Y2 Forest School Trip

April 29, 2016

Year 2 visited Forest School today. The children had a really enjoyable afternoon making pens by whittling branches. They explored the bluebell woods while searching for bugs and played on the outdoor play equipment. They also very much enjoyed the hot chocolate given to them and were all of course impeccably behaved throughout the afternoon.

Thank you to our parent helpers, Mrs Chapman, Mrs Morrow and Ms Smith.

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Netball Award – FIRST PLACE

April 29, 2016

I am very pleased to let you know that The Lea Primary School has won the cup for coming first place overall in the small schools netball league for 2015-16. This is a fantastic achievement – very well done to our netball team!

The cup will be presented at the end of the District Sports Event on 28th June.

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Year 3 Trip to the British Museum

April 27, 2016

Year 3 visited the British Museum in London today as part of their Aztecs topic. They looked at all the artefacts on display and carried out investigations to complete their worksheets. The children’s behaviour was exemplary.

Thank you to our helpers, Mrs Enstone and Mrs Wood.


Nursery and Reception Learn & Share Morning

April 27, 2016

Parents of our Nursery and Reception children spent an enjoyable morning in their children’s classrooms today at our Learn & Share morning. We received some really positive comments about the session from a number of the parents who found out a lot more about the Early Years curriculum.


Chess Tournament

April 26, 2016

This afternoon, Benjamin and Matthew from Year 5, and Alex, William, Sergio and Dora from Year 6 took part in the local schools chess tournament held at High Beeches. This is the first time The Lea has taken part in this tournament and although they didn’t finish in the top 3, our pupils did really well.

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Years 1 to 4 Scooter Training

April 25, 2016

Today we were visited by Katie Goldthorpe from the Safe & Sustainable Journeys Team at Hertfordshire County Council who carried out scooter training on the KS2 playground.

All pupils in Years 1 to 4 who brought in their scooters were able to take part. Scooting has become a popular way to get to school and helps to encourage active travel from an early age. The children thoroughly enjoyed their sessions while learning how to keep a scooter in good working order, learning to steer, stop and balance safely, and how to ride safely with consideration for others.

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Y3 Forest School Trip

April 22, 2016

Year 3 visited Forest School today. They had a really enjoyable afternoon where they learned how to make pens by whittling branches. They also went on a bug hunt and explored the woods, enjoying the beautiful bed of bluebells (being very careful not to tread on them!). They also had time to play on the rope swings and other outdoor play equipment there.