Curriculum Events Curriculum Events Reception’s Fire Station Visit7th February 2020On Wednesday, Reception from East Hoathly and Oak class from Chiddingly hopped onto the coach for a trip to UckfieldRead more. Wellbeing Week7th February 2020Reception watched a clip of Moana and talked about how brave she was to go sailing. Then we talked aboutRead more. Reading17th January 2020We have a developed a dedicated reading time during our school day. From 1.05-1.20pm each day, all children across theRead more. Reception’s Motorbike Visitor10th January 2020Reception started their new topic with a very noisy visitor! On Tuesday they were greeted with a loud horn andRead more. Christingle20th December 2019Thank you for coming along to the Christingle service! It was a delight to hear the children sing and readRead more. Gingers Dance Workshops20th December 2019As part of our journey to enrich our curriculum with more physical activity experiences and further develops links with our local community,Read more. Reception & Year 5 & 6’s Carol Service at Lydfords20th December 2019On Monday 16th, both Reception and Year 5 and 6 classes walked to Lydfords Care Home to sing some carolsRead more. Sports Crew and Play Leaders13th December 20198 children – mainly Year 5s have recently been trained to deliver games at break times & lunchtimes in aRead more. Santa Visit!13th December 2019Santa took time out of his very busy schedule to pop into East Hoathly school and Nursery and give themRead more. Chiddingly Christingle Service6th December 2019Thank you and well done to the children from East Hoathly and Chiddingly schools who read Bible readings and prayersRead more. Uckfield Late Night Shopping6th December 2019A huge thank you to all of the children who attended the Federation Choir’s late night shopping performance in UckfieldRead more. Year 3 and 4’s Trip to Hever Castle4th December 2019Year 3 and 4 from East Hoathly and Willow class from Chiddingly went on a trip to Hever Castle, asRead more. Big Sing3rd December 2019Year 5 and 6 travelled to Eastbourne to take part in the Big Sing. It is an event the childrenRead more. Wellbeing Day3rd December 2019We held a ‘Wellbeing Day’, which involved a variety of activities and learning about the brain, how we react inRead more. FPTA Christmas Fair29th November 2019The East Hoathly FPTA held their annual Christmas Fair in the village hall and what a fair it was! ThereRead more. Reception’s Owl Day29th November 2019On Wednesday, Reception visited Chiddingly for the day. They spent the morning with Oak Class, exploring different Owl themed provision,Read more. Anti-Bullying Week 201922nd November 2019Last week was Anti-Bullying Week. Have a look at what each class got up to! Reception Reception explored the themeRead more. Year 1 & 2 Armitage Visit22nd November 2019On Wednesday the 20th of November Ronda and David Armitage visited Year 1 and 2. Before their visit, we madeRead more. Sports Crew22nd November 2019Meet this year’s sports and play leaders! On Friday, they joined the team from Chiddingly to take part in aRead more. Odd Sock Day12th November 2019On Tuesday 12th November, the children took part in ‘Odd Sock Day’. This event was created to be celebrated duringRead more. Reception’s Bonfire Walk8th November 2019Reception have been exploring different celebrations and events. With Bonfire and Remembrance being a big part of our village community,Read more. Harvest Festival25th October 2019On Friday 25th October, East Hoathly School and Nursery came together to lead the Harvest Service. Each class had aRead more. Year 5 and 6’s Newhaven Fort Trip25th October 2019Read more. British Values Day 201925th October 2019On Friday 18th October 2019, Pioneer Schools took part in a fun and enriching British Values Day as a wayRead more. P.A.Ls Assembly25th October 2019On Monday, we held our termly PALs assembly (Progress and Learning) where we celebrated all of the fantastic learning whichRead more. Year 5 and 6’s Visitor25th October 2019Mr Rattray visited East Hoathly on Friday 18th October and spoke to Year 5 and 6 about his Uncle Alexander,Read more. World Mental Health Day 201911th October 2019ReceptionIn Reception, we