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Reception Visit Gibside

Our topic has been Animal Kingdom this half term and to enhance our learning we visited Gibside, to learn all about mini beasts. The mini beast safari was led by staff at Gibside and we started the hunt in the walled garden, looking for mini beasts. We were given a...

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Nursery get farming!

The second group of our nursery children visited Ouseburn Farm and as you can see from the pictures we had lots of fun! [gallery columns="2"...

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Down at the Farm

The first half of our nursery class enjoyed a day at Ouseburn Farm this week.  We travelled by minibus and were met by Dotty our guide.  The children took part in a morning of workshops where they were able to:  herd the sheep into their field; feed the chickens; pet...

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Nursery get Green Fingered

The children in our Nursery and Reception classes worked with Governor Janis to plant some seeds that will grow in our outdoor area.  We spent a busy morning preparing the compost, planting the seeds and then watering them.  Lots of the children could explain that the...

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Parent Easter Craft Day in Nursery

It was so lovely to share our Easter Craft Day with the parents of our nursery children.  We used lots of the skills we have been learning in nursery, such as: printing, cutting, sticking, mark making, turn-taking and following instructions.  Everyone was so proud of...

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Little Rugby came to Nursery

We had our first Little Rugby session in Nursery last Friday when a coach came into school.  The children had so much fun playing games and learning how to balance the rugby ball on different parts of their bodies.  We can't wait for our next session! [gallery...

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Parent Governor Vacancy

Dear Parent/Carer The School Governing Body oversees the school’s work, makes decisions about the school’s policies and the direction the school works towards. The Headteacher is answerable to members of the governing body who charge him with the day to day authority...

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Carr Hill’s Enterprising Christmas!

I would just like to, quickly, take this opportunity to thank you all for the support you have given your children and our wonderful school this evening at our Christmas Fayre. The idea of tonight came from the children and as you will have seen each stall in school...

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Squiggle Wiggle in Nursery

Here in Nursery we have been mark making and moving to develop our motor skills.  Every week we move to music by dancing with scarves and then use chunky crayons to make marks on a huge sheet of paper.  Look at all of the fun we've had while learning...  ...

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Take a peek at what Nursery have been up to…

We've had a busy first half-term settling in and learning all about our topic 'Nursery Rhymes.'   Take a look at the work we've been up to in and around our setting. Whilst learning lots of new rhymes we built walls for Humpty Dumpty; painted and moulded spiders;...

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