Reception – Great info for teaching phonics at home.

This website is a very good resource for teaching Phase 2 phonics at home. It is really important the children are secure in this phase before moving onto Phase 3. Get your child using and hearing these sounds every day, It may sound silly, but sound talk instructions to your child, for example “put on… Read more »

Snow day experiment.

Hello, I hope you are having fun in the snow again. Send me your snow day pictures. I see Jasmine and Annalise have been having fun in the snow. Anyway, I thought I would try an experiment which you could all try at home. I want to see whether hot water or cold water will… Read more »

Wellbeing and thinking about our feelings.

The attached booklet is to help children think about returning to school and has lots of suggestions about how to manage their worries. Many of the pages will be very useful for children who are worrying about how strange and unsettling life is at the moment. We hope that you will find this helpful. Mr… Read more »

Creative week Tuesday 9th Feb!

Hello, I hope you are staying safe in the snow. I have been out for a wintery walk and also watching the birds in my back garden. I love how puffed out this wood pigeon is. Why do you think it has decided to sit like this. I have also seen a Robin and Blue… Read more »

Mental Health

This week the teachers are focussing on well-being and feelings. Please see the following resources to help support your child. It is important that children learn to recognise their feelings, understand that all feelings are normal and how to process their feelings. Please continue to talk to them and speak to the school if you… Read more »

❄️☃️Snow day activities! ☃️❄️

Morning all! I hope everyone is having a good morning and has been out to enjoy the snow a little… We’ve been out on a snowy walk already and Jasper thoroughly enjoyed it! Obviously, there is plenty of learning planned for today (already on the blog) but I give you full permission to enjoy the… Read more »

School closure

I have had to take the difficult decision of closing the school today due to the weather conditions and safety. Learning is available online for all pupils. If you have any queries please contact the office – office@darcyschool.co.uk Mrs Eastbrook

Creative week – Day 1 8th Feb

Hello, I hope you are enjoying the snow, there is so much where I live. Hope there is a lot where you live. This week we will be focusing on well being and creativity. I would like you to try meditation, this will help you clear your thoughts before you start your learning. We will… Read more »

Headteacher’s challenge

Make a game to play at home. Don’t forget to record your rules clearly! Why not contact a friend and share your ideas? Have fun and send me your pictures.

Friday fun day!

Thank you for sending me all your work, I really have enjoyed looking at it all. Today, I would like you to focus on your life skills. In school, we will be gardening today. If you have a garden, can you help pull some weeds and have a tidy? If you don’t have a garden,… Read more »