October Outdoor Play

Every Friday we play outside.  The children have the opportunity to choose their play area.  They can also choose who they work with.  This is always interesting! They can choose from Role Play in the play hose, the mud pit, the sand pit (which can often be a bit water logged), small world, construction (with ...

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Fire Safety – Role Play

Role Play was extremely busy in October.  Animals were being rescued, fires put out, people being rescued from burning buildings and the phones had to be answered at reception.  The firefighters also had to be fed by their chefs.

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Fire Safety – Messy Play

In messy play the children can choose to play with playdough, sand, paint or water.  It proves to be a very popular area.  Our playdough colours got very mixed up in October because there were so many fires to put out but we made the most of it and even labelled our work- have a …

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Fire Safety – Junk Art

After learning all about fire safety for the month of October the children had Junk Art as an activity area for 2 weeks.  There were some amazing pieces of equipment made, along with some great fire engines.

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Fire Safety Construction

During the month of October the children participated in a number of activities based around the theme of fire safety.  We were visited by some fire fighters from our local Dolphin’s Barn station.  Look at how the children built in the construction area. The girls were clever and found the letters to spell out fire. …

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Fire Safety – Small World

For the month of October the children learned all about Fire Safety.  Have a look at how they played in Small World and put all they learned into their own words and used their imaginations to create their own worlds.  There were firefighter climbing ladders to rescue pets, bonfires in parks,  and a helicopter rescue ...

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09-11-2016 Electrical goods disposal collection

Dear All,

Just a reminder that the Green Committee have organised a collection for used electrical goods. If you would like to dispose of any electrical goods (no large items), please bring them in to school on the morning of Friday 11th November. They will be collected from school at 12pm that day.

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08-11-2016 PA News: Important Date for Your Diary

Hi All,

The Parents’ Association is delighted to announce our hugely popular annual Winter Fair will be held Sunday 4th of December in the school (we’ll confirm the exact time soon).

Open to all, it’s a fantastic collection of bric-à-brac, homemade treats, pre-loved toys, games, bargains and much more.

This year all funds raised will help support a huge ICT (information and communications technology) investment in St. Catherine’s N.S. – including laptops and iPads for classrooms.

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