YR Week Commencing 30.11.20

Christmas is definitely on the way in Reception! We have Santa’s Grotto under development, Christmas themed small world and a new ‘Hot Chocolate Station’ in the Outside classroom! The trees will soon be dusted off and decorations put up, advent calendars are ready to go and we are practising our…

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YR Week Beginning 23.11.20

This week in Reception, we will be continuing to apply our phonic skills in our independent writing.  We will be reading ‘Dear Santa’ and starting to think about writing our letters to Father Christmas!  In Phonics, we will be learning four new sounds: j, v, w and x.  Our four new…

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YR Week Beginning 16.11.20

This week in YR, we will be celebrating and learning all about the Sikh and Hindu festival of Diwali.  The children will be taking part in a variety of different activities including dance workshops, food tasting and creating Rangoli patterns. We will also be revising all of our Phase 2…

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YR Week Beginning 9.11.20

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

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YR Week Beginning 2.11.20

Welcome back! We hope that you have had a restful and safe half term. We are very much looking forward to welcoming the children back this week. This week in YR, we will thinking about rhyming words, through the fantastic text ‘Oi Frog!’.  We will be identifying rhyming words, continuing…

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YR Week Commencing 19th October 2020

Well, we have nearly reached the end of our very first half term – it has been very busy and the children have done brilliantly! They are definitely ready for a rest through! This week in YR, we will be learning about ‘Stuck in the Mud’ for one last week. …

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YR Update Week Beginning 12.10.20

This week in Reception, we will be continuing our work on our Talk for Writing story ‘Stuck in the Mud’.  We will be applying our newly learned phonic knowledge to segment to write labels and initial sounds for some of the story characters.  We will also be continuing to work…

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