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    A very interesting read on the merits of Montessori. You can read the article here: The Monterssori Mafia

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      Today we all took part in our Harvest Festival Assembly and had a brilliant time showing our friends the songs that we had learnt about harvest. This year we decided to raise money by… Read More

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    Congratulations to Thomas for winning our fantastic gingerbread house, handmade by our Preps Class. We managed to raise a further £33.60 for Purple Pinkie Polio Day. That’s another 168 vaccines for the children to protect them… Read More

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      As many of you have noticed, there havent been many blog updates for the children and parents over the last week! I was hoping you would not miss me for the week but that one… Read More

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      It is that time of the year again when we fill your diaries with important dates… Please make sure that you have these all written down so that you do not miss out on… Read More

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    Since Monkey Puzzle began, we have had a fantastic response and have never looked back. There is nothing as re-assuring as hearing what parents think about our school. Here are a few recent comments. Read More

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      Whilst scouring the web for some inspirational montessori information we came across a brilliant informational youtube video talking about the benefits of montessori. It explains the differences between a montessori classroom and the conventional… Read More

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    Well summer has truly arrived at Monkey Puzzle. The children have been burning off lots of energy out in the playground, enjoying the time in the sunshine all with fun activities that have been planned… Read More

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    This weekend the Monkey Puzzle staff were treated to a trip to herm under the ruse of having a training session. We all gathered in the White House hotel to talk through the new changes… Read More

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      Now that October has rolled around and we have all settled into our new routines we have been thinking of some ideas for those dreaded healthy packed lunches. Getting that variety and choosing the… Read More

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      The snow has finally abated enough for us to go back to our normal working hours from tomorrow Thursday 14th March. Both the school at Les Cotils and the nursery at Kings will be… Read More

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    We couldn’t resist posting this!! Its too true….  Thank you Christine for finding it for us….. ‘Twas the night before Christmas And all through the school The teachers were trying To keep their cool. The… Read More

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      As you can imagine the arrival of Christmas is on every childs mind. The christmas chocolates are in shops, the christmas adverts have begun, and the christmas play rehearsals are well under way.  We… Read More

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      Despite the wind and snow we have made it in today to open the school. Please be very careful if you make your way in as the roads are a little treacherous and slippery. … Read More

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      Please take a note of these important dates for the coming weeks…..   World Book Day Thursday 7th March Bring your favourite book with you to read together in your class Red Nose day… Read More

A good excuse to raid the herm shop….

This weekend the Monkey Puzzle staff were treated to a trip to herm under the ruse of having a training session.

We all gathered in the White House hotel to talk through the new changes which are being implemented in the UK for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). We had a morning of brain storming, role playing and learning about how we can grow with this new structure.

We all left Herm feeling rather inspired and with a few extra bags than what we had come over with. Who can ever resist raiding the herm shop….?