SEPTEMBER

WELCOME BACK

Welcome Back – 02/09/2020

It’s September…. and we’re finally back!!!!
We are all so excited to get back to Fusion and to see all our smiley children this week and next. We have missed you all a lot!!! 😀😀😀
Check out our new ‘Sanitise Station’ where we sanitise our hands before and after we leave the building. 👋🏾👋🏻🧴🧽

👋🏻😀🌈 THE WAVING WINDOW 🌈 😀👋🏻
Have you seen Fusion’s ‘waving window’?
The fantastic @hanaearley designed and created it for us.
As parents aren’t allowed in the building, please feel free to use it to wave to your little ones during these strange times!

ROSH HASHANA

Rosh Hashanah ✡️🕎☪️ – 17/09/2020
This week at Fusion we have been celebrating Rosh Hashanah the Jewish New Year.
We made our own bees and bubble wrap printing to make our own beehives. Bees and Honey symbolise a sweet New Year 🍯🍯🐝🐝
We also had a Lego competition to build the best synagogue- we have some fantastic models!

Rosh Hashanah✡️🕎 – 17/09/2020
This week at Fusion we have celebrated Rosh Hashanah the Jewish New Year. We made our own bees using different materials. Bees and Honey symbolise a sweet New Year 🍯🍯🐝🐝

Rosh Hashanah – 17/09/2020
At Fusion we have learnt about the Jewish festival and we celebrated the New Year by colouring in food that is celebrated and we listened to a Rosh Hashanah story! We also used apples and pomegranates to do some fruit printing. The Pomegranate seeds represents good deeds.
We had apple and honey for pudding to celebrate a sweet new year 🍎🐝

ROALD DAHL DAY

Roald Dahl Day – 16/09/20

Roald Dahl Day 🌟🌟
This week at fusion we have been celebrating Roald Dahl and all his fantastic books.
Some of the activities included a golden ticket treasure hunt, BFG dream catchers, making revolting mud pies and finding James’ Giant peach!!!

WORLD PEACE DAY

World Peace Day 🌍🌏 – 22/09/2020
This week we have celebrated World Peace Day which is on the 21st September. We have learnt different ways to be peaceful, spoke about what is peace? Made our own peace designs with different materials and all wrote our names around the world to show we are united. 🌏

NATIONAL FITNESS DAY

🏆🏹🧘🏽‍♂️⚽️ NATIONAL FITNESS DAY 🥎🏓⛳️🏏 – 23/09/2020
Today we have celebrated national fitness day. We did a workout with MR D, have been having hula hoop competitions and practicing our archery skills. We have focused on our breathing and even squeezed some yoga in!!

AUTUMN

Autumn fun at Fusion 🍂🍁🦔
The receptions used the conkers to practice their reading and alphabet!

🦔🦔🦔 HEDGEHOGS 🦔🦔🦔
We used play dough and spaghetti to make prickly hedgehogs and used leaves as well! They look brilliant!

This week the Year 2’s went on a walk to the forest! They risk assessed their own trip and were very sensible! They played hide and seek, climbed some trees, spotted lots of squirrels and had lots of fun!!! 😀

Autumn activities this week at Fusion 🐿🦔🍂

Autumn activities this week at Fusion 🦔🦔🍁🍂🐿

Autumn activities 🍁🍂🐿
The juniors used hammers and screws to make their own conker people/animals/jewellery. They were very sensible and were able to use the hammers, screws and nails correctly ⛏🔩⚙️

Autumn Fun 🍂🍁🐿🦔

Autumn activities 🍁🍂🐿
The juniors used hammers and screws to make their own conker people/animals/jewellery. They were very sensible and were able to use the hammers, screws and nails correctly ⛏🔩⚙️

SEPTEMBER OTHER….

Our fabulous new Receptions have settled in really well at Fusion. Well done you super stars 🏆🌟

The juniors have been having lots of fun at Fusion decorating their windows!
We have some budding artist, they look fantastic and certainly brightened the dining room up!! 😀

The Juniors is looking more and more colourful every day! 🦋🦋
“Your wings already exist…. you just have to fly….”

