Sapphire News 2012

The reception gardening club had a very successful first term! Our garden is overflowing with vegetables, herbs, and flowers! We’ve eaten spinach and lettuce from our garden at lunch and released our school butterflies amongst the flowers! The gardeners had so much fun planting seeds and watching them grow! We celebrated the end of the term with a garden party, complete with strawberries and fresh mint tea, all from our […]

On Monday, The Mobile Farm visited the Early Years building! The children had the opportunity to learn about the farm animals as well as have a stroke and hold a baby chick! We were visited by cows, a dog, goats, chickens, a pig, and a mummy goat with her two kids!

Every day since September, the Reception classes have been counting the number of days they have been in school. On Wednesday, we reached 100! In celebration of the 100th day of school, we had a day of celebration! The children made a special project at home out of 100 objects and brought them in to share. Mrs Gomme came around and picked a favourite in each class. Lachlan McCloud, from […]

On Thursday, the Reception classes went to visit the East Greenwich Fire Station as part of our People Who Help Us unit! We had a talk from Anne-Marie, the firefighter, and not only did she teach us all about firefighters but the children learned the most important things to know when they call 999 for a fire, their postcodes! She also told us about all the special things firefighters have to wear […]