Reception end of year trip

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.

 

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Reception Transition to Year One

 

Mrs Robson and Mrs Bond had a wonderful afternoon meeting their new class for September.  We enjoyed Circle Time sharing fun facts about ourselves.  Then we created some Art work for our new classroom.  We can’t wait to spend more time together when you are in Year One.…

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Pirate ships

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.

 

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Reception Running

Reception ran really well at the running tournament this morning.

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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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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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