OCTOBER

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS

Mental Health Week/ Well-being Week 😊 – W/C 5/10/20
Today at fusion we made our own positive buckets. The children wrote kind thoughts and positive comments about others to put in their bucket.
The children used a bath bomb and watched what happened, next week were going to make our own bath bombs as they were very relaxing to watch when it fizzed in the water!!

Mental Health Week/ Well-being Week 😊
We have been CHALLENGING OUR MINDSET this week. We spoke about how to make our bodies healthy and what makes our brain active. The children came up with some fantastic suggestions. We also spoke to how to look after ourselves and everyone agreeed that was the most important to be healthy and happy!
Suggestions such as getting enough sleep, eating our vegetables, smiling every day, exercising, reading a book, not playing on electronics!
We spoke about instead of saying ‘I CANT do this, what about changing your mindset to…. ‘if I keep practising I will be able to do this’
And instead of ‘this will do’ what about ‘us this my best work?’

Mental Health Week/ Well-being Week 😊
We have been CHALLENGING OUR MINDSET this week. We spoke about how to make our bodies healthy and what makes our brain active. The children came up with some fantastic suggestions. We also spoke to how to look after ourselves and everyone agreeed that was the most important to be healthy and happy!
Suggestions such as getting enough sleep, eating our vegetables, smiling every day, exercising, reading a book, not playing on electronics!
We spoke about instead of saying ‘I CANT do this, what about changing your mindset to…. ‘if I keep practising I will be able to do this’
And instead of ‘this will do’ what about ‘us this my best work?’

Mental Health Week/ Well-being Week 😊 – W/C 5/10/20
This week we have been using mindful foul colouring with our names on! This was a great way to relax after dinner- they’re so colourful and vibrant!
Please let us know if you would like one with your child/REN name on and we can create and send to you!

Mental Health Week/ Well-being Week 😊
The juniors have been getting realy confident with their yoga. They have been practising their breathing techniques and focusing on balance! Can you copy any of the moves?

HALLOWEEN

🕸🕷👻🦇 HAPPY HALLOWEEN 🦇👻🕷🕸
We have been celebrating Halloween this week at Fusion. We have enjoyed playing with our sensory turf tray. It was messy and lots of fun!
Would you be brave enough to fish for fingers or find the eyeballs..

🕸🕷👻🦇 HAPPY HALLOWEEN 🦇👻🕷🕸
Halloween Yoga… can you copy Mr Delaney doing the moon pose? ☪️

🕸🕷👻🦇 HAPPY HALLOWEEN 🦇👻🕷🕸
Halloween crafts and activities at Fusion this week!

🕸🕷👻🦇 HAPPY HALLOWEEN 🦇👻🕷🕸
Halloween fun at Fusion this week…

🕸🕷👻🦇 HAPPY HALLOWEEN 🦇👻🕷🕸
A few of the Halloween cooking we have been up too. Some simple but fun ideas!!! From candy apples to spooky marshmallow eyes…. 👁👀

🕸🕷👻🦇 HAPPY HALLOWEEN
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What’s your favourite Haunted House??? 🏘

🕸🕷👻🦇 HAPPY HALLOWEEN 🦇👻🕷🕸
Helloween activities this week at Fusion….

🕸🕷👻🦇 HAPPY HALLOWEEN 🦇👻🕷🕸
Halloween activities this week at Fusion….

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🕸🕷👻🦇 HAPPY HALLOWEEN 🦇👻🕷🕸
Helloween activities this week at Fusion….

🕸🕷👻🦇 HAPPY HALLOWEEN 🦇👻🕷🕸
Halloween activities this week at Fusion….

OCTOBER OTHER

This week at Fusion our turf tray has been ‘At The Farm’ 🐷🐴🐐🦙🐑
The reception children used the rods to ‘hook a duck’ and work out simple maths sums. We read lots of farm animal books like The Wonky Donky, Three little Pigs and The Hungry Hen!

This week at Fusion our turf tray has been ‘At The Farm’ 🐷🐴🐐🦙🐑
The reception children used the rods to ‘hook a duck’ and work out simple maths sums. We read lots of farm animal books like The Wonky Donky, Three little Pigs and The Hungry Hen!

