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Achievement for all, learning together, learning for life, Under God's Rule

This page has been prepared to help the SIAMS inspection teams find all the documents and policies they need to conduct an inspection at East Hoathly. This page provides documents and links to other pages in the website, but makes it easy for the inspection team to find the information they are looking for.

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RE Council 2019 - Our job is to meet Reverend Phil weekly 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

Vision Day

The children of East Hoathly got involved with activities that had been inspired by the school’s vision song.

In the morning, Reception and Year 1 and 2 took part in three different activities with themes of resilience, working together and creativity.

For the resilience activity, children had to use marshmallows and spaghetti to build a bridge for the naughty bus to cross over. It was a challenge as the spaghetti kept breaking! Samuel in Year 2 said “The marshmallows are really sticky and it keeps sticking to the bus.”

In the creativity session, the children were making collages using the letters from ‘creativity’. The children uses felt, tissue paper and foil to decorate the letters and show different textures. Lily in Reception said “It’s fun to stick things down!”

There were a range of games in the ‘Working Together’ themed activity. The children had to stand in a circle and hold hands to pass a hoop around them. The challenge was to not let go of one another’s hand. Freddy in Reception said “Playing the games was fun, I did really well!”

In the afternoon, KS2 took part in activities too. Their activities’ themes were “working together” and “respect”.

The KS2 children taking part in the ‘Respect’ session’ created a class poem and had fun working in groups to act out each line of their poem. Summer in Year 5 said “You have to treat others how you would like to be treated.”

The rest of the KS2 children worked together to try and fit everybody into hoops and not fall out of them. Daisy in Year 3 said “Working together is fun!”

East Hoathly Vision

Value and Bible link Quote from Bible Bible story linked to it
Resilience – James 1:12 12 Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him. Rebuilding Jerusalem
Creativity – Proverbs 1:5 Let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the     discerning get guidance. The Story of Creation
Working Together – 2 Corinthians 13:11 – 11 Finally, brothers and sisters, rejoice! Strive for full           restoration, encourage one another, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love and peace will be with you. Jesus’ Disciples go Fishing
Excellence –  Proverbs 14:23 23All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to     poverty. The Parable of the Two Builders
Respect – Luke 6:31 31 Do to others as you would have them do to you. The Good Samaritan
Enjoyment – Psalm 68:3 But may the righteous be glad and rejoice before God; may they be happy and joyful. The Story of Noah

This week, the children have been looking into the School Vision and what East Hoathly’s different values are. Each value has a bible story link. Each class had a value to focus on and create work for.

Reception focused on RESPECT. The children discussed what it meant to show respect to others; by being kind and listening. The children then acted out the ‘Good Samaritan.’

Year 1 and 2’s value to focus on was ENJOYMENT, which linked to the ‘Story of Noah’. The children discussed how the value of enjoyment was present in the story. Stan said “Noah had enjoyment because he survived the flood.”  The children created collages of the animals that went onto Noah’s Arc.

Year 3 and 4 looked into the value of WORKING TOGETHER by reading the story of    Jesus and his disciples going fishing. Abbie in Year 4 said “We acted the story out and we showed working together by helping to get the nets back to shore.”

Year 5 and 6 found the values of EXCELLENCE and RESILIENCE in two stories.

In the ‘Parable of the Two Builders’, Ethan in Year 6 found the value of EXCELLENCE, which Teddy in Year 6 describes as “listening to God’s word”. Ethan’s character in the scene was the builder who’s house fell down during the storm. “My house fell down        because I didn’t listen to God’s word or his advice.”

In the story of ‘Rebuilding Jerusalem’, George in Year 6 was able to see the value of      RESILIENCE. “We acted out the story of Jerusalem’s wall and I was Nehemiah. We had to build a wall, which was really hard because there were people trying to stop us and the wall kept falling down. We kept going until it was built but it took a long time.”

The RE Council also worked together to find the value of CREATIVITY in the ‘Story of Creation’. Archie in Year 6 said “God showed creativity by perfectly creating the world we live in.”


Courage


Friendship


Service


Compassion


Hope


Justice


Trust


Thankfulness


Forgiveness


Peace


Wisdom


Perseverance


Creativity


Generosity


Honesty


Respect


Responsibility


Humility

Spiritual

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

Moral

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

Social

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.

Cultural

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

Golden Mile Challenge
As you know over term 5 we asked you get out and active and record how many miles of exercise
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Perseverance
This term’s Christian Value is perseverance and through collective worship and RE lessons, we ask the children how they have
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Year 3 & 4 Tennis Tournament
This week, several children from Year 3 and 4 went to the Tennis final, after their win in Term 5.
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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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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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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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KS2 Basketball Competition
On Monday 26th November, Key Stage 2 took part in a basketball skills com-petition.Each class was split into 4 teams
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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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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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World Mental Health Day
On Wednesday, the school participated in activities while reflecting on mental health and what it means to take care of
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Reception & Their Year 6 Buddies
It has been an absolute pleasure this week watching Year 6 guide their Reception buddies in and around the school.
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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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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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Athlete Visit
On Thursday 28th of June, Aidan Sayers – a GB 100M sprinter – taught us some fast paced sprinting techniques.
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Year 3 & 4 Tennis Competition
On Wednesday the 6th June, 8 children from Year 3 and 4 went over to Gildridge Park for the Area
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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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FPTA Fun Run
On Sunday the 27th May, East Hoathly FPTA organised a family fun run. There were two routes around the village
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Royal Celebrations
Last Friday, the Pioneer Federation held a special Celebration Day for the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
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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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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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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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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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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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Jolly Jumper Day
On Friday, East Hoathly celebrated the first day of December by wearing festive jumpers! Children donated prizes for the upcoming
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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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Remembrance Service
This week, the children in East Hoathly school created a poppy to make into a wreath for the Remembrance Service
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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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