Reception Blog

Welcome to the Reception blog. Find out what our classes have been up to lately!

Winter

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This week Reception have been thinking about Winter. We thought about how the seasons change and what the weather is like during winter.

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In our forest school area, we thought about which animals lived in a cold winter climate and what specail adaptations they had to help them survive.

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We made penguins and thought about how they stay warm. They have to keep high body temperatures to remain active. They have thick skin and lots of fat (blubber) under their skin to keep warm in cold weather.

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In Maths, we enjoyed investigating and comparing quantities. We said which set had 'more' and which set had 'fewer'.

Please [click here] to view a copy of this week's homework.

Green Tree School Award

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As part of our work towards the Green Tree School Award from the Woodland Trust, we have been exploring trees.

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We designed our own tree characters.

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We collected lots of different materials to create decorations to hang on the trees.

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We developed our fine motor skills creating tree pictures using scissors and cotton buds.

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If you would like further ideas for activities you can do at home please visit the Woodland Trust website [click here].

Road Safety 2019

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This week Reception have been thinking about road safety as part of our PSHE work. We completed lots of different activities to help us think about how to be safe when walking on the pavement, next to the road, and crossing the road.

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We designed bright coats to help us stay safe when it is dark so we can be seen by cars.

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We even made our own traffic light sandwiches!

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Stop, look and listen.

Remembrance Day 2019

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This week Reception created poppies, both inside and outside, for Remembrance Day. We also took part in the whole school silence on Monday 11th November at 11:00.

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Even though we have had lots of rain this week, we have still been outside!

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All costume letters have now been sent home so unless your child is a character. They will need a star costume. Please can children practise getting into and out off their own costumes prior to bringing them. Costumes need to be clearly named please and sent into school in a named bag for Monday 9th December. If your have any questions about our Christmas Show, please speak to your child's class teacher.

Firework Fun in Reception 2019

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We have had a fantastic week celebrating Bonfire Night!

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For Forest School, we enjoyed writing with sparklers! We thought about how to use them safely and put them in carrots so that they were easier for us to hold.

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We enjoyed making sparklers to eat with melted chocolate, breadsticks and coloured sprinkles.

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We used different materials to make firework pictures.

In our outdoor area, we enjoyed using marbling inks to create pictures of burning fire.

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The reveal!

World Space Week 2019

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This week Reception have enjoyed learning about space as part of World Space Week 2019.

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We enjoyed investigating how craters are formed on the moon's surface.

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We also enjoyed making our own moon pictures using foil.

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We even went on a yoga space adventure! You can join in too by watching the video below :)

We're Going on a Bear Hunt 2019

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This week we have been reading 'We're Going on a Bear Hunt' as part of our world on animals for World Animal Day.

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You can listen to the story below.

Our Phonic Sounds

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Following feedback from our recent parent workhop, please see the video below for clarification on how to pronounce our phonic sounds.

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If you have any questions, please speak to your child's class teacher.

Playing and Exploring

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We have had lots of fun this week!

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We have ordered numbers.

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We ordered pictures from the story Little Red Riding Hood.

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We sorted letters on the touchscreen.

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We played with the Numicon in the sand.

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We made Numicon pictures with paint.

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We used tweezers to count out pom poms.

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We counted out fruit in the water.

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We thought about reusing different materials to build with.

Letter Formation

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We practised our pencil control.

Water play

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We enjoyed playing in the water.

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We enjoyed making different bean shapes in PE.

 

Reception Activities

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This week we have been enjoying spending time in our classrooms.

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We enjoyed playing a counting game on the iPads.

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We dug for treasure in the sand.

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We used the Numicon to make different pictures.

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We decorated pirate flags for 'Talk like a Pirate Day'.

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We practised writing the letter a. Round the apple and down the leaf.

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We found and counted the food in the water to take to Grandma's house.

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We retold the story of 'Little Red Riding Hood'.

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Our First Week in School

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This week Reception have been learning our 'Talk 4 Writing' text, Little Red Riding Hood. We have started to think of actions to help us retell the story all by ourselves. We also enjoyed visiting our school library where we were able to choose two books to take home. Remember your library bags every week so you can choose two new books. RJS visit the library every Thursday and RHT on Fridays.

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First Day At School!

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Reception children all thoroughly enjoyed their very first day at school! We enjoyed making lots of new friends and completing different activities. We especially enjoyed choosing our own lunch in the dinner hall.

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