Natural Learning at Stover Country Park

On Wednesday 10th January Pre-School joined Hennock Toddlers for a Natural Learning Adventure in Stover Country Park. The session started with a song and dance to warm us up. We then played animal hide and seek. We shared a snack and some hot chocolate and soon started to feel much warmer. Whilst we were eating [...]

By | January 11th, 2018|News, Saplings' Blog|Comments Off on Natural Learning at Stover Country Park

Santa Express

Sapling and Willow children went on a very special trip to visit Father Christmas. As we set of from Hennock it started to snow, this added to the magic of the occasion. When we arrived we boarded the Santa Express and had great fun looking for signs of Christmas. We were very excited by the [...]

By | January 11th, 2018|Saplings' Blog|Comments Off on Santa Express

School Games: first results!

Well done to all our sporting pupils! Hennock Students name Year Group Score Alex W 5 62 Tommy H 6 59 Zico 5 57 Sam W 6 55 Reece 6 55 Finn 6 50 Amelie 5 50 Poppy R 5 47 Melissa 4 47 Stan 3 47 Matilda 4 45 Olivia 4 43 [...]

By | January 10th, 2018|News|Comments Off on School Games: first results!

‘Dream On’ Production

The children left Mrs Clarke speechless last night with their amazing performance of 'Dream On'. This year our whole school production was an adaptation of Shakespeare's 'Midsummer Night's Dream'.  Children, staff, parents and grandparents all thoroughly enjoyed the experience and all got involved to help make the evening a huge success.  The creativity of the [...]

By | December 8th, 2017|Ash's Blog, News|Comments Off on ‘Dream On’ Production

Natural Learning with Hennock Toddler Group

The morning started with us going on a stick hunt so we could build fire. Gin explained we had to look for dead sticks and we could identify them by snapping them or peeling back the bark to make sure it wasn't green. The children had to find ten sticks each, we used our Mathematical [...]

By | November 9th, 2017|Saplings' Blog|Comments Off on Natural Learning with Hennock Toddler Group

Muddy Maths Open Day

The day started with a Peter Rabbit themed treasure hunt, where the children searched the school garden for Natural items hidden by the cheeky squirrel Nutkin.  Luckily all the items were found and the day was saved! The children then enjoyed various activities including making muddy hand prints, painting with nature brushes, making magic potions, playing [...]

By | November 9th, 2017|Saplings' Blog|Comments Off on Muddy Maths Open Day

School Council Halloween Harvest

Gardening Club harvested the pumpkins and the parsnips today. Later, School Council admired the produce and held a competition to carve them for Halloween. We shall look forward to the winning spooky creations after half term!

By | October 20th, 2017|Ash's Blog, News, Willows' Blog|Comments Off on School Council Halloween Harvest

Stover Country Park Natural Learning

By | October 5th, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Stover Country Park Natural Learning

Natural Learning Habitats Day

Ash Class were learning outside again today.  This time we were exploring the habitats and biodiversity of Methley Meadow.  The children tackled problem solving activities, pitching themselves in their stretch zone to solve either ladybird, magpie or spider's tricky problems.  We practiced resilience and positive self talk to create these wonderful sculptures inspired by [...]

By | September 29th, 2017|Ash's Blog, News, Outdoor learning|Comments Off on Natural Learning Habitats Day

Natural Learning at Stover Country Park

On Wednesday morning the Pre-School joined Hennock Toddler group for a morning of Natural Learning fun at Stover Country Park. Gin Methley toddler group leader and level 3 forest school practitioner led the session.  The children enjoyed listening to the story of 'Mama Africa', making clay faces, bark rubbing and animal hide and seek.  [...]

By | September 21st, 2017|Saplings' Blog|Comments Off on Natural Learning at Stover Country Park