Curriculum Events

Maple Class had a fantastic day at The Briars’ Field Centre. They talked about water in its different forms, such read more
Lilac class had fantastic trip to London a few weeks ago and were delighted that local MP for Wealden, Nus read more
This week, Lilac and some of Willow's keenest gardeners planted the seeds for this year. We are hoping to have read more
There has been much enthusiasm this week, getting the beds ready to plant the vegetable seeds for this year. We read more
Once again World Book Day was enjoyed by the whole school. Both children and staff relished the opportunity to celebrate read more
In Willow Class, we designed and made posters to help us be internet ‘SMART’ and to keep us safe when read more
We went to Hever Castle as part of our ‘Once Upon a Time’ learning journey. What a fantastic way to read more
The children did some excavating of dinosaur bones using different tools and techniques so not to damage the millions of read more
On Wednesday 15th December, the whole school took part in the Christingle Service in church, led be Reverend Julie. We read more
On Thursday 9th December, we performed our whole school Nativity. Thank you to everyone who supported this and a huge read more
This term Cherry’s Class topic is ‘What happens where I live?’ So far, in their learning the children have immersed read more
On Tuesday 30th November, Lilac Class dressed as WW2 evacuees and visited the Kent Life Heritage Centre. They were put read more
This week we have been focusing on raising awareness around anti-bullying. Our theme has been ‘One Kind Word’ and creating read more
On Thursday 4th November, Willow Class had an extremely exciting trip to Hever Castle. We divided into groups and journeyed read more
On Thursday 11th November at 11:00am, the whole school joined in remembering all that have given their lives to protect read more
This month is Black History month and on Wednesday each class celebrated a different aspect of History. Cherry Class learnt read more
Today we took part in the One Run Global Schools Day. One Run for Good are helping to support children read more
On Tuesday afternoon, Eva, Hugo and Freddie spent the afternoon with Zoe Conway, a BBC News correspondent talking all things read more
On Friday 1st October two Police Officers came to visit the school. They met with Reception, Key Stage 1 and read more
On Tuesday 28th September, Martin from Open View came to school and ran sessions with each class looking at different read more
Inspired by our book ‘The Night Pirates’, we have gone pirate mad this week. We had lots of pirate fun. read more
Our wonderful Mr D organised and ran a fantastic Sports Day on Friday. A huge well done to the winning read more
Another amazing day! We’re all looking forward to coming home tomorrow to tell you about all of our adventures. We read more
After what turned out to be quite a competitive game of Ambush yesterday evening, we’ve enjoyed another day full of read more
It’s certainly been a day for heights today! After a yummy, hot breakfast, which included sausages, hash browns and beans, read more
We’ve arrived all safe and sound and it seems we brought the sunshine with us! After a smooth ferry crossing, read more
On Thursday, Willow Class joined Mr and Mrs Rowberry for a number of wildlife activities. We had so much fun read more
To immerse ourselves in our learning of Famous people of the past and present, on Friday, Cherry Class came to read more
We had such a brilliant day out to Groombridge Place. We caught the 291 bus to Groombridge and enjoyed looking read more
This week, Lilac Class finished off their topic, ‘Codebreakers’ with our very own Spy Day! We all came dressed in read more
Bikeability is underpinned by the National Standard for cycle training and with a government-recognised set of principles it is an read more
This term Cherry Class’ topic is ‘Glorious Growing’. To immerse ourselves in all things botanical, yesterday we headed off to read more
Despite not all being together we had a wonderful celebration for World Book Day. This year we celebrated books by read more
It's So Exciting I Believe Good Luck With That! On A Journey His Father's Love A Starry Night Shepherds! Come read more
We had such a fun and interesting day on Thursday, holding our very own version of the Great Exhibition in read more
On Wednesday, we had a very special assembly with Chris Knott, the founder of our link charity Starfish Malawi. He read more
On Thursday, each class paused to celebrate Global Handwashing Day, which is now perhaps more prevalent than ever! We linked read more
To build upon our learning for our topic, ‘Toys’, Cherry Class visited Pooh Corner on Wednesday morning. The children had read more
Thank you for your donations; the school has raised £78.00 Lilac Class had fun creating funny monsters then all voted read more
Wildlife Explorers put on a play in assembly this week: to show how Fairtrade helps cocoa farmers and the rainforest. read more
We were fortunate to have two visitors, Nicoline and Roseanna, treat us to some wonderful live Harp and Violin playing read more
Over the past few weeks Miss Boswell has supported Maple Class with filming familiar stories. They have all dressed up, read more
For World Book Day, as well as having the opportunity to dress as their favourite character from a book, each read more
This week, St Mary’s paused to explore the wonderful continent of Australia! We started the morning by looking at where read more
It was great to have Georgie from Chestnut Tree House visit us on Tuesday to talk about the amazing work read more
On Wednesday 5th February, Willow Class had a really exciting afternoon making torches as a way of applying all the read more
On Tuesday 28th January, we were visited by Jean and her friend Susannah, both of whom train guide dog puppies read more
St Mary’s enjoyed a whole day of art. The children had four different sessions of art teaching them different art read more
It was great to have Abi and Lydia from Fun Abounds come in and run a gymnastics workshop with each read more
Maple Class have spent a lesson thinking about their new topic ‘Off We Go!’ They discussed what they knew already read more
