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Science Week Day 5 (149 images)

Today the children have been dressing up as famous scientists and inventors. It was a great end to a really wonderful week.

Science Week Day 3 (123 images)

We had the wonderful Zoo Lab into school today. Click here to see some of the wonderful animals they brought in.

Science Week Day 2 (122 images)

The second day of our Science Week was such fun. We had Sensational Science in visiting us today as well as lots of science activities in the classrooms. Please click here to see more.

Science Week 2017 (185 images)

Day 1 of Science Week. We ha d a blast with Secret Agent Boffin. Click here to see more!

London Zoo (13 images)

Robins and Squirrels went to London Zoo this week. Click here to see what they got up to.

World Book Day 2017 (60 images)

World Book Day came to Leigh in March 2017. Click here to see some of our wonderful costumes!

Cake Sale (14 images)

Four girls in Key Stage 2 organised a cake sale to raise money for David Bennie's work in The Gambia. In total they raised 100.20 which is a fantastic achievement. Well done girls.

World War II Day in Hawks Class (27 images)

Hawks Class had some very special visitors this week who came to speak with them about their experiences during World War II. Please click here to see more.

Hawks forest school: WW2 style (26 images)

Bivouacs and soup

Hedgehogs Forest school (25 images)

Some highlights from Forest School

Fox Class at Pizza Express (35 images)

Fox Class had a wonderful day at Pizza Express. Click here to see how much fun we had!

Breakfast with Santa 2016 (62 images)

Santa Came to Visit Leigh Primary School. We're very grateful that the real Santa Claus could spare us his time so close to Christmas! Click here to see what he got up to on his visit.

Squirrels Discover the Nickle Nackle tree (16 images)

Some more photos from our latest Forest School session with the Squirrel Class. Click here to see how much fun we had!

Christmas Lunch 2016 (41 images)

Click here to see photos from our annual Christmas Lunch. It was such a lovely event.

Wolves go Dali at Forest School (27 images)

Wolves Class have been learning about the artist Salvador Dali and extended this learning during their Forest School sessions. Click here to see what they have been up to.

Squirrels hunt for minibeast (5 images)

As part of their Forest School sessions, the Squirrel Class have been hunting for minibeasts. Click here to see what they have been up to.

Hedgehogs Trip to Kent Life (17 images)

Hedgehogs lived like Anglo Saxons for the day at Kent Life. They had an absolutely terrific time as you will see!

Foxes Kent Life Visit (26 images)

Foxes went to Kent Life for some hands on learning about the fire of London. Click here to find out just how much fun they had!

Foxes DT Project (36 images)

Fox Class have been completing a very exciting DT project in class. Click here to find out more!

Off By Heart Poetry Competition 2016 (107 images)

In November 2016 we held our third annual Off By Heart Poetry Competition. The Grand Final took place in Jessica's Hall. Click here to see some photos of this fantastic event.

Library Opening (11 images)

On 18th November we officially opened our newly refurbished library. Local author Tim Walker was on hand to cut the ribbon with Bea Wood who won the library slogan competition. Click here to see more.

Music Room Update (35 images)

We are VERY close to finishing the Music and Creative Arts Room Project. Click here for further updates on how well this is progressing.

Remembrance Day 2016 (26 images)

On 11th November the whole school went over to the War Memorial to lay poppies in remembrance of those who lost their lives in past conflicts.

New Music Room Update (20 images)

More photos from the Music and Creative Arts Room. It's close to being finished!

Music and Creative Arts Room Project (23 images)

Our new music and creative arts facility is nearing completion. Click here to see just how much they've done over half term!

Wolves on Safari Andy Goldsworthy Style (51 images)

Forest School went on Safari today and the children emulated the art of Andy Goldsworthy.

Music and Creative Arts Room (55 images)

Here are more photos from the music and creative arts room. As you can see we're making really good progress.

Music and Creative Arts Room (35 images)

We are building a music and creative arts room. Please click here to see the progress we are making on it.

Marvellous Displays (59 images)

Our school displays are fantastic. Click here to see just how great our school looks.

