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The clock is busy ticking and each day Prep 6 remind me that we’re one day closer to our biennial trip to Barcelona. This will be the second occasion that we’ve run this visit and Mrs.
As part of our healthy eating topic we have been looking at the book Oliver’s Fruit Salad. We read the story and all completed a picture on Purple Mash to make and label a fruit salad.
As mentioned in a previous newsletter, Prep 6 finished their 11+ preparation and launched straight into two competitions - the BBC’s 500 Words, and the Independent Schools Association’s annual essay writing competition.
In our Enrichment lessons, Prep 5 have been working in pairs to create a Google slideshow all about volcanoes.
Just before half term, Prep. 4 had a drama activity day where their task was to learn and perform a play which they would then perform for parents at 3.30pm.
Prep 3 have been enjoying their History topic about Ancient Greece. More than once, they have asked the question ‘How do we know about that, if it happened thousands of years ago?’
Here at Edenhurst Nursery, a love of reading is fostered from a young age. Simple board books and ‘feely books’ are favourites in the Baby and Toddler Rooms for the children to learn how to turn the pages and look at colourful pictures.
Each year the school supports 3 main charities: local; national; international.
As part of our ongoing preparation for senior school life, we are working with the schools to whom children regularly transfer in order to provide a series of ‘taster activities’.
The rugby season is up and running, and what a start it was! A mixed team of U10’s & U11’s travelled to Prestfelde School in Shrewsbury. The pitch was heavy but the sun was out and the boys were all ready to go.
This is the time of year where, for some reason, we have been innundated with the opportunity to showcase our writing talent! Regular listeners to BBC Radio 2 will be aware that this week, Chris Evans launched this year’s ‘500 Words’ competition.
The snowfall this week and last week coincided brilliantly with our topic of Winter for the Little Learners. The children wrapped up warmly in their hats, gloves, scarves and wellies and went outside to explore the snow.