Learning

Nursery

2018 -2019 Autumn Term The children settled in very quickly into life in Nursery. They had tremendous fun playing and exploring all the different fun things to do.

Reception

2018 -2019 Autumn Term Time for a Walk The children enjoyed a wonderful walk around the school grounds in the glorious autumn sunshine. They had great fun playing in the fallen leaves. We Love Technology In reception the children have lots of access to a wide range of technology and they love to explore tech. From …

Year 1

2018 -2019 Autumn Term Boat Making Year 1 took to the waves by designing and building their own model boats. They had to decide which materials would keep the boat afloat. They then tested them.      

Year 2

2018 -2019 Autumn Term A Visit to the Lincolnsfield Centre As part of their topic ‘London Now and Then’ Year 2 visited the local Lincolnsfield Centre to experience their exhibition entitled ‘Children at War’. The children had a fascinating time discovering what life was like for children during the Second World War. The Egg Drop Challenge Children …

Year 3

2018 -2019 Autumn Term Starburst Rocks Children in Year 3 had amazing fun creating some rocks out of sweets. As part of their science work the children squashed together different coloured sweets and then baked them in the oven. They created bizarre rocks after they had cooled. Place Value in Mathematics The children have been working …

Year 4

2018 -2019 Autumn Term Visiting The British Museum Year 4 visited the iconic British Museum as part of their learning about Ancient Egypt. The children had a wonderful time finding out about the pyramids, sphinx and the mummies. The visit brought history to life as the children could see what they had been learning about.  

Year 5

2018 -2019 Autumn Term PGL Visit to Marchants Hill Lots of children in Year 5 took part in a three day residential visit to PGL. They had a fantastic time taking part in many wondrous activities and building their team work skills. Well done Year 5. Viking Project The children in Year 5 who did …

Year 6

2018 -2019 Autumn Term Year 6 Puppet Project All children in Year 6 have the fantastic opportunity to take part in a year long puppet project. The children design their puppets for a given story, construct every aspect of the puppet and its clothing before rehearsing the play and building all scenery. An amazing opportunity. …

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 …