Apple pressing

Apple pressing

We started the autumn term with lots of apple pressing in the Annan orchard. The children enjoyed picking, chopping and then squeezing the apples in the apple press. The juice tasted amazing...
Leavers 2020

Leavers 2020

We managed a wonderful Year 6 leavers event in July despite lockdown restrictions. The Year 6 children wrote music, sang a beautiful song and choreographed their own dance display. The Annan tradition of coloured paint throwing to symbolise moving on was well received...
Back to school in June

Back to school in June

As soon as schools were given permission for a ‘phased’ return to school in June we offered Forest School sessions to Year 6 and Reception/Sycamore and kindergarten children. Soon after we invited back almost all year groups for full time school spending much of our...
Lockdown camp-out

Lockdown camp-out

Not deterred by not being in school we decided to take part in the Great British Camp Out in May. Annan families were invited to take part and share photos of them camping out in their garden. Some people used campervans, others tents, and some even slept under the...
Passion Projects

Passion Projects

During the lockdown the older children chose a “passion project” to work on at home. They had weekly one to one check-ins with their class teacher to discuss how it was going and get ideas for development. The projects covered a huge range of topics from science,...
Lock Down Learning

Lock Down Learning

During lock down we operated a fully interactive online portal called “Blick!” Children had work set every day and had interactive sessions with their teachers and their friends. Children could upload their work to show their teacher and younger children had story...