With lighter nights, I’m finding even more time to read at the minute and am loving the range of new books that are available in bookshops at the moment. For anybody who hasn’t ever been, Seven Stories in Newcastle is now free entry and it is a magical world of books and stories that can provide hou


This week Reception have been learning all about life cycles as part of our continued topic this term ‘Explorers Outdoors’. It has been an extremely exciting week as we received a delivery of tiny caterpillars which we are looking forward to watching grow over the next few weeks. The children learnt


In Reception this week, we read ‘Lucy and Tom at the Seaside’, by Shirley Hughes.  The children enjoyed sharing their own experiences of seasides on Tapestry, especially since lots of children went to the seaside over half term.  One of our creative tasks this week was to create a seaside scen


A busy week in our Forest School. Reception built dinosaur nests and as you can see they are are moving and handling the wild resources with confidence and maturity. Some other children worked with clay or collected special items for our Forest Museum board. Meanwhile the strawberries were weeded an