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New Learning Areas in EYFS
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Those of you who know me, probably know that I am rather obsessed with classroom design and learning environments. I consider an effective classroom design to be half the battle to enabling independent learning. And as such am constantly observing how our classroom is used, reading about best pract…

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Wildlife Park!
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A little while ago now, we went on an absolutely wonderful trip to the Wild Life Park! Unfortunately, due to my being poorly, busy and generally disorganised, I forgot to post anything after the trip! But, better late than never, may I present to you some pictures from our super trip! Thank you to…

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Cooking with Ms Kirkham Catch up!
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Apologies for the delay in updates, it's been a busy time in school! Please see below the last 3 weeks of 'Cooking with Mrs Kirkham, we've enjoyed pancakes with fresh fruit and clotted cream, cheese and ham pasties and fairy cakes!

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Waterstones Trip
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So today was a very exciting day! All of the school went down to Waterstones this morning to choose a book each for our library revamp! You should have seen the stack of books we have chosen. Lots of dinosaur books, many Tom Fletcher books, quite a few kitten stories and loads of graphic novels. Th…

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World Book Day 2022!
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What a brilliant day we had! Everyone made such an effort and the costumes were fantastic – we had lots of fun guessing each other’s adjective! The children took part in lots of lovely activities to celebrate quality literature and we even wrote our own Willaston story book. All of the classes cont…

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Muggle Club
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So new term means a new set of Muggles at Muggle Club! Today we all had a go at putting the Sorting Hat on to see what Hogwarts House we'd be in! Even Molly came to have a go too. Coming up this half term in Muggle Club is potion making and Harry Potter rocks. Professor Lace and Professor Gerrard a…

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Daffodil Judging!
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It was incredibly hard for Douglas Council to judge all our beautiful daffodils and our decorated pots. We had a massive daffodil from Bethany in Reception; we had a Coca Cola themed pot from Jack; qhite a few Ukraine pots; an amazing under the sea themed pot from Scott...there was such a brilliant…

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