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Pancake Races

posted on 9th Feb '18 by sophie-gilbert

The children enjoyed taking part in pancake races today in the school hall.  At the end of each race they all enjoyed eating a yummy pancake!  

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Who do you love?

posted on 9th Feb '18 by sophie-gilbert

We all decorated a heart for Valentine's Day and discussed who we love and why.

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Tasting porridge!

posted on 5th Feb '18 by sophie-gilbert

After listening to the story 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears' the children enjoyed trying porridge, just like Goldilocks!    

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Celebration Morning

posted on 2nd Feb '18 by sophie-gilbert

This week the children enjoyed our celebration morning, showing their learning journals to a grown up.  The children were all very proud to share their wonderful work.

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How does it feel?

posted on 2nd Feb '18 by sophie-gilbert

This week we have been learning about Goldilocks and the three bears.  Nursery sorted different items by how they felt, this was building on from the language used in the story, hard or soft.  

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A new coat for Paddington Bear

posted on 2nd Feb '18 by sophie-gilbert

Today the Reception children were testing different types of materials.  The children were investigating what material would keep Paddington Bear dry.

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Jesus Loves Children

posted on 26th Jan '18 by sophie-gilbert

In RE this week we have been learning that Jesus loves everyone, especially children. After hearing the story from the Bible, Nursery made a collage of children around Jesus.  

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Eating marmalade sandwiches!

posted on 26th Jan '18 by sophie-gilbert

This week we have been learning about Paddington Bear.  At snack time the children enjoyed sharing marmalade sandwiches with their favourite soft toy, just like Paddington!  

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Forest School

posted on 22nd Jan '18 by sophie-gilbert

This week in Forest School the Reception children were making their own home for a bear to hibernate in.  The children collected sticks to create a bear cave or den.

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Skittles!

posted on 19th Jan '18 by sophie-gilbert

Nursery enjoyed playing a game of skittles.  The children had to count carefully the number of skittles they had knocked down and then match to the correct numeral.

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Early Years Class
at St. Thomas of Canterbury

Early Years (EY) incorporates children from nursery and reception and was one of the many areas recognised as “Outstanding” in the school’s Ofsted report of October 2007. Our committed EY team successfully renewed the Herts Quality Award in March 2015 for recognition of outstanding practice in Early Years.