Plaistow Hill Infant and Nursery School

Plaistow Hill Infant and Primary School

Everyday my daughter is very eager to tell me what she has learnt and is always excited to be going to school

Year 2 Parent

  • "They have an amazing approach to teaching"
  • "My child adores school. The sense of fun and excitement you put into learning and teaching is great!"
  • "It's a welcoming environment where the teachers always make time for me."
  • "The school culture and environment is friendly, approachable and caring."
  • "The school is supportive, dedicated and a happy place to be."
  • "I like the way each child is treated individually."
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School EventS GALLERY

Learning Outside the Classroom (27 images)

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Gables Farm Fundraising - cake sale and sponsored obstacle course (0 images)

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Easter Colouring Competition (2 images)

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Easter Disco (8 images)

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World Book Day 2017 (19 images)

We celebrated by wearing our pyjamas to school and inviting our parents and carers in for stories and hot chocolate!

Created: 7 Mar 17 12:20 | Last modified: 7 Mar 17 12:22

Maths Olympics 2017 (16 images)

Children from Riverside and St Budeaux Foundation Junior Schools joined our KS1 children for a Maths Olympics event.

Created: 7 Mar 17 12:06 | Last modified: 7 Mar 17 12:17

KS1 Forest School - February 2017 (18 images)

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Badger Class Cream Tea (13 images)

Badger Class organised a Cream Tea to help raise funds for English Heritage - they raised 61.

Created: 9 Feb 17 12:02 | Last modified: 9 Feb 17 12:05

Nursery Wood Crafting Session (12 images)

Dave, from the Friends of Ham Woods, visited Nursery to help the children make kazoos using a range of tools.

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Nursery building the Three Little Pigs houses! (8 images)

Created: 25 Jan 17 12:35 | Last modified: 9 Feb 17 11:57

Cinderella (28 images)

M&M Children's Touring Theatre Group visited us and performed Cinderella for the children.

Created: 9 Feb 17 11:25 | Last modified: 9 Feb 17 11:54

Foundation Stage Local Walk (11 images)

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Balanceability (5 images)

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Multi-Skills Festival (19 images)

A group of our Year 2 children took part in a multi-skills festival at Marine Academy Plymouth.

Created: 25 Jan 17 12:27 | Last modified: 25 Jan 17 12:29

Great Fire of London 2016 (12 images)

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Christmas Art Afternoon (17 images)

Created: 25 Nov 16 14:41 | Last modified: 25 Nov 16 14:47

Soccer Tots (2 images)

Some children from our Foundation Stage took part in a Soccer Tots tournament at Marine Academy Plymouth.

Created: 25 Nov 16 14:40 | Last modified: 25 Nov 16 14:41

Red, White and Blue Day 2016 (5 images)

We helped fundraise for forces charities by wearing red, white and blue mufti into school! We raised 129 for ABF The Soldiers' Charity, The RAF Benevolent Fund and The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity!

Created: 25 Nov 16 14:36 | Last modified: 25 Nov 16 14:39

Roald Dahl Day (5 images)

In Term 1, Squirrel class chose the Roald Dahl Marvellous Children's Charity as their nominated class charity. The children dressed up as their favourite Dahl characters and they also held a sponsored activity walk. We raised 198!

Created: 25 Nov 16 14:34 | Last modified: 25 Nov 16 14:35

Macmillan Cake Sale (1 images)

We raised an amazing 260 for Macmillan with our cake sale! Thank you to everyone who donated, and bought cake!

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Poppy Appeal 2016 (1 images)

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Children in Need 2016 (1 images)

We helped to fundraise for Children in Need by dressing up in spotty mufti. The school council also organised a guessing game to raise extra funds. We raised an amazing 135.80!

Created: 25 Nov 16 12:40 | Last modified: 25 Nov 16 14:26

Operation Christmas Child (1 images)

Hedgehog class chose Operation Christmas Child as their nominated class charity. The collected items for special shoeboxes which are sent to children in disadvantaged countries! We managed to fill an amazing 30 boxes!!

