Curriculum Events

Curriculum Events

On Thursday 5th March, East Hoathly celebrated World Book Day. There was an incredible range of characters in the school
On Thursday, all children from East Hoathly gathered for a PALs assembly in the church. They took their work books,
On Tuesday 11th February, the entire school came together dressed in green and yellow to celebrate Australia for their International
On Wednesday 12th February, East Hoathly celebrated National e-Safety Day! We had an assembly dedicated to Online Safety then the children,
On Wednesday, Reception from East Hoathly and Oak class from Chiddingly hopped onto the coach for a trip to Uckfield
Reception watched a clip of Moana and talked about how brave she was to go sailing. Then we talked about
We have a developed a dedicated reading time during our school day. From 1.05-1.20pm each day, all children across the
Reception started their new topic with a very noisy visitor! On Tuesday they were greeted with a loud horn and
Thank you for coming along to the Christingle service!  It was a delight to hear the children sing and read
As part of our journey to enrich our curriculum with more physical activity experiences and further develops links with our local community,
On Monday 16th, both Reception and Year 5 and 6 classes walked to Lydfords Care Home to sing some carols
8 children - mainly Year 5s have recently been trained to deliver games at break times & lunchtimes in a
Santa took time out of his very busy schedule to pop into East Hoathly school and Nursery and give them
Thank you and well done to the  children from East Hoathly and Chiddingly schools who read Bible readings and prayers
A huge thank you to all of the children who attended the Federation Choir's late night shopping performance in Uckfield
Year 3 and 4 from East Hoathly and Willow class from Chiddingly went on a trip to Hever Castle, as
Year 5 and 6 travelled to Eastbourne to take part in the Big Sing. It is an event the children
We held a ‘Wellbeing Day’, which involved a variety of activities and learning about the brain, how we react in
The East Hoathly FPTA held their annual Christmas Fair in the village hall and what a fair it was! There
On Wednesday, Reception visited Chiddingly for the day. They spent the morning with Oak Class, exploring different Owl themed provision,
Last week was Anti-Bullying Week. Have a look at what each class got up to! Reception Reception explored the theme
On Wednesday the 20th of November Ronda and David Armitage visited Year 1 and 2. Before their visit, we made
Meet this year’s sports and play leaders! On Friday, they joined the team from Chiddingly to take part in a
On Tuesday 12th November, the children took part in ‘Odd Sock Day’. This event was created to be celebrated during
Reception have been exploring different celebrations and events. With Bonfire and Remembrance being a big part of our village community,
On Friday 25th October, East Hoathly School and Nursery came together to lead the Harvest Service. Each class had a
On Friday 18th October 2019, Pioneer Schools took part in a fun and enriching British Values Day as a way
On Monday, we held our termly PALs assembly (Progress and Learning) where we celebrated all of the fantastic learning which
Mr Rattray visited East Hoathly on Friday 18th October and spoke to Year 5 and 6 about his Uncle Alexander,
ReceptionIn Reception, we read the story of ‘The Mood Hoover’ and we talked about our different feelings.We then used different
On Thursday 10th of October, Mental World Health Day, Year 1 and 2 had a visit from Nurse Suzy. She
On Friday 4th October, we went on a school trip to a theatre and watched a show about the Tudors,
On Thursday 11th July, the whole school took part in the performance of the ‘Mystery at Magpie Manor’. There were
On Monday 8th July, the Reception classes from East Hoathly and Chiddingly visited Hastings. The morning started with a long
This Thursday, the children gathered in the Church for the last P.A.Ls assembly of the year. The children sit with
Reception This term we decided to have enrichment morning in our own classes. Reception enjoyed learning how to make icing
Year 6 were presented with illustrated dictionaries from the Rotary Club in Eastbourne. They gave one to each child in
On Monday 24th June, Year 3 and 4 travelled over to Chiddingly dressed up as Greeks to work with their
On Friday 10th May, the children in Reception were joined by Chiddingly Reception class for the day. They had a
Value and Bible link Quote from Bible Bible story linked to it Resilience – James 1:12 12 Blessed is the one
On Monday 1st April, the children took part in a Progress and Learning, Sharing assembly with a focus on the
Over the past few weeks, Reception have been the patient parents to chicken eggs in our classroom incubator. They have
This week, KS2 have been learning about how to say what they like and dislike. To put this into practise,
On Friday 29th, the children had a range of activities to choose from that they normally would not do in
Last week, the parents and carers of East Hoathly School received a letter asking them to arrive a little bit
This week, Reception have had a great fun talking and learning about healthy food. The children spoke about the different
On Tuesday 19th March 2019, Year 3 and 4 made our very own bread rolls. Firstly, we washed our hands!
