We went to the 'Wild Woods' to make wooden crosses for a woodland Easter garden.
Today we had a camp fire and sang songs.
Team work makes things easier.
Time for reflection.....
Concentrating hard tying the stick together.
Finished crosses in the spring sunshine. We were really pleased with the result; it had been a special morning.
10th March 2017
After a year of planning and work to gain access to our woodland area, classes 2,3,4 had their first outdoor learning sessions.
A log seating circle has been created around a camp fire area.
Class Three children made troll houses using sticks and found materials.
Class Two built fairy dens
Class Four children invented new bird species and made nests for them complete with clay eggs.
Everyone had a great time....
March 1st 2017 Class Two from both schools visited Tattershall Castle.
The ladies are waiting!
On the 20th April Class Two visited the National Railway Museum at York
We found a very famous locomotive...
The Rocket looked really small compared to the Flying Scotsman.
We enjoyed dressing up as Victorians ready for a trip to the seaside...
I've done it! Mrs Roulston arranged for the Lincoln climbing wall to visit the school for two days
The Collective Worship Council singing 'Its going to be a lovely day' at the Easter Holy Communion service.
On the 15th March Year Fives and Sixes completed emergency first aid training with Mr Tomlinson from Sleafordian.
We learnt how to give emergency first aid including breathing and chest compressions.
On the 2nd March 2016 Class Three visited Cadbury World as part of their topic on Mayan's and chocolate.
We learnt about the Mayan's gods and beliefs.
We learnt about the history of the Cadbury factory and how the family looked after its workers.
We enjoyed the 4D experience. (Mrs Fenwick felt a bit wobbly afterwards!)
We really did feel the joy after sampling liquid chocolate!
On the 1st March 2016 Class Four from both schools visited East Kirkby Aviation Museum. The children learnt about the Lancaster bomber 'Just Jane' and what it was like to be a crew member in the WWII. Lancaster bombers like this one flew from the airfield that was next to our school during the war.
Our museum guide told us about the awful conditions the crew faced when they were in the air. Here we learned that the rear gunner had to endure temperatures of minus 40 degrees for ten hours at a time. Over 5000 men who flew from Metheringham airfield near our school never returned.....
The Lancaster is an amazing artefact that is part of our local history.
On the 26th February we held an official opening of the new outdoor learning area.
Mr Bradbury the VIce Chairman of the Governmg Body performed the cutting of the ribbon as children, staff, parents, governors looked on.
There is a patch of astroturf with rubinia poles for den building and creative play.
The finished result is a fantastic area for outdoor learning and imaginative play. There are new pathways and a tunnel. At the far end is a mud kitchen and digging pit.
In February specialist contractors Newby's arrived to lanscape the space next to the new kitchen.
School Choir singing a harvest version of 'I needed a neighbour'
Harvest Festival in Holy Trininty Church
Class Four singing 'We're so thankful'
On Sunday October the 4th, the school choir sang at Timberland Methodist Chapel
Class Four visited Snipedales Country Park to study rivers and streams as part of their work on the water cycle. Everyone had a great time.
The first federation cross country of the year. Martin were the winners as usual!
The whole federation met up at Belton house for a fun day out. In the morning we did a treasure hunt in the gardens and in the afternoon went and explored the new adventure playground.
June 11th Visit To Hindu Mandir (temple) in Leicester
Shopping on the Golden Mile
May 11th 2017
Job Opportunity September
Key Stage 1 Class Teacher Part Time 0.4 (Required from September 2017)
A highly motivated KS1 teacher is required for a mixed Year One / Two class from September 2017 as part of a job share. The successful candidate will be expected to teach two and a half day a week. Mrs Mary King’s is a successful, small rural school, which is part of the Carrdyke Federation along with Walcott School. We can offer; a friendly, close knit staff who provide excellent support through collaborative working and an attractive well-resourced site. The school received a ‘good’ Ofsted judgement in April 2014. The successful candidate will be committed to providing a highly positive learning environment and engage the class with consistently stimulating teaching.
We are looking for a highly motivated applicant who will:
Ensure excellent learning takes place through fun and engaging teaching.
Have high expectations of all children.
Have an excellent knowledge of the KS1 curriculum.
Foster highly effective home school links.
Be prepared to contribute fully to the life of the wider school community.
Be hardworking and keen to develop own practise to meet the needs of the class.
Be able to work collaboratively with, and contribute to, the wider federation staff.
For further details and an application pack, please contact Mr Sewell Headteacher on 01526860400 or the administrator at Mrs Mary Kings School, Mrs Nicholson on 01526378330 email:firstname.lastname@example.org. Visits to the school are welcomed by prior appointment.
Closing date for applications is Wednesday 21st June at 12 noon.
Interviews will take place on Tuesday 27th June.
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to an enhanced background check by the Disclosure and Barring Service, employment references and medical clearance.
The named safeguarding leads for Mrs Mary King's School are: Mr Sewell and Mrs Reid. If you have any safeguarding concerns regarding children make these staff members aware.
Local Authority Designated Officers for safeguarding concerns:
Anne Faulkener 01522 554668
Ursula Morton 01522 554674
We made stick crosses around a camp fire.
We went down to the 'Wild Woods' for our first activity morning.
The new log seating circle has been installed around the camp fire.
We enjoyed making birds nests, troll houses and and fairy dens.
Diocese of Lincoln Vision for Schools: