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

Celebrating Diwali

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This week Reception have been learning all about Diwali. We listened to the story of Rama and Sita and found out about how Hindus and Sikhs celebrate. We made out own clay diva lamps and designed own own colourful rangoli patterns on the playground!

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Firework Fun

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This week we have been thinking about Bonfire night. We listened to the story of how Guy Fawkes tried to blow up King James and the Houses of Parliment.

We enjoyed making firework pictures and eating our own chocolate sparklers!

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We learned the three rules for using sparklers:

  1. Always wear gloves.
  2. Keep them away from your face.
  3. When they have gone out put them in a bucket of water or sand.
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Counting Fun!

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This week Reception have had lots of fun counting and looking at addition.

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We counted out two different sets of animals.

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Next we added them altogether, wrote down how many there were and matched the number to the correct piece of Numicon.

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Autumn

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This week we have been reading 'Percy The Park Keeper'.

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We enjoyed going on an Autumn walk to collect leaves so we could use them to make patterns. We thought about all the different colours we could see.

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We used the play dough to make homes for Percy's animal friends.

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A Busy Week

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Reception have had another busy week in school!

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This week in Maths we have been thinking about length and comparing long and short.

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We had lots of fun trying to get into height order.

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We enjoyed reading 'Walking through the Jungle' and using Numicon to help us find one more.

Numicon Fun

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Can you believe that Reception have only been in school for 2 weeks? They have all settled in so well and know all the routines of the school day.

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We enjoyed our Maths work where we used the Numicon shapes to help us. Can you match the shapes to the correct numbers?

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We had a very exciting day on Thursday when we all watched a huge crane lift up one of the builder's cabins and put it on the back of a lorry to be taken away.

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We also enjoyed playing with the Foundation stage bikes and trikes on the playground.

Starting School

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Reception have all completed their first full week of school! What a fun filled week it has been too :)

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Today has been a Reading day. We visited the Library and completed lots of different reading activities.

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First day of school!

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All the Reception children had their first day of school this week! They looked super smart in their uniforms and had a fantastic day.

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Everyone enjoyed their lunch!

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We used the iPads to practise our letters and numbers.

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We enjoyed making fish and painting ourselves in our uniform.

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Try not to get the sand on the floor!

We are looking forward to seeing all the Reception children at school together on Monday morning :)

Fun Day At The Zoo!

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Here are just a few photos taken from our fantastic trip to the zoo!

 

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Throughout Reception we learn to speak Spanish. Recently we have been revisiting our numbers in 10, in Spanish ofcourse.  Watch the video below and see if you can join in, you could even try and count backwards from 10 in Spanish.

Sports Day!

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What a busy day. Although the weather wasn't brilliant first thing for our Sports day we all had a great time. Take a look at some of the children in action, and see if you can spot yourself in the crowds!

 

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Sports sports and more sports!!

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With the weather been as fantastic as it has we have taken the oppurtunuity to get outside as much as possible.  We got lots of different equipment out like the balls, bats, scooters, skipping ropes to name just a few, to help develop a variety of different skills.

We have also been practising our Sports Day events so don't forget to come and watch us Friday morning on the Acorns field!

 

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