Our Artwork

This term at Caterpillars we have been studying different artists. Having already looked at the work of Kandinsky and Monet and studying both still life and self portraits, this week we have been inspired by the work of Piet Mondrian. We have been busy creating work in his style which we look forward to displaying in our classroom.

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Bake Off Week!

Bake Off Week was a success with the children enjoying making cupcakes, caramel slices and cookie dough pizzas. The children did very well following the recipe, with some working independently! and lots of fun was had when decorating their creations. As well as baking, children have been decorating chef hats and bags and boxes to take their baked goods home in.

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Spring Term (1st Half) Menu


  • Julienne carrots, pitta, hummus
  • Sliced apple, breadsticks
  • Julienne cucumber, rice cakes, soya spread/ cream cheese
  • Wholemeal toast with butter
  • Sliced cheddar cheese, cream crackers
  • Sliced banana, oatcakes


  • Sausages, sweet potato wedges and baked beans
  • Spaghetti and meatballs
  • Ratatouille and baked potato
  • Mini roast of the week (Children will choose what meat/ meat alternative that they would like each week)
  • Fish fingers with mash potato and swede and sweetcorn
  • Sweet and sour chicken


  • Apple and raisin flapjack
  • Mixed berries and yoghurt
  • Sponge of the week (Children will choose what fruit to use to flavour the cake ...
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A very special visitor…

On Friday we had a very special visitor come to see us… Father Christmas popped by to see us!

While in the classroom we heard bells ringing from across the playground, there was then a knock on the door. To our surprise it was Father Christmas!

The Children all said hello and introduced themselves. They then told Father Christmas what they would like for Christmas and some what their siblings would like. Some children also decided to quickly draw a picture for him before ...

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Pantomime Trip!

On Thursday we joined Welshampton Primary School and went to see Cinderella at Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury. We had a lovely afternoon watching everyone perform on stage and it even ‘snowed’ on us inside the theatre!




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We are on Facebook and Instagram!

We can now be found on Facebook and Instagram!

You can stay updated and see what we are up to by liking us on Facebook: Caterpillars Montessori Welshampton and following us on Instagram: @caterpillars.montessori

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Still Life Painting

Today at Caterpillars the children have been busy doing some still life painting. First they arranged the flowers, thinking about which ones they would like to put next to each other. They  added some water to the vase and we discussed how important it is to top this water up over the next few days. Next they identified the colours that could be seen in the flowers and decided what paint was needed. There were a variety of shaped pieces ...

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