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 A Visit by an Ambulance Reception were visited by an Ambulance and Paramedics. The children experienced what life is like for a Paramedic and all the life saving equipment aboard the ambulance. An amazing learning experience. Visiting Paradise Wildlife Park Reception children joined with Nursery to visit the amazing Paradise Wildlife …

Year 1

2018 -2019 Summer Term Visiting Aldenham Country Park Year 1 had amazing weather for their brilliant trip to Aldenham Country Park. The children explored the woods and park grounds before turning their hand to producing some fantastic nature art, inspired by the artist Andy Goldsworthy. A Visit by an Ambulance Year 1 were visited by …

Year 2

2018 -2019 Summer Term “Oh I do like to be beside the Seaside…” Year 2 had a tremendous investigating the history of visiting the seaside and different aspects of how seaside activities have changed. They were visited by the company “History Off the Page” and had a great time with amazing hands on activities and …

Year 3

2018 -2019 Summer Term Visit by TSB Bank The children were lucky to have some important visitors from TSB Bank. They worked with the children showing them different aspects of working an a bank. Roman Day Year 3 held their own Roman Day. The children dressed up and totally immersed themselves into what life might …

Year 4

2018 -2019 Summer Term Anglo-Saxon Day Year 4 were visited by the amazing company “History Off the Page” who provided an excellent day of hands on experiences to bring the Anglo-Saxons to life. A very enjoyable and educational experience. Science – Sound Experiment As part of their learning about sound and how it works, children …

Year 5

2018 -2019 Summer Term Mini Enterprise Year 5 have been taking the world of business by storm. They have worked in groups to design, plan, make, and sell a business idea. They created the products on a tight budget and then took it to the public to sell and hopefully make a profit. Watch out …

Year 6

2018 -2019 Summer Term It’s Your Move To help prepare for secondary transfer and the emotion move away from Highwood, Year 6 took part in a very helpful workshop dealing with moving on. Full of fun activities and wonderful advice, Year 6 can now tackle whatever comes their way. Puppet Project The Year 6 end …

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 …