YR Week Ending 30.11.18

Christmas preparations are in full swing in Reception!  We have been compiling our own lists for Santa in literacy and will be having a go at practising our letter formation in readiness for writing our own letters to Santa. Christmas production rehearsals are continuing on stage in Columbus Hall.  Thank…

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YR Week Ending 23.11.18

The children worked very hard in Reception last week – they are making us all very proud indeed. We have hit the ground running with our Christmas production rehearsals!  The stage is up in Columbus Hall and we have been practising saying our lines in our clearest voices.  Please continue…

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YR Week Ending 16.11.18

This week in Reception, we have been making great progress in reading, writing and maths. In Literacy, we have continued working on our Talk for Writing story Monkey See, Monkey Do.  We have used the story to inspire our sentence writing and labelling. Our sounds of this week have been ai,…

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YR Week Ending 9.11.18

Our first week back after our half term holiday has been so much fun!  We started off with learning all about Diwali and fully immersing ourselves into Indian culture on our very special Diwali Day! We learned the story of Rama and Sita and about the different ways people prepare…

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YR Week Ending 26.10.18

This week in Reception, we found hats scattered around our classrooms and monkeys swinging from the peg lines!  What a sight it was!  We made lots of predictions about what may have happened over the weekend… In the end, it transpired it was all linked to our NEW Talk for Writing story Monkey…

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YR Week Ending 19.10.18

We have a fun week ahead in Reception… We will continue to learn our Talk for Writing story Stuck in the Mud in Literacy, thinking lots about the structure of the story (beginning, middle and end) and identifying the key features of each element. In Phonics, we will be focusing on r,…

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YR Week Ending 12.10.18

Reception have had another very busy week! We have continued to learn our Talk for Writing story Stuck in the Mud in Literacy.  The children are doing a fantastic job at remembering the actions to aide our story telling skills.  We have moved on to new sounds in Phonics, focusing…

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YR Bug Club Information!

Today, your child has received their personal log in details for Bug Club! This can be found in the front of their reading diary. This is an online reading resource that is great fun and highly motivating. Please encourage your child to access this great resource. 3 books have been…

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YR Week Ending 5.10.18

Reception had their very first Celebration Assembly this Monday!  Congratulations to those children who received the award – we look forward to our next assembly! This week, we have been learning our new Talk for Writing story in Literacy.  The children have done a great job at remembering all associated…

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YR Week Ending 28.9.18

Reception are settling very quickly into school life.  The children have blown us away with how sensibly they make their way to the classrooms independently, remembering all of our morning routines. This week, we have been practising writing our names correctly, we have introduced our first three sounds through Jolly…

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