Foxes Great Fire of London (58 images)

Foxes learnt about fire safety, how to light a fire, building tudor houses and reenacted the great fire of London

The Wizard of Oz (101 images)

What a STUNNING performance of the Wizard of Oz. Click here to see just how great it was.

Sports Day (144 images)

Earth were the winners of Sports Day 2016. Click on the image to see how they did it!

Foxes Pirate Treasure Trail (20 images)

Foxes Forest school went on the road this week as they followed clues to find treasure

Foxes smugglers trip (109 images)

Foxes had a great day exploring the smugglers caves and aquarium in Hastings

Hedgehogs get arty at Forest School (69 images)

Hedgehogs tried out some Art in the Environment Techniques. Yarn Bombing, land art, sculpture trails

Pirate Day (31 images)

Fox Class have just had their Pirate Day. It was arghhhhhhhsome! Click here to see more.

Robins Forest school (4 images)

Robins turned forest school in to super hero school

Science Fest (39 images)

We've been designing and making International Space Stations as part of Science Fest. Click here to have a look at what we've created.

Squirrel Class Trip (43 images)

Squirrel Class went to the Natural History Museum to see the dinosaur exhibition. Please click here to see more.

Foxes Experiment at Forest School (25 images)

As part of our Science fortnight, Fox Class have been exploring how animals stay warm. Using hot water in glass jars to represent the animal they designed homes to keep them warm.

World Book Day 2016 (68 images)

We have an amazing day dressing up as different book characters as part of World Book Day 2016. Click here to see more.

Foxes modelling Tsunamis (22 images)

Click here to find out more about what the Foxes have been up to!

Foxes DT projects (41 images)

Fox Class have been designing and then making their own photo frames. Click here to see more.

Heroes and Villains day (91 images)

Foxes came to school dresses as their favourite Heroes and Villains.

A Capella Festival, King's Place London (31 images)

Congratulations to the choir on a wonderful performance. They truly rose to the occasion and filled the venue with their voices.

School Choir at Canterbury Cathedral (99 images)

The school choir joined four other schools to perform at the Schools' Choir Festival at Canterbury Cathedral. They sang beautifully and were a credit to the school.

Breakfast with Santa 15 (29 images)

Santa and his trusty Elves made his annual visit to the Children of Leigh Primary School

Robins Class to Wilderness Woods (76 images)

Robins Class spent the day doing Forest School activities at Wilderness Woods. Please click here to see what they got up to.

Squirrel Class Nativity (42 images)

Squirrel Class have been performing their Nativity 'A Miracle in Town'. Please click here to see photos from their wonderful dress rehearsal.

Winter Fair 2015 (64 images)

The PTA winter fair was a great success. Lots of visitors from the community. The choir sang, games were played and presents were bought. Thank you to everyone who helped, came and donated.

Off By Heart Poetry Final (72 images)

On Friday 4th December we held the grand final of our Off By Heart poetry competition. As you can see the children were simply amazing! Please click to see more.

Hedgehogs go Roman at Forest School (4 images)

Hedgehogs have been learning about Romans as part of their topic work and Forest School sessions.

Foxes surviving after an earthquake (45 images)

Foxes discovered their village had been destroyed by an Earthquake. They made shelters, collected food, filtered water and made animal traps.

Squirrels hunt for the Gruffalo at Forest School (34 images)

The children spent time exploring the Gruffalo story at Forest School.

Wolves continue to be Mexican at Forest School (107 images)

This week the wolves made Tortillas

Hawks create fireworks at Forest school (34 images)

Hawks at Forest School

AXA volunteers at Forest School (11 images)

Volunteers from AXA PPP healthcare donated a day to complete the winter programme at Forest School

British Heart Foundation Fundraiser (10 images)

Issy and Ellie host a coffee morning for the football spectators to raise money for BHF.

Charlotte's Web (57 images)

The whole school have been treated to a wonderful performance of Charlotte's Web. Click here to see more!

Wolves Mayan Forest School (58 images)

Wolves made Mayan God's Eyes and Pyramids at Forest School

Knife Club (4 images)

Click here to find out more about our wonderful Knife Club that takes place in our Forest School area.

Macmillan Coffee Morning (18 images)

Year 5 Girls raised money for Macmillan with a Cake sale.

