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  • 23/07/19

    End of the year trip to the farm

    On our final Tuesday together, children and staff spent a lovely day at Mead Open farm. The weather was glorious and the children were an excellent example of just how wonderful our children at Stopsley are. We got to consolidate our half terms learning about animals, see grown up versions of t...
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  • 25/06/19

    Father's day fun

    We had a fantastic day on Friday 14th June when we were joined for the afternoon by dads, granddads, big brother, uncles and cousins. Children made a biscuit for their visitor in the morning then shared it with them when they arrived in the afternoon. Grown ups and children worked together to create...
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  • 25/06/19

    Dinosaurs!

    Our topic in Summer 1 was Digging for Dinosaurs and we kicked off the children's imaginations with an awesome dinosaur workshop. The children got to learn lots about dinosaurs and remembered lots of fun facts. They really enjoyed getting up close to life-like replica models and getting to handle...
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  • 28/03/19

    Our Mothers Day Afternoon Tea

    On Wednesday 27th March we welcomed more than fifty mums, aunties and nannies to our annual afternoon tea. In the morning the children worked hard to create some yummy sandwiches and iced biscuits for a special lady in their life. There was lots of excitement as the clock ticked closer to 1:45p...
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  • 28/03/19

    Holi Colour Run!

    On Wednesday 20th March Reception children and adults immersed themselves in learning about the Hindu festival of colour, Holi. As part of our learning, which took place throughout the week, we held a colour run. Children and grown ups alike had a wonderful time and went home not just beautifully co...
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  • 20/03/19

    February fun!

    As one of our Wow Wednesday activities children got to explore cause and effect, forces and pattern whilst doing 'Splat painting'. We gave the children a variety of resources and got them to explore which was the most successful tool for creating the biggest splat when hit onto a cotton pad...
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  • 14/02/19

    January's Maths fun!

    The children have been learning about Estimating. We spent the week building our understanding by estimating in many different ways - how many pieces of fruit were in the bowl, how many stickers were on a piece of paper, how many shoes were in a box, how many goals we could score in 2 mins, how many...
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  • 20/12/18

    Christmas Carol performance

    On Wednesday 19th December Reception performed their carol concert to parents and grandparents. What a wonderful afternoon we had! The teachers, parents and grandparents were bursting with pride at how well the children did, their singing was just lovely, their dance moves (especially the Santa...
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  • 18/12/18

    Carols in the Community

    On Thursday 13th December some of our Reception children went along to The Singing Cafe at The Greenhouse. The children performed some of the carols they have been learning for our up coming Christmas Carols performance for parents. They then got to join with some of the Singing Cafe members favouri...
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  • 15/11/18

    More and less

    We have been learning about more and less this week. Some of the children created their own game using conkers and acorns. The children asked Mrs Johnstone to help and together they gathered some extra resources for their game - two bowls each and four dice. The children rolled the dice twice a...
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  • 18/10/18

    Exploding paint experiment!

    Wow Wednesday fun! This week we have been learning about reactions which can happen when two different substances are placed together. We know that hot water added to a tea bag makes tea and we know that cold water added to squash makes juice. What we didn't know is what would happen when w...
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  • 18/10/18

    Our first Parent Partnership session

    Thank you to all the parents that attended our very first Parent Partnership session. The aim of these sessions was to help parents understand the unique Early Years curriculum, how we provide for children's needs and how we support them to progress. We also talked about things that parents can...
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