Thorpe House News

Rocking out at the Dough Disco!

You don’t necessarily think of Play Doh as a tool to help with handwriting, but Reception classes are very familiar with it as a classroom writing tool. In fact, before picking up their pencils, they love nothing more than grabbing a handful of Play Doh and putting on some groovy music at the Dough Disco…

Reception Mannequin Challenge

Celebrities, politicians and sports men and women have been taking part in *Mannequin Challenges for weeks, so we thought we’d see if Mrs Causer’s Reception class were up to the challenge….and they were! *For those not in the know, the Mannequin Challenge is a viral Internet video trend where people remain frozen in action like…

Aspirational tree fellers!

Reception had a very exciting time yesterday watching the tree fellers in the house next door to Pre-Prep. The boys were so enthralled that they decided to work in teams to make their own pulley system, similar to the one the tree feller was using to manoeuvre his chain saw. Employing some fantastic problem solving…