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Whole School Activities

Whole School Song 


For an exciting project as an entire school, Foundation Stage, Year One and Year Two, including staff, we learnt the song ‘Reach for the Stars’.

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Collective worship and Open the Book Assemblies 
Whole School learning Day - Collaborative Writing -  January 2020 (It was also Mad Hair Day)
In Year 2 they looked at tongue twisters  - Peter Piper, She sells seashells on the seashore, The Swan and Betty Botter.  Once they had listened to the tongue twister they had the opportunity to write their own and perform them to the class.  The challenge was to create a tongue twister with all the words starting with the same sound.  

Firefly Class

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Firefly Class

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Year 1 focused on the story, Whatever Wanda Wanted, they created their own 'Wanted' posters because Wanda went missing after visiting the kite shop.  They wrote postcards from Wanda after she became marooned on a desert island with a whale. 

Wanted Posters

Postcard Writing

Postcard Pictures

Afro Samba Dance Group
On Monday 16th December an Afro Samba band came into school and performed some traditional Afrosamba songs and rhythms to the school, some of the children had the opportunity to conduct the band and the school.  We learnt new songs, dance movements and joined in throughout the workshop.

Whole School Learning Day - Wellbeing November 2019

The focus for the learning day was Wellbeing.  In Caterpillar Class the children were exploring and making their own calming music using a range of percussion instruments.  In Ladybird Class the children were exploring gratitude and discussing as a class what they are grateful for everyday and on special occasions.  In Butterfly class the children were experiencing quiet and calmness both indoors and out and drawing their representations on paper.  In Bumblebee Class the children were exploring meditation, the children were experiencing being and feeling calm and practising different breathing techniques.  In Dragonfly Class the children were exploring kindness.  How are we kind?  What does kindness look like?  How do we feel when we are kind to others?  How do we feel when others are kind to us?  In Firefly Class the children were exploring the 'worries bucket' concept and the children discussed the strategies they could use to feel calm and let some worries out.

Whole School Learning Day- Problem Solving February 2019
The focus for the learning day was problem solving. We encounter problems on a daily basis at work or at home; some of these problems are obviously more complex than others, but it is second nature to us to resolve these issues and move forwards.

However, for a child this is an important life skill they will need to develop if they are to go on to have a bright future, where they are able to make healthy decisions for themselves.

If a child is able to solve problems on their own, they will be happier, more confident and more independent; they will not feel frustrated or disheartened in their inefficiency; therefore it is important we begin teaching children problem solving skills from an early age.
Whole School Learning Day- Pioneering Women (October 2018)

We looked at Pioneering Women and how they have influenced us.


Mr Creagh-Barry looked at Ada Lovelace, she was the first computer programmer, the Foundation stage children sequenced their morning routine and in Year 1 and 2 the children wrote algorithms for drawing aliens.


Miss Peckett focussed on Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, she was the first female who qualified as a doctor in the United Kingdom.  We explored basic first aid and had a great time with bandages!


Miss Young looked at Jennerfer Ellis the athlete and the children followed an obstacle course in the hall.


Miss Scarlett focussed on Amy Johnson, she was  the first female to fly from the United Kingdom to Australia by herself.  The children made paper aeroplanes and flew them.


Miss McOmish looked at Helen Sharman, she was the first British female astronaut and the children became engineers by making rockets from construction materials.


Please see the photographs below of the event.

Miss Archer focused on Josephine Reynolds who was the first UK female firefighter. She joined the firefighting force in 1982 and the children learned about her amazing work. The children then went on to learn about the safety of matches and began to consider good and bad fires.





Josephine Reynolds (bottom right) with the Norfolk fire and rescue service.Image result for first female firefighter uk

Macmillian Coffee Morning- September 2018

Summer Reading Challenge 2018

Well done to all the children that completed the Summer Reading Challenge. The aim was to read 6 or more books from the Library during the Summer Holidays. Those who completed the challenge were celebrated in assembly and had the opportunity to share their certificate and medal.
Merv Rees- Pupil recognition award

We would like to thank Merv Rees a Consultant Surgeon who made a personal donation to our Foundation Stage outdoor environment.  This was greatly received and provided us with funds to improve the outdoor environment after it was vandalised by local teenagers.


We invited him into school to present a star trophy for the child who has made the most significant effort.  Congratulations Logan in Butterfly Class!



For more information about the work of Merv Rees, please follow the link below.

Mrs P's 100% Attendance Tea Party
Science Day- 10th July 2018

Sports Day - 29th June 2018 


The children performed very well in the annual sports day. We had a running race, obstacle race, Dad/Male race, Mum/Female race and a small sibling race.

Father's Day Lunch - 15th June 2018

Happy Shoe Day
The Royal Tea Party- Friday 19th May
Grandparents Lunch- May 2018
 DT day- Tuesday 8th May 2018
Language Day- Thursday 29th March 2018

Geography Day - 9th February 2018

Best Dressed Book Character 2018


The winners were chosen for the best dressed book character. There was 1 winner per year group and the children  were presented with a book as a prize.



Spirituality Day- Friday 8th December 2017

On Friday 8th December 2017 Manor Field Infant School took part in a whole school learning day. The theme for this learning day was 'Spirituality'.  Each class got to visit 4 new classrooms and teachers where they participated in various different activities.


Miss Archer- Peace

Bumblebee, Firefly, Dragonfly and Ladybird Class got the opportunity to visit Miss Archer during the day. They began looking at the word 'peace' and reflecting on ways they feel peaceful. The children then listened to various sound effects such as rainfall, trains and baby lullabies. After that the children listened to a spiritual story called 'Saturn the Spiritual Deer' before finally decorating a 'peace' sign.

Miss Peckett - Spirituality tree


Caterpillar, Butterfly, Bumblebee and Dragonfly Class got the opportunity to visit Miss Peckett during the day. They began by watching the story 'The Three Trees', the trees shared their dreams and beliefs and we learnt how these can come true.  We then talked about our own dreams and the journey we would need to go on. What skills would we need to learn?  Who would help us?  How many targets might it take to achieve our dreams?  The children then drew a picture of their dream and wrote this onto a coloured leaf.  We then attached the leaves onto our dreams and belief tree.