Hawks Forest School A Tudor Invasion (52 images)

The Hawks landed and explored a foreign land today. They made maps and shelters

Hedgehogs go Roman at Forest School (53 images)

Hedgehogs excavated Roman Remains and worked on transporting water across the site. They also explored the natural pigments.

Foxes: Volcano Forest School (31 images)

Foxes got very muddy constructing volcanos, creating volcano pictures and redirecting lava.

Hawks Boat Building at Forest School (44 images)

The Hawks Class have recently been boat building during their Forest School sessions. Click here to find out more.

Badgers Celtic Forest School (49 images)

Badgers continued to examine Celtic life at forest school with weapon making, nettle soup, body art and Wattle and Daub. They also found newts in the pond!

Sports Day 2015 (117 images)

On 20th July we held our annual Sports Day on the village Green. Congratulations to all the children for being such great sports and to Fire for being the overall winners.

Maasai Visit (201 images)

We recently had a visit from a Maasai tribe in Kenya. They told us about their way of life and entertaied us with some singing and dancing. What a treat!

Mary Poppins (135 images)

There's just one word for it - supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!

Acorns Visit Evolution Climbing Centre (28 images)

The Acorns Nurture Group recently visited the Evolution Climbing Centre. Click here to see some of the amazing things they got up to.

VE Day (95 images)

On Friday 8th May we celebrated the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe day with our very own street party. Click on the picture to see what fun we had!

Badgers wizarding at Forest School (77 images)

Badgers made wands, broomsticks and potions at forest school. They found a slow worm and continued their excavation of their clay mine.

Wolves make forest School art (31 images)

Wolves used their new found art knowledge to create art of their own in the forest

Owls making crowns, swords and shields at forest school (30 images)

Owls continued to explore their castle topic by making crowns, swords and other paraphanalia.

Squirrel at Forest School April 15 (23 images)

Squirrels spent a sunny morning at Forest school seeing how high they could jump and climb and how well they could balance. They built playgrounds for the bugs too.

Onesie Monday (23 images)

We have been raising awareness of autism by having a Onesie Monday in support of National Autism Week. Have a click to see what we looked like!

Hogwarts Day in Hedgehog Class (26 images)

Hedgehog Class had a Hogwarts Day in preparation for their visit to the Harry Potter Studios

Postcard from a Junkyard Project in Hedgehog Class (48 images)

Every class is taking part in this writing project run by MakeBelieve Arts. It's been great fun as you can see!

Saatchi Galley (31 images)

Year 6 recently went to the Saatchi Gallery in central London

Hogwarts Day (26 images)

Hedgehog Class had a Hogwarts Day in preparation for their visit to the Harry Potter Studios. Click to see the fun we had!

Hedgehogs Trip to Harry Potter Studios (124 images)

As part of their topic work on Spells, Hedgehog Class visited the Harry Potter Studios

Squirrels become explorers at Forest School (46 images)

Squirrels were set exploring challenges

Badgers make bean poles and planters at Forest School (64 images)

Badgers spent time at forest school preparing resources which will help them with their allotment topic.

Squirrel Class at Hever Castle (54 images)

As part of their topic work on Castles, the Squirrel Class visited Hever Castle

Red Nose Day (53 images)

On Friday we raised money for Comic Relief. Have a look at some of our fantastic costumes!

Foxes Tunnel at Forest School (29 images)

Foxes spent the afternoon exploring tunnel making and tunnelling animals.

Hedgehogs take the Hogwarts Express to Forest School (26 images)

Potions, broomsticks and wands were made by hedgehogs at Forest School today

Fox Class at Herstmonceux (97 images)

As part of their work on Forces Fox Class visited the Science Centre at Herstmonceux. Have a look to see the fun we had!

Owls Building Mott and Bailey Castles at Forest School (54 images)

Owls spent the afternoon fabricating fortification, mounding up motts and creating keeps

Wolves At Forest School March 15 (35 images)

Wolves revisited Andy Goldsworthy creating art inspired by his style in the woods.

Squirrels build castles in the woods (31 images)

Squirrels learn how to use new tools in the woods.