Created: 25 Nov 16 14:20 | Last modified: 25 Nov 16 14:26

Foundation Stage 'Farm to Fork' visit 2016 (12 images)

The children from Foundation Stage visited the Tesco store at Transit Way to learn more about their 'Farm to Fork' scheme.

Created: 25 Nov 16 12:36 | Last modified: 25 Nov 16 12:37

The Great Fire of London (7 images)

As part of their current topic, the children in Years 1 and 2 recreated Pudding Lane and then the Fire Brigade visited to set fire to them!

Created: 25 Nov 16 12:29 | Last modified: 25 Nov 16 12:35

Christmas Display Boards (8 images)

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Harvest time! (7 images)

The children in Foundation Stage enjoyed harvesting the vegetables they grew this term.

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Dolphin and Shark class trip to the Eden Project (9 images)

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Foundation Stage trip to the National Marine Aquarium (42 images)

Our Foundation Stage children had a fantastic trip to the Aquarium, followed by a walk up on to Plymouth Hoe!

Created: 20 Jul 16 12:55 | Last modified: 20 Jul 16 12:57

Stars of the Week! (11 images)

Created: 10 May 16 13:18 | Last modified: 15 Jul 16 11:06

Summer Fair (22 images)

Here are a few pictures from our Summer Fair (most of the pictures were taken by Hindhead Property)

Created: 29 Jun 16 11:23 | Last modified: 29 Jun 16 11:34

Plaistow Hill's 60th birthday celebrations! (131 images)

Here are a selection of the photographs taken on our 60th birthday celebrations. Many of these photographs were taken by Peter Dukes, our school photographer. If there is a picture you would like to purchase then you can contact Peter direct on 07521 255848 quoting the number listed on the photograph.

Created: 16 Jun 16 11:33 | Last modified: 21 Jun 16 13:06

The Queen's 90th Birthday Celebrations (2 images)

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Foundation Stage Boat Trip (96 images)

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Poetry Competition entries (7 images)

Here are some of the fantastic entries for the Poetry Competition, which is part of our 60th birthday celebrations!

Created: 7 Jun 16 10:01 | Last modified: 7 Jun 16 10:02

Dolphin class 'Great Rainforest Bake Off' (5 images)

Dolphin class held a cake competition/cake sale to raise funds for the Rainforest Alliance

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Science Day 2016 (38 images)

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Teddy Bear's Picnic (7 images)

Our Year 2 children were joined by the Year 3 children from St Budeaux Foundation School for a special Teddy Bear's Picnic

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Foundation Stage Trip to Mount Edgcumbe - May 2016 (49 images)

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Foundation Stage and Nursery Welly Walk - 03.05.16 (9 images)

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Shakespeare in the Hall! (6 images)

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Mrs Bechley ran the London Marathon!! (1 images)

Mrs Bechley, our Octopus class teacher, ran this year's London Marathon to raise money for the Whizz-Kidz charity.

Created: 29 Apr 16 10:29 | Last modified: 29 Apr 16 10:30

Radio Plymouth Design a Scarecrow Competition (1 images)

Our children entered their designs into the Radio Plymouth 'Design a Scarecrow' Competition and Luke and Emily's pictures were chosen as runner up!

Created: 19 Apr 16 12:57 | Last modified: 19 Apr 16 12:59

Spring Term 2016 Display Boards (16 images)

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Sport Relief Day 2016 (8 images)

Created: 18 Mar 16 15:29 | Last modified: 19 Apr 16 12:53

Indian Dancing (5 images)

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Dolphin and Shark class RE competition (14 images)

The children in Dolphin and Shark class were asked to design a shared sacred place for an RE project.

