Library visit

Reception enjoyed a visit to the library today. They shared books with each other then became very animated during a story session.

 

 

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World Book Day in Reception

All the children looked wonderful in their World Book Day costumes. They followed instructions to make gingerbread men. Tomorrow they will decorate them then they will write the instructions.

 

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Pancake Day fun

Reception have been learning about why we have Pancake Day and what people around the world do to celebrate it. They had great fun taking part in pancake races with each other.

 

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Working together to play games

In R.E. we have been thinking about things we do together at home and in school including how we support and encourage each other during these activities. Then we went outdoors to work together to play some ring games: The Farmer’s in his Den, Ring-a-Ring of Roses, Duck Duck Goose and Crossing the…

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First gymnastics session

Reception took part in their first gymnastics session today. They learned how to perform some of the basic moves and shapes such as the star, pencil, pike, straddle and the forward roll.

 

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Reading rewards

Well done to all the Reception children who earned a stripe on their reading rainbow by reading five times or more at home this week. Keep up the good work and let’s see who can fill their rainbow with stripes to win a prize at the end of term.

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Maths and Computing

Today the Reception children used their knowledge of position and direction to help them program the BeeBots to travel along an activity mat. They had great fun exploring what BeeBot can do!

 

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Talk for Writing - The Three Little Pigs

This week Reception have been learning to retell the story of ‘The Three Little Pigs’ using actions, storytelling spoons, props in the tuff tray and story maps. Today the children were shown how to draw a story map then had a go at drawing their own story maps on a large scale. They have all taken…

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Reception visit church

As part of our work on celebrations in R.E., Reception went to church to find artefacts that are used as part of a celebration. They found the different features in the church very interesting and found out some facts about them too.

 

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Let’s dance!

This half term Reception are working on learning some basic dance moves. Today’s lesson had some challenging combinations in them but this did not stop the children from trying their best throughout.

 

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Messy Maths

Some of the Reception children went outdoors for their Maths lesson. They practised their number recognition and counting skills by collecting a number of objects in a numbered plant pot. Great fun was had by everyone!

 

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Castles session

Reception visited Tullie House for a castles session. They listened to a story about a giant’s castle then went to explore the museum to see if they could find the giant’s cat. There were lots of activities in the classroom for the children to take part in too. They had great fun building castles…

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