It’s been a fairly dark and drizzly time outside this week which has given us plenty of time to sit with the children of Stepping Stones and talk about this week's topic, feelings and behaviours. Let’s face it, it’s not always easy talking about what’s going on inside, but that’s ok and that’s what we’ve wanted the children to understand. [...]
This afternoon class 1 learnt all about how to be safe on bonfire night! - Wear gloves when you hold a sparkler (Ned) - Stand back from fireworks so they don't hit you (Bea) - Don't go close to fireworks! (Jessica) - Don't touch the end of a sparkler! (Fin) - Put the sparkler in a bucket of water when [...]
It was great to see Georgeham’s team grow for yesterday’s 3rd x country meet in the Gliddon and Squire North Devon Cross Country Event. Alfred and Harry joined Jack to make up a team for the Under 9 boys and they all gave it their all on an undulating course that seemed to go round in circles a fair bit [...]
During this week and next week, Mrs R will be in each class working with the children on our Whole School Remembrance Poppy Art Project. Here are some photos from class 4 this afternoon. Many thanks to Sarah Tucker for spending a huge amount of time in school helping to get this ready.
In class 4 we have been using 'I am Cat' by Jackie Morris in our English on a Friday. I was so impressed that someone decided to write her own version at home, not as part of a homework task, but just because she was enjoying the book and wanted to have a go herself. Very ambitious, well done :-) [...]
We have been working hard on our numbers this week! Reception have been looking at adding numbers together using objects and even moved onto partitioning numbers to 10. We looked at how many ways we could split a number up and we all had a go at writing the number sentence! Year 1s have been working hard on their number [...]
When we explained to the children that we wanted them to dip sponges into paint and water and throw them at the side of the Stepping Stone building, you can imagine their hesitant little faces. Naturally, we don't go about our every day business behaving in such a way. However, as Katy Perry so boldly sang once...'You're a firework...come and [...]