Overbury Grasshoppers News

Children in need 2018

Children in need 2018

  • 16 Nov 2018
  • Event, Overbury village

The children have been busy helping to raise money for children in need, we have been talking about children who aren't as lucky as we are. 


CountryTastic

CountryTastic

  • 6 Apr 2018
  • Countryside education, Event

We had a beautiful day for our visit to the CountryTastic show at the Three Counties show ground. 


Christmas Zoo Labs

Christmas Zoo Labs

  • 20 Dec 2017
  • Event, Parental involvement, Understanding of the World

Today the children had a very special visit from Zoo Labs where we got to meet a variety of animals.


Children in need

Children in need

  • 18 Nov 2016
  • Event, Parental involvement, Understanding of the World

The children have been raising money for Children in need by dressing up in their pyjamas and selling cakes. We have managed to raise over £150.00 thanks to the generosity of the parents. 


Pancake Racing

Pancake Racing

  • 10 Feb 2016
  • Event, Overbury village

This year the school children were at school for Pancake Day (it often falls in half term). The older nursery children were invited across to school to have a race of their own! Some of the children were a little reluctant at first,but joined in with support from one of the organisers and members of staff. The nursery children had their races...


Partying and gift giving

Partying and gift giving

  • 17 Dec 2015
  • Event, Parental involvement

Christmas is all about celebration and the giving and receiving of gifts and the children at Grasshoppers had plenty of opportunities to experience all of these.We had our second Christmas lunch, provided by Class Catering http://www.classcatering.co.uk. Last year's Christmas lunch resulted in our deciding to have cooked lunches cooked at...


Christmas Performances

Christmas Performances

  • 10 Dec 2015
  • Creativity, Event, Overbury village

Our Inaugural Nativity was so well received last year http://www.overburyenterprises.co.uk/2014/12/our-inaugural-nativity-play/that we decided to do it all again (more stress grey hairs for the staff but all worth it in the end)!!We only practice for a couple of weeks and never get the full cast together until the performance! But the parents...


All Pudsey's Great and Small!!

All Pudsey's Great and Small!!

  • 20 Nov 2015
  • Creativity, Event, Parental involvement

At Grasshoppers, to ensure that nobody missed out, we had a whole week of pyjama days to raise money for Children in Need! Fun for Pudsey's great and small http://www.bbc.co.uk/corporate2/childreninneed     We did lots of baking and sold our cakes and biscuits. We also asked everyone to bring in their spare change to ' cover Pudsey...


Outdoor Learning

Outdoor Learning

  • 7 Nov 2015
  • Countryside education, Event, Understanding of the World

On their 'outdoor classroom' sessions through out October and November the bonfire at the bottom of School Lane has been a source of lots of exploration!The 'raw materials' mysteriously appeared and the pile seemed to get bigger each week! Of course we all had to investigate closely. The two year olds found apples still on one of the branches...


A soggy so-long to the Class of 2015!

A soggy so-long to the Class of 2015!

  • 26 Jul 2015
  • Event, Overbury Farms, Parental involvement

For the first time in 5 years our unique annual picnic was rained off! Instead of a picnic near the stream in the Park we had a party in the village hall.... ... but we still had ride on the children's favourite form of transport...tractor and trailer! Almost all of our leavers were able to attend, and we were able to fit just about everyone on...