Overbury Grasshoppers News

Good Sports!

Good Sports!

  • 28 Aug 2014
  • PE

We ran one sports activity day at the beginning of the holidays and one at the end and on both occasions the children turned up ready and raring to go!       They did warm-up exercises first, then straight into a game of football. The teams were Manchester United v Nottingham Forest (due to the strips worn by some of the...


Messy hands make.......

Messy hands make.......

  • 28 Aug 2014
  • Overbury village, Understanding of the World

We got through lots of soap and water on our latest messy, baking activity day!! First we made meatballs, which involved the children getting their hands messy in the mixture, which, as you can imagine, they thoroughly enjoyed! In the process the children learned safety in the kitchen. Along with the need to wash hands, we talked about safe...


Nature Explorers

Nature Explorers

  • 14 Aug 2014
  • Countryside education, Overbury Farms, Understanding of the World

Our 'Nature Explorers' Activity Day was scheduled for Monday 11th August (the day after torrential downfalls!! and you can't really explore nature from indoors!)   But we were very lucky and spent a morning getting wet, but only from having fun in the stream and an afternoon getting muddy in the forest. We found lots of shrimps in the...


Outdoor Art

Outdoor Art

  • 10 Aug 2014
  • Creativity, PSE

The nursery children have also been having a crafty time!  With outdoor art on a large scale!Throughout the summer we have been taking a range of activities outside. We have recently been given huge rolls of paper by one of the children's parents so we took one outside and got stuck in! We started by taking it in turns, but children from 1 - 4...


Engineers of the future?!

Engineers of the future?!

  • 9 Aug 2014
  • Creativity, Overbury village, Parental involvement

The focus for this summer's art activity day was buildings, we asked parents to provide boxes and other things to create our own village and they really delivered! We walked around the village to get ideas and inspiration and then started to build! The children spent the whole morning creating buildings, roads, cars etc really engrossed in their...