Curriculum Events

On Tuesday, Hedgehogs and their friends from Oak class at Chiddingly visited Hastings Aquarium. The morning started with a long read more
On the last day of term the sun came out for our fantastic Sports Day and Jubilee celebrations. We hope read more
Following on from our pen pal scheme, Owls Class have been visiting our friends at Lydfords every Friday with Mrs read more
Hedgehogs Hedgehogs have had a fantastic Farming Week. We started by watching a video all about Curly the sheep and read more
Last Thursday was World Book Day and we all came in dressed as book characters. We were blown away by read more
On the 22nd February any children that attend Rainbows, Brownies or Guides came into school in their uniform to celebrate read more
On Wednesday Hedgehogs visited Bodiam Castle, they had their best listening ears on and explored all corners of the castle read more
Our Christingle service was virtual this year but we still enjoyed celebrating together. read more
Foxes Class enjoyed dressing up for Tudor Day this week! We had a busy day learning Tudor dances, making sugar read more
The whole school attended a service for Remembrance Day this week. Jess and Spencer read the names of East Hoathly read more
One Friday 15th October we took part in the 'One Run Global Run', where Pioneer Schools and over 130,000 pupils read more
Owls Class would love to tell you about all their fantastic trip to Newhaven Fort... read more
On Friday 24th September, we hosted a coffee afternoon for Macmillan. In the morning lots of parents brought in cakes read more
On Friday 2nd July, the Year 5 and 6 children of Owl Class took part in the Moving On Patina read more
On Tuesday, the Hedgehogs went on a very exciting minibus journey, for their very first East Hoathly trip, all the read more
On Friday 9th July, Year 6 Owls started their school day at Chiddingly Primary School to take part in an read more
On Thursday, the Hedgehog classroom was graced by the presence of several knights, princesses, queens and kings! After a quick read more
The children have had a very exciting Sport’s Day this year and were very happy to take part in one read more
This week, the children took part in a PALs assembly to discuss the progress they thought they had made this read more
The theme of Awe and Wonder Day was Equality and Inclusion. On Thursday 6th May, the children at East Hoathly read more
On Friday 30th April, East Hoathly were visited by Esther from Starfish Malawi. Esther popped into each classroom to share read more
The Hedgehogs, Miss Denney and Mrs Smith would like to say a very big thank you to all that have read more
At the end of Term 4, the RE council met to discuss our school Global Neighbours links. We are building read more
This week, we finished our assembly with a visit to Owls class so that our Year 6 children could be read more
The FPTA organised an Easter Egg hunt for our bubbles. The children had to find little pictures and collect them read more
This term, we held our PALs assembly in our classrooms. The children sat together to share the work they had read more
WE DID IT!!! We travelled from East Hoathly to Malawi! It took us 12 weeks to make the 6,555 mile read more
On Wednesday, each class spent the afternoon learning about Malawi. In Hedgehogs we looked at Google Earth to see what read more
Following the Prime Minister’s backing of Marie Curie’s National Day of Reflection, East Hoathly observed the minute’s silence for those read more
This year, the theme was ‘Funny is Power’ and the children (and staff!) enjoyed this opportunity to dress up as read more
On Monday 1st March, we had an Easter Comparison afternoon. This was part of our work towards a Global Neighbours read more
There were so many amazing costumes this World Book Day! Well done for taking part and thank you for sending read more
We have had great fun this term with our ‘Fun Friday’ dress codes! This week’s theme was ‘Christmas’. We saw read more
This week, we were delighted to tuck into Christmas dinner. The children made Christmas hats for the feast and had read more
All the children within school have created Christmas cards for the residents of Lydfords care home, helping to spread a read more
The children and staff enjoyed the ‘Fun Fridays’ throughout November so much, that we have decided to continue it on read more
The children and staff enjoyed the ‘Fun Fridays’ throughout November so much, that we have decided to continue it on read more
To bring a little bit of joy during this difficult second lockdown, we are going to introduce ‘Fun Fridays’ for read more
Year 6 and Reception buddies have really enjoyed being able to be together at playtimes. The Year 6's have been read more
Year 5 and 6 had a great day. We started the day in role - Mrs Healy ordered us to read more
Hedgehogs This week, the Hedgehogs learnt about Chrysanthemum, a character in a story who was having a difficult time at read more
Last Friday, the children learnt all about how their donations can help other children. The children also enjoyed wearing their read more
To bring a little bit of joy during this difficult second lockdown, we are going to introduce ‘Fun Fridays’ for read more
On Thursday morning, we had some special lessons in our classrooms. We learnt all about our new school vision and read more
On Sunday 8th November, Spencer and Mrs Thompson, along with other members of their family took part in a sponsored read more
