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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YR Week Ending 21.9.18

In Reception this week, we have been continuing our baseline activities and we will be changing our reading challenge books again this Friday. Next week, work on the Early Years curriculum begins!  We will be looking at some simple Oxford Reading Tree texts focusing on the letters s, a and…

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YR Week Ending 14.9.18

Reception have made a great start to their School journey! They have been spending half days with us up until Wednesday of this week.  They have all settled well and have been enjoying a wide range of activities, based both inside and out. The children have met Beat Baby, have…

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YR Week Ending 20.7.18

We can’t believe that the last week of the academic year has arrived!  The children have witnessed the butterflies emerging from their cocoons. On Tuesday, we all went outside, as a year group, to release them! The children all had the opportunity to hold the butterflies and we waved them…

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YR Week Ending 13.7.18

Reception have had a great week learning all about The Very Hungry Caterpillar.  We have been retelling and rewriting the story, writing lists of food that the caterpillar ate, labelling food items and acting out the story in our Small World tray.  We have been thinking about ordering the days…

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YR Week Ending 6.7.18

The week started with everyone baking gingerbread men on Monday! The children loved the activity and there was lots of sequencing/following of instructions and opportunities for measuring and weighing.  We hope that they enjoyed eating them as much as they enjoyed baking them! We have also worked on subtraction using…

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