Category: Year 1

Our Last Day of School
Our Last Day of School

On our last day of school it was important to both have fun and think about others in our community. We thought it would be a great idea to have a bright, non-uniform day, donating food to the food bank in return. Thank you to all our families who generously donated. The children enjoyed a […]

Fruit Kebabs
Fruit Kebabs

Our Early Years Foundation children enjoyed a trip to our local Co-op to buy fruit for the kebabs they were going to make back in school. Mrs Toy spoke to them about the importance of making healthy choices and the children enjoyed ‘being detectives’ looking for all the different fruits available in the shop, both […]

Year 1 & 2 Arcimboldo Style Pictures
Year 1 & 2 Arcimboldo Style Pictures

Year 1 and 2 have been studying the artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo. They looked at some of his paintings and listed all the fruit and vegetables that they could see. They then created a food face in his style. For a bit of added fun the children created faces from food items at home. What fabulous […]

Tuppeny Barn – Food Glorious Food!
Tuppeny Barn – Food Glorious Food!

To support our topic “Food Glorious Food”, the children visited Tuppeny Barn which is an organic small holding in Southbourne. Their vision is “To create a better future for our children through inspiring communities to learn about sustainable and organic food.” Our children had a fantastic day learning about how our food comes from the […]

Christmas at Rumboldswhyke!
Christmas at Rumboldswhyke!

Christmas week at Rumboldswhyke was very busy. We made boxes to put a surprise present in, designed Christmas cards, had a concert by West Sussex Music Trust, enjoyed Malcolm the Magician, loved our Christmas lunch and finally we had a visit from Father Christmas who gave us each a present. Wow, what a busy time! […]

Christmas Cake and Decoration Making
Christmas Cake and Decoration Making

The children have been busy preparing for Christmas. They have made Christmas cakes from scratch and have enjoyed decorating them. In Woodland Activities the Year 1 and 2 children have made decorations from various materials and I think you will agree that they look stunning! The children took great pride in their work and couldn’t […]

The Gruffalo
The Gruffalo

As part of our topic the children went to see a live performance of The Gruffalo at the Minerva Theatre in Chichester. The children enjoyed the singing, acting and props and discovered that this Gruffalo was not scary at all! We all laughed, clapped and joined in with the repeating refrains of the story. Here […]

Children in Need 2019
Children in Need 2019

The children made a contribution to Children in Need for the privilege of wearing their own clothes to school today.  In assembly the children found out about this important charity and the great work they do to help children that are less fortunate than themselves. They also enjoyed the story ‘Pudsey’s Greatest Fundraiser’. During the […]

Our Bear-illiant  Stay and Play Workshop
Our Bear-illiant Stay and Play Workshop

Today we had an un-bear-lieveably successful Stay and Play session. Joined by their mum or dad every child made their own unique teddy bear. There was such a buzz around school as bears were stuffed! Each bear had a red felt heart placed inside before outfits and accessories were made during our very own build […]

Summer Fayre
Summer Fayre

   Thank you to all who supported our Summer Fayre.   We raised the amazing sum of £715!