Miss Till, our newest member of staff in Early Years, lived in Beijing for three years. She worked at an international school and she had amazing opportunities to get to know the Chinese way of life. The children watched and copied Chinese traditional dancing, made paper dragons, learned to say hello in Chinese “ni hao” […]
On Saturday 9th February, my Mum & I attended the Virgin Atlantic – Future Flyers & Expert Engineers Event at their office called ‘The Base’ in Crawley. I wanted to go because I am interested in the STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and maths), and I wanted to learn what it takes to be a […]
Pupils in Years 4, 5 and 6 took part in an indoor athletics competition on Monday 4th February 2019 at the K2 Sport and Leisure Centre in Crawley. They have written about their day: “We arrived at K2 Sport and Leisure Centre at 9.00am. Seven schools were participating in the indoor athletics competition and we […]
The Early Years’ book and the author of the term is “Stickman” by Julia Donaldson, which is forming part of their Arctic Adventure topic. The children are enjoying the story very much and they all had fun making their own stick man. They have also learnt to retell the story following a story map.
Early Years topic this term is ‘Arctic Adventure’. The children are learning about life in the ‘frozen world’. They have been experimenting with ice – a plastic polar bear and penguin were frozen in ice and the children took turns to contribute ideas how to melt the ice to free them. The children suggested putting […]
Year 6 went on a science walk around the Mill Pond. They were looking at the classification of leaves and producing a Fact File on the subject. Although it was cold the sun was shining and there was lots to see.
On Friday 11th January our years 5 & 6 children visited The Charis Centre to take part in the “Be The Change” Programme. “The programme focuses on happiness, confidence, hope, relationships and employability and encourages students to identify their personal barriers to success, before helping them find ways of overcoming them. Be the Change helps open student’s […]
Year 5 & 6 children have started the new year with a new topic, the Tudors. To enhance the learning experience, Steps in Time Interactive History Plays, Oliver McMechan, visited the school to talk about Tudor life. The interactive performance was very informative and it was performed in a humorous way involving the children. Oliver […]
On Friday 7th December, we held our annual Christmas Fair, organised by the P.T.A. There were various stalls, games, face painting, biscuit decorating, sand art, temporary tattoos, Santa’s magical grotto, exciting raffle prizes, refreshments and many more. On behalf of the children and staff at Waterfield, we would like to thank the P.T.A. for securing […]
ParentPay – our new online payment service We are pleased to announce that we will shortly be accepting payments online for items such as dinner money, school trips and uniform. Using a secure website called ParentPay you will be able to pay online using your credit or debit card. ParentPay will be our preferred method […]