The children in Foundation and Reception had a French Mother's Day breakfast; the children served their Mummy's using the French food vocabulary they have learned and had a yummy French breakfast with them.
This week, Foundation held their annual Phonics evening for parents to learn how we teach your children all the skills they need to progress to reading. We were able to demonstrate the essential activities offered on a daily basis to promote listening and speaking. Surprisingly even taking the register in the morning encourages the correct [...]
For the first Woodland Working this half of the term, Reception and Foundation had the opportunity to cook outside in our fire pit. We toasted bread and made Hot Chocolate to enjoy together. A first experience for many and allowed us to discuss in detail fire safety with the upcoming Bonfire Night.
In Foundation the Children have spent the week exploring the wonderful book, entitled The Jolly Christmas Postman. The children have explored the purpose of stamps, maps and directional language. We wrote our family cards with their new-found name writing skills, purchased stamps and posted them. Who should meet us but the local postman, who told us [...]
Year 6 have just done their first Buddy Reading session with Year 1 which Mrs Stephens has told me was very successful. They will be doing these sessions fortnightly to aid the Infant children with their understanding of phonics and reading, whilst also allowing them to become good listeners and role models in Literacy. The [...]
Last Friday the Infants were lucky enough to spend the morning at Somersham Park, playing on the equipment and tucking into a delicious picnic. The morning was so lovely that much of the afternoon was spent there too! Not only did we continue to play on the swings and slides, but we had parachute games, [...]
Today in Foundation, we thought it would be a fun idea to try and create our own volcano! The reason we decided to make volcanoes is because our letters of the week are Y and V. Today we thought we would look at the letter V. I'm sure the children will go around telling you [...]
Join us at Whitehall School for a chance to visit our 'Outstanding'* Nursery & Pre-school, between 10 & 12 on the morning of Saturday 9th May. Admissions now open for our Reception class for September 2015. Nursery & Pre-school classes - admissions open throughout the year. We look forward to seeing you there! *ISI [...]