Reception Week Ending 21.7.17

Well, that’s it for this year – not quite sure where that went! Many thanks for your continued support over the academic year and we would all like to thank you for your extremely kind and generous gifts, cards and words. We have been overwhelmed by your kindness, thoughtfulness and …

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Reception Week Ending 14th July

Reception have had a great week with lots of exciting things happening!  Earlier in the week, the children spent two mornings with their new teachers in their new classrooms. They all had a lovely time and are eagerly looking forward to September! We welcomed lots of family members in for …

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Reception News Week Ending 30th June 2017

We have taken delivery of some very special visitors this week! Both classes have their own caterpillars! The children are enjoying watching them feed and grow and, hopefully, within the next few weeks we will be able to have our own butterfly release.  This is to support our work on …

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Reception Week Ending 23.6.17

Reception have had a great week carrying out further experiments with the Gingerbread Man! They have all enjoyed being scientists and testing out their predictions. We had a thoroughly enjoyable trip to the MAC theatre to watch a production of Sarah and Duck.  The children were fantastic ambassadors for the …

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Reception Week Ending 16.6.17

Reception have had a fun and exciting week trying to answer the question, ‘Why did the Gingerbread Man NOT want to go into the river?’ and studying similarities, differences and changes over time. We have carried out a number of different experiments including placing the Gingerbread man into a hot …

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YR The Gingerbread Man! 9.6.17

Reception have had a great week learning all about The Gingerbread Man! We have taken part in lots of different activities including awarding rosettes to each character to show their position in the story (1st-6th), using playdough to create our own gingerbread characters, repeating patterns linked to the story, writing …

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YR 26.5.17

Reception have had a busy (and hot!) week learning all about Hansel and Gretel.  They have enjoyed time spent in the Computer Suite designing their own gingerbread houses and have produced some fantastic work using Purple Mash. After the holiday, we will be thinking about the Gingerbread Man – including …

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YR Updates Week Ending 19.5.17

Another busy week in YR!  We have been learning all about 3d shapes – including their names and properties this week.  We have been working on the traditional story of Hansel and Gretel and have been doing lots of work on our key words and sounds. We have also enjoyed …

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YR Week Ending 12.5.17

Reception have had a busy week continuing their work on Jack and the Beanstalk. The children have been producing independent pieces of writing so that we are able to personalise learning to their individual Next Steps.  We have had some fabulous accounts of the story, speech bubbles for the giant …

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YR Updates Week Ending 5.5.17

Reception have enjoyed learning more about Jack and the Beanstalk this week.  The children have been encouraged to write independent sentences and have also continued writing their own Bean Diaries.  They have also planted Tomato seeds this week. Homework – To continue with regular Guided Reading and Reading Challenge books. …

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