13/10/2020
a group of Year 2 children went for a little walk to the duck ponds to complete the famous ‘Dave Trail’ which was set up by the wonderful Jane at Fusion. The children (and adults) had a great time!!

13/10/2020
This week at Fusion we made some yummy fairy cakes. The children used the scales to measure out the ingredients and make the cake! 🧁🍰
We decorated our cakes with chocolate dinosaur eggs!!

14/10/2020

“Would I like to paint bread?, you said”
All you need is:
Food colouring with a splash of milk in
Paintbrush
Bread
Toaster
Instructions: Paint your bread and pop it in the toaster and there you have it, painted colourful toast.
For world food week- we painted bread.

21/10/2020
“… if you go down to the spinney today, your sure of a big surprise….”
We have had great fun decorating fairy doors at Fusion. We set off today and hid them in the woods. Why don’t you have a hunt during half term, how many fairy houses can you spot? We’d love to see your pictures!!
🧚🏽‍♀️🧚🏽🧚🏾‍♂️🏡🏡🏡

NOVEMBER

BONFIRE NIGHT

5/11/2020
🎇💥✨BONFIRE ACTIVITIES ✨💥🎇

5/11/2020
🎇💥✨ BONFIRE NIGHT ✨💥🎇
We made fantastic bonfire scenes using our hands!! We would love to warm our hands up on it now after a chilly day!!

5/11/2020

🎇💥✨Bonfire Night ✨💥🎇
Firework pictures! So simple yet effective!!
You need a toilet/kitchen roll tube and cut half way up around the bottom of the tube. Use different coloured paint and start making your pictures

5/11/2020
✨💥🎇Happy Bonfire Night 🎇💥✨
Sparkler fun!
We have had a great time with our sparklers to celebrate Bonfire Night! We wrote our names and made shapes and patterns!
We spoke about how to be safe with sparklers and we all listened and followed the instructions carefully. We used a carrot at the end of the sparkler to be extra safe so it was distanced from ourselves and of course had our gloves on!

5/11/2020
✨💥🎇Happy Bonfire Night 🎇💥✨
Sparkler fun!
We have had a great time with our sparklers to celebrate Bonfire Night! We wrote our names and made shapes and patterns!
We spoke about how to be safe with sparklers and we all listened and followed the instructions carefully. We used a carrot at the end of the sparkler to be extra safe so it was distanced from ourselves and of course had our gloves on!

5/11/2020
💥✨🎇BONFIRE NIGHT 🎇✨💥
We made our own colourful, textured and bright fireworks using salt and paint!
What do you think?

5/11/2020

✨💥🎇 BONFIRE NIGHT 🎇💥✨
The juniors conducted a science experiment Called firework explosions using oil, food colouring and water!

DIWALI

13/11/2020
Happy Diwali. We celebrated the Hindu festival of light by colouring with bright colours and making Rangoli patterns out of rice!

13/11/2020
Diwali
This week at Fusion we have been celebrating the Hindu festival of light. We made candles to symbolise light! We can’t wait to see some of yours in your homes! They look fantastic and so colourful! 🕯🕯

Diwali
This week at Fusion we have been celebrating the Hindu festival of Light. The children decorated their own hands to symbolise what Hindus do during the celebration.
Did you know…. The art the children did was called ‘Mehndi’ which is a form of body art and temporary skin decoration originating in ancient India, in which decorative designs are created on a person’s body, using a paste, created from the powdered dry leaves of the henna plant!

14/11/2020
DIWALI
We celebrated the Hindu festival of light 🌟🌟
We learnt the story of Sita and Rama and made Diva lamps using salt dough and decorated our hands which is called Mehndi which is normally from powdered dry leaves of the henna plant

14/11/2020
DIWALI
We celebrated the Hindu festival of light 🌟🌟
We learnt the story of Sita and Rama and made Diva lamps and read a story about lighting a lamp and the celebration.

Diwali- 14/11/2020
the festival of light 🟠🟡🟢🔴
This week the children made lanterns otherwise known as ‘Kandeels’!
It is believed that when lighting the lantern the spirits will visit their relatives. If there is no light then the dead would curse their relatives to live in darkness!