read the story of ‘The Mood Hoover’ and we talked about our different feelings.We then used differentRead more. Year 1 and 2’s Visitor10th October 2019On Thursday 10th of October, Mental World Health Day, Year 1 and 2 had a visit from Nurse Suzy. SheRead more. Year 3 and 4’s Terrible Tudors Trip4th October 2019On Friday 4th October, we went on a school trip to a theatre and watched a show about the Tudors,Read more. Mystery at Magpie Manor19th July 2019On Thursday 11th July, the whole school took part in the performance of the ‘Mystery at Magpie Manor’. There wereRead more. Reception’s Trip to Hastings!19th July 2019On Monday 8th July, the Reception classes from East Hoathly and Chiddingly visited Hastings. The morning started with a longRead more. P.A.Ls Assembly19th July 2019This Thursday, the children gathered in the Church for the last P.A.Ls assembly of the year. The children sit withRead more. Enrichment Day19th July 2019Reception This term we decided to have enrichment morning in our own classes. Reception enjoyed learning how to make icingRead more. Year 6 Dictionaries and Bibles5th July 2019Year 6 were presented with illustrated dictionaries from the Rotary Club in Eastbourne. They gave one to each child inRead more. Year 3 and 4 Greek Day24th June 2019On Monday 24th June, Year 3 and 4 travelled over to Chiddingly dressed up as Greeks to work with theirRead more. Reception’s Bug Day17th May 2019On Friday 10th May, the children in Reception were joined by Chiddingly Reception class for the day. They had aRead more. East Hoathly Vision3rd May 2019Value and Bible link Quote from Bible Bible story linked to it Resilience – James 1:12 12 Blessed is the oneRead more. PALs Assembly5th April 2019On Monday 1st April, the children took part in a Progress and Learning, Sharing assembly with a focus on theRead more. Reception’s Special Visitors5th April 2019Over the past few weeks, Reception have been the patient parents to chicken eggs in our classroom incubator. They haveRead more. Spanish5th April 2019This week, KS2 have been learning about how to say what they like and dislike. To put this into practise,Read more. Enrichment Morning29th March 2019On Friday 29th, the children had a range of activities to choose from that they normally would not do inRead more. Red Nose Day24th March 2019Last week, the parents and carers of East Hoathly School received a letter asking them to arrive a little bitRead more. Reception’s Fruity Week22nd March 2019This week, Reception have had a great fun talking and learning about healthy food. The children spoke about the differentRead more. Year 3 & 4 Bread Making19th March 2019On Tuesday 19th March 2019, Year 3 and 4 made our very own bread rolls. Firstly, we washed our hands!Read more. Year 1 & 2 Trip to Raystede15th March 2019The account of the visit was written by Stan Twiddy:Read more. Year 5 & 6 Netball Tournament13th March 2019On Wednesday 13th March, a team of Year 5 and 6 children attended a Hi 5 Netball tournament. They competed alongsideRead more. World Book Day8th March 2019On Thursday 7th March East Hoathly school, along with other schools across the country, celebrated World Book Day! A lotRead more. Reception’s Bear Hunt8th March 2019On Friday last week Reception had their first Forest School session. They walked to the forest and looked out forRead more. PALs Assembly15th February 2019On Monday this week, the children took part in a PALs assembly. In the PALs assembly, children sit next toRead more. Enrichment Morning15th February 2019On Friday 15th, the children had a range of activities to choose from that they normally would not do inRead more. Safer Internet Morning8th February 2019On Wednesday morning, Years 1 to 6 were visited by a company called ‘Perform for Schools’, who held interactive workshopsRead more. Vision Day1st February 2019The children of East Hoathly got involved with activities that had been inspired by the school’s vision song. In theRead more. Reception’s Visitor1st February 2019On Thursday last week, Miss Denney’s brother brought in his motor bike for the children in Reception and Nursery toRead more. East Hoathly Visions Day19th January 2019On Friday, the children of East