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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YR Celebrate Chinese New Year!

Reception have had a lovely few days celebrating Chinese New Year! Celebrations began with dance workshops on Wednesday morning, followed by a full day of activities on Thursday 2nd February.  The children wore the lucky colour red and took part in a variety of craft activities, including making dragon puppets…

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YR Information Week Ending 27th January 2017

Homework has been sent home in your child’s Homework Folder.  Please also continue to read at least twice weekly with your child and check their reading Diary for the week’s Tricky Words.  Please ensure that you are commenting on your child’s reading in their diary. It really is valuable! We…

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Reception Updates w/c 9.1.17

Many thanks for all of the lovely cards and gifts that you so kindly sent in for Christmas.  We were overwhelmed by your generosity and kindness. May  we take this opportunity to wish you all a happy, healthy New Year. The children have come back into school brilliantly after the…

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Reception Search for Santa!

Reception had a magical morning yesterday visiting Birches Valley.  We followed the Stickman trail and discovered Stickman’s family and his Family Tree.  On our travels, we passed the Gruffalo and also discovered a Fairy Forest, with magical money and fairy dust!  We then made our way through the magical grotto…

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YR Homework Week Ending 9.12.16

Homework for the next week is to try and explore at least 2 different books that have been allocated on Bug Club!  Log in details can be found in your child’s Reading Diary.  Please also continue to practise the Tricky Words that have been sent home so far, as well…

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Maths Mastery in YR!

Over the past few weeks, Reception have been learning about different numbers.  This week saw the turn of number 6!  We used egg boxes to think about different ways of making 6 and then practised different combinations using our tens frames. We were very good at thinking about one more…

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