Curriculum Events

The children produced some beautiful artwork for display in Chiddingly Church for the Queen’s Jubilee. A big thank you to read more
Last week Oak Cass went on a school trip to Hastings. We had an amazing time: we looked round the read more
Last week some children took part in a Badminton Festival at East Hoathly. The pupils took part in different badminton read more
Willow Class had a fantastic Roman Day last week! The company Hands on History came into school with numerous artefacts read more
Last week we had Knockhatch visit our school, we were lucky enough to meet an owl, cockroach and a teneric! read more
On Thursday 3rd March, we had our World Book Day where all the children dressed up as their favourite book read more
Willow Class had a fantastic Tudor day on Tuesday this week! They looked wonderful in their Tudor outfits – it read more
Last week was Anti-Bullying week and the theme was ‘One Kind Word’. The children started the week by designing their read more
The children all took part in Remembrance Service this week: some in school and some at the church. Sycamore Class read more
Oak During wellbeing day Oak class talked about what makes us happy and we thought about all of the things read more
On the last day of term, we enjoyed celebrating International Day and learning about Australia. It was great to see read more
“JP has learnt how to divide.” Ryan “Ryan helped me with this learning.” JP Elijah explained how he wrote about read more
Chiddingly School celebrated National E-Safety Day! We had an assembly dedicated to Online Safety then the children, in their individual read more
Beech Class have had a very exciting start to their term. They were starting their English lesson when a message read more
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On Friday, Sycamore Class and Willow Class went to Chiddingly church for a Christingle service. read more
“In the beginning of her book her letters were big and not on the line but now they are small read more
Thank you and well done to the children from East Hoathly and Chiddingly schools who read Bible readings and prayers read more
A huge thank you to all of the children who attended the Federation Choir's late night shopping performance in Uckfield read more
Willow Class took a very exciting trip to Hever Castle with East Hoathly, as part of their learning about the read more
Oak Class Oak Class discussed what it means to be kind and how we show kindness to everyone around us. read more
A fun and enriching day was had by all last Friday, as the whole school paused to celebrate and learn read more
On Monday, we held our termly PALs assembly (Progress and Learning) where we celebrated all of the fantastic learning which read more
Oak Oak Class had a circle time where they talked about what makes them happy and what makes them sad. read more
This week the reception children have had such a great time getting to know their 'Buddies' in Year 6. After read more
On Saturday 13th July, some Sycamore children took part in the Uckfield Grand Prix. Fun was had by all and read more
What spectacular performances of Aladdin Trouble this week! Well done to all the children for their hard work and determination read more
On Monday, the Reception classes from Chiddingly and East Hoathly visited Hastings. There was a buzz of conversation, as the read more
On Monday 24th June, Willow class dressed up and hosted a whole day of 'Hands on History' with their Federation read more
A big thank you to everyone for such a fantastic turn out on Sports Day last term! Also a big read more
Please see below for a photo of Beech Class all using the new laptops in their learning! They were using read more
A really big thank you to Sam, Nick, Louise, Amy, Mr Lawrence and Mr Herdman for a brilliant job at read more
Henry, Albert, Jack, Callum, Aidan, Coco, Cameron, Sebastian and Liam all went to a football tournament on Thursday 4th April. read more
On Friday 29th March, we had a brilliant Enrichment Morning. Children used their strategic skills in backgammon, went on a read more
On Wednesdays, we have some very kind volunteers from Chiddingly Church lead the Jesus And Me club. Please see Mrs read more
On Wednesday 13th March, a team of Year 5/6 from Chiddingly and East Hoathly attended a Hi 5 Netball tournament. read more
Some children created lovely watercolour artwork on last term’s Enrichment Morning and the Chiddingly Village Shop have displayed their work read more
On Thursday, Pioneer took two teams to the Ringmer Cluster Schools Swimming Gala. A team from East Hoathly and a read more
What fantastic costumes we had for this year’s World Book Day! Such a wide range of book characters were seen read more
On Tuesday 5th March, Beech Class went on a trip with East Hoathly Year 1/2 Class to Raystede Centre for read more
