This was the burning question which Prep 3 wanted to answer as we set out on an exciting day of discovery in the Roman city of Deva - or Chester, to all you modern-day folks!
During Arts week this year, pupils and teachers travelled to Liverpool to explore their ‘Maritime’ theme.
After last year’s successful and highly enjoyable French trip, we began to discuss the possibility of a cultural experience for the children in Spain.
Arts Week had a nautical theme this year, and all children excitedly took part in numerous activities involving arts and craft. We also incorporated a recycling theme to our work.
Excursions to the local area are designed to help the children acquire a basic understanding of our traditions, the natural world and the importance of other cultures.
Since the building of the Early Years Unit and the introduction of our Early Learners class, we have found that the children find the transition from Nursery to Reception very easy.
My name is Liz Hodgkinson, I am the Reception teacher and Head of EYFS and KS1 at Edenhurst School.
Last week, Reception class visited Hoo Farm as a conclusion to their ‘Understanding the World’ topic about farm and baby animals and had a very exciting and busy trip!
Little Learners were inspired by the school’s Arts Week and dressed up as pirates today.
The children in the Explorers’ Room recently learned all about weddings as Jo was getting married last weekend and this sparked off a lot of curiosity.