Category: Year 1

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

To celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee the children enjoyed a wonderful party. They took part in team games, country dancing and ate a traditional english tea, which included cucumber sandwiches, strawberries and cake. The Association of Friends of Rumboldswhyke School presented each child with a commemerative teddy bear.It was a special event which was enjoyed […]

Stickman – Blue Class
Stickman – Blue Class

Today began with a mystery…we arrived to find not only a question written on leaves but also a trail of leaves leading from the classroom to the outside area. We used our blending skills to read the words on the leaves. It said, “Can you help me get back to my family tree?” We predicted […]

Exciting Events this Autumn
Exciting Events this Autumn

Fr. John from St George’s church and a group of our parishioners visited the school for the blessing of our new table and bench set, dedicated in memory of a lovely local couple: Kay and Vince Glover. The beautiful furniture set now sits in pride of place under our playtime canopy where children can share […]

Welcome to our Reception and Returning Families
Welcome to our Reception and Returning Families

We extend a warm welcome to all our new and returning families. Now that we are a primary school, It was very exciting to be able to open our doors to our first ever Year 2/3 class!  We hope every child has enjoyed their first week of school and we thought you might like to […]

Pirates
Pirates

This half term’s learning experience has been all about Pirates culminating in a Pirate dress up day with lots of fun activities. At the end of the day the children performed a Sea Shanty to their parents and had the chance to read their pirate stories to them too. Exploring different artists and the materials […]

Official Opening of our New School Library
Official Opening of our New School Library

How exciting , Mrs Regan, School Librarian from  Bishop Luffa  and Mrs Parslow , Director of  the Bishop Luffa Learning Partnership and Director of Business 2 Schools, came to officially open our new library today. Mrs Parslow, on behalf of Business 2 Schools, also presented Mrs Harris with a cheque for £200 to purchase some […]

Easter at Rumboldswhyke
Easter at Rumboldswhyke

The children enjoyed an Easter egg hunt in the school grounds on the last day of term. They started with their first clue against our Easter tree and then followed several other clues that took them around the school grounds. Eventually they ended their hunt back at the tree at which point they took their […]

Mothering Sunday
Mothering Sunday

The children enjoyed making cards for their Mummies for Mothering Sunday. The Year R & 1 children made daffodil cards and the Year 2 children made heart cards. They wrote a special message in them and were very proud to take them home ready for Sunday. Each child picked a daffodil from the school grounds […]

Castles!
Castles!

Our topic this half term is Castles, and to introduce it, the children have been exploring the fairy tale Jack and the Beanstalk. They are learning each section of the story through the use of pictures and actions before retelling it in their own words. These photos show their story openings. They have also been […]

Here Be Dragons – Inspired by “The Egg” by M P Robertson
Here Be Dragons – Inspired by “The Egg” by M P Robertson

What a surprise, the children came back after the Christmas holidays to a strange coloured egg, which George had asked the children to look after for him. This was the start of the children’s learning, some continued their learning in school and some at home during the lockdown period. The children thought about what could […]