Good News for our Commuting Parents…

‘Network Rail are proposing a 12 car turn back platform at Reigate Station for greater capacity, a more reliable service and better connections to ThamesLink destinations in London and beyond. This is to provide more frequent and faster services on the Brighton Line and branch lines.’ This proposal is in its early stages and you…

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Micklefield Explorers Go Wild!

Our Micklefield Explorers in Preps and Reception had a wonderful time in their first Wild Learning session this week. The theme of the workshop was ‘The Three Little Pigs’, they started off with the story and discussion in the Bell Tent and then went outside for a ‘pigs and wolf’s’ hiding game. They then got…

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Mobile Planetarium Comes to Micklefield

By far the biggest highlight of our ‘Animal Antics’ Theme Week was the huge mobile planetarium, to provide a fully immersive learning for every child in the latest full dome with 360 degree digital projection technology! Thank you Mario at Immersive Theatres for providing a wonderful experience. The films selected fit in so well with…

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Group of children solving Maths problems

Year 5 Challenge themselves in Maths

This week Year 5 children took part in a Maths quiz. The children were in teams of four and tackled three challenging rounds. In one round they only had two minutes to find the answers to questions such as ‘ Two squirrels, squirrel A and squirrel B each have a pile of nuts. If squirrel…

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Budding Scientists enjoy a visit to our Science Lab

Following our specialist Science teacher, Mrs Easton’s successful visit to our Nursery, Lower School have enjoyed Science lessons in the lab as an ‘Animal Antics’ theme week treat. Year 1 worked on butterfly shaped sugar and salt dough circuits, taking inspiration from Year 3s caterpillar circuits earlier on this week.

Children playing musical instruments

Animal Sound Music Workshops

Our whole school took part in some music workshops as part of theme week, with a highly skilled professional musician. The children created some impressive animal sound music compositions, based on a variety of animals, from the box jellyfish and the turtle to the whale and the giant octopus.

Not Such an Ugly Duckling

Our younger children in Lower School enjoyed watching Aesops Touring Theatre Company’s performance of ‘Not Such an Ugly Duckling’ today, whilst learning from its deeper anti-bullying message. It was a fun and interactive show.