Fabulous First week in Reception

The Reception children have had a fabulous week settling into school life meeting their year six buddies and making lots of new friends. They are off to a flying start writing their names and reciting their favourite rhymes as well as  learning some new ones. Everyone has really enjoyed having school lunch with most children settling into […]

Play guess the shape this weekend.

This week we have been very busy learning about 2d and 3d shape. In particular we have been learning to talk about corners, sides and faces when describing shapes. This weekend encourage your child to talk about the shapes they see in the environment and to use mathematical language to describe what they see. You […]

Spring has sprung

Spring has sprung the grass we planted has grown and the flowers in the garden are looking gorgeous. This week the children have really enjoyed drawings ‘observational drawing’ of the beautiful blossom tree outside our classroom. They will be displayed in the conservatory , shortly. Over the last couple of weeks we have been talking […]

Jack and the Beanstalk

This week we have been reading Jack and the Beanstalk a traditional tale loved by all! Children have made character puppets  and have enjoyed retelling the story and writing about the main character Jack. It would be helpful if you could discuss the story with your child asking them to discuss what they know. One of […]

The Easter Story in Reception

In Reception, children are introduced to the world of religion in terms of special people, books, times, places and objects. They listen to and talk about stories. They are introduced to religious words and they reflect on their own feelings and experiences. Our Spring focus in RE has been ‘Belonging’ and has focused on Christianity. […]

Busy in the bakery!

Our new topic ‘The Bakery’  has provided lots of creative activities and has uncovered lots of talented bakers!! Our role play area provides the opportunity to ‘bake’ wonderful cakes, buns and bread and even a spectacular wedding cake…. lots of tiers covered in ‘cream’…delicious!  The children have also been introduced to money in maths and […]

Reception activity morning

The children have had a wonderful, busy last week in school. We completed our ‘ice’ investigation and also held a very busy activity morning with our parents and grandparents.  Everyone enjoyed making christmas wreaths, bird decorations and chocolate christmas pudding biscuits! I think the children especially enjoyed eating their pudding biscuits!! Thank you for all […]