Created on Friday, 17 March 2017 08:08
Published on Friday, 17 March 2017 08:08
Reception had a fabulous day at Umberslade Farm on Thursday 16th March.
We enjoyed feeding lambs and calves, going on a tractor ride and learning about what a farmer gets from a farm. We were able to stroke the animals and found out about the things that they need.
Created on Tuesday, 07 March 2017 13:13
Published on Tuesday, 07 March 2017 13:13
A huge thank you to the parents that attended our INSPIRE workshop this morning. We all had a fantastic time looking at Physical Development and developing our fine and gross motor skills.
Mrs Edwards helped us complete lots of different fine motor activities -using playdough, making tissue flowers and picking things up carefully with tweezers.
Mrs Hampson helped us develop our gross motor skills outside where we enjoyed playing with the bikes and trikes, throwing and building towers.
We had lots of fun in the hall chimbing and using the large scale apparatus with Mrs Harding.
Miss Breeze took us on a journey to the Arctic through yoga moves. We all had a super morning! Information packs will be sent home to any parents that were unable to attend.
Created on Thursday, 09 February 2017 11:08
Published on Thursday, 09 February 2017 11:08
This week Reception have enjoyed investigating measurments. We looked at length and thought about longest and shortest and investigated who was the tallest and shortest in the class. We thought weight and compared the weight of animals from Noah's Ark and thought about which was heaviest and which was lightest.
We enjoyed thinking about capacity and comparing the amounts of animal food that different containers hold. If you would like to play a measuring game at home please [click here].
Created on Friday, 27 January 2017 07:50
Published on Friday, 27 January 2017 07:50
This week Reception have been learning all about Chinese New Year! We enjoyed listening to the story of how the years got named after different animals and finding out about how it is celebrated. 2017 will be the year of the Rooster.
You will find lots of chinese New Year activities on this week's homework.
Created on Tuesday, 17 January 2017 14:38
Published on Tuesday, 17 January 2017 14:38
Our topic is 'The Weather'. As part of our topic work we have designed and made our own kites! We investigated the different parts of a kite and thought about the equipment that we would need to make one. We enjoyed making them but particularly wnjoyed flyinf them! We were very lucky because it was very windy for us on Friday afternoon.
Created on Thursday, 12 January 2017 10:05
Published on Thursday, 12 January 2017 10:05
This week Reception have been helping Percy the Park Keeper. We completed a treasure hunt where we had to help him find all of his animal friends. Some of the animals had found very good hiding places! In Literacy we wrote about the different animals that we found and in Maths we investigated ways to represent the amount of animlas.
Created on Friday, 16 December 2016 13:53
Published on Friday, 16 December 2016 13:53
Reception have enjoyed sewing their own puppets! We used a special plastic needle and thread to sew the two pieces of felt together. We had to carefully pull the thread through the holes, up and down in a running stitch. When we had joined the two pieces of felt together we hen decorated the puppet.
A huge thank you to all of the parents that came into school to help.
Created on Friday, 25 November 2016 10:57
Published on Friday, 25 November 2016 10:57
In Reception we have been reading 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears'. We enjoyed listening to the story and learning all about how Goldilocks eats all the porridge. We enjoyed learning all about porridge and especially enjoyed baking our own oaty biscuits!
Created on Friday, 11 November 2016 10:01
Published on Friday, 11 November 2016 10:01
This week Reception have been learning all about bonfire Night! We enjoyed hearing about the story of Guy Fawkes trying to blow up the Houses of Parliment with gunpowder.
We enjoyed using the iPads to create our own firework pictures.
We also enjoyed making our own chocolate sparklers! We talked about how important it is to stay safe on Bonfire Night and made our own Firework Safety posters.
In Music, we enjoyed using the instruments to make firework sounds. It was very loud!
Created on Tuesday, 01 November 2016 14:14
Published on Tuesday, 01 November 2016 14:14
Reception have enjoyed learning some Spanish! We enjoyed saying 'hola!' to our special Spanish friend called Isabella.
Created on Wednesday, 05 October 2016 14:16
Published on Wednesday, 05 October 2016 14:16
This week in Reception we have been reading the story, 'The Day The Crayons Quit'. We have enjoyed investigating different colours and finding out about how we can mix primary colours to create other colours. We enjoyed going outside on an Autumn walk and seeing how many different colours we could spot.
Created on Monday, 26 September 2016 13:34
Published on Monday, 26 September 2016 13:34
On Friday 30th September, Reception and Nursery are holding a Macmillan coffee morning in aid of Macmillan and #teamisobel. This afternoon we have been busy baking ready to sell cakes on Friday morning. It would be lovely if every child could have a visitor to come and buy their cake! Tea and coffee will be served for parents in the Acorns hall from 8.50am. This will be cleared away before 9.15am when the children will come to the hall to sell their cakes. If you are unable to attend please send a donation in with your child and they can bring a cake home. Donations of cakes will also be well received. We look forward to seeing Foundation Stage parents on Friday!