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A very special start of the academic year

Dallington is a magical school. Our Nursery children began their Soft Landing Period with their parents, grandparents and our fairies, Miss Russell and Miss Jones. They came from Dallington Forest in England, to create the most beautiful magic in the world , teaching. All together, with our pets the owl Paul and the squirrel Linda,

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Change in education is indispensable

If we had to choose a word that defined the last SIMO Fair in Education and Technology, this would be CHANGE, optimistic and exciting, complex but feasible, a change that is vital to créate a healthy educational system. We were able to share ideas with top experts: the Rector of Education at the University of

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Physical Development in Early Years

  Based on an overview of the person, the term “psycho-motor”combines cognitive, emotional, symbolic and sensory-motor aspects. It represents a close connection between the psyche (mental processes) and motor (physical activities). It draws our attention to the close link between psychological and motoric experiences. The link between psyche and motor can be observed in everyday

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Exploring through Arts

At Dallington School, our topic based learning, based on the British National Curriculum, provides opportunities for children to experience learning in a meaningful and purposeful way. It is a means by which children can develop the skills and capabilities to be effective learners. Opportunities should be given to children to build on previous experiences and

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Last day of the term

In our last day before Easter Holiday our children in EYFS have been following the trail of the Easter Bunny. They have been looking for clues and signs of spring, to help them find their Easter Eggs, that they have beautifully painted! They even found footprints, fur of the bunny and his magic dust! In

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Communication and Language Development Within EYFS

Language is the key to learning within the Early Years Foundation Stage. The acquisition of language is the single most important and complex skill a child learns in their first five years. At Dallington School the EYFS team have started a new initiative to support and develop every child´s communication and Language skills in order

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The importance of creativity in the Early Years Foundation Stage

Expressive Arts and Design is one of the six areas of learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum. This includes: Exploring and using media and materials and Being imaginative. Whilst planning activities, this would include role play, drawing, painting, mark-making, exploring texture. Also; exploring genres of music, sharing songs and learning how to respond

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Psicomotricidad en los primeros años

  Basado en una visión general de la persona, el término de “Psicomotricidad” combina aspectos cognitivos, emocionales, simbólicos y sensomotores. Representa una cercana conexión entre la psique (procesos mentales) y lo motor (actividades físicas). Llamando la atención el estrecho vínculo que existe entre experiencias psicológicas y motóricas. El vínculo entre los psicológico y lo motórico

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UNICEF Art Exhibition

El viernes pasado celebramos en Dallington School nuestra «UNICEF Art exhibition» para ayudar a HAITI. En ella, pudimos disfrutar de fantásticas obras de arte realizadas por nuestros alumnos de Infantil y Primaria. En la sede de Infantil, los niños realizaron preciosas manualidades que luego vendieron a las familias. En la sede de Primaria, los alumnos expusieron sus trabajos sobre el Pop

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Teaching mathematics, challenging children

At Dallington School we believe that problem solving is an important way of learning, because it motivates children to connect previous knowledge with new situations and to develop creativity in the process. Therefore it is important that children see themselves as successful problem solvers who relish a challenge and can persist when things get tricky.

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Poetry thoughts after Jan Dean visit

Why is poetry promoted in Dallington school? Why do we want poetry to be part of our learning spaces, such as pictures or music? Poetry opens our heart and our soul. Poetry cultivates a delight for language. It allows children to use language in different ways. It has a special space for English language learners because poems defy rules,

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Topic Based Learning

En Dallington School, nuestros alumnos adquieren habilidades fundamentales para su futuro a través del aprendizaje por «Topics». Este tipo de aprendizaje no sólo ayuda a desarrollar las areas del curriculum como matemáticas o literatura, si no que fomenta la motivación y la ilusión por aprender más allá de la mera memorización de contenidos. El aprendizaje

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