Royal Wedding Party

We were so excited to find out about the royal wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle.  We used the internet to find out who they are and what happens during a royal wedding.  We made bunting to decorate our nursery.  On the day, we made cucumber sandwiches and strawberries for a tea party, just…Continue Reading

STEM WEEK!!!

Last week was STEM week in school.  This stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.  Throughout school, in all classes, we had visitors who talked to the children about their various careers in these fields.  It was so inspiring and helped the children to think in more detail about the sort of work that they…Continue Reading

Nursery – Traditional Tales

This has been such a busy term. We have had fun in our role play area, which has been set up as “The Three Bears’ Cottage”. We have really enjoyed listening to and playing all sorts of traditional tales. The children have loved them. The repetition of familiar phrases really helps with language development. There…Continue Reading

Chinese New Year!

We have been learning about celebrations, preparing the children for how we celebrate Mass.  We learned about how Chinese people celebrate new year, including the story of the animal race.  We made lanterns and tried Chinese writing.  We cleaned and decorated our home corner and tasted noodles and prawn crackers, using Chinese crockery and chopsticks. …Continue Reading

Early days in Nursery

We have had such a busy time in Nursery.  Some children were returning after the summer, looking as if they had grown like sunflowers.  We have also welcomed many new starters who have settled down to enjoy their day.   These first weeks are so important.  The children are getting to know us and the…Continue Reading

Rocking our Socks!!

On Tuesday 21st March, it was Down’s Syndrome Awareness Day.  Everyone in school took  part in various activities to celebrate the day.  First we all came to school rocking our funky socks – even the grown ups!   Take a look at a few of us. Article 23 You have the right to special education…Continue Reading

Chinese New Year – Nursery style!

We have been learning about how we celebrate special times by cleaning and decorating our homes, gathering together, eating special food and singing songs, playing music and using greetings.  This week in nursery, we have been celebrating Chinese New Year.  We cleaned our home corner in nursery and made pictures and lanterns to decorate it.…Continue Reading