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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YR Week Ending 28.4.17

Reception have had a lovely first week back after the Easter break. We are now learning all about beans and ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’. We have all planted a bean this week in the hope of growing our own beanstalks! We have also been thinking about colour mixing. We have …

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An Egg-cellent week in YR! Week Ending 7.4.17

Reception have had a brilliant week learning all about numbers 15-20 and finding out all about Easter!  We have learned the Easter story, thought about traditions linked to Easter, made Easter nest cakes, hunted for Easter eggs left by the Easter Bunny, had a very special visitor and also spent …

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Reception Update Week Ending 31.3.17

We have been working hard on ‘Dear Zoo’ for the last week!  We have been using our ‘Talk for Writing’ actions to help us rewrite the story.  We have been thinking hard about different adjectives to describe the animals in the story.  We have been learning all about the numbers …

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Reception Week Ending 24.3.17

Reception thoroughly enjoyed performing for their very special visitors this morning for our Mothering Sunday assembly!  They did so well performing their poems, story and songs and conveyed their love for their mums and grandmas.  They had practised very hard so it was lovely to see their hard work come …

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Reception’s Prickly Visitors 17.3.17

Reception were lucky enough to have some very special visitors on Tuesday!  Sparkle and Lucy, two hedgehogs (along with their carers) came to visit us from Tamworth Hedgehog and Bird Rescue Centre.  The children learned lots about the hedgehogs, including why they are in decline and need protecting, their favourite …

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YR Updates 10.3.17

Reception have had a great week solving lots of problems related to The Smartest Giant in Town! They have made patterned scarves for the giraffe, sorted sock sleeping bags for the fox, built junk model houses for the mice and created a new den for the fox! This has all …

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YR Updates Friday 3rd March

Reception have had a great week learning all about The Smartest Giant in Town.  This will continue next week with lots of different problem solving activities related to the text. We also took part in our Sponsored Read on Thursday to help celebrate World Book Day.  The children enjoyed books …

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YR Week Ending 17.2.17

We’ve had a lovely last week of half-term continuing our work on The Tiger Who Came to Tea!  We have had a go at writing sentences, including adjectives, and retelling the story and have completed lots of different Maths based activities. After the break, we will be focusing on The …

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