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Sports Day 2017

Sports day at the Institute. Coniston, Kent and Scafell KS2 children are extremely good at helping the younger pupils. A super determined Swan (reception). Egg and spoon race. Bitterns skipping race. Three-legged race. Parents race! A…

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The Forbidden Corner

Well, what a fabulous day the Herons and Swans had at The Forbidden Corner in Yorkshire! After a long coach journey we arrived and could eventually eat our lunch (some of us had been asking since hitting the A65 at Kirkby Lonsdale!) Lunch done, we headed to the garden... no-one knew what to expect. Would it be…

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The Tiger Who Came to Tea

The Swans and Cygnets love the story of The Tiger Who Came to Tea so  the Swans wrote to the Tiger to invite him to come to tea at our school.  We asked him what he would like to eat and then wrote a shopping list.  Then the Swans went to the Co-op to buy the food. The Swans and Cygnets made jam…

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Forest School – Perfect Pizzas!

Well, as the Herons and Swans continue their journey around "Our Wonderful World" we decided to get out into the woods and enjoy some well-deserved outdoor learning. Unbelievably, whilst in Eaves Wood, we stumbled across a hot, glowing fire-pit and some pizza dough! So, we sent the Herons, Swans and Cygnets off in…

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World Book Day 2017

WORLD BOOK DAY 2017 Everyone has made a fantastic effort today - dressing up as their favourite book character. Swans - Nursery/Reception Bob The Builder, Sophie BFG, Spiderman, Fairy. Herons - Y1&2 Harry Potter, Peter from Narnia, Horrid Henry and Jessie (Toy Story) Ella Looks…

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Poppies in Foundation Stage

The Swans and Cygnets have loved thinking about Poppies this week and why we wear them at this time of year. We watched a lovely cbeebies video to help us understand, you can follow this link to watch it for yourself: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04p4zsl The Swans then used their "Agent Ideas" learning…

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First Days at School!

Well how smart all our Super Swans looked on their first day at school! They are settling in so well and are enjoying staying for lunch. We look forward to our Swans staying all day from Monday 12th September

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Sports Day

Thanks to all who came and supported our Sports Day last week at the Institute Field – we had a great afternoon. Congratulations to Kent for becoming this year’s Sports Day Champions!

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