Created: 19 Apr 16 12:47 | Last modified: 19 Apr 16 12:49

Foundation Stage and Nursery Welly Walk - March 2016 (12 images)

Created: 19 Apr 16 12:38 | Last modified: 19 Apr 16 12:40

Easter Bonnets 2016 (5 images)

Some pictures of some our children in their fabulous bonnets at the Easter disco!

Created: 24 Mar 16 15:25 | Last modified: 24 Mar 16 15:26

Year 2 RE Competition (14 images)

Created: 24 Mar 16 11:15 | Last modified: 24 Mar 16 11:17

World Book Day 2016 (22 images)

Created: 18 Mar 16 15:19 | Last modified: 18 Mar 16 15:28

Display Boards (31 images)

Some pictures of our fantastic display boards within school

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Dance Festival at MAP - February 2016 (18 images)

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Fundraising (5 images)

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Whizz-Kidz Sponsored Wheelchair Obstacle Course (39 images)

Octopus Class are raising money for Whizz-Kidz this term and took part in a sponsored wheelchair obstacle course!

Created: 19 Jan 16 14:42 | Last modified: 19 Jan 16 15:34

Beekeeper visit to Foundation Stage (7 images)

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Foundation Stage and Nursery welly walk (7 images)

Some pictures from our welly walk on Wednesday 6th January 2016

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Fun in our Nursery (27 images)

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Toddler Group Christmas Party (24 images)

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Foundation Stage trip to Buckfast Abbey (30 images)

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Year 2 visit from the Fire Brigade (16 images)

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Emazdad Road Safety Show (10 images)

Created: 30 Nov 15 14:52 | Last modified: 30 Nov 15 15:05

Christmas Art Afternoon (16 images)

A selection of photographs from our Christmas Art Afternoon on Tuesday 24th November.

Created: 24 Nov 15 14:09 | Last modified: 24 Nov 15 14:11

Year 2 Multi Skills (44 images)

Some of our Year 2 pupils were selected to attend a Multi Skills session at MAP

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Year 1 Dance Festival (3 images)

Some children from Year 5 at St Budeaux Foundation Junior School joined us for a Dance Festival

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Year 1 trip to Crownhill Fort (12 images)

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Ranger Russ (11 images)

Ranger Russ visited school to introduce us to a selection of his animals - we met the hissing cockroaches, a giant millipede and snail and a boa constrictor.

Created: 5 Nov 15 09:05 | Last modified: 11 Nov 15 10:04

Visual Maths Workshop (9 images)

Pictures from our Visual Maths Workshop on 4th November 2015

Created: 5 Nov 15 14:28 | Last modified: 5 Nov 15 14:29

Red, White and Blue Day (3 images)

On Friday 9th October, we celebrated Red, White and Blue Day to raise funds for forces charities. We wore mufti, had a colouring competition and a special lunch and also had a visit from some service personnel.

Created: 12 Oct 15 10:59 | Last modified: 12 Oct 15 13:24

Foundation Stage visit to Tesco Farm to Fork (11 images)

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Outdoor Learning Week and National School Sports Week (131 images)

The children took parts in lots of fun activities during this week including tae-kwon-do, dodgeball, basketball and dance.

Created: 13 Jul 15 13:06 | Last modified: 16 Jul 15 08:52

End of Term Disco 2015 (20 images)

A few photos from our End of Term disco

Created: 16 Jul 15 08:37 | Last modified: 16 Jul 15 08:50

Sports Day 2015 (16 images)

Created: 13 Jul 15 14:12 | Last modified: 13 Jul 15 14:26

Year 2 trip to the Eden Project (33 images)

Created: 13 Jul 15 12:02 | Last modified: 13 Jul 15 13:04

Foundation Stage trip to the Totnes Rare Breed Centre (59 images)

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Nursery dinosaur topic - June 2015 (14 images)

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Seahorse Class trip to Wembury Beach - June 2015 (49 images)

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Foundation Stage trip to Mount Edgcumbe (25 images)

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HMS Heroes trip to the National Marine Aquarium (18 images)

Created: 20 May 15 11:41 | Last modified: 20 May 15 11:43

Multi Skills Festival - May 2015 (14 images)

A group of our Year 1 children participated in a multi skills festival at Marine Academy Plymouth.