Hoathly got involved with activities that had been inspired by the school’s vision song.Read more. Mince Pie Run14th December 2018A big well done to Mr Procter, Mrs Fry and Governor, Alan Brundle for completing the Mince Pie Run lastRead more. Esther’s Sponsored Silence14th December 2018Esther, in Year 4, had a very quiet weekend last week. She thought of a way to help other childrenRead more. Enrichment Morning14th December 2018Earlier last week, the children had a range of activities to choose from that they normally would not do inRead more. Nativities14th December 2018This year, the decision was made to split the Christmas productions into two. EYFS and KS1 performed the traditional NativityRead more. Uckfield Late Night Shopping Event8th December 2018A big well done to all the children from Chiddingly and East Hoathly who performed at Uckfield’s Late Night ShoppingRead more. Reception’s Visit to the Post Office8th December 2018Reception have been learning about writing letters. This week, they wrote letters to Father Christmas. In their letters, they thoughtRead more. Big Sing8th December 2018This week, Year 5 and 6 performed the songs they have been practising for the Big Sing. Miss Purcell saidRead more. Pantomime8th December 2018On Tuesday, the children were treated to a festive Pantomime of Robin Hood, which the FPTA organised and funded. TheRead more. Year 3 and 4 Trip to the i360 in Brighton8th December 2018On a wet and windy Wednesday morning Year 3 and 4, from East Hoathly, Chiddingly and St Mary’s, set offRead more. Year 3/4 Village Hall18th November 2018To mark the special birthday of Prince Charles, the idea came to organise a coffee, tea and cake morning toRead more. Reception’s Visit to East Hoathly Bonfire18th November 2018The children in Reception have been learning about different celebrations that involve noisy activities such a fireworks! Last Friday, they Read more. Anti-Bullying Week18th November 2018This week is Anti Bullying Week. The theme of the week, chosen by the Anti Bullying Alliance is 'Choose Respect'. We beganRead more. World War 1 Week10th November 2018In school this week, it was World War 1 week. The children across the school took part in different activities,Read more. Enrichment Morning21st October 2018Earlier this term, the children had a range of activities to choose from that they normally would not do inRead more. Harvest Festival21st October 2018East Hoathly have taken part in two Harvest Festivals this year. The first took place on Sunday 14th October inRead more. Year 5 and 6 Trip to Weald and Downland Museum20th October 2018On Tuesday 16th October, the Year 5 and 6 classes in the Federation went on a trip to Weald andRead more. Year 3 & 4 Science Day20th October 2018Over the past two weeks, Year 3 and 4 have enjoyed two science days! The children all took part inRead more. P.A.Ls Assembly11th October 2018On Thursday 11th of October, the children took part in a Progress And Learning assembly. The children brought their RERead more. World Mental Health Day10th October 2018The school participated in activities while reflecting on mental health and what it means to take care of yourself. OneRead more. World Mental Health Day10th October 2018On Wednesday, the school participated in activities while reflecting on mental health and what it means to take care ofRead more. Reception & Their Year 6 Buddies21st September 2018It has been an absolute pleasure this week watching Year 6 guide their Reception buddies in and around the school.Read more. East Hoathly Go Kart Team!!!19th July 2018Read more. Patina15th July 2018After two weeks of planning, building, painting, sticking and drying, Year 5 and 6 finally went to the Patina ParadeRead more. Pirate Day6th July 2018On Friday 6th July, East Hoathly and Chiddingly joined together for Pirate Day. They worked together to create their ownRead more. St Mary’s3rd July 2018On Tuesday 3rd of July, East Hoathly travelled to St Mary’s Hartfield, by coach, to see their Year 5 andRead more. Year 6 Leavers’ Service26th June 2018On Tuesday 26th of June, Year 6 travelled to Crowborough to take part in their Leaver’s Service. For the firstRead more. Year 6 Leaver Hoodies15th