REMEMBRANCE DAY

13/10/2020
a group of Year 2 children went for a little walk to the duck ponds to complete the famous ‘Dave Trail’ which was set up by the wonderful Jane at Fusion. The children (and adults) had a great time!!

13/10/2020
This week at Fusion we made some yummy fairy cakes. The children used the scales to measure out the ingredients and make the cake! 🧁🍰
We decorated our cakes with chocolate dinosaur eggs!!

14/10/2020

“Would I like to paint bread?, you said”
All you need is:
Food colouring with a splash of milk in
Paintbrush
Bread
Toaster
Instructions: Paint your bread and pop it in the toaster and there you have it, painted colourful toast.
For world food week- we painted bread.

Remembrance Day – 11/11/2020
We spoke about what makes a Hero- brave, honest, heroic, kind, bold! We also made lots of poppies with different materials!

11/11/2020
Remembrance Day 2020
Some beautiful Flanders field water paint pictures!
‘In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly’

Remembrance Day – 11/11/20
This week we have made our own medals to remember the soldiers who fought in the war. The children really focused and they look fantastic! 🎖🎖🎖

RECYCLING WEEK

Recycling Week – 24/11/2020
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The infant children did a fantastic job of litter picking and making the school even cleaner than it already is!! We spoke about the importance of Recycling and how we can be green!

Recycling Week- 24/11/2020 ♻️♻️
We have been saving our milk lids to create funky characters and monsters! We had great fun making these 🧟‍♂️🧟‍♀️

Recycling Week ♻️♻️ – 25/11/2020
The junior children used old s DVD Sleeves and created their own front cover for a new movie they have created. What great and imaginative titles!

Recycling Week- ♻️ -25/11/2020
The children used magazines and interior books to design their dream homes. Instead of putting the magazines in the recycling bin we used them to decorate mood boards.

Recycling Week ♻️♻️
Yesterday at Fusion the Year 2’s washed jane’s car! We used rain water we have been collecting and recyclable cloths! The children had so much fun although Jane’s is now covered in mud 😂😂🚘

Recycling Week ♻️⛵️🚤
The Juniors made their own boats using materials they found. The children then experimented which boats float and which ones sunk!

Recycling Week ♻️♻️
We made stationary holders out of rectangle materials, played recycling bingo and made up our own game of the memory game. We have learnt a lot about recycling and how we don’t always have to buy new toys etc we can make our own and it’s just as fun!

Recycling Week♻️♻️
We have been discussing the importance of Recycling and why we need to ensure this is being done. We spoke about what we can recycle and had a quiz to show our understanding.
The children planted cress seeds and decorated their pots using recyclable materials!

THANKSGIVING AND ST ANDREWS DAY

Happy Thanksgiving 🐔🍴 – 26/11/2020
Today we have celebrate Thanksgiving by learning about the celebration, we decorated Turkeys and made our dream feasts!!

Happy St Andrews Day 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 – 30/11/2020
Today we made Scottish shortbread! They tasted delicious 🍪🍪

Happy St Andrews Day. – 30/11/2020
Today we celebrated the Scottish celebration! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

CHRISTMAS – DECEMBER 2020

HANNUKAH

Happy Hanukkah – 10/12/2020
This week we have celebrated The Jewish Festival of Light, Hanukkah. We made our own Menorah’s and Dreidals and listened to traditional Jewish Stories. 🕎✡️
We used our edible dreidals to play a game and made some fresh Challah bread 🍞

Happy Hanukkah 10/12/2020
This week we have celebrated The Jewish Festival of Light, Hanukkah. We made our own Menorah’s and Dreidals and listened to traditional Jewish Stories. 🕎✡️
We played a really fun game using the Dreidel!

