July 10, 2018

Our class location was a perfect spot to see part of the 100 for 100 RAF celebration.  We enjoyed the company of numeous other spectators on the park to see the Red Arrows and other aircraft that split off to fly over Windsor Castle.

We followed up on this treat by mapp...

July 4, 2018

Examples of Montessori division materials - as in the nursery, in elementary we move from concrete to abstract, whether it be using single or multi divisors.

June 20, 2018

This afternoon, wtith the weather glorious, we took our work outside and used some simple and not so simple methods to continue our tree measurement work.  The children had the wonderful idea for measuring the height of the tree by having the adults stand on the bottom...

June 18, 2018

Riddle:  How can you use a length of wool to estimate the age of a tree? 

We had a fun afternoon trying to find out, first off by using our tree identification books (not as easy as you might think), to find out growth rates and then some of the Montessori maths' m...

June 15, 2018

Following on from our work on Rembrandt, we made our own tempera paint today using pigment, egg yolk and a tiny bit of liquid soap.  We learnt to be careful in 'drying' the egg yolk and pricking the sack.  The children used oil pastels for the base, then painted over w...

June 13, 2018

One of our more experienced children worked with one of our newest today on a piece of history work called Fundamental Human Needs.  They talked through the FHN Chart 2 (for food), then explored the food labels we have, dived into the cupboards and raided the goodies b...

June 12, 2018

Showing someone you care and want them to know that you are thinking of them - a homemade cake for a dear friend of our class.

June 6, 2018

...Let's go fly a kite and send it soaring' 

A perfect afternoon for trying out a new addition to the outdoor equipment; and just wondrous to hear the triumph as the children got the kite to fly and then to soar. 

June 6, 2018

The children eagerly awaited the return of their RHS handicraft to incorporate into their own miniature gardens to take home today.  They have cultivated carrot top 'trees', used shot glasses for ponds, cat grass seed for lawns and hopefully their ornamental garlic and...

May 25, 2018

We did not win one of the main prizes on the day, but the experience has been such a lot of fun with a lot of great learning.  We learnt that we were one of the gold medallists and will get a certificate and some feedback on our entry.  

3 hours to set up (!) and 2...

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