The account of the visit was written by Stan Twiddy:
On Wednesday 13th March, a team of Year 5 and 6 children attended a Hi 5 Netball tournament. They competed alongside
On Thursday 7th March East Hoathly school, along with other schools across the country, celebrated World Book Day! A lot
On Friday last week Reception had their first Forest School session. They walked to the forest and looked out for
On Monday this week, the children took part in a PALs assembly. In the PALs assembly, children sit next to
On Friday 15th, the children had a range of activities to choose from that they normally would not do in
On Wednesday morning, Years 1 to 6 were visited by a company called ‘Perform for Schools’, who held interactive workshops
The children of East Hoathly got involved with activities that had been inspired by the school’s vision song. In the
On Thursday last week, Miss Denney's brother brought in his motor bike for the children in Reception and Nursery to
On Friday, the children of East Hoathly got involved with activities that had been inspired by the school’s vision song.
A big well done to Mr Procter, Mrs Fry and Governor, Alan Brundle for completing the Mince Pie Run last
Esther, in Year 4, had a very quiet weekend last week. She thought of a way to help other children
Earlier last week, the children had a range of activities to choose from that they normally would not do in
This year, the decision was made to split the Christmas productions into two. EYFS and KS1 performed the traditional Nativity
A big well done to all the children from Chiddingly and East Hoathly who performed at Uckfield’s Late Night Shopping
Reception have been learning about writing letters. This week, they wrote letters to Father Christmas. In their letters, they thought
This week, Year 5 and 6 performed the songs they have been practising for the Big Sing. Miss Purcell said
On Tuesday, the children were treated to a festive Pantomime of Robin Hood, which the FPTA organised and funded. The
On a wet and windy Wednesday morning Year 3 and 4, from East Hoathly, Chiddingly and St Mary’s, set off
To mark the special birthday of Prince Charles, the idea came to organise a coffee, tea and cake morning to
The children in Reception have been learning about different celebrations that involve noisy activities such a fireworks! Last Friday, they 
This week is Anti Bullying Week. The theme of the week, chosen by the Anti Bullying Alliance is 'Choose Respect'. We began
In school this week, it was World War 1 week. The children across the school took part in different activities,
Earlier this term, the children had a range of activities to choose from that they normally would not do in
East Hoathly have taken part in two Harvest Festivals this year. The first took place on Sunday 14th October in
On Tuesday 16th October, the Year 5 and 6 classes in the Federation went on a trip to Weald and
Over the past two weeks, Year 3 and 4 have enjoyed two science days! The children all took part in
On Thursday 11th of October, the children took part in a Progress And Learning assembly. The children brought their RE
The school participated in activities while reflecting on mental health and what it means to take care of yourself. One
On Wednesday, the school participated in activities while reflecting on mental health and what it means to take care of
It has been an absolute pleasure this week watching Year 6 guide their Reception buddies in and around the school.