NATIONAL CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN JANUARY 2021 – MARCH 2021

MOTHERS DAY

Happy Mother’s Day 💕🌺 – 14/03/2021
This week at fusion we have been celebrating Mother’s Day and all the special ladies in our lives. We have been busy making, baking, sticking and painting for our mums, step mums, grandmas, aunties, sisters, neighbours, friends, teachers 💐🌺🌸💕
What’s your favourite pun!
❤️ We think you’re 1 in a ‘melon’ 🍉
🧡 we think you’re the ‘grate-est’ 🧀
💛 You’re ‘fan’tastic
💚 Happy Mothers Day- ‘Hop’ you have a good day 🐸🐸
💙 we love you ‘berry’ much 🍓

Happy Mother’s Day 💕🌺 – 14/03/21
This week at fusion we have been celebrating Mother’s Day and all the special ladies in our lives. We have been busy making, baking, sticking and painting for our mums, step mums, grandmas, aunties, sisters, neighbours, friends, teachers 💐🌺🌸💕

Happy Mother’s Day 💕🌺 – 14/03/21
This week at fusion we have been celebrating Mother’s Day and all the special ladies in our lives. We have been busy making, baking, sticking and painting for our mums, step mums, grandmas, aunties, sisters, neighbours, friends, teachers 💐🌺🌸💕
We love you ‘Berry’ much 🍓🫐

Happy Mother’s Day 💕🌺
This week at fusion we have been celebrating Mother’s Day and all the special ladies in our lives. We have been busy making, baking, sticking and painting for our mums, step mums, grandmas, aunties, sisters, neighbours, friends, teachers 💐🌺🌸💕

Happy Mother’s Day 💕🌺 – 14/03/21
This week at fusion we have been celebrating Mother’s Day and all the special ladies in our lives. We have been busy making, baking, sticking and painting for our mums, step mums, grandmas, aunties, sisters, neighbours, friends, teachers 💐🌺🌸💕

Happy Mother’s Day 💕🌺
This week at fusion we have been celebrating Mother’s Day and all the special ladies in our lives. We have been busy making, baking, sticking and painting for our mums, step mums, grandmas, aunties, sisters, neighbours, friends, teachers 💐🌺🌸💕

Happy Mother’s Day 💕🌺 – 14/03/2021
Happy Mother’s Day 💕🌺
This week at fusion we have been celebrating Mother’s Day and all the special ladies in our lives. We have been busy making, baking, sticking and painting for our mums, step mums, grandmas, aunties, sisters, neighbours, friends, teachers 💐🌺🌸💕

Happy Mother’s Day 💕🌺 – 14/03/21
This week at fusion we have been celebrating Mother’s Day and all the special ladies in our lives. We have been busy making, baking, sticking and painting for our mums, step mums, grandmas, aunties, sisters, neighbours, friends, teachers 💐🌺🌸💕
You’re my cup of tea ☕️🫖

ST PATRICKS DAY

Guess the COVID Safe Leprechaun 💚😂☘️ – 17/03/21

Happy St Patrick’s Day 🍀🌈🇨🇮 -17/03/21

Happy St Patrick’s Day ☘️🌈 – 17/03/21
Did you know st Patrick’s real name was Maewyn Succat??
We had fun completing an Irish word search, Irish dancing and creating our own st Paddy’s day wish! 🤞🏼

St Patrick’s Day experiment- Rainbow Jar Science Experiment 🌈🍀
Try this activity at home and see how many layers you can get!

Happy St Patrick’s Day 🌈🍀🇨🇮 – 17/03/21
Top of the mornin’ to you!
Today at fusion we planned how to catch a Leprechaun- some very interesting ideas 😂 and made different types of rainbows- we didn’t find any gold at the end though 🌈💰
Did you know the Green in Ireland’s flag stands for nature and hope! 🇨🇮

EASTER

HAPPY EASTER 🐑🐣🐰🥕 – 2021

We have been busy hopping around making Easter crafts and learning about Easter. Have a look what we have been up to!

PET WEEK

National Pet Week 🐔🐝🐞🪱🐜🐠🐎🦔🐇🐈🦮
This week at Fusion we have been looking at animals.
We have been acting out and guessing different animals, making natural remedies for the animals in the mud and even had a interesting debate about adopting v’s buying a pet!

