Reception

3Apr2020

Another week of home learning completed! The weeks are flying, however, we are missing not being at school with you all. On the other hand, it has been amazing to see what you have all been up to this week!! We have had some amazing things such as bird feeders, home-made number games, Easter games,

2Apr2020

Due to the circumstances of the Coronavirus, we are having to work at home, but we have been amazed by the parents and children staying in touch with all of their gorgeous activities they have been doing. It has made us feel as if we are still part of your learning, so well done! There were so many

2Apr2020

Whole – part – part models have taken over Reception this term! The children are really getting to grips with using this mathematical concept, we are finding them everywhere. They are splitting 10 on a tens frame and then drawing the part-whole model to represent this. We created a beanbag game outs

2Apr2020

We have set up a new area in Our Early Years this term, which the children have loved. It is based around recycling and 3D shapes, in which the children collect their recycling from home and sort it into the correct shape boxes. The children have loved creating plans of what they are going to make a

2Apr2020

This term we have been looking at ordering size and weight. This linked well with the story TITCH, which the children have been loving. We have been using language shortest, short, tallest, taller, thin, thinner, thick, thinner etc. We have ordered pictures, objects, and plants.

2Apr2020

We celebrate World Book Day all week! The author of the week was Julia Donaldson, and we looked at her stories all week. Our favourites were Paper Dolls, The Gruffalo and The Scarecrows Wedding. For Paper Dolls we made our own paper dolls chains, looking into why it is important to have family and f

2Apr2020

Our topic for Spring Term is ‘growing’, where we have been looking at famous stories such as ‘Titch’ ‘The Hungry Caterpillar’ ‘The Tiny Seed’ ‘Jaspers Beanstalk’ and ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’. Titch seemed to be our favourite, and we looked at how the seed starts off in the soil and then grows up to

2Apr2020

The children loved learning about Shrove Tuesday, especially making pancakes!! After making the pancakes they then got to choose their favourite toppings to try. We then did a tally of favourite toppings, working out which has the ‘most’ ‘fewer’ and by how much.

2Apr2020

In Our Early Years, we celebrated Valentines’ Day in lots of different ways. We have talked about why we love someone, and why it is important to be kind. The children came up with some beautiful ideas on why they love their family and friends. We have made Valentines’ Day cards to give to someone w

2Apr2020

The children loved learning about the Holi festival of colour. Holi is also called the Spring Festival – as it marks the arrival of spring the season of hope and joy. The gloom of the winter goes as Holi promises of bright summer days and flowers bloom, colouring the surroundings and filling fragran