Reception thoroughly enjoyed their end of year trip to the Lake District Wildlife Park. They enjoyed learning about all the animals. They especially enjoyed cuddling guinea pigs, watching a bird of prey display and stroking the bearded dragon and the snake.
Reception had great fun making and testing their pirate boats this week. They had to think about how to make the boats, the materials they would need and whether the materials were waterproof or not. All of them were waterproof although some of them did capsize.
The Year 1 children enjoyed an afternoon of painting portraits of themselves ready to use in a class display in their new Year 2 classroom this September. They went to see where the new classroom will be and had lots of opportunities to talk about what Year 2 will be like and to ask any…
In the final art and craft club of the term the Reception children made sensory bottles. They chose the items they wanted to put inside them then the colour of the water they wanted inside it. They were all amazed at what happened when they turned them upside down.
The Reception made dancing snakes in art and craft club this week. They designed and cut out their snakes then moved them in the air to dance to some music.
In Maths this week Reception have been learning about halving shapes. They investigated how they could halve some basic 2D shapes using their scissors to cut them. They were surprised to find that some shapes could be halved in more than one way.
This week at Phunky Fit club we made a fruit salad. We enjoyed tasting different fruits then chose our favourites to put in our own fruit salad. We learned how to use the knives safely to cut each fruit.
This week in Art and Craft Club the Reception children decorated masks using a variety of materials.
At the first art and craft club of the half term, Reception children made a rosette for their dads to celebrate the upcoming Father’s Day.
Well done to all the children who have earned reading stripes this week and over the half term holiday for reading five days or more each week. Keep up the good work.
Congratulations to this half term’s reading stripe winners who have read at least five times a week for the last eight weeks! Everyone else who had earned some reading stripes over the last eight weeks got a sweet as a reward. Let’s see if everyone can earn more reading stripes over the next half…
Reception visited the ‘Time To Get Up’ exhibition at The Beacon today. Alan told us the story ‘The Smartest Giant’ then we explored all the activities in the exhibition. We had great fun dressing up, role playing, problem solving, drawing, writing and playing musical…