Badgers make bricks, weapons and Tennis ball brulee at forest school (21 images)

Badgers had self directed time at Forest School today. Some carried on investigating the substrate while others used creative skills and their imagination to make bricks from the dug up clay, mud food for the masses and even a bow and arrow.

Foxes at Forest School. Iron Man and his home (34 images)

Foxes created the Iron Man out of recycled materials and built homes for him around the woods. They showed great skill and team work as they did some running repairs to the viking shelter and made the paths safe with chippings. Thanks to all those who donated materials and tools.

Wolves at Forest School (14 images)

Our lastest Forest School session in Wolves Class.

Hedgehogs go Exploring (33 images)

We took forest school on the road today and went exploring using our map reading skills. We found a Pill box, icy lakes and the river.

The Iron Man (22 images)

Fox Class have been completing some work based around the story of the Iron Man by Ted Hughes. Do take a look at some of our wonderful models!

Owls Investigate Flying at Forest School (37 images)

Owls spent time today examining what materials made good gliders and how propulsion worked

Year 6 Studying Macbeth (27 images)

The year 6 children spent a week studying playscripts. They then moved on to studying the opening scene of Macbeth. They created their own modern versions; which they then performed to the rest of the class.

The School Choir at Canterbury Cathedral (42 images)

Our School Choir recently took part in a concert with 4 other schools at Canterbury Cathedral. It was a wonderful event enjoyed by pupils, parents and staff.

Wolves: Forest School creating maps, tracking and building a tiptap (17 images)

Wolves at their recent forest school session, made maps of the area using natural resources and laid a trail for others to follow. They also made a tip tap to help with hand washing!

Foxes explore forces at Forest School (35 images)

As part of their topic work on Forces, the Fox Class have been using their Forest School sessions to learn more about different forces in a woodland environment.

Badgers investigate the structure of Forest School (22 images)

Badgers Class have recently been on a Forest School session. Click on the image to see more of what we've been up to.

Squirrels discover ice and mud at Forest School (47 images)

Our Squirrel Class have been learning about ice and mud during their Forest School session. Please click on the photograph to see more of what they've been up to.

Hedgehogs mud mountains at Forest School (40 images)

The Hedgehog Class have been making mud mountains as part of their Forest School session!

French Club (4 images)

We have a French Club specifically for children in Key Stage 1. As you can see, they are having a wonderful time learning French!

Owls explore winter at Forest School (30 images)

Owls making winter sculptures and enjoying the muddy winter weather

Squirrel Class Build and Play with Castles (26 images)

As part of their topic work on Castles the Squirrel Class enjoyed building and playing with castles.

Football Remembers (19 images)

On Friday 19th December our Football Club took part in the Football Remembers event to commemorate the 100th anniversay of the Christmas Truce

Angel Express (39 images)

The children in Squirrel Class have been starring in our annual Christmas Nativity play 'Angel Express' at St. Mary's Church.

Breakfast with Santa (67 images)

Santa came to visit. We all had breakfast cooked by Mrs Burbridge and Miss Oyler. We played games with the Elves and Santa read stories to us and gave us all a present.

Christmas Jumpers (55 images)

On Tuesday 9th December the School Council held a Christmas Jumper day to raise money for Save the Children. Click to see our fantastically festive outfits!

Frost Fayre 2014 (76 images)

On Sunday 7th December the PTA ran a Frost Fayre in Jessica's Hall. It was a great success as you can see!

Maths Week (34 images)

In November 2014 we held a Maths Week. During this week the children devised and then made their own maths games which was great fun. The parents also came into school to test their mathematical skills on these games!

Remembrance Day (43 images)

On 11th November the whole school went over to the Leigh War Memorial to pay our respects to the people of Leigh who have lost their lives during conflict.

Year 6 Residential 2014 (500 images)

At Blackland Farm with Miss Taylor, Mrs Tait and Mr Eaton.

Sports Day 2014 (69 images)

Our annual Sports Day was held on the Green.

The Jungle Book (137 images)

The school's performance of The Jungle Book at the Stag Theatre in Sevenoaks was just fantastic.

Year 6 Prom (121 images)

The Year 6 leavers have recently had their Prom Party. A great night was had by all and many thanks to the Year 6 parents for organising this.

