This is the first News Report from HG NEWS which will be a new, weekly feature allowing Year 6 to experience being a news presenter. The aim is to share some of the events that have occurred over the week in a different way that our community can access.
In this horrible, rainy weather there’s not a lot to do outside, so it’s the perfect time for grabbing a book and reading. The start of the year always sees some brilliant new book releases and WHSmith and Waterstones have some excellent displays of picture and chapter books that are well worth a lo
As part of Harlow Green’s commitment to fostering a love of books and reading for pleasure, classes are ‘buddied’ up and, once a half-term, the older children get a change to read with younger children in school. It is an event that all children look forward to – allowing the KS2 children to be the
Safer Internet Day is held every February all around the world. Safer Internet Day gives us a chance to think about all of the wonderful things technology can help us with, but it is also an opportunity to think about ways we can keep safe online and what to do if we see something we are worried abo
This week, Reception have been celebrating the festival of Chinese New Year and have taken part in a lot of exciting activities throughout the week. We began by reading the story ‘Lanterns and Fireworks’ which tells the story of Chinese New Year. We learnt that fireworks are let off to scare a
All this term, children across school have been learning about British birds in their Forest School sessions, this is linked to the RSPB Big School Birdwatch. The children have become very good at recognising the different types, where they might expect to see them and how to tell some of the diff
Today, the children in Reception had a visit from the ‘Brush Up’ team from Northumbria University. The team of trainee dentists talked to the children about taking care of teeth. They had great fun listening to a story, brushing giant teeth, playing a game about sugary and more healthy foods and
In Reception this week, we have been exploring ways of transport. We started the week by reading ‘The Bus is for Us’ by Michael Rosen and discussed types of transport we are familiar with. We also discovered ways of transport that were unknown to us, such as trams, unicycles and a hovercraft.
During their Forest School sessions, Reception children have been learning about the plumage of different British birds and what details to look for so that they can be identified. Telling birds apart can be really challenging so it is important to use our observation skills and that takes practice.