This year, Miss Lewis has created a space in her office which enables the school to celebrate the children’s hard read more
Hedgehogs We have been thinking about ‘wellbeing’. We learnt in an emergency you call 999. We also explored first aid, read more
On Thursday, we held our termly PALs assembly. During this time, we reflected on the term, considering the impact of read more
Throughout the week, each class has taken to the playground stage at 2.45pm and performed a song they have learnt read more
To celebrate the end of term, we are sharing our music learning from the term by performing to parents on read more
On Wednesday 7th October, the Hedgehogs spent some time in their gardening area. They used lots of gross motor skills read more
On Thursday 5th March, East Hoathly celebrated World Book Day. There was an incredible range of characters in the school read more
On Thursday, all children from East Hoathly gathered for a PALs assembly in the church. They took their work books, read more
On Tuesday 11th February, the entire school came together dressed in green and yellow to celebrate Australia for their International read more
On Wednesday 12th February, East Hoathly celebrated National e-Safety Day! We had an assembly dedicated to Online Safety then the children, read more
On Wednesday, Reception from East Hoathly and Oak class from Chiddingly hopped onto the coach for a trip to Uckfield read more
Reception watched a clip of Moana and talked about how brave she was to go sailing. Then we talked about read more
We have a developed a dedicated reading time during our school day. From 1.05-1.20pm each day, all children across the read more
Reception started their new topic with a very noisy visitor! On Tuesday they were greeted with a loud horn and read more
Thank you for coming along to the Christingle service!  It was a delight to hear the children sing and read read more
As part of our journey to enrich our curriculum with more physical activity experiences and further develops links with our local community, read more
On Monday 16th, both Reception and Year 5 and 6 classes walked to Lydfords Care Home to sing some carols read more
8 children - mainly Year 5s have recently been trained to deliver games at break times & lunchtimes in a read more
Santa took time out of his very busy schedule to pop into East Hoathly school and Nursery and give them 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
Year 3 and 4 from East Hoathly and Willow class from Chiddingly went on a trip to Hever Castle, as read more
Year 5 and 6 travelled to Eastbourne to take part in the Big Sing. It is an event the children read more
We held a ‘Wellbeing Day’, which involved a variety of activities and learning about the brain, how we react in read more
The East Hoathly FPTA held their annual Christmas Fair in the village hall and what a fair it was! There read more
On Wednesday, Reception visited Chiddingly for the day. They spent the morning with Oak Class, exploring different Owl themed provision, read more
Last week was Anti-Bullying Week. Have a look at what each class got up to! Reception Reception explored the theme read more
On Wednesday the 20th of November Ronda and David Armitage visited Year 1 and 2. Before their visit, we made read more
Meet this year’s sports and play leaders! On Friday, they joined the team from Chiddingly to take part in a read more
On Tuesday 12th November, the children took part in ‘Odd Sock Day’. This event was created to be celebrated during read more
Reception have been exploring different celebrations and events. With Bonfire and Remembrance being a big part of our village community, read more
On Friday 25th October, East Hoathly School and Nursery came together to lead the Harvest Service. Each class had a read more
On Friday 18th October 2019, Pioneer Schools took part in a fun and enriching British Values Day as a way read more
On Monday, we held our termly PALs assembly (Progress and Learning) where we celebrated all of the fantastic learning which read more
Mr Rattray visited East Hoathly on Friday 18th October and spoke to Year 5 and 6 about his Uncle Alexander, read more
ReceptionIn Reception, we read the story of ‘The Mood Hoover’ and we talked about our different feelings.We then used different read more
On Thursday 10th of October, Mental World Health Day, Year 1 and 2 had a visit from Nurse Suzy. She read more
On Friday 4th October, we went on a school trip to a theatre and watched a show about the Tudors, read more
On Thursday 11th July, the whole school took part in the performance of the ‘Mystery at Magpie Manor’. There were read more
On Monday 8th July, the Reception classes from East Hoathly and Chiddingly visited Hastings. The morning started with a long read more
This Thursday, the children gathered in the Church for the last P.A.Ls assembly of the year. The children sit with read more
Reception This term we decided to have enrichment morning in our own classes. Reception enjoyed learning how to make icing read more
Year 6 were presented with illustrated dictionaries from the Rotary Club in Eastbourne. They gave one to each child in read more
On Monday 24th June, Year 3 and 4 travelled over to Chiddingly dressed up as Greeks to work with their read more
On Friday 10th May, the children in Reception were joined by Chiddingly Reception class for the day. They had a read more
