Learning

Nursery

2018 -2019 Summer Term Visit to Paradise Wildlife Park Nursery children joined with Reception to visit the amazing Paradise Wildlife Park. They learnt about all the different animals and their habitats. A wonderful experience. Spring Term Shared Reading with Year 5 Children in Highwood love to read. Year 5 children love to visit Nursery and …

Reception

2018 -2019 Summer Term Visiting Paradise Wildlife Park Reception children joined with Nursery to visit the amazing Paradise Wildlife Park. They learnt about all the different animals and their habitats. A wonderful experience. Spring Term Gymnastics Children in Reception have been focussing on their gymnastics work in P.E. They have been working on their travelling …

Year 1

2018 -2019 Summer Term A Visit from Watford Schools Trust Year 1 were lucky to have another visit from the Watford Schools Trust. The children learnt about the amazing story of David and Goliath. Spring Term Build a Castle Year 1 used their knowledge of 3D shapes to build amazing castles. Road Safety The children …

Year 2

2018 -2019 Spring Term Visiting Great Missenden In Year 2 this term the children have been working on the topic of Roald Dahl. They have produced wonderful work on his books including ‘TheTwits.’ As part of this topic the children visited Great Missenden, the home of Roald Dahl.   A Visit from Watford School’s Trust …

Year 3

2018 -2019 Summer Term A Visit to Verulamium Year 3 are investigating the lives of Ancient Romans. To enhance their learning the children visited the city of Verulamium, or St. Albans. This local city was once a major Roman town. The children visited roman ruins, the local museum and took part in a fantastic workshop. …

Year 4

2018 -2019 Summer Term Science – Sound Experiment As part of their learning about sound and how it works, children in Year 4 investigating the concept of sound waves. They used a variety of drums and watched the impact sound waves have on various items. Anglo-Saxon Immersive Day Year 4 children started their topic on …

Year 5

2018 -2019 Summer Term Police Project in Year 5 This term in Year 5 the children have been working with the local Community Police force to learn important life skills as well as a better understanding of the work of the Police force. Visiting the Olympic Park Year 5 have the theme of the Olympics …

Year 6

2018 -2019 Summer Term S.A.T.s Its that anticipated time of year across all schools in the country – Year 6 SATs. Highwood children in Year 6 always started their day with a healthy, filling breakfast with their friends. As a treat after a hard working week the children visited a local park to blow off …

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 …