Learning

Nursery

2019 – 2020 Autumn Term Exploring Ice The children investigated the properties of Ice by exploring what the cold material was like using their senses. A Visit from the Lollipop Lady Nursery were visited by the local Lollipop Lady to teach them all about road safety, especially crossing the road. Going on a Listening Walk The …

Reception

2019 – 2020 Autumn Term The Reception Nativity During the fun festive season, Reception children always put on an amazing nativity performance. The staff, children and parents were thoroughly entertained and enjoyed the amazing show. Cooking Children made some fantastic steps in their chef skills in D.T. this term. They worked together developing the mixing , …

Year 1

2019 – 2020 Spring Term A Visit from the Postman Year 1 children were visited by the local postman. They found out all about being a Postman and the job. They were lucky enough to even visit the post van. Autumn Term Reading with Parents After Pine 1’s fantastic sharing assembly the children and their parents …

Year 2

2019 – 2020 Autumn Term The Magical Mayhem of Mr Marvel Across Year 2 the children’s learning has had the theme of Magic. To develop their understanding of magic the children had a fantastic time watching a magic show performed by a Year 2 parent, the wonderful Mr Marvel. A Trip to Lincolnsfield Year 2 …

Year 3

2019 – 2020 Autumn Term Developing Skills in Learning to E-Mail Year 3 children have been learning all about digital and non-digital ways to communicate in their computing lessons. Using “Email Detectives” software on the computers the children have been safely learning all about email and how it works. Investigating Stone Age Poo As part of …

Year 4

2019 – 2020 Autumn Term Robot Workshop They took part in a fantastic workshop from “Engineering For Kids.” (www.e4kids.co.uk). The children learnt how to construct a robot, program the robot and then used the robot to take part in a competition against other robots. Tremendous Learning! Bristle Bots Year 4 have an amazing topic on Robots. …

Year 5

2019 – 2020 Autumn Term Stargazing As part of their Science topic on Space, Year 5 children returned to school in the evening to share a fun learning experience. Using technology the children mapped the stars overhead and identified constellations. Orienteering Around Highwood Year 5 had a fantastic learning experience during a geography session. They …

Year 6

2019 – 2020 Autumn Term The Next Chapter with the Puppet Project Throughout the term the children have continued to design and make their marionette style puppets. They are now sewing the costumes for the characters. Trip to JCA The children in Year 6 visited JCA Condover Hall for their residential trip. They spent an …

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 …