The whole school paused to explore and celebrate wellbeing. We started by wearing our slippers to school to help us read more
Willow class went to Hever Castle to learn more about the Tudors and Anne Boleyn. Along with the other children read more
Roll Up, Roll Up! Music The Forgotten Toys Music Going on a Journey Music Follow the Star Music We Sing read more
On Tuesday 19th November Cherry went on a Hartfield Village walk as part of our "What happens where I live read more
On Thursday, all classes took part in UK Parliament week. We started the day with an assembly looking at the read more
‘Crash-out on the HMS Cavalier’ Tuesday 5th November—Wednesday 6th November 2019 As part of our topic this term, Lilac Class read more
This term we are launching our 10-minute challenge, whereby all children will be attempting to jog or run continuously for read more
On Friday 11th October, Cherry class went on the bus to Forest Row to Stone Cottage Dentist to learn more read more
On Friday 4th October, Willow class went to the Assembly Halls in Tunbridge Wells to see Horrible Histories: The Terrible read more
The Impact of Buddy time is for the children to build their confidence and personal and social relationships, to support read more
On Monday 24th June, Willow class dressed up and took their learning about Greeks over to Chiddingly School to share read more
On Friday 21st June, thanks to the PTFA and your generous donations over the last year, we had a whole read more
The children started their afternoon by looking out for and collecting rubbish, using a new grabber. By the end of read more
Today the class was taken over by a band of pirates! We played some Pirate games and learned how to read more
We started a wild challenge, which is about doing 30 days of wild activities. We took off our shoes and read more
On Monday 20th May, the children took part in our latest Progress and Learning Assembly. Once again, the children brought read more
The children got very excited about using our ‘Bug Hunter’ kit and set off exploring our grounds for different minibeasts. read more
Thank you to Chris and Emma, our instructors from the Road Safety Education Team at East Sussex County Council. Here read more
On Saturday 11th May some children from Cherry and one from Maple went to the Coleman's Hatch Trinity Church Vintage read more
This week the children have been busy planting seeds. Lots of sunflowers, nasturtiums and other bee and insect friendly plants. read more
On the 1st of May we visited the Briar’s Field Centre. Mrs and Mr Rowberry helped us to pond dip read more
We had a fantastic time at The British Wildlife Centre. We saw lots of different animals from rats and mice read more
The school has been awash with an array of all things red including the infamous red noses, for Mufti Day read more
We ran the Thursday Assembly to share our topic learning about Dinosaurs We learned the poem ‘Dinosaur Roar!’ from a read more
We were lucky enough to be given lots of hedge plants from the Woodland Trust, so we decided to use read more
We have recently been given some money from the Hartfield Horticultural Society to help us by tools and equipment for read more
Fairtrade Fortnight was kicked off this week with Samba Workshops for all four classes at St Mary's. Many thanks to read more
This is our very first Fairtrade Fortnight at St Mary's, as we work our way towards achieving our first FairAware read more
A wonderful day was had by all on our Whole School Trip to the Ashdown Forest. The weather was kind read more
Each term, we have a PALS (Progress and learning) assembly, where the children share their books from the term and read more
Tuesday 5th February was Chinese New Year, so as part of their topic 'Where in the world are we?', Willow read more
On Monday 28th January, Mr D organised a fantastic day of orienteering to help the children put into practice the read more
This week, the outdoor club did some weeding and winter tidying in their vegetable plot. They dug out a huge read more
This week all of the children brought in bikes and scooters as part of our 'Off We Go!' topic. The read more
The Children at St Mary’s Outdoor Club have written letters to the Hartfield & District Horticultural Society.The children discussed what they read more
Katrina organised a party at the church as a celebration of Jesus birthday. The children talked about what you need read more
On Thursday 6th December, Willow class spent the morning being Engineers! Mr Martin-Lawrence came in, bringing with him a robot read more
Superstar! …that was the name of this year’s nativity and Superstars they were – all of them!  This lovely story read more
We had a brilliant adventure last week, walking to the local shop ‘Pooh Corner’. We had some juice and cakes, read more
Today we each carried a cross, marked with the name of a victim of the war from Hartfield. The children amazed read more
This week the whole school has gone 'off curriculum' to learn about World War 1 in commemoration of 100 years read more
We are a Thrive school - a school that puts children first and uses the Thrive programme to support them. read more
Our Starfish Malawi champions arranged a Starfish Malawi Day - and it was brilliant! The whole school came dressed in read more
This week we had our first St Mary’s University of life morning and an opportunity for the children to choose read more
On Tuesday 16th October Lilac, along with their counterpart classes from the Pioneer Federation; Chiddingly and East Hoathly attended a read more
Cherry Class went to visit Forest Row Fire station as part of their learning topic for the "The Great Fire read more
After the cross country event in school recently we sent no fewer than 24 runners from years 3 to 6 read more
t was lovely to see so many parents and friends of the school at our Harvest Service today.  Reverend Julie read more
Today we were thrilled that one of our hens (we are not sure if it was Tulip or Rose) laid read more
In outdoor club we have been harvesting some of our fruit and vegetables this week. We enjoyed eating raspberries and read more