Our year sixes have finished baking the bread, and have really 'risen' to the occasion!They've followed the DT process step by step, conducting market research and creating prototypes, and many have spiced theirs up with garlic and paprika!


Step 2 of Year 6's final bread products: seasoning added and bread shaped ready for another prove 🥖


Today Year 6 are making their final bread products as part of their D.T learning this half-term. They have started off with a basic bread dough which has been kneaded and left to prove. Keep checking on here for updates 🥖


Year 3 made their final super salads today to complete their D.T learning for this term! How delicious do these look? 🥗


Year 6 went on a local area walk of Penge today to link in with their geography topic. They stopped at various points to discuss the history and also looked out for some of Penge's famous street art!


We had such an amazing maths week this week, topping it off with a fun maths dress-up day today. Thank you to everyone who took part 🥳🎊


Miss Simmons introduced Maths Week today - our year sixes shared some of the reasons why Maths is so important, and we found out about our Maths competitions for this week!Looking forward to seeing how everyone dresses up for Maths Day on Friday! 🧮➗➖➕


KS2 are having a special e-safety assembly by Jack Fowler on the federation cyber-security team 👩‍💻


Today we are wearing spots in support of Children in Need. Thank you so much to everyone who gave in a donation to help this amazing cause 🧸


Amazing guys! Thanks for sharing and supporting Odd Socks Day and Anti-Bullying Week 2023! 🧦🙌❤️


Today, Year 1 Rhino Class had a great time creating collage poppies to commemorate Remembrance Day. They used the techniques they have learned in their art lessons this half term including overlapping, crumbling, and tearing 🎨


Thank you to everyone for wearing their odd socks today to celebrate everyone's differences! What a way to kick off Anti-Bullying Week 🧦


Here are our Anti-Bullying Ambassadors supporting in assembly by reading sharing poetry


This week we are focusing on Kindness and anti-bullying, led by our year six ambassadors. Today we're wearing odd socks to remind us that differences are good!


Look at how exciting our Reception learning is today!


Get your best odd socks at the ready as on Monday we will be having Odd Socks Day to celebrate everyone being unique. This day will kick off Anti-Bulling week. We can't wait to see your odd socks! 🧦


This week our nursery children have been busy creating their own firework pictures using a range of media and materials 🎆


Look how brilliantly our strings ensemble are coming along!


In art this week, Year 6 created their own photomontages inspired by the work of Deborah Roberts 🎨


In D.T this week, Year 3 have been finding out what makes the best salad dressing by mixing different quantities of lemon juice and oil 🥗

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Welcome to Nursery Class:

Welcome to Nursery Class  


This year nursery class will be known as Leaf Frog Class.

Miss Cockell is teaching the nursery class this year assisted by Miss Sam, Mrs Nunzia and Miss Stagg.

Welcome to Nursery class! We hope you find the information below useful as your child continues their nursery education with us. This information will help you support your child at home with the organisation of their week and their learning at home.

Key Times


 In nursery class, our families are invited to share their home learning by uploading photographs & videos to their child’s learning journal via Parent Share. We also have a mobile library which will be located outside of the Nursery classroom.  Families are able to loan books to share at home.  Reading to your child regularly will develop their attention & listening skills as well as their vocabulary & understanding of the world.

Key Times

The nursery school gates open at 8:30 in the morning.  The gate will be locked at 8.45.

The children going home at lunchtime are collected from the nursery door at 11:30, please be there to collect them promptly.

The nursery school gates open at 12:30 in the afternoon for children who attend afternoon sessions.

All children are collected from the nursery door in the afternoon.

The gates are open by 3:25pm.



 What are we learning?

This term’s topic is, ‘Terrific Tales

We will be exploring a number of classic and popular children’s books this term.  The children will listen to longer stories, re-telling them and responding to questions about them.  The children will also learn and sing a repertoire of songs ahead of our Christmas performance.

The children will continue to develop their skills when using one-handed tools like scissors and they will further develop their independent, self-care skills, focussing on their ability to put on/take off their coats and fasten them.

We will be talking about our feelings and begin to consider how others might be feeling.

The children will develop their phonological awareness, identifying and suggesting rhyming words.  We will be looking at words with the same initial sound. The children will continue giving meaning to marks they make as well as practicing writing some or all of our names.

We will be learning about events celebrated across the world, including, Diwali, Remembrance Day, Hanukkah, and Advent/Christmas.  We will also spend time investigating light & dark, melting & freezing and magnets.


How can I help at home?

One of the keyways every parent can help is to ensure that your child is at school every day and on time. We also encourage the nursery children to be independent when changing shoes – Velcro fastenings enable this, and putting on coats for outdoor learning, please support them at home with their dressing skills.   Other than this, the main way you can help is by making time to read stories and enjoy songs and rhymes every day at home. It is the most effective way of ensuring that your child makes progress in all areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Our outdoor learning and gardens are open every day. Please remember a named waterproof coat as we are outside in all weathers exploring the world around us as much as we can.

Throughout the school year, you will be able to contribute to your child’s learning journal via Parent Share.  You are able to upload photographs and videos of the experiences & learning which takes place at home.