After two weeks of planning, building, painting, sticking and drying, Year 5 and 6 finally went to the Patina Parade
On Friday 6th July, East Hoathly and Chiddingly joined together for Pirate Day. They worked together to create their own
On Tuesday 3rd of July, East Hoathly travelled to St Mary’s Hartfield, by coach, to see their Year 5 and
On Tuesday 26th of June, Year 6 travelled to Crowborough to take part in their Leaver’s Service. For the first
Year 6 got presented with Leavers Hoodies today from Mrs Bushell and the FPTA. Year 6 were surprised as they
Over the past three weeks Reception have been eagerly watching the incubator filled with eggs. They have been carefully filling
Last Friday, the Pioneer Federation held a special Celebration Day for the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
On Thursday the 24th May, the entire school came together to celebrate the learning they had done over the past
On Tuesday 22nd May, ten Year 6 children were invited to play in the Alfriston Primary School Football Tournament. The
In the morning we made Roman shields and Roman jewellery. We used sugar cubes to design Roman buildings. We also
On a very sunny Wednesday, Reception had their very first trip on a coach! They were joined by Oak Class
We are developing our healthy eating and physical activity opportunities for our Early Years children, in connection with East Sussex
This week, children from East Hoathly and Chiddingly went to St Mary’s for the day! They joined in with their
Last term, we entered the Innocent Smoothie “Big Grow 2018”. Innocent sent us compost, pots and seeds to plant our
On Thursday 19th April, the whole school took part in an exciting STEM day. The children came to school dressed
WOW, what a week! We have all experienced a different sporting workshop each day – even the teachers got involved
We had quite a lot of snow last week! At break time, there were snowmen being built and snow angels
We celebrated World Book Day on Thursday the 1st of March. We wrote letters to people we admire throughout the
Kung Hei Fat Choi! Happy New Year! Last week we enjoyed learning all about China in our afternoon sessions. This was linked
On Thursday 8th February we had PALS Assembly. This is where we do two things: review the theme of this
Children from the Pioneer Federation took part in an E-Safety Day on Wednesday 7th February 2018. Andrew Gunn was invited
Reception visited Chiddingly for the day and games, completed obstacle courses, explored the police station and had an extra special
On Wednesday, PC Gemma visited Reception and Nursery to talk about her role as a police officer and what she
Last week, we had Mathematics Day at East Hoathly and Chiddingly School. The staff de-cided that the children needed to
Year 3/4 ventured off to Walton Firs Activity Centre on Tuesday, for an action-packed day of adventure! They participated in
Our fantastic FPTA arranged and funded a Christmas Pantomime for all the children this week. We all went to the
On Monday the 11th of December, Year 5 and 6 went to Lydfords Care Home to sing carols to the
On Sunday, the 10th of December, School Governor Alan Brundle and Mr Procter braved the cold and wet weather to
On Friday the 8th of December, Year 5 and 6 went to the King’s Centre in Eastbourne to take part
On Monday, Reception visited the local post office to buy stamps and post their very    important letters to Father Christmas.
On Friday, East Hoathly celebrated the first day of December by wearing festive jumpers! Children donated prizes for the upcoming
Well done to all of the children who performed at the Uckfield Late Night Shopping Event on Friday 1st December.
On Tuesday 21st November, Year 5 and 6 went back in time to World War 2 and arrived as Evacuees
What is happening within the schools for Anti-bullying week? This week was Anti-Bullying week, with a focus on difference and
This week, the children in East Hoathly school created a poppy to make into a wreath for the Remembrance Service
On Monday the 6th of November, the children at East Hoathly were split into their Key Stages and then divided
On Tuesday morning Reception and Nursery had lots of special visitors. Phil from Jaws and Claws brought some of his
Some of the Year 5 and 6 children went to the Uckfield Grand Prix last Sunday to race our Go-Kart.
Congratulations to the children for putting on an amazing production of ‘Treasure Island’. Thank you to all the parents for
Some of our Year 6 pupils have been completing the ‘Bikability’ training course this week. They have had some sessions
We went back in time to the Stone Age on our trip to Michelham Priory! We did pretend hunting and
Awe and Wonder day took place on Monday 22nd May 2017. All the children were in mixed year group teams
During Enterprise week, each class was given £20 to spend on whatever materials they needed to create a product to
We are participating in The Daily Mile. The aim of the Daily Mile is to improve the physical, emotional and
On Thursday 15th May 2017 John from the Towner Art Gallery came in to lead art workshops with Year 1/2
On Monday 20th February, the Pioneer Federation celebrated their second International Day of the year with a focus on the
We had a lovely afternoon on Friday, celebrating Chinese New Year! We ate prawn crackers and talked about how people
On Wednesday 25th January we had Mathematics reasoning morning. This is our Mathematics focus this year! All classes had a
Children from the Pioneer Federation took part in an E-Safety Day on Thursday 12th January.  They learnt what the acronym 'SMART'
This week, in Year 5/6, we had a Victorian Day! We spent the day dressed as Victorians and behaving like
This week has been Healthy Living week (31st October- 4th November) the children have been involved in activities between both
On the 20th October Chiddingly and East Hoathly Schools celebrated their first International Day with a focus on India. We
On Monday 23rd May 2016 we had a very exciting Awe and Wonder day with the theme of ‘Our World’.
Tuesday was an exciting day for Reception as they visited Plumpton College Farm. They joined Chiddingly on the coach and
We started Term 2 with a flurry of colours, arts and culture with each class ‘travelling’ around the world to
Last Thursday we held our Science and Wellbeing Day. Throughout the day the children took part in a variety of