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RE Council 2020

Our job is to evaluate Collective Worship, help run the new prayer spaces, show visitors around and represent our Church School

Outdoor Prayer Space

Code of Conduct:

  • Be calm and peaceful in this area
  • Only 6 children using the space at a time
  • Respect others when you are in here
  • Use a 5 minute timer to have time to reflect before letting someone else go in there
  • Respect the area by making sure it is kept tidy
  • Feel free to read a book or write a prayer while you are in here

Indoor Prayer Space

Code of Conduct:

  • Be calm and peaceful in this area
  • Only 5 children using the space at a time
  • Respect others when you are in here
  • Please sign up your name if you are going to use this space
  • If you write a prayer, attach it to the wall or string
  • Respect the area by making sure it is kept tidy


Explore beliefs and experience; respect faiths, feelings and values; enjoy learning about oneself, others and the surrounding world; use imagination and creativity; reflect.


Recognise right and wrong; respect the law; understand consequences; investigate moral and ethical issues; offer reasoned views.


Investigate and moral issues; appreciate diverse viewpoints; participate, volunteer and cooperate; resolve conflict; engage with the ‘British values’ of democracy, the rule of law, liberty, respect and tolerance.


Appreciate cultural influences; appreciate the role of Britain's parliamentary system; participate in culture opportunities; understand, accept, respect and celebrate diversity.

On Monday 1st March, we had an Easter Comparison afternoon. This was part of our work towards a Global Neighbours
Welcome back Nursery! This week, the children in Nursery have been super busy! They have practised actions to go with
This week Miss Lewis read some more of the Christmas story and the wise men came to visit baby Jesus.
All the children within school have created Christmas cards for the residents of Lydfords care home, helping to spread a
We had the story about the Angel and Mary today. What's the angel called? “Gabriel” said Leo. What did he
We are starting to read our Christmas bible stories and this week we looked at Mary and Gabriel's story. The
Hedgehogs This week, the Hedgehogs learnt about Chrysanthemum, a character in a story who was having a difficult time at
Last Friday, the children learnt all about how their donations can help other children. The children also enjoyed wearing their
We have been looking at the story of Noah’s Ark. The children have been busy making paints of the story.
On Thursday morning, we had some special lessons in our classrooms. We learnt all about our new school vision and
On Sunday 8th November, Spencer and Mrs Thompson, along with other members of their family took part in a sponsored
This term, our collective worship theme is generosity. Also this week, Miss Lewis spent some time in Nursery talking to
Hedgehogs We have been thinking about ‘wellbeing’. We learnt in an emergency you call 999. We also explored first aid,
On Thursday, we held our termly PALs assembly. During this time, we reflected on the term, considering the impact of
Miss Lewis sat in the Nursery garden with the children to read the next part of the story of Adam
This week, Miss Lewis popped into the Nursery to read the children a story from the bible. On Friday, Miss
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
Reception watched a clip of Moana and talked about how brave she was to go sailing. Then we talked about
On Tuesday 12th November, the children took part in ‘Odd Sock Day’. This event was created to be celebrated during
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
ReceptionIn Reception, we read the story of ‘The Mood Hoover’ and we talked about our different feelings.We then used different
As you know over term 5 we asked you get out and active and record how many miles of exercise
This term’s Christian Value is perseverance and through collective worship and RE lessons, we ask the children how they have
This week, several children from Year 3 and 4 went to the Tennis final, after their win in Term 5.
On Monday 1st April, the children took part in a Progress and Learning, Sharing assembly with a focus on the
On Monday this week, the children took part in a PALs assembly. In the PALs assembly, children sit next to
Earlier last week, the children had a range of activities to choose from that they normally would not do in
This week, Year 5 and 6 performed the songs they have been practising for the Big Sing. Miss Purcell said
On a wet and windy Wednesday morning Year 3 and 4, from East Hoathly, Chiddingly and St Mary’s, set off
On Monday 26th November, Key Stage 2 took part in a basketball skills com-petition.Each class was split into 4 teams
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
On Tuesday 16th October, the Year 5 and 6 classes in the Federation went on a trip to Weald and
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 Tuesday 3rd of July, East Hoathly travelled to St Mary’s Hartfield, by coach, to see their Year 5 and
On Thursday 28th of June, Aidan Sayers - a GB 100M sprinter - taught us some fast paced sprinting techniques.
On Wednesday the 6th June, 8 children from Year 3 and 4 went over to Gildridge Park for the Area
Over the past three weeks Reception have been eagerly watching the incubator filled with eggs. They have been carefully filling
On Sunday the 27th May, East Hoathly FPTA organised a family fun run. There were two routes around the village
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
On Wednesday, PC Gemma visited Reception and Nursery to talk about her role as a police officer and what she
Year 3/4 ventured off to Walton Firs Activity Centre on Tuesday, for an action-packed day of adventure! They participated in
On Monday the 11th of December, Year 5 and 6 went to Lydfords Care Home to sing carols to the
On Friday the 8th of December, Year 5 and 6 went to the King’s Centre in Eastbourne to take part
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