Value and Bible link Quote from Bible Bible story linked to it Resilience – James 1:12 12 Blessed is the one read more
On Monday 1st April, the children took part in a Progress and Learning, Sharing assembly with a focus on the read more
Over the past few weeks, Reception have been the patient parents to chicken eggs in our classroom incubator. They have read more
This week, KS2 have been learning about how to say what they like and dislike. To put this into practise, read more
On Friday 29th, the children had a range of activities to choose from that they normally would not do in read more
Last week, the parents and carers of East Hoathly School received a letter asking them to arrive a little bit read more
This week, Reception have had a great fun talking and learning about healthy food. The children spoke about the different read more
On Tuesday 19th March 2019, Year 3 and 4 made our very own bread rolls. Firstly, we washed our hands! read more
The account of the visit was written by Stan Twiddy: read more
On Wednesday 13th March, a team of Year 5 and 6 children attended a Hi 5 Netball tournament. They competed alongside read more
On Thursday 7th March East Hoathly school, along with other schools across the country, celebrated World Book Day! A lot read more
On Friday last week Reception had their first Forest School session. They walked to the forest and looked out for read more
On Monday this week, the children took part in a PALs assembly. In the PALs assembly, children sit next to read more
On Friday 15th, the children had a range of activities to choose from that they normally would not do in read more
On Wednesday morning, Years 1 to 6 were visited by a company called ‘Perform for Schools’, who held interactive workshops read more
The children of East Hoathly got involved with activities that had been inspired by the school’s vision song. In the read more
On Thursday last week, Miss Denney's brother brought in his motor bike for the children in Reception and Nursery to read more
On Friday, the children of East Hoathly got involved with activities that had been inspired by the school’s vision song. read more
A big well done to Mr Procter, Mrs Fry and Governor, Alan Brundle for completing the Mince Pie Run last read more
Esther, in Year 4, had a very quiet weekend last week. She thought of a way to help other children read more
Earlier last week, the children had a range of activities to choose from that they normally would not do in read more
This year, the decision was made to split the Christmas productions into two. EYFS and KS1 performed the traditional Nativity 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
Reception have been learning about writing letters. This week, they wrote letters to Father Christmas. In their letters, they thought read more
This week, Year 5 and 6 performed the songs they have been practising for the Big Sing. Miss Purcell said read more
On Tuesday, the children were treated to a festive Pantomime of Robin Hood, which the FPTA organised and funded. The read more
On a wet and windy Wednesday morning Year 3 and 4, from East Hoathly, Chiddingly and St Mary’s, set off read more
To mark the special birthday of Prince Charles, the idea came to organise a coffee, tea and cake morning to read more
The children in Reception have been learning about different celebrations that involve noisy activities such a fireworks! Last Friday, they  read more
This week is Anti Bullying Week. The theme of the week, chosen by the Anti Bullying Alliance is 'Choose Respect'. We began read more
In school this week, it was World War 1 week. The children across the school took part in different activities, read more
Earlier this term, the children had a range of activities to choose from that they normally would not do in read more
East Hoathly have taken part in two Harvest Festivals this year. The first took place on Sunday 14th October in read more
On Tuesday 16th October, the Year 5 and 6 classes in the Federation went on a trip to Weald and read more
Over the past two weeks, Year 3 and 4 have enjoyed two science days! The children all took part in read more
On Thursday 11th of October, the children took part in a Progress And Learning assembly. The children brought their RE read more
The school participated in activities while reflecting on mental health and what it means to take care of yourself. One read more
On Wednesday, the school participated in activities while reflecting on mental health and what it means to take care of read more
It has been an absolute pleasure this week watching Year 6 guide their Reception buddies in and around the school. read more
After two weeks of planning, building, painting, sticking and drying, Year 5 and 6 finally went to the Patina Parade read more
On Friday 6th July, East Hoathly and Chiddingly joined together for Pirate Day. They worked together to create their own read more
On Tuesday 3rd of July, East Hoathly travelled to St Mary’s Hartfield, by coach, to see their Year 5 and read more
On Tuesday 26th of June, Year 6 travelled to Crowborough to take part in their Leaver’s Service. For the first read more
Year 6 got presented with Leavers Hoodies today from Mrs Bushell and the FPTA. Year 6 were surprised as they read more
Over the past three weeks Reception have been eagerly watching the incubator filled with eggs. They have been carefully filling read more
Last Friday, the Pioneer Federation held a special Celebration Day for the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. read more
