Halving shapes

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.

 

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Phunky Fit with Year 1

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.

 

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Reception Art and Craft Club

This week in Art and Craft Club the Reception children decorated masks using a variety of materials.

 

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Reception Art and Craft Club

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.

 

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Reading rewards

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.

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Reading stripe winners

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…

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Time To Get Up

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…

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Cricket

Reception had lots of fun in the sun this afternoon learning some basic cricket skills from some members of the Egremont Cricket Club. Afterwards they found out more about the sport in an interactive assembly.

 

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Minibeast hunt

This week Reception have been exploring the school grounds to look for minibeasts. They used their observation skills to identify what they found.

 

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Fly away butterflies!

Today we released our butterflies after four weeks of nurturing them from baby caterpillars to cocoons then finally to butterflies. We have learned so much from watching them grow, develop and change.

 

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Emerging butterflies

After nearly four weeks of waiting, the first butterflies emerged from their cocoons today. The children were full of awe and wonder at what they saw. They can’t wait for the rest of the butterflies to emerge over the coming days.

 

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A morning at the farm

Reception went to visit Strudda Farm to learn about the different animals on the farm and where our food comes from. The children used their senses to explore different grains and foods before using them to make cow sandwiches. They went in the trailer to see them being fed to the cows in the…

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