Created: 14 May 15 13:35 | Last modified: 14 May 15 13:37

Traditional tales in Foundation Stage (8 images)

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Year 1 Forest School (12 images)

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Eclipse 2015 (5 images)

A few photos of the children trying out their pinhole viewers during the partial eclipse.

Created: 14 May 15 13:27 | Last modified: 14 May 15 13:28

Year 1 trip to Paignton Zoo (11 images)

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Year 2 trip to Haldon Forest (10 images)

In March, all of the Year 2 children visited Haldon Forest near Exeter and walked the Discovery Trail.

Created: 5 May 15 12:28 | Last modified: 5 May 15 13:49

Dodgeball (14 images)

In May, we held a sponsored Ultimate Dogdeball event to raise money for the British Heart Foundation.

Created: 5 May 15 13:46 | Last modified: 5 May 15 13:48

Willow Weaving (19 images)

The children had a fantastic opportunity to create two willow structures and we are looking forward to seeing them starting to grow.

Created: 21 Apr 15 10:25 | Last modified: 5 May 15 13:28

World Book Day 2015 (23 images)

Created: 5 May 15 12:22 | Last modified: 5 May 15 12:25

Democracy Day (28 images)

We held Democracy Day on 23rd April to educate the children about politics in our country. We held a mock election and had visits from three local candidates - Stuart Bonar (Lib Dem), Alison Seabeck (Labour) and Jonathan Noades (Green).

Created: 29 Apr 15 08:37 | Last modified: 5 May 15 08:21

Year 1 walk to the Royal Albert Bridge (9 images)

As part of our topic about Plymouth, we took a walk to the Royal Albert Bridge

Created: 29 Apr 15 08:44 | Last modified: 29 Apr 15 08:45

Balanceability (17 images)

During the week commencing 13th April, many of the children received daily 45 minute Balanceability sessions. Using balance bikes, it helps to build confidence, spatial awareness and dynamic balance skills.

Created: 22 Apr 15 10:50 | Last modified: 29 Apr 15 08:27

Science Day (5 images)

We recently held a 'Science Day' at school - the children got to move around to different classes and took part in lots of different experiments.

Created: 22 Apr 15 11:04 | Last modified: 22 Apr 15 11:04

Red Nose Day - 13th March 2015 (5 images)

Created: 22 Apr 15 10:53 | Last modified: 22 Apr 15 10:57

Easter Bonnets 2015 (15 images)

Here are some photos of our fantastic Easter bonnets and hats!

Created: 21 Apr 15 11:48 | Last modified: 21 Apr 15 12:19

Storyteller Clive Pig Year 2 visit (11 images)

To link in with their topic of storytellers, Year 2 had an exciting visit from Clive Pig. Clive is a published author who has travelled the world telling stories. The children were all very inspired by his visit and have been telling us how they have had lots of ideas for their own writing.

Created: 22 Oct 14 07:51 | Last modified: 21 Apr 15 11:46

Zoo Lab (11 images)

We had lots of fun when the Zoo Lab visited. They brought along a tarantula, a scorpion, a stick insect, hissing cockroaches and a snake. We loved holding the animals and finding out more about them.

Created: 14 Oct 14 14:02 | Last modified: 21 Apr 15 11:44

Foundation Stage Welly Walk (3 images)

We had a great afternoon exploring the woods and enjoyed being outside in the natural environment.

Created: 21 Apr 15 11:28 | Last modified: 21 Apr 15 11:30

Foundation Stage Football (3 images)

A specialist football coach has been working with Foundation Stage children to develop their ball skills.

Created: 21 Apr 15 10:40 | Last modified: 21 Apr 15 10:44