Nadeen News – June 2019

Nadeen News – June 2019

Nadeen News - June 2019 We’ve had a very busy year starting in September with our Curriculum Evenings and Welcome breakfast followed quickly by Speech Day, Hallowe’en, Ecoventure week, and a series of festive events: the ever-beautiful Festive...

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Nadeen News – May 2019

Nadeen News – May 2019

Nadeen News - May 2019 Ramadan Kareem to all of our friends and family who are observing the Holy Month of Ramadan. We are excited for our Gergaoun celebration at the mid-point of this very special month and know that the children will enjoy...

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Nadeen News – April 2019

Nadeen News – April 2019

Nadeen News - April 2019 We can’t believe that it’s nearly the end of the second term. Wow! Well done to our Year 1, 2, and 3 classes for the very colourful, creative, and totally FUN mid-year performance of “There’s a sunflower in my supper!”...

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Nadeen News – March 2019

Nadeen News – March 2019

Nadeen News - March 2019 It seems impossible that we are already in to March. Where is the time going?! We are looking forward to our upcoming Wellness Day next week. Note that the date has changed to Thursday 14th March from 12pm-3pm. We decided...

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Nadeen News – February 2019

Nadeen News – February 2019

Nadeen News - February 2019 Our international day was a massive success and we’d like to thank all of the parents who helped to make the event so wonderful. Coming up this month is our Bahrain Day, a wonderful celebration of our home. We’re also...

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Festive Work

Festive Work

Miss Abigail’s thought for the week: What constitutes work? Today I asked a child if they had had a good week and he replied, ‘Yes, it’s been great! We have hardly done ANY WORK AT ALL!’  This made me smile: children have a funny understanding of...

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Drama

Drama

Miss Abigail’s thought for the week: the importance of drama and role play “Whenever children say, ‘Let’s pretend?’, a new landscape of possibilities for learning is revealed.  When children pretend, they try on new feelings, roles and ideas. ...

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Perspectives

Perspectives

Miss Abigail’s thought for the week: Perspectives This week, we had an art exhibition in the music room, hosted by the children in Miss Lizzie’s KS2 art club.  It was a wonderful body of work and a real celebration of what these children have...

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Play-based learning

Play-based learning

Miss Abigail’s thought for the week: What is play-based learning? Play is the universal language of childhood.  It is through play that children learn to understand each other and to make sense of the world around them. Children learn so much...

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Nadeen Love 

Nadeen Love 

Miss Abigail’s Thought For The Week  – Nadeen Love There are expressions of love all over the school today. Out of the mouths of babes… I can’t say it better than this! I talked to some children around the school about love...

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The ‘Average Child’

The ‘Average Child’

Miss Abigail’s thought for the week: The ‘Average Child’ Children are not sausages – they don’t come out of the machine the same and they don’t go through childhood the same as the one next to them, in shape and size / ingredients / uniformity. ...

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What is creativity?

What is creativity?

Miss Abigail’s thought for the week: What is creativity? Since we started our new ‘creative curriculum’, we have been asked a lot about what creativity actually means. Creativity does not just mean ‘the arts’. Creativity is about problem solving...

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