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  • Congratulations to Our Reception Graduates This isn't quite the start to school that we would have planned for our Reception pupils, but we are very proud of their first year at Sandringham. Here's ...
    Posted 13 Jul 2020, 20:57 by Chris Metcalfe
  • Dance and Music Festival Please see attached flyer. Miss Gay
    Posted 9 Jul 2020, 01:28 by Natalie Gay
  • Alice's Work! Happy Monday everyone!I hope everyone had a lovely weekend and is feeling ready to take on a new week! We have been busy in school doing our phonics, maths ...
    Posted 6 Jul 2020, 07:25 by Natasha Jenkinson
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Congratulations to Our Reception Graduates

posted 13 Jul 2020, 20:57 by Chris Metcalfe   [ updated 13 Jul 2020, 20:57 ]

This isn't quite the start to school that we would have planned for our Reception pupils, but we are very proud of their first year at Sandringham. Here's a little video to celebrate their graduation from Whales and Dolphins and the memories they have made. We wish them a happy summer holiday before we see them all grown up in Year 1.

Dance and Music Festival

posted 9 Jul 2020, 01:28 by Natalie Gay

Please see attached flyer. 

Miss Gay

Alice's Work!

posted 6 Jul 2020, 07:25 by Natasha Jenkinson

Happy Monday everyone!

I hope everyone had a lovely weekend and is feeling ready to take on a new week! 
We have been busy in school doing our phonics, maths and writing. I hope you have had fun with your learning too.

Last week Alice sent in her lovely art work, can you guess what she has coloured?
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We all loved looking at Alice's work in school and it has inspired us to do some art this week! What art could you do?

See you all soon, 
EYFS Team xx 

Bug hunt.

posted 30 Jun 2020, 07:33 by Natasha Jenkinson   [ updated 1 Jul 2020, 02:33 ]

Good afternoon, 

All the staff and children have had a lovely few days back at school, it has been lovely to see so many smiley faces! 
We hope all the children at home have been enjoying the dry weather today and managed to get outdoors. 

We have been looking for bugs in our outdoor area today and we found lots of ladybirds. We looked closely at their legs and counted all their spots. We found out that ladybirds are omnivores (they eat meat and plants), and enjoy eating little ants! Have you got any bugs in your garden? Can you find them and look closely at their features? Don't forget to let them go free after you have looked at them, so they can hunt for food!

Have a lovely day, 
EYFS Team! x

Super Sunny Friday!

posted 26 Jun 2020, 07:03 by Natasha Jenkinson

Good afternoon, 

I hope every one is safe and well and enjoying the sun this week! 

It is a little bit too warm for me at times and I need to come inside out of the sun to cool down. I've attached some summer themed colouring sheets to the blog for you download and colour if you get too hot playing in the sun!
Remember to keep safe in the sun too, top tips can be found here:

Mrs Jenkinson x

Happy SUNNY Wednesday!

posted 24 Jun 2020, 01:43 by Natalie Gay

Hi all!

It's going to be a beautiful, hot and sunny day! Make sure if you are playing out that you wear a hat, sunglasses and sun cream! It's also a good idea to get some shade between 11am-2pm!

Here are some ideas for shadow play! A shadow is made when an object blocks the sunlight. You will easily be able to make shadows today with how bright it is!

Have a lovely day!

Miss Gay


posted 23 Jun 2020, 00:50 by Natalie Gay

Good morning, 
WOW it's so sunny this morning! The sunshine woke me up early behind my bedroom curtains!
I hope you have lots of nice things to do today in your garden!

I love chatting to all the children and parents when I do my phone calls. I love to hear all the lovely things you have been doing. It makes me super proud but miss you all even more!

Vinnay has turned into an artist! He loves drawing and would like to share them with you all! I think his pirate wanted poster is great! And I  LOVE the whale poem he did! Maybe you can do one too with your grown up?

Have a lovely day,
Miss Gay

Happy Birthday Kelsey...

posted 22 Jun 2020, 03:26 by Natasha Jenkinson

Today we have another lock down birthday! 

Kelsey is five and the sun looks like it has come back out this week to help her celebrate!!
Ahead of her birthday, Kelsey helped her daddy to make some lovely rainbow cupcakes, how delicious do they look?

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We hope you have a very fabulous birthday Kelsey, and eat lots of buns and cake!! 
From all of your friends in Reception! xx

Activities for 3-5 year olds!

posted 22 Jun 2020, 01:20 by Natalie Gay

Good morning everyone,

I hope you had a lovely weekend ! Did you all find a nice way to celebrate father's day? I hope you did :) 

Here's a link to a wonderful website with lots of activities on for you..

There are activities posted for today and previous ones to access too.

I like the idea of an acrostic poem. Maybe you could do an acrostic poem for your name ?
There also lots of other things  to do like yoga, mindfulness and gardening and wildlife activities.

Have a lovely week and keep safe.

Miss Gay x

Duchess of Cambridge LIVE at 11am today!

posted 18 Jun 2020, 02:40 by Natalie Gay

The Duchess of Cambridge to lead an online assembly on mental wellbeing among children
Tomorrow, the Duchess of Cambridge will lead an online assembly for the Oak National Academy during which she will speak about the importance of mental wellbeing among children. The theme of the Duchess’ assembly is ‘spread a little kindness’ and is based on a lesson plan which is available on the Mentally Healthy Schools platform. This platform was developed in collaboration with children’s mental health charity Place2Be and encourages children to explore ways in which they can show kindness and recognise the benefits of kindness to others.  The Mentally Healthy Schools platform can be accessed here:

The assembly will be live on the Oak National Academy website at 11am on Thursday 18 June and can be accessed here:  

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