On Thursday the 24th May, the entire school came together to celebrate the learning they had done over the past read more
On Tuesday 22nd May, ten Year 6 children were invited to play in the Alfriston Primary School Football Tournament. The read more
In the morning we made Roman shields and Roman jewellery. We used sugar cubes to design Roman buildings. We also read more
On a very sunny Wednesday, Reception had their very first trip on a coach! They were joined by Oak Class read more
We are developing our healthy eating and physical activity opportunities for our Early Years children, in connection with East Sussex read more
This week, children from East Hoathly and Chiddingly went to St Mary’s for the day! They joined in with their read more
Last term, we entered the Innocent Smoothie “Big Grow 2018”. Innocent sent us compost, pots and seeds to plant our read more
On Thursday 19th 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
We had quite a lot of snow last week! At break time, there were snowmen being built and snow angels read more
We celebrated World Book Day on Thursday the 1st of March. We wrote letters to people we admire throughout the read more
Kung Hei Fat Choi! Happy New Year! Last week we enjoyed learning all about China in our afternoon sessions. This was linked read more
On Thursday 8th February we had PALS Assembly. This is where we do two things: review the theme of this 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
Reception visited Chiddingly for the day and games, completed obstacle courses, explored the police station and had an extra special read more
On Wednesday, PC Gemma visited Reception and Nursery to talk about her role as a police officer and what she read more
Last week, we had Mathematics Day at East Hoathly and Chiddingly School. The staff de-cided that the children needed to read more
Year 3/4 ventured off to Walton Firs Activity Centre on Tuesday, for an action-packed day of adventure! They participated in read more
Our fantastic FPTA arranged and funded a Christmas Pantomime for all the children this week. We all went to the read more
On Monday the 11th of December, Year 5 and 6 went to Lydfords Care Home to sing carols to the read more
On Sunday, the 10th of December, School Governor Alan Brundle and Mr Procter braved the cold and wet weather to read more
On Friday the 8th of December, Year 5 and 6 went to the King’s Centre in Eastbourne to take part read more
On Monday, Reception visited the local post office to buy stamps and post their very    important letters to Father Christmas. read more
On Friday, East Hoathly celebrated the first day of December by wearing festive jumpers! Children donated prizes for the upcoming 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 21st November, Year 5 and 6 went back in time to World War 2 and arrived as Evacuees 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, the children in East Hoathly school created a poppy to make into a wreath for the Remembrance Service read more
On Monday the 6th of November, the children at East Hoathly were split into their Key Stages and then divided read more
On Tuesday morning Reception and Nursery had lots of special visitors. Phil from Jaws and Claws brought some of his read more
Some of the Year 5 and 6 children went to the Uckfield Grand Prix last Sunday to race our Go-Kart. read more
Congratulations to the children for putting on an amazing production of ‘Treasure Island’. Thank you to all the parents for read more
Some of our Year 6 pupils have been completing the ‘Bikability’ training course this week. They have had some sessions read more
We went back in time to the Stone Age on our trip to Michelham Priory! We did pretend hunting and read more
Awe and Wonder day took place on Monday 22nd May 2017. All the children were in mixed year group teams read more
During Enterprise week, each class was given £20 to spend on whatever materials they needed to create a product to read more
We are participating in The Daily Mile. The aim of the Daily Mile is to improve the physical, emotional and read more
On Thursday 15th May 2017 John from the Towner Art Gallery came in to lead art workshops with Year 1/2 read more
On Monday 20th February, the Pioneer Federation celebrated their second International Day of the year with a focus on the read more
We had a lovely afternoon on Friday, celebrating Chinese New Year! We ate prawn crackers and talked about how people read more
On Wednesday 25th January we had Mathematics reasoning morning. This is our Mathematics focus this year! All classes had a 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
This week, in Year 5/6, we had a Victorian Day! We spent the day dressed as Victorians and behaving like read more
This week has been Healthy Living week (31st October- 4th November) the children have been involved in activities between both 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 Monday 23rd May 2016 we had a very exciting Awe and Wonder day with the theme of ‘Our World’. read more
Tuesday was an exciting day for Reception as they visited Plumpton College Farm. They joined Chiddingly on the coach and read more
We started Term 2 with a flurry of colours, arts and culture with each class ‘travelling’ around the world to read more
Last Thursday we held our Science and Wellbeing Day. Throughout the day the children took part in a variety of read more