Overbury Grasshoppers News

Maypole - keen early learners!

Maypole - keen early learners!

  • 29 May 2014
  • Event, Overbury village, PE

We had been privy to the school's Maypole practice sessions, taking place just over the fence and planned our usual visit to watch, but this year we have been Maypole dancing here at Grasshoppers too! The children decorated  a large cardboard tube and then the builders next door kindly made holes in it and we threaded it with coloured ribbons....


Making our own meals

Making our own meals

  • 15 May 2014
  • PSE, Understanding of the World

Following some very successful savoury baking recently, with quiches sent home and lots of favourable feedback. The children have been very hands on with the preparation of their own tea! They have made individual muffin pizzas, and quiches – ham or cheese and tomato . The quiches had one very special ingredient - pheasant eggs,which we were...


Pheasant and partridge chicks

Pheasant and partridge chicks

  • 10 May 2014
  • Countryside education, Overbury village, Understanding of the World

On Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th May, Susie  (and her Daddy the gamekeeper!) invited us  to the estate hatchery to see the newly hatched pheasant and partridge chicks. We were shown into the shed where all the day and two day old chicks were ... ...we had to go into a dark shed and quickly shut the door to keep it nice and warm for the...


So much fun outdoors!

So much fun outdoors!

  • 7 May 2014
  • Creativity, PE, Understanding of the World

We are spending more and more time outside with the improving weather, the children just love to be outdoors! But it is not just their physical development that is being worked on! Anything that can be done inside can easily be taken outside! We use a range of resources, some very similar to those enjoyed inside, to explore all areas of...