June 2018Year 6 got presented with Leavers Hoodies today from Mrs Bushell and the FPTA. Year 6 were surprised as theyRead more. Reception’s Chicks27th May 2018Over the past three weeks Reception have been eagerly watching the incubator filled with eggs. They have been carefully fillingRead more. Royal Celebrations25th May 2018Last Friday, the Pioneer Federation held a special Celebration Day for the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.Read more. PALs Assembly24th May 2018On Thursday the 24th May, the entire school came together to celebrate the learning they had done over the pastRead more. Year 6 Football22nd May 2018On Tuesday 22nd May, ten Year 6 children were invited to play in the Alfriston Primary School Football Tournament. TheRead more. Year 3 & 4 Roman Day21st May 2018In the morning we made Roman shields and Roman jewellery. We used sugar cubes to design Roman buildings. We alsoRead more. Reception Trip to Herstmonceux Castle11th May 2018On a very sunny Wednesday, Reception had their very first trip on a coach! They were joined by Oak ClassRead more. Nursery Healthy Eating Cooking Session11th May 2018We are developing our healthy eating and physical activity opportunities for our Early Years children, in connection with East SussexRead more. St Mary’s Partnership News27th April 2018This week, children from East Hoathly and Chiddingly went to St Mary’s for the day! They joined in with theirRead more. Year 1/2 Palaeontology Day & Super Growing21st April 2018Last term, we entered the Innocent Smoothie “Big Grow 2018”. Innocent sent us compost, pots and seeds to plant ourRead more. STEM Day19th April 2018On Thursday 19th April, the whole school took part in an exciting STEM day. The children came to school dressedRead more. Sports Week24th March 2018WOW, what a week! We have all experienced a different sporting workshop each day – even the teachers got involvedRead more. Snow Day16th March 2018We had quite a lot of snow last week! At break time, there were snowmen being built and snow angelsRead more. Book Week1st March 2018We celebrated World Book Day on Thursday the 1st of March. We wrote letters to people we admire throughout theRead more. Chinese New Year16th February 2018Kung Hei Fat Choi! Happy New Year! Last week we enjoyed learning all about China in our afternoon sessions. This was linkedRead more. Progress and Learning Assembly8th February 2018On Thursday 8th February we had PALS Assembly. This is where we do two things: review the theme of thisRead more. E-Safety Day7th February 2018Children from the Pioneer Federation took part in an E-Safety Day on Wednesday 7th February 2018. Andrew Gunn was invitedRead more. Superhero Day at Chiddingly School2nd February 2018Reception visited Chiddingly for the day and games, completed obstacle courses, explored the police station and had an extra specialRead more. Reception & Nursery’s Visit from PC Gemma Bridger31st January 2018On Wednesday, PC Gemma visited Reception and Nursery to talk about her role as a police officer and what sheRead more. Mathematics Day 201826th January 2018Last week, we had Mathematics Day at East Hoathly and Chiddingly School. The staff de-cided that the children needed toRead more. Year 3/4 Team Building Trip23rd January 2018Year 3/4 ventured off to Walton Firs Activity Centre on Tuesday, for an action-packed day of adventure! They participated inRead more. Pantomime – Aladdin15th December 2017Our fantastic FPTA arranged and funded a Christmas Pantomime for all the children this week. We all went to theRead more. Year 5 & 6 Carols11th December 2017On Monday the 11th of December, Year 5 and 6 went to Lydfords Care Home to sing carols to theRead more. Mince Pie Race10th December 2017On Sunday, the 10th of December, School Governor Alan Brundle and Mr Procter braved the cold and wet weather toRead more. Big Sing8th December 2017On Friday the 8th of December, Year 5 and 6 went to the King’s Centre in Eastbourne to take partRead more. Reception’s Trip to the Post Office4th December 2017On Monday, Reception visited the local post office to buy stamps and post their very important letters to Father Christmas.Read more. Jolly Jumper Day1st December 