Curriculum Events

Curriculum Events

World Book Day
On Thursday 7th March East Hoathly school, along with other schools across the country, celebrated World Book Day! A lot
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Reception’s Bear Hunt
On Friday last week Reception had their first Forest School session. They walked to the forest and looked out for
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PALs Assembly
On Monday this week, the children took part in a PALs assembly. In the PALs assembly, children sit next to
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Enrichment Morning
On Friday 15th, the children had a range of activities to choose from that they normally would not do in
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Safer Internet Morning
On Wednesday morning, Years 1 to 6 were visited by a company called ‘Perform for Schools’, who held interactive workshops
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Vision Day
The children of East Hoathly got involved with activities that had been inspired by the school’s vision song. In the
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Reception’s Visitor
On Thursday last week, Miss Denney’s brother brought in his motor bike for the children in Reception and Nursery to
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East Hoathly Visions Day
On Friday, the children of East Hoathly got involved with activities that had been inspired by the school’s vision song.
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Mince Pie Run
A big well done to Mr Procter, Mrs Fry and Governor, Alan Brundle for completing the Mince Pie Run last
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Esther’s Sponsored Silence
Esther, in Year 4, had a very quiet weekend last week. She thought of a way to help other children
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Enrichment Morning
Earlier last week, the children had a range of activities to choose from that they normally would not do in
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Nativities
This year, the decision was made to split the Christmas productions into two. EYFS and KS1 performed the traditional Nativity
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Uckfield Late Night Shopping Event
A big well done to all the children from Chiddingly and East Hoathly who performed at Uckfield’s Late Night Shopping
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Reception’s Visit to the Post Office
Reception have been learning about writing letters. This week, they wrote letters to Father Christmas. In their letters, they thought
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Big Sing
This week, Year 5 and 6 performed the songs they have been practising for the Big Sing. Miss Purcell said
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Pantomime
On Tuesday, the children were treated to a festive Pantomime of Robin Hood, which the FPTA organised and funded. The
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Year 3 and 4 Trip to the i360 in Brighton
On a wet and windy Wednesday morning Year 3 and 4, from East Hoathly, Chiddingly and St Mary’s, set off
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Year 3/4 Village Hall
To mark the special birthday of Prince Charles, the idea came to organise a coffee, tea and cake morning to
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Reception’s Visit to East Hoathly Bonfire
The children in Reception have been learning about different celebrations that involve noisy activities such a fireworks! Last Friday, they 
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Anti-Bullying Week
This week is Anti Bullying Week. The theme of the week, chosen by the Anti Bullying Alliance is 'Choose Respect'. We began
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World War 1 Week
In school this week, it was World War 1 week. The children across the school took part in different activities,
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Enrichment Morning
Earlier this term, the children had a range of activities to choose from that they normally would not do in
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Harvest Festival
East Hoathly have taken part in two Harvest Festivals this year. The first took place on Sunday 14th October in
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Year 5 and 6 Trip to Weald and Downland Museum
On Tuesday 16th October, the Year 5 and 6 classes in the Federation went on a trip to Weald and
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Year 3 & 4 Science Day
Over the past two weeks, Year 3 and 4 have enjoyed two science days! The children all took part in
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P.A.Ls Assembly
On Thursday 11th of October, the children took part in a Progress And Learning assembly. The children brought their RE
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World Mental Health Day
The school participated in activities while reflecting on mental health and what it means to take care of yourself. One
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East Hoathly Go Kart Team!!!
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Patina
After two weeks of planning, building, painting, sticking and drying, Year 5 and 6 finally went to the Patina Parade
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Pirate Day
On Friday 6th July, East Hoathly and Chiddingly joined together for Pirate Day. They worked together to create their own
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St Mary’s
On Tuesday 3rd of July, East Hoathly travelled to St Mary’s Hartfield, by coach, to see their Year 5 and
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Year 6 Leavers’ Service
On Tuesday 26th of June, Year 6 travelled to Crowborough to take part in their Leaver’s Service. For the first
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Year 6 Leaver Hoodies
Year 6 got presented with Leavers Hoodies today from Mrs Bushell and the FPTA. Year 6 were surprised as they
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Reception’s Chicks
Over the past three weeks Reception have been eagerly watching the incubator filled with eggs. They have been carefully filling
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PALs Assembly
On Thursday the 24th May, the entire school came together to celebrate the learning they had done over the past
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Year 6 Football
On Tuesday 22nd May, ten Year 6 children were invited to play in the Alfriston Primary School Football Tournament. The
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Year 3 & 4 Roman Day
In the morning we made Roman shields and Roman jewellery. We used sugar cubes to design Roman buildings. We also
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Reception Trip to Herstmonceux Castle
On a very sunny Wednesday, Reception had their very first trip on a coach! They were joined by Oak Class
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Nursery Healthy Eating Cooking Session
We are developing our healthy eating and physical activity opportunities for our Early Years children, in connection with East Sussex
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St Mary’s Partnership News
This week, children from East Hoathly and Chiddingly went to St Mary’s for the day! They joined in with their
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Year 1/2 Palaeontology Day & Super Growing
Last term, we entered the Innocent Smoothie “Big Grow 2018”. Innocent sent us compost, pots and seeds to plant our
