YR Update Week Beginning Monday 16th May 2022

This week, Reception will be continuing their work on ‘Look Up!’ by the author Nathan Bryon. We will continue with letter writing to invite a friend to watch the meteor shower, designing and labelling spacesuits, writing simple sentences based on the book’s illustrations and a variety of creative activities linked…

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YR Update Week Beginning 9th May 2022

This week, we will be starting to think about our new text ‘Look Up’ by Nathan Bryon. The children will be writing an invitation to watch the meteor shower from the book, writing a shopping list for the main characters to take to the supermarket and designing their own spacesuits!…

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Recdeption Update Week Beginning 4th April 2022

This week, Reception are continuing their work based on the Oliver Jeffer’s book ‘How to Catch a Star’. The children are designing and making their own star-catching contraptions, following a simple recipe to make salt dough stars and practising their blending skills. In Maths, we will be thinking all about…

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YR Update Weeks Beginning 14th/21st March 2022

Over the next 2 weeks, we will be looking at the text ‘Dear Zoo’ by Rod Campbell. We will be learning the story, including its repeated refrains and thinking about adjectives to describe the different zoo animals.  We will also be using the GPCs we have learned to write simple…

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YR Update Week Beginning 7th March 2022

Reception had a great first week back last week and really enjoyed celebrating World Book Day on Thursday. They were particularly excited to be able to share their favourite books with their Year Four Buddies. Many thanks for the effort that went into all the brilliant costumes – the children…

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Reception Update Week Beginning 28th February 2022

We hope that you all had a restful half-term break. We were very pleased to see the children return this morning – they were very excited to be back and were bursting to tell us all of their holiday news! This week, we will begin our two-week unit of work…

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Reception Update Week Beginning 7th February 2022

Reception are continuing their work on ‘The Enormous Turnip’ this week.  The children will be practising their writing by applying their phonic knowledge to write dictated sentences to match specific pictures. We will be focusing on letter formation, simple punctuation and holding a sentence in our heads as we write.…

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YR Update Week Beginning 31st January 2022

This week, Reception will start their work on the text ‘The Enormous Turnip’. The children will be learning the story, complete with actions, and then using their phonics to help them to write speech bubbles for some of the characters.  We will be learning the ambitious vocabulary ‘budge, soared and…

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YR Update Week Commencing 24th January 2022

This week, Reception will continue with their work on ‘Whatever Next’. We will be focusing on using our phonics to write simple sentences based on the text.  The children have done a great job of learning the story and accompanying actions/ambitious vocabulary. They have also been enjoying using our story…

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