On the last day of Term 3, we had another Enrichment Morning. Children chose an activity: sewing, jewellery making, backgammon, read more
Mrs Ockenden would like to say what an excellent job our Play Leaders have been doing at lunchtimes and a read more
On Wednesday 13th February, children took part in a Progress and Learning assembly. The children brought their books to the read more
On Monday, Oak Class went on their first school trip. We all got onto a coach and visited the fire read more
Safer Internet Day was held on Monday 4th February and was an overwhelming success! The company ‘Perform For Schools’ who read more
On Friday 14th December, we held another successful Enrichment Day. The children got the opportunity to take part in one read more
On Thursday 13th December, Key stage 2 took part in a basketball skills competition. Each class was split into 4 read more
A big well done to all the children from Chiddingly and East Hoathly who performed at Uckfield’s late night shopping read more
This week, Oak class have been exploring owls and nocturnal animals, as part of our 'Noisy Nightlife' topic. With the read more
On Monday, Oak Class were super excited to hear that they were going to have a 'Mystery Reader' coming in read more
On Wednesday some of the children dressed up in World War One inspired costumes and they looked great! We have read more
On Friday morning the children took part in Enrichment Day and got to experience some fantastic activities! read more
On Tuesday, Sycamore joined the Year 5 and 6 children from East Hoathly and St Mary's for a trip to read more
We were so pleased to see so many children represent the school at Chiddingly Church's Harvest Festival on Sunday. The read more
On Thursday 11th October the children shared their work in assembly with children from other classes. “Conner’s handwriting has improved read more
On Wednesday 10th October, we learnt about mental health and ways to ensure we have healthy minds. read more
Meet our new Sports Crew. Sports Crews are a primary school version of a school sport organising committee, the Sports read more
On Thursday 20th September, some Chiddingly school children and families took part in the opening event of this year’s 40th read more
On Friday 6th July, East Hoathly and Chiddingly Reception classes joined together for Pirate Day. They worked together to create their read more
Last week, Sycamore went on their residential and what an amazing week we had! The children were all so brave read more
On Tuesday, the Year 6s from Chiddingly and East Hoathly represented Pioneer Federation absolutely brilliantly at a Diocesan leavers’ service read more
Willow class, with the Year 3/4 class from East Hoathly, thoroughly enjoyed their trip to Fishbourne Roman Palace on Thursday read more
The children all thoroughly enjoyed their Roman Day on Wednesday! We had lots of great Roman costumes – thank you read more
We enjoyed a fabulous day in the sunshine at the castle! We explored the beautiful grounds, had a picnic lunch by read more
On Friday 18th May, the Pioneer Federation held a special Celebration Day for the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and read more
On Tuesday 17th April the whole school took part in an exciting STEM day. The children came to school dressed read more
WOW what a week, we have all experienced a different sporting workshop each day – even the teachers got involved read more
On Monday Pioneer, took two teams to the Ringmer Cluster Schools Swimming Gala. A team from Chiddingly and a team read more
We celebrated World Book Day on Thursday 1st March. We wrote letters to people we admire throughout the week and read more
Kung Hei Fat Choi! Happy New Year! This week we have enjoyed learning all about China in our afternoon sessions. read more
This week we enjoyed our 'Progress and Learning' PALs assembly to celebrate all of our achievements in Term 3. The read more
On Thursday 8th February Beech Class spent a fantastic day at Paradise Park! We learned about lots of different kinds read more
Children from the Pioneer Federation took part in an E-Safety Day on Wednesday 7th February 2018. Andrew Gunn was invited read more
Willow Class, along with East Hoathly’s Year 3/4 class, thoroughly enjoyed their team building trip at Walton Firs activity centre read more
On Tuesday 16th January, we had Mathematics Day. We felt that the children needed to gain more confidence with working read more
On Wednesday 13th December we had our school Christmas production. All the children put on a fantastic performance. Well done read more
Thank you to those who were able to join us for the Christingle Service at Chiddingly Church on Sunday. The read more
Well done to all of the children who performed at the Uckfield Late Night Shopping Event on Friday 1st December. read more