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STEM Day
On Thursday 19th April, the whole school took part in an exciting STEM day. The children came to school dressed
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Sports Week
WOW, what a week! We have all experienced a different sporting workshop each day – even the teachers got involved
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Snow Day
We had quite a lot of snow last week! At break time, there were snowmen being built and snow angels
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Book Week
We celebrated World Book Day on Thursday the 1st of March. We wrote letters to people we admire throughout the
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Chinese New Year
Kung Hei Fat Choi! Happy New Year! Last week we enjoyed learning all about China in our afternoon sessions. This was linked
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Progress and Learning Assembly
On Thursday 8th February we had PALS Assembly. This is where we do two things: review the theme of this
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E-Safety Day
Children from the Pioneer Federation took part in an E-Safety Day on Wednesday 7th February 2018. Andrew Gunn was invited
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Superhero Day at Chiddingly School
Reception visited Chiddingly for the day and games, completed obstacle courses, explored the police station and had an extra special
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Reception & Nursery’s Visit from PC Gemma Bridger
On Wednesday, PC Gemma visited Reception and Nursery to talk about her role as a police officer and what she
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Mathematics Day 2018
Last week, we had Mathematics Day at East Hoathly and Chiddingly School. The staff de-cided that the children needed to
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Year 3/4 Team Building Trip
Year 3/4 ventured off to Walton Firs Activity Centre on Tuesday, for an action-packed day of adventure! They participated in
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Pantomime – Aladdin
Our fantastic FPTA arranged and funded a Christmas Pantomime for all the children this week. We all went to the
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Year 5 & 6 Carols
On Monday the 11th of December, Year 5 and 6 went to Lydfords Care Home to sing carols to the
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Mince Pie Race
On Sunday, the 10th of December, School Governor Alan Brundle and Mr Procter braved the cold and wet weather to
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Big Sing
On Friday the 8th of December, Year 5 and 6 went to the King’s Centre in Eastbourne to take part
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Reception’s Trip to the Post Office
On Monday, Reception visited the local post office to buy stamps and post their very    important letters to Father Christmas.
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Late Night Uckfield Shopping Event
Well done to all of the children who performed at the Uckfield Late Night Shopping Event on Friday 1st December.
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Year 5 & 6 Evacuee Day
On Tuesday 21st November, Year 5 and 6 went back in time to World War 2 and arrived as Evacuees
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Anti-Bullying Week
What is happening within the schools for Anti-bullying week? This week was Anti-Bullying week, with a focus on difference and
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Mexico Day
On Monday the 6th of November, the children at East Hoathly were split into their Key Stages and then divided
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Nursery and Receptions Adventure with ‘Jaws and Claws’
On Tuesday morning Reception and Nursery had lots of special visitors. Phil from Jaws and Claws brought some of his
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Go-Kart
Some of the Year 5 and 6 children went to the Uckfield Grand Prix last Sunday to race our Go-Kart.
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Treasure Island
Congratulations to the children for putting on an amazing production of ‘Treasure Island’. Thank you to all the parents for
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Bikeability
Some of our Year 6 pupils have been completing the ‘Bikability’ training course this week. They have had some sessions
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Year 1 and 2 Trip to Michelham Priory
We went back in time to the Stone Age on our trip to Michelham Priory! We did pretend hunting and
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Awe and Wonder Day – My Safe Place
Awe and Wonder day took place on Monday 22nd May 2017. All the children were in mixed year group teams
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Enterprise Week 15th – 19th May
During Enterprise week, each class was given £20 to spend on whatever materials they needed to create a product to
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The Daily Mile
We are participating in The Daily Mile.The aim of the Daily Mile is to improve the physical, emotional and social
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Towner Art Work to be shown at Eastbourne Carnival in May!
On Thursday 15th May 2017 John from the Towner Art Gallery came in to lead art workshops with Year 1/2
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International Link Day
On Monday 20th February, the Pioneer Federation celebrated their second International Day of the year with a focus on the
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Year 5/6 – Chinese New Year
We had a lovely afternoon on Friday, celebrating Chinese New Year! We ate prawn crackers and talked about how people
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Mathematics Reasoning Morning
On Wednesday 25th January we had Mathematics reasoning morning. This is our Mathematics focus this year! All classes had a
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E-Safety Day
Children from the Pioneer Federation took part in an E-Safety Day on Thursday 12th January.  They learnt what the acronym ‘SMART’
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Victorian Day
This week, in Year 5/6, we had a Victorian Day! We spent the day dressed as Victorians and behaving like
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Healthy Living Week
This week has been Healthy Living week (31st October- 4th November) the children have been involved in activities between both
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India Day
On the 20th October Chiddingly and East Hoathly Schools celebrated their first International Day with a focus on India. We
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Awe & Wonder Day
On Monday 23rd May 2016 we had a very exciting Awe and Wonder day with the theme of ‘Our World’.
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Reception’s Trip to Plumpton College
Tuesday was an exciting day for Reception as they visited Plumpton College Farm. They joined Chiddingly on the coach and
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Multicultural Arts Week
We started Term 2 with a flurry of colours, arts and culture with each class ‘travelling’ around the world to
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Physical Wellbeing Day
Last Thursday we held our Science and Wellbeing Day. Throughout the day the children took part in a variety of
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