Pet Week at Fusion 🐁🦔🐾🐓🦮🐈🐠🐞🐴🐸

Pet Week- The Junior children had a fantastic debate as to whether animals should be given as prizes! Have a look at what the children said 🐸🐠🐡🦜🐇🕊

Pet Week!
Claire brought her rabbit,Smoky into Fusion for us to play with! We couldn’t believe how soft she was and the Juniors have now started a campaign to get a school pet!!! 😂🐇

Today at Fusion carrying on with Pet Week, we were very lucky to have a Shetland Pony called Solo join us! We learnt lots about him and enjoyed stroking him! 🐎

National Pet Day
Today to celebrate National Pet Week, the lovey paula and Skye came to visit 🐾🐶 Skye the dog is a diabetic dog and we learnt what it was like to live with Skye.
We loved asking lots of questions about Skye and learning about Huskey’s! Thank you for visiting Fusion 🐾

National Pet Day- this week at Fusion we have been celebrating pets!
We made our own animal masks and played pairs by matching the noise to the animal 🐾🦜🦮🐈🐟🕷🦋🐌🐞🐴

Happy Earth Day
We made informative posters on how we can protect our species

WORLD EARTH DAY

22/04/21

Happy Earth Day 🌎🌍

Happy Earth Day 🌎🌍
We spoke about what we can do to help the planet and what we can do to be less harmful! We made our own acrostic poems and decorated world biscuits

Happy Earth Day 🌏🌍
To celebrate Earth Day we had a debate about Climate change and what we can do to keep our world safe!

Happy Earth Day 🌍🌎

Happy Earth Day
We did a cool science experiment using bicarbonate soda and vinegar to see how the world is being polluted! We were looking at eruptions and natural disasters that occur 🌍🌍

QUEENS BDAY

21/04/21

The Queens Birthday activity this morning at Fusion 🎉🎊

Queen’s birthday celebrations today at Fusion! If I were queen for the day….

ST GEORGES DAY

24/04/21

Happy St George’s Day
We played chase the flag And decorated our own dragon eggs!

Happy St George’s Day
We made our own dragons, shields and roses to celebrate Saint George

Happy St George’s Day
We decorated our own shields and pretended to be knights. We role played the story of Saint George and learnt about the celebration of the Patron Saint of Englan

WORLD PENGUIN DAY

29/04/21

National Penguin Day 🐧🐧
We have been busy this week at fusion learning about Penguins and their habitats

National Penguin Day 🐧🐧
We have been busy this week at fusion learning about Penguins and their habitats

National Penguin Day 🐧🐧
We have been busy this week at fusion learning about Penguins and their habitats

National Penguin Day 🐧🐧
We have been busy this week at fusion learning about Penguins and their habitats

National Penguin Day 🐧🐧
We have been busy this week at fusion learning about Penguins and their habitats and made our own homes for the penguins!

CHILDRENS WEEK

10/05/21

Mmmh delicious bread rolls made last week by the Infant children! 🍞🍞

Children week! The children chose to focus on Disney week this week- do you like our Forky and Mr Potato!

Children’s week- this week at fusion the children wanted to look at Disney! Can you guess what films these crafts are from?
We will give you a clue- Snow White is one!

EID MUBARAK

13/05/21

The lovely Nisem spoke to the children about her culture and celebrations around Eid. We learnt a lot and the children asked some fantastic questions! We practiced henna designs and the children even got to decorate the staffs hands! Eid Mubarak 🎊✨

GENERAL FUN AT FUSION

20/05/21

Water fun today at Fusion! What imaginative games the children thought of!

Happy World Bee Day 🐝🐝-20/05/21

Happy World Turtle Day 🐢-24/05/21
We sang the lovely And catchy Tim the Tiny Turtle to celebrate world Turtle Day 🐢

Happy World Turtle Day 🐢 – 24/05/21
We sang the lovely And catchy Tim the Tiny Turtle to celebrate world Turtle Day 🐢

Happy World Otter day! – 28/05/21
Why did the otter cross the road? To get to the otter side 😂😂

JUNE ACTIVITES

Fun in the sunshine today at Fusion 🐤☀️ – 08/06/21

Fun in the sun this week ☀️☀️ den building in the shade and lots of secret spies!

These have just gone in the postbox for some of our lovely children…..