African Drumming Fun

Foundation Stage children having lessons in African drumming.

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We had a fab time when Rachel came to see us at school and teach us some African Drumming. It was a great way to start Black History Month.

You can see how much fun we had by the smiles on everyone’s faces.

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Nursery Nativity

Here at Prince Edward Primary we love celebrations. At this time of year there is lots to celebrate! All our year groups do something to celebrate. Y5 and Y6 visit the local church and sing to the parishioners. We invite the elderly in to our school and give them a Christmas dinner and carol concert. Younger children show parents and families their plays and performances. Our youngest pupils (just 3 and 4 years old) in Nursery this year made a film to tell the story of the birth of baby Jesus. This is one of my favourite versions of the Christmas Story. Take a look:

Our New Workbench

Just look at what our nursery children are doing! They are so enthusiastic about their learning. They are showing determination and using the skills to saw, attach and design. They even revisit their plans and improve on what they have made.

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We are very excited to have our new workbench in nursery! We have been using real tools on our workbench and making some great models.

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First we learnt how to keep ourselves safe. We explored the tools and learnt about the best ways to use them.

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We thought about how to keep ourselves safe and put hand prints on the bench so we knew how to keep our hands a safe distance away. We wore safety goggles to make sure we didn’t get anything in our eyes. There are rules we have to follow when we use the work bench and we have all been very good at listening to the rules and keeping ourselves safe.

We started off by exploring each tool one at a time and finding the safest and most comfortable way to use them.

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Once we were confident we started to combine tools by cutting wood…

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