Ypres (149 images)

On Friday 20th June the whole of Key Stage 2 visited the Battlefields of World War I in Ypres, Belgium as part of our commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the start of WWI.

Summer Concert (23 images)

The Summer Concert featured soloists, the school orchestra, the choir and the Suzuki violin group. It was a lovely event, and if you missed it, there is a DVD available!

Year 6 to Wimbledon (62 images)

On Monday some children from Year 6 went to the All England Lawn Tennis Club to see the opening day of Wimbledon! We had a fantastic day and saw some wonderful tennis.

War Memories Afternoon (111 images)

As part of the preparation for our trip to Ypres, we held a War Memories Afternoon on the 70th anniversary of the D-Day Landings. 10 speakers came into school to share their experiences and memories of conflict. The children found it a fascinating afternoon as you can see!

Viking Day in Hedgehog Class (87 images)

A fantastic time was had by all when the Hedgehog Class had their Viking Day. Please click here to find out more.

Squirrel Class go to the Chinese Restaurant (74 images)

As part of our work on Chinese New Year the Squirrel Class paid a visit to the Honeymoon Chinese Restaurant.

Our Chicks Hatch (5 images)

Weasel Class have been hatching chicks in their classroom. Please find out more about this exciting project.

Squirrel Class Gallery (108 images)

Lots of photographs from the Squirrel Class (Reception) as they settle into their new school lives

Owls: Patterns in Nature (31 images)

Owls investigated the Patterns in nature and made their own patterns with music with sticks and on cloth by leaf bashing.

Squirrels: Catching the Rainbow (48 images)

Squirrel class at Forest school finding the colours of the rainbow on a colour walk. They also did some colour matching and created pictures with a leaf bashing technique

Viking Day at Forest School (36 images)

Hedgehog Class spent the day at Forest School learning about Vikings. They constructed a viking round house, made honey bread and nettle soup.

Art Exhibition (26 images)

We have recently held a fantastic art exhibition of some of our artwork. It was a stunning display and shows what talented artists we have within the school.

St George's Day Uniforms (25 images)

On the 23rd April the children came to school in their brownies, scouts, cubs and beavers uniforms. Take a look at how smart we look!

Forest School (21 images)

A snap shot of what we do at Forest school

World Book Day! (80 images)

Each class in the school dressed up as a character from a book of their favourite author. Well done to all those who participated. The costumes were inspired!

World book day in Hedgehog Class (19 images)

All of Hedgehog Class dressed up as characters from Roahl Dahl books. Ranging from Willy Wonka to Matilda.

Watercolour techniques (8 images)

Some more fantastic artwork to have a look at

Science experiments (9 images)

Weasel Class enjoying some practical science

Seascape (31 images)

Some stunning watercolour artwork. You must take a look at these!

Forest School Shelter Building (10 images)

Some photographs of us building shelters as part of our Forest School project

Forest School (65 images)

Some photographs of us during our Forest School sessions in our Wildlife Area

Cross Country Training (4 images)

Weasel Class putting their best foot forward during a cross country training session

Bird feeders_Forest School (5 images)

Weasel Class making some bird feeders during our Forest School session

Victorian Day (Owl Class) (129 images)

Thank you to everyone for the fantastic costumes. It really contributed to the day and helped the children to feel like they had gone back in time! Hope you enjoy the gallery. PS - No children were caned, whipped or otherwise hurt in the making of this gallery!

Owl class 'Firework Calligrams' (24 images)

Owl class have been writing descriptions using adjectives (WOW words) this week. We focused on writing similies to create a Firework Calligram (Shape poem). It was a challenge that they all took on really well and very much enjoyed presenting their work for you all to see.

Jack Frost Drama (54 images)

Photos from Squirrel Class from our Bigfoot Drama Workshop. We learnt all about Jack Frost. We had a great time.

Christmas Lunch (56 images)

The children of Leigh enjoyed a fantastic christmas feast! Thanks to all that helped on the day.

Christmas Fayre (33 images)

Some amusing photos from this years school fair. Thank you for your entries!

Herstmonceux (47 images)

Class trip to Science Museum.