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Health and Wellbeing Activities

At Normanhurst, pupils from Reception to Year 7 were invited to express their feelings, thoughts and ideas in creative ways, by choosing from a range of activities which they could take part in from 2pm each day. The many emails that were sent in by pupils showed the diverse ways…

Chinese Lantern Art

This term Year 3 are studying Art from around the world, looking at lots of different artwork that originates from across the globe. This week, Year 3 were focusing on art from China, looking specifically at lanterns which are used in the Chinese New Year lantern festival celebrations, which was…

Year 5 Anglo-Saxons

Over half-term, the Year 5 pupils were tasked with a project to create something from the Anglo-Saxon era to get them ready for this term’s learning. The Year 5 pupils were very creative and did not disappoint, there were an array of weapons, shields, houses and lots of artwork showing…

Year 2 Silhouette Art

Year Two have really enjoyed starting their new Art unit this half term, which is all about silhouettes. The children learned a little bit about the history of silhouettes before creating their own animal silhouette pictures. They explored using various mediums that they had available at home, including paints, colouring…

Reception’s Storybook

Reception pupils have created their own story book together as a class based on the story ‘The Magic Porridge Pot’. They each had a picture of 1 or 2 pages and had to write what was happening on that page. Once pupils put all of their pages together they had…

Reception’s Potions

The children in Reception have been thinking about the word ‘capacity’. They had the challenge to create a magic potion and give it a name. They did very well, some added ‘worms’ and ‘maggots’ and others added ‘dog snot’ to their potions. Great work Reception!

Crazy Hair Day

All children from Kindergarten to Year 6 were given the opportunity to take part in Crazy Hair Day on Friday 12th February. Children were able to create crazy hairstyles for the day, including changing the colour, adding glitter and even creating animals out of their hair! Crazy Hair Day was…

Newsletter February 2021

Read our February Newsletter, filled with plenty of photos and information on Kindergarten and Reception learning, ISA art success, Children’s Mental Health Week and much more…

Year 5 Zoom Call Australia

Year 5 have been learning about the Human and Physical features of the Earth in their Humanities lessons this term. Over the past few weeks, they have been comparing and researching different Human and Physical aspects from different countries around the world. For their last lesson, they were learning about…