Otter Class Weekly Update 13/05/2022

This week in Otter class we have finished our writing about ‘George and the Dragon’ and below is an amazing independent example from one of our Year 1’s.

In topic we have looked at Queen Elizabeth 1 and learnt some facts, sung the National Anthem, marched in a band and used instruments. 

Next week we will be undertaking our KS1 SATS (Year 2). These are internal tests and they will be completed by 20/5/22. The Year 1 Phonics check will be administered in June.

Fox Class Weekly Update 25/03/2022

I have been so impressed with the children’s perseverance and focus this week. They have planned, written, edited and published their own biography of David Attenborough’s life. They worked so hard to make sure they have done a great job. We have also looked at converting fractions into decimals, creating a group dance and investigating the different layers of a rainforest.

Otter Class Weekly update 25/03/2022

This week in Otter class we have been concluding our topic ‘Let’s go exploring’. We have been producing leaflets about Penguins and how we can help protect them and we have also been creating our own news reports and filming them. In maths reception have been consolidating their learning for this term and in Year 1 and 2 we have been looking at tallies and representing data. We cannot believe that we only have 1 week left before Easter. What an amazing term we have had, packed full of excitement and learning!

Hedgehogs Preschool Weekly Update 25/03/2022

With only two weeks until the Easter holidays, we started off the week in Preschool discussing all things Easter and creating some lovely Easter crafts! The children have also been making their beautiful Mother’s Day cards and talking about all the adults who are special in our lives.
We have been making the most of the gorgeous weather and spent lots of time outside, the children have helped us take care of the lovely flowers and we even planted Sunflowers for the people of Ukraine.
Wow! What a fantastic week Hedgehogs!

Otter Class Weekly Update 07/01/2022

This week in Otters we have had a fantastic start to the new term! We have been looking at our new text ‘Grandad’s island’ by Benji Davies. We have also started our new topic ‘Let’s go exploring’. In maths Reception have been looking at numbers up to 5 in their new unit ‘ Alive in 5’ and Year 1 and 2 have been looking at division. Wow – what a start to the new term!

We are also really fortunate to have Mrs Betts join us this half term. Mrs Betts is currently completing her teacher training and will be spending some time in Otter Class to get to know the children and day-to-day activities.

Nursery Nurse (Bank staff) Required

Scale C, Hourly rate £9.62 – £9.81

Hedgehog is a Preschool set in the grounds of Horning Primary School, part of The Coastal Together Federation located on the Broads.

Hedgehog preschool is looking to recruit bank staff to join our staff team. The aim of the position is to assist the manager in providing safe  high quality education and care for our children. You will need to have a good knowledge of the EYFS.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To plan and organise a high quality learning environment, ensuring that it is stimulating and welcoming to all children.
  • To be able to observe and record children’s interests and developments, ensuring children’s learning needs are met in appropriate and creative ways in accordance with EYFS.
  • To ensure all legal requirements and standards are met at all times in line with OFSTED Early Years Directorate.
  • To follow and maintain procedures for regular reviews and assessments of each child’s progress.
  • To take part in all aspects of the daily routine to include toileting/changing, meal times and cleaning duties.
  • To maintain high standards of accuracy and confidentiality in record keeping.
  • Ensure child protection procedures and policies are adhered to and concerns are reported in line with these.
  • Ensure that all health and hygiene requirements are adhered to at all times.
  • To undertake any other responsibilities as may be deemed necessary, under direction of the pre-school manager.

You will need to have the following qualifications, training and experience:

  • A minimum qualification of Level 2 in Early Years and relevant experience in an Early Years setting
  •  Excellent communication skills
  •  Knowledge of statutory legislation

Hedgehog is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to safeguarding the children in our care.

This position is subject to the candidate having full enhanced DBS checks and the receipt of two suitable references.

For more information and a full Job Description please contact us at:

To apply please email an application form to:

Applications will be considered upon receipt