made hanging on our tree. They also spoke to the Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire who […]


Flying the flag for Bedfordshire Day

November 28, 2016

The weather could not have been more perfect to fly our Bedfordshire County Flag in the playground today. The children were very surprised to see a different flag flying from the flagpole at playtime and were excited to have their photos taken with it. Some of the children in F1 […]