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Elders go to Glyndebourne

Elders go to Glyndebourne

Elders were treated to a trip to see Don Pasquale at Glyndebourne Opera House on the last Friday before half term. They looked fantastic in their smart clothes worn specially for the occasion and enjoyed a spectacular show. The revolving sets were a particular...

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Planting Trees for the future

Planting Trees for the future

In the midst of the publicity around COP26 and the importance of climate change we are thrilled to be working with a charity which is planting trees across the country. Children’s Forest is a movement to inspire and enable children to plant healthy forests. They...

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Pizza and Prosecco Evening

Pizza and Prosecco Evening

What a treat parents had on Wednesday. The pizza was fantastic, and everyone enjoyed having a go at some of the occupations and having a chance to chat to other parents and staff. Over 40 people attended.Mark’s talk on the influence of Froebelian practice and ideas on...

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Froebel Garden Project gets started

Froebel Garden Project gets started

Annan School has been awarded a year long grant from the Froebel Trust to develop ecological understanding through engagement with gardening. Helen our Forest and Gardening teacher is leading the project which reaches every age group at Annan. Here is a report from...

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Elders learn to spin and weave

Elders learn to spin and weave

Elder Class went to a workshop at Lewes Castle to improve their skills and knowledge of the history of spinning and weaving. Lynn the education officer introduced them to how archaeologists know about the way clothing was made in the past. The class worked in groups...

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Chestnut Class go to Amberley

Chestnut Class go to Amberley

Chestnuts enjoyed their adventure to Amberley Museum. The children were treated to a ride on a narrow-gauge train and a vintage bus. Sitting on the top deck was a highlight, although it was a bumpy ride! They learnt the main parts of a wheel, including the hub, spokes...

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Exploring old toys in Brighton

Exploring old toys in Brighton

Sycamore Class had a wonderful time when they visited Brighton Toy Museum. The children went on a treasure hunt to find different toys around the museum, they found ‘George’ the Steiff bear who was 120 years old and ‘Crazy Alice’ the doll whose head was made from wax!...

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Filming in Oz

Filming in Oz

The first week of filming of our version of the Wizard of Oz has gone really well. We have had three cameras running most of the time with two parents who are professional filmmakers and some of the Elder children operating each of them. The way that all children have...

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Bluebell Woods

Bluebell Woods

The wondrous sight of bluebells in the school woods is spectacular at this time of year. Kindergarten and Sycamores have been in School Wood admiring and painting the bluebells this week. The children peacefully sat amongst the flowers as they carefully looked at...

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PGL Trip

PGL Trip

The children in Elder Class went to PGL for a full day camp to make up for missing out on a school residential. Elders were treated to a raft building challenge, a giant swing and  an obstacle course. They were so excited having not been out much during the lockdown....

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