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Happily Learning to Succeed
Hockliffe Lower School is a small, friendly village lower school set in the attractive Bedfordshire countryside. The beauty of the school grounds provides a wide range of outdoor areas which are a source of inspiration for our children’s learning.
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Wednesday, June 22, 2022

This year we returned to Grafham Water Centre for another fantastic residential trip! Over three days and two nights we took part in raft building, funboat sailing, bushcraft, the Grafham challenge, climbing, archery and high ropes! We pushed ourselves to be our BEST while we were there; be Brave, be Encouraging, be Safeand be a Team. We all had a great adventure experiencing new things, overcoming new challenges and making amazing memories along the way!

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

This week was a whole school science week. We linked our learning to English and chose stories on which to base our scientific learning. Willow Class have been learning about the environment and the importance of trees in our world. Using lots of books with a tree theme, including ‘Because of an Acorn, ‘It Starts with a Seed’, ‘The Man Who Planted Trees’ and ‘The Things I love About Trees’. Learning focussed on why we need trees, what things are made from wood and what happens to the wood when it is no longer needed. We investigated what creatures live […]

Thursday, March 17, 2022

At the beginning of this half term we welcomed Mrs Houghton, the clay teacher back into school. We were so happy to see her again and had an amazing afternoon. She taught us how to use the clay with special glue called slip to make our own sculpture. Our clay sculptures were our interpretation of the famous Sutton Hoo mask. This learning was linked to our History topic the Anglo Saxons and was a great way to end our learning. Thank you to Mrs Houghton who always makes our learning so much fun.