Science Starts Young at Micklefield

Our Nursery children enjoyed a Science lesson today on nocturnal animals as part of Micklefield’s ‘Animal Antics’ theme week. They learned about how the hawk’s ability to see ultraviolet light enables them to spot the trails of mice and other prey in the dark. They were surprised to discover that the urine of a mouse…

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Rainforest Ecosystems Explained

As part of Animal Antics Theme Week, Year 4 have made some excellent 3D scale model rainforest dioramas and imaginary rainforest animals out of clay. The activities really helped them to understand the complex rainforest ecosystem.

Creating Caterpillar Circuits

This week the whole school is taking part in a week of ‘Animal antics’ activities which will no doubt be one of the highlights of the year! To kick start the week, in Science today the children had the opportunity to make caterpillar shaped circuits out of play dough. They then tested the conductive dough…

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Egg Drop Challenge

The Year 5 children have been very busy in form time for the past few weeks. They have been designing, building and modifying their inventions that would protect an egg when dropped the entire height of the school building! Some brilliant ideas were seen and the team work, communication and co-operation was excellent. Everyone had…

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Epsom College Strings Day

This week nine of our violinists and a cellist travelled to Epsom College for a day of music making for string players. It was a busy day with 140 pupils from 13 different Prep schools coming together to learn some new pieces. There was a film music theme and the pieces were from the Harry…

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A Football First at Micklefield

History was made on Wednesday, with the first ever girls football matches at Micklefield. The Year 5’s were excited to say the least! The B team had a fantastic game and showed true determination and excellent effort. They moved the ball well, defended strongly and managed to score two good goals. They won by two…

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Fairy Tale Day

Our Year Ones had a magical time for ‘Fairy Tale Day’ this week which really captivated their imaginations. The children had a fantastic time dressing up as their favourite characters with some marvellous costumes. They also enjoyed story telling, drawing Fairytale pictures on the iPads and creating invites to their grand ball held in the…

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