Week Beginning 20.1.2020

This week in YR we will be learning a new story in Talk for Writing – ‘Whatever Next!’, based on the story by Jill Murphy. We will be carefully following instructions to make our own jam sandwiches to take on a trip to the moon; having a go at writing…

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Week Beginning 13.1.20

This week in Reception, we will be continuing our exciting work on The Great Barrier Reef, inspired by The Wonder Garden by Jenny Broom. In Phonics, we will be learning three new sound: ee, igh and oa, and three new high frequency words: them, with and see.  We will be applying…

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Week Beginning 7.1.20

Happy New Year to you all!  We hope you had a lovely, restful Christmas break!  Reception have already made a fantastic start to their second term of school. We have started our week with an exciting assembly introducing the focus book for our whole school literacy project:  The Wonder Garden by…

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YR Week Beginning 16.12.19

The single-figure count down has officially begun!  We are all very excited for Christmas and are looking forward to lots of Christmassy activities in YR this week! We will be making our own salt-dough Christmas tree decorations, engaging in lots of Christmas linked Maths activities, having a go at independent…

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YR Week Beginning 9.12.19

We have a very busy week ahead in Reception! On Monday, we will be performing our Nativity to the rest of the school in our Dress Rehearsal, then on Tuesday and Wednesday we will be performing to our Mummies, Daddies and special people! The children are doing so well with…

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YR Week Beginning 2.12.19

Christmas has arrived in Reception!  We have Santa’s Grotto, a winter woodland area, Antarctic small world and the North Pole small world too!  The children will be working on their fine motor skills when wrapping presents and writing cards to their friends. In Phonics, we will be learning three new…

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YR Week Beginning 25.11.19

This week in Reception, we will continue to apply our phonic skills in our independent writing.  We will be making very good use of our phonic knowledge when writing our letters to Santa! In Phonics, we will be learning three new sound:  x, y, z and zz and  four new…

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YR Week Beginning 18.11.19

This week in Reception, we will be working hard to apply our phonic skills in our independent writing.  The children will be encouraged to be more independent when approaching the task of writing, whether this be at word level or sentence level.  We will be encouraging the children to make…

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YR Week Beginning 11.11.19

This week in Reception, we will be thinking more about rhyming words, using the story Oi Dog!  We will have a go at segmenting to write our own rhyming strings and rhyming captions (e.g., a dog on a log, a cat on a mat) In Phonics, we will be learning…

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YR Week Beginning 4.11.19

Welcome back!  We hope you all had a restful half term break!  Thank you and a very big well done to all who completed our half term homework challenge – your wonderful Numberling creations have really brightened up our YR classrooms! This week in Reception, we will be thinking about…

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