Category: EYC

Stanley visits EYC

EYC had a lovely visitor today: our school dog, Stanley! Mrs Clifford taught us all about how to look after him and we had lots of questions. We took him for a walk around the big playground and played ‘fetch’ with his ball. He was so well behaved and we loved playing with him.

EYC Perfect Pet Project

This term EYC’s project is, ‘Which amazing animal is your perfect pet?’  For our ‘wow starter’, we made animal masks and pretended to visit the zoo.  We went into the hall and used the equipment to hop like a rabbit, slide like a seal, bounce like a kangaroo, hide in the mountains like a bear and balance across the bridges trying hard not to get eaten by the sharks. Such fun!

EYC Christmas party fun

EYC have had a fantastic Christmas party.  We played party games, ate lots of yummy food, played pass the parcel and even had a visit and a present from Santa!

EYC – Christmas Jumper day

EYC Christmas Jumper Day was EYC Christmas FUN day!!

Trekkers write letters to Santa

This week the Trekkers have been getting into the Christmas spirit. So today, we decided to write a letter to Santa and tell him how wonderful we’ve all been this year. We also asked him to bring us all a special gift and promised to leave him a glass of milk and a mince pie on Christmas Eve.  I hope Santa likes his letter.  I wonder if we will get a reply?

EYC enjoy the Southwold library

After the visit from the Nottingham City librarian, EYC decided to visit our Southwold library. We had a lovely time choosing a book and getting cosy on the beanbags. Then our teacher read us a lovely story. What a wonderful experience

EYC’s librarian visit

EYC had a visit from our local library. The librarian read three gorgeous books and we voted which one was our favourite. The one about the Pug won. The librarian left us with a gift: a pack of books! We loved them too and can’t wait to share them.


EYC have been taking part in Children in Need.  We dressed up in our spotty, yellow clothes, made split pin Pudsey bears and did some Joe Wickes children in need exercises.

Such fun!

EYC – Anti-bullying week launch

EYC all came to school wearing odd socks to represent anti-bullying week.  We looked in a mirror and talked about the differences between ourselves and our friends.  We talked about how we are all different, but we are still ‘All FRIENDS TOGETHER’. We also read the stories, ‘Happy in Our Skin’ and ‘The Little Bully’.

EYC celebrate Diwali

In EYC, we learned about Diwali today. We listened to the story of Rama and Sita, looked at beautiful Indian clothes and did Bhangra dancing. Some children made their own divas and decorated them while others had Mehndi on their hands.

EYC Firefighter visit

EYC pupils enjoyed looking inside a real fire engine and pretending to be a firefighter – we were even allowed to spray with the hose! We learned about the protective clothes they wear and the jobs they do. It was hard to give them a big wave when they left because we had our fingers in our ears – the siren is soooo loud!

EYC’s autumn walk art

The Rainbows looked at art by Andy Goldworthy and used the natural materials they had collected during their autumn walk to make their own art.

EYC celebrate Harvest Festival

EYC held their harvest festival yesterday. We learned about where our food comes from and how we can help people who don’t have money to buy food. We sang some harvest songs and enjoyed joining in with actions. A big thank you for the donations!

EYC – Poetry Day

Rainbows watched Michael Rosen’s Chocolate cake on Thursday which made us laugh out loud! Today, we shared some poems of Michael Rosen to the class, and we looked at some simpler poems.

EYC – World Mental Health Day

What a busy day we’ve had in EYC! As part of ‘World Mental Health Day’, we have come to school dressed in bright colours.  This is to make us feel happy.  We read the story of the ‘Colour Monster’ and acted it out using coloured scarves to represent the different emotions. We also played an emotions matching game and drew five people who we could talk to if we were feeling sad.

EYC’s treasure hunt

EYC have been reading the story of ‘The Treasure Hunt’.  We were very lucky to receive a letter from Percy inviting us to join in with his treasure hunt.  We had such fun following the clues and finding the treasure.  Luckily, the animals looked after the treasure before Percy had a chance to eat it all. Yummy!

EYC’s amazing band!

The children have had a lovely week dressing up, making up their own songs and playing musical instruments.  They’re so creative!

EYC’s autumnal walk

Continuing with our project ‘What keeps Percy busy in Autumn’,  EYC went on a walk around the school field looking for signs of autumn.  We did some amazing observational sketches.  We also read the story of ‘The Secret Path’ and used Kapla to make our own mazes for the animals to hide in.

What a busy day we’ve had!

EYC – What Keeps Percy Busy in Autumn?

As part of our project, ‘What keeps Percy busy in Autumn?’ we read the story of the ‘Secret Path’ and went on an autumn walk looking for Percy and his animal friends.  We found Percy in his shed.  He was very kind and gave us lots of fresh vegetables that we chopped up and made into delicious soup.  Yum, yum!

EYC SCARF session

EYC had such a fun SCARF lesson, playing and learning with balloons. Each balloon had a picture of a classmate who they had to find and make friends with.

EYC’S surprise present!

A present from two very special ladies.

EYC would like to say a huge thank you to Mrs Beresford and Mrs Pinkett for our wonderful new friendship bench.  We look forward to sitting on it and making lots of new friends.

It’s coming home!

It’s coming home to EYC!

Football is coming to EYC.  We’re so excited.  We’ve made England flags, medals, had a flag painted on our face and played a football match on the big field.  Such fun!  Good luck England!

EYC Graduation

We had a lovely afternoon celebrating the achievements of our Rainbows during our Graduation ceremony. We were lucky that the rain held off and we even had some sunshine!

EYC in Bloom

EYC have been collecting plastic bottles and tops and recycling them by making them into beautiful flowers.

EYC bake delicious Trolls

EYC have been reading the book ‘The Three Billy Goats Gruff’ and we decided to make some Troll biscuits.  They might have looked scary, but they tasted delicious!

EYC visit the ‘seaside’

The Rainbows pretended to go to the seaside today. We went on the train and had a look in a rock pool. We looked at (and felt) real fresh fish and learned how they breath. We played games in the Arcade and cooled off by paddling in the sea. We took the train back to school where we had an ice-pop.

Refugee day in EYC

EYC have been learning all about, ‘What is a refugee?’

We acted out a story imagining how it would feel to be a Refugee. The wind blew our houses down, a volcano erupted, and we had to fill our suitcases and leave for a new country. We then sent pictures and a letter to a Refugee Camp to say how sad we were and that we would welcome them to our country and be kind. We are excited to receive a reply.

EYC visit the ‘seaside’!

We went to the pretend sea-side today!

We went on a train (made out of bricks), played on the sand (sandpit), had a ride in a boat with splashing waves (material) and went swimming in the sea (the paddling pool).

It was a day full of awe and wonder!!!!

All the fun in the sea!!

Trekkers – Three Little Pigs

The Trekkers have been reading the story of ‘The Three Little Pigs’. We’ve had such fun acting out the story and making our collage pictures.  “We’re not afraid of the big bad wolf!’

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