2017On Friday, East Hoathly celebrated the first day of December by wearing festive jumpers! Children donated prizes for the upcomingRead more. Late Night Uckfield Shopping Event1st December 2017Well done to all of the children who performed at the Uckfield Late Night Shopping Event on Friday 1st December.Read more. Year 5 & 6 Evacuee Day21st November 2017On Tuesday 21st November, Year 5 and 6 went back in time to World War 2 and arrived as EvacueesRead more. Anti-Bullying Week13th November 2017What is happening within the schools for Anti-bullying week? This week was Anti-Bullying week, with a focus on difference andRead more. Remembrance Service10th November 2017This week, the children in East Hoathly school created a poppy to make into a wreath for the Remembrance ServiceRead more. Mexico Day6th November 2017On Monday the 6th of November, the children at East Hoathly were split into their Key Stages and then dividedRead more. Nursery and Receptions Adventure with ‘Jaws and Claws’3rd October 2017On Tuesday morning Reception and Nursery had lots of special visitors. Phil from Jaws and Claws brought some of hisRead more. Go-Kart16th July 2017Some of the Year 5 and 6 children went to the Uckfield Grand Prix last Sunday to race our Go-Kart.Read more. Treasure Island14th July 2017Congratulations to the children for putting on an amazing production of ‘Treasure Island’. Thank you to all the parents forRead more. Bikeability14th July 2017Some of our Year 6 pupils have been completing the ‘Bikability’ training course this week. They have had some sessionsRead more. Year 1 and 2 Trip to Michelham Priory7th July 2017We went back in time to the Stone Age on our trip to Michelham Priory! We did pretend hunting andRead more. Awe and Wonder Day – My Safe Place22nd May 2017Awe and Wonder day took place on Monday 22nd May 2017. All the children were in mixed year group teamsRead more. Enterprise Week 15th – 19th May19th May 2017During Enterprise week, each class was given £20 to spend on whatever materials they needed to create a product toRead more. The Daily Mile27th March 2017We are participating in The Daily Mile.The aim of the Daily Mile is to improve the physical, emotional and socialRead more. Towner Art Work to be shown at Eastbourne Carnival in May!15th March 2017On Thursday 15th May 2017 John from the Towner Art Gallery came in to lead art workshops with Year 1/2Read more. International Link Day20th February 2017On Monday 20th February, the Pioneer Federation celebrated their second International Day of the year with a focus on theRead more. Year 5/6 – Chinese New Year3rd February 2017We had a lovely afternoon on Friday, celebrating Chinese New Year! We ate prawn crackers and talked about how peopleRead more. Mathematics Reasoning Morning25th January 2017On Wednesday 25th January we had Mathematics reasoning morning. This is our Mathematics focus this year! All classes had aRead more. E-Safety Day12th January 2017Children from the Pioneer Federation took part in an E-Safety Day on Thursday 12th January. They learnt what the acronym ‘SMART’Read more. Victorian Day11th November 2016This week, in Year 5/6, we had a Victorian Day! We spent the day dressed as Victorians and behaving likeRead more. Healthy Living Week7th November 2016This week has been Healthy Living week (31st October- 4th November) the children have been involved in activities between bothRead more. India Day20th October 2016On the 20th October Chiddingly and East Hoathly Schools celebrated their first International Day with a focus on India. WeRead more. Awe & Wonder Day17th October 2016On Monday 23rd May 2016 we had a very exciting Awe and Wonder day with the theme of ‘Our World’.Read more. Reception’s Trip to Plumpton College1st April 2016Tuesday was an exciting day for Reception as they visited Plumpton College Farm. They joined Chiddingly on the coach andRead more. Multicultural Arts Week20th January 2016We started Term 2 with a flurry of colours, arts and culture with each class ‘travelling’ around the world toRead more. Physical Wellbeing Day3rd December 2015Last Thursday we held our Science and Wellbeing Day. Throughout the day the children took part in a variety ofRead more.