Learning

Nursery

2018 -2019 Spring Term World Book Day 2019 Nursery children had a wonderful morning dressing up as their favourite book character, shring books with older children and carrying out fun activities around books. Autumn Term The children settled in very quickly into life in Nursery. They had tremendous fun playing and exploring all the different fun …

Reception

2018 -2019 Spring Term Gymnastics Children in Reception have been focussing on their gymnastics work in P.E. They have been working on their travelling across pieces of apparatus. Road Safety Reception children were visited by Hertfordshire Council to help them stay safe when crossing the road and being near the roads. The children had amazing …

Year 1

2018 -2019 Spring Term Build a Castle Year 1 used their knowledge of 3D shapes to build amazing castles. Road Safety The children in Year 1 had a very special and important workshop run by Hertfordshire County Council, how to be safe near and on roads. The children had practical activities on how to cross …

Year 2

2018 -2019 Spring Term A Visit from Watford School’s Trust Year 2 were visited by Watford School’s Trust and were entertained by a lovely presentation of the Easter story. The children then produced some amazing R.E, work on the story. World Book Day 2019 Children across the school, including Year 2  celebrated the wonderful world …

Year 3

2018 -2019 Spring Term Fairy Tale Jars Children have been looking at fairy tales in their English lessons and have taken that enthusiasm and created wonderful fairy tale dioramas inside large jars. Wonderfully creative and amazing detail to investigate. Carnival Day Carnival Day in Year 3 was a wonderful experience. To reinforce their topic work …

Year 4

2018 -2019 Spring Term World Book Day 2019 Year 4 children took part in a great day of fun and amazing activities to celebrate the fantastic world of books. They all dressed up as their favourite character. Autumn Term Canopic Jars After studying the Ancient Egyptians, Year 4 created their own canopic jars to add to …

Year 5

2018 -2019 Spring Term Rock Up As part of their topic on Mountains Year 5 travelled to Watford Town centre and visited “Rock Up”, an indoor rock climbing facility. They had a tremendous time and were pushing themselves to succeed. Autumn Term 5,4,3,2,1 … Blast Off! Year 5 children have been aiming for the moon. …

Year 6

2018 -2019 Spring Term Micro Organisms In Science Year 6 have been investigating micro organisms. They have created experiments to investigate the growth of these organisms. Distractions – Road Safety Year 6 had a workshop from Hertfordshire Council aimed at road safety and the dangers of mobile phones when near roads. The children watched hard …

Juniper

At Highwood there is a designated, nurture environment named Juniper Class. Juniper Class is situated in a purpose built classroom at the heart of the school and is equipped like all of our other classrooms, however it incorporates designated spaces should children need a quiet place away from others. Nurturing sessions, such as breakfast and …