On Tuesday, Sycamore went back in time to the early 1940s for their evacuee day! The first job of the read more
What is happening within the schools for Anti-bullying week? This week was Anti-Bullying week, with a focus on difference and read more
This week, we have enjoyed our latest International Day, learning about Mexico. Oak and Beech Classes joined together and Willow read more
Sycamore had an exciting Monday afternoon this week as a paramedic and volunteers from St John's Ambulance came in to read more
This week, the children spent an assembly time sharing their progress and learning from the term with a friend in read more
On Tuesday 10th October we held our Harvest Festival Assembly. Well done to all the children for their hard work read more
On Tuesday, Oak Class enjoyed a visit from Jaws and Claws, as part of their learning journey, 'Jaws, Claws and read more
On Wednesday morning, Oak Class had a lovely time exploring the school field and wooded area. We took buckets and read more
On Friday 29th September, Sycamore organised and ran a coffee morning to raise money for MacMillan Cancer Trust. They wrote read more
On Sunday 16th July some children from Sycamore class took part in the Uckfield’s Wacky Races. Links to the articles read more
Beech Class had a wonderful time at Michelham Priory last week, where they took part in a day filled with read more
We held our annual sports day on Thursday 6th July and it was a fantastic morning! The children were incredibly read more
On Wednesday, Rion Pierre, the GB sprinter came to East Hoathly and Chiddingly to talk to the children. He spent read more
The Year 6s had a fantastic morning last Friday at Safety in Action at Bowles Outdoor Centre. There were 9 read more
Awe and Wonder day took place on Wednesday 24th May 2017. All the children were in mixed year group teams read more
On Tuesday 16th May, we went to Sussex Downs Leisure Centre and played a 7-a-side football tournament against 6 other read more
Sycamore class decided we wanted to create clay models to sell at the market. On Monday 15th May, we split read more
We are participating in The Daily Mile. The aim of the Daily Mile is to improve the physical, emotional and read more
Last Thursday, Oak Class went on a trip to Plumpton. Thanks to Miss Pitt for providing some lovely photos of read more
On Monday 20th February, the Pioneer Federation celebrated their second International Day of the year with a focus on the read more
Sycamore spent Friday 27th January celebrating Chinese New Year, furthering our learning based on our topic of the Shang Dynasty of Ancient read more
Oak Class enjoyed a visit by a very special vehicle last week! Chris the farmer from Burgh Hill Farm came read more
On Thursday 27th January, we had a visit from the Open Book group in our assembly. Kye said the assembly read more
Children from the Pioneer Federation took part in an E-Safety Day on Thursday 12th January.  They learnt what the acronym 'SMART' read more
Well done to all the children for putting on two brilliant performances on Thursday! All the children looked fantastic and read more
In addition to the wonderful singing on Friday evening at the Late Night Shopping event, the children also sang at read more
Well done to all the children involved in singing with the Federation Choir on Friday evening at the Late Night read more
Mr Procter & Mr Alan Brundle (Governor) took part in a sponsored 10 mile run on Sunday 4th December. Well read more
On Friday 18th November, children from years 4, 5 and 6 went to Ringmer School to take part in a read more
On Thursday 10th November, Sycamore class had a Victorian day when they dressed up and took part in a typical read more
On the 20th October Chiddingly and East Hoathly Schools celebrated their first International Day with a focus on India. We read more
On Tuesday 24th May 2016 we held a very exciting Awe and Wonder day with the theme of ‘Our World’. read more
Last week, Sycamore did a fantastic job of hosting a coffee morning to raise money for MacMillan Cancer support. They read more
Today we have had the most fantastic celebration day to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's 90th Birthday! During the morning, each class read more
We started Term 2 with a flurry of colours, arts and culture with each class ‘travelling’ around the world to read more
On Tuesday 13th October, Year 5 & 6 children from Chiddingly and East Hoathly schools visited Cuckmere Haven for some read more
Chiddingly and East Hoathly Reception classes went to Plumpton College to see the baby animals for their ‘New Life’ project. read more
The Years 5 and 6 school choir, led by choir mistress Mrs Ellie White, were invited to Chiddingly village shop read more
Pupils from Chiddingly had a display of their autumn pictures in the village community shop (Sept/Oct 2014). read more