Gruff Learning

Today Nursery went on an exciting visit.

We went to Gruff Learning where we saw chickens, goats and an alpaca. We were able to feed the chickens and the goats and listen to the sounds they made.

We had lots of fun!

Yellow Day for East Cheshire Hospice

Reception Class organised a whole school ‘Yellow Day’ to help raise money for East Cheshire Hospice.

The children could come into school dressed in yellow clothes.  Also, if they wanted to they could plant a sunflower seed to take home to grow.

In the afternoon, the children had a special visitor come to see them – “Sunny The Dog”.

Thank to everyone who donated money.

Forest School Week

This week has been ‘Forest School Week’. The aim of the week was to introduce all of the school to different aspects of the forest school style of learning and to raise money to develop of forest area. We also took the opportunity to complete some house team based activities.

On Monday, the whole school split off into their house teams in the afternoon. They took part in 4 different activities across the course of the afternoon. Each team worked on a carousel of activities, one completing a natural activity in the woods, one decorating stones, one creating their team flag for sports day and one classroom activity about the animal they sponsor in their house teams.

The children were also set other challenges across the week. These included; creating a nature shoe box, den building, a themed ‘Thumbs Up Thursday’ which included creating natural photo frames and a natural scavenger hunt in some classes.


Nature Shoe Boxes


This week at Marlfields it has been Forest School week. Today we designed and created nature shoe boxes. We worked in our teams (Polar Bear, Snow leopard, Panda and Orangutan) to create the habitat of our adopted animals. Can you tell which habitat belongs to which animal?



The Making of the Scarecrow

As we are currently enjoying our farmyard topic here in Nursery we decided that we wanted to make a scarecrow. We want the scarecrow to protect the lettuce we have planted.

We used a mixture of construction materials including sticks, newspaper and straw. The children picked all the clothes for our Scarecrow and decided where they wanted to place him in our outside area.

And the final product….

Year 3 Enterprise.

Thank you to those who have supported Year Three’s Enterprise so far. We sold lots of cake pops today and made a BIG Mess !! We did have lots of fun though (and we tidied up!)

Remember that tomorrow we will be selling Ice pops on the playground, after school.

We will also be selling raffle tickets – £1 a strip. Our raffle prizes are some beautiful jewellery, Handmade by Cesare’s mum!

You’ve got to be in it to win it!!

On Frdiay we will be selling another fresh batch of Cake pops so don’t forget your 50p