Month: June 2019

Early Years Blog – Week 8

27th June 19

Last week was non-stop in the Early Years Department, preparing and practicing for Sports Day so this week, we have been chilling out and having a few relaxed days. Whilst the Little Learners have been dodging the showers and enjoying the sunshine with gigantic bubbles, our Pre-Reception children have also been outside investigating objects that…

Early Years Blog – Week 8

27th June 19

Last week was non-stop in the Early Years Department, preparing and practicing for Sports Day so this week, we have been chilling out and having a few relaxed days. Whilst the Little Learners have been dodging the showers and enjoying the sunshine with gigantic bubbles, our Pre-Reception children have also been outside investigating objects that…

Early Years Department at Dover College Gives Pupils Extraordinary Start

26th June 19

Dover College is delighted to share the outcome of the recent external moderation in our Early Years Department. Each year, Reception class teachers are required to submit profile scores for each child leaving the Early Years Foundation Stage – basing these both upon teacher judgment and evidence collected throughout the year. Occasionally, schools and settings…

Pupils Welcome D-Day Veterans

17th June 19

Pupils Welcome D-Day Veterans Return to Dover Following Celebrations Across The Channel On the 9th June, the ship carrying 255 D-Day veterans back from the commemorations in France was diverted at short notice back into Dover due to adverse weather conditions. The MV Boudicca had been due to dock in Portsmouth for an official welcome…

Early Years Blog – Week 7

17th June 19

A busy week for the Little Learners as they practice for their Sports Day, which took place on Friday 14th June. Pupils worked extremely hard to learn the whole school dance alongside a range of other events, which included dribbling balls, throwing hoops, the sack race, running races and the ever-popular egg and spoon! A…

Early Years Blog – Week 6

17th June 19

Our Little Learners and Pre-Reception classes returned following the half-term break full of energy and enthusiasm. Having observed the lifecycle of a butterfly from egg, it was time to release the beautiful butterflies into their natural habitat. Choosing a glorious sunny morning, the children visited St Stephen’s Garden to release the butterflies amongst the vibrant…