Reception

Reception Weekly News February 9th

Love is in the air in Reception! We have been busy sewing, drawing, painting, making tap a shape hearts and writing Valentine’s Day cards in preparation for Valentine’s Day in the half-term holiday! On Monday, we also worked hard to improve our handwriting. We wrote a and d using the correct letter formation. We had …

Reception Weekly News February 2nd

We have been busy again in Reception! On Monday, we focused on letter formation in Literacy. We tried so hard to form 2 curly caterpillar letters correctly – c and o. We had our two ‘Helping hands’ going around and checking we were starting each letter at the top and making notes of who was …

Reception Weekly News January 26th

We have enjoyed another space themed week in Reception. In Busy Fingers, we loved making aliens using cylinders and matching peg board designs to flag patterns, as in the story ‘Pants on the Moon!’ We used Eliza and Cicely’s amazing rocket models as inspiration behind our rocket shape pictures. We really impressed our teachers by …

Reception Weekly News January 19th

We have enjoyed another Space themed week in Reception! On Monday in Busy Fingers, we loved designing our own handprint aliens. They look terrifying! In Literacy, we learnt the digraph ‘er’ and had a go at writing lots of words with all of the sounds we have learnt so far. In Communication and Language, we …

Reception Weekly News January 12th

Welcome back everyone! We have jumped straight into our new topic Space and we are loving it! On Monday in Busy Fingers, we took time to paint space rockets. We also used our cutting skills to cut out space pictures. We loved taking part in a Drama Workshop led by Perform. We acted out the …

Reception Weekly News December 13th

What a snowy start we had to the week! We enjoyed a snow day at home and loved playing in the snow with our friends in school on Tuesday. We enjoyed visiting the Secret Santa room which FOSH had set up for us. We spent our money buying a gift for our parents and loved …

Reception Weekly News December 8th

What an amazing week we have enjoyed in Reception! We have managed to fit in so many Christmas activities. On Monday in Busy Fingers, we continued making paper chains and have now filled the room! We took time to paint beautiful Christmas trees and added pompom baubles. We were invited to watch Form I and …

Reception Weekly News December 1st

Christmas has begun in Reception! In Busy Fingers, we enjoyed playing games which you might play on Christmas Day! We loved making dotty art pictures and think they look brilliant hanging from the ceiling. We have been making our own collage Christmas cards using our amazing emergent writing. We used our fingers carefully to make …

Reception Weekly News November 24th

We have enjoyed another fun week finishing off our ‘All about me’ topic in Reception. On Monday, we learnt the digraph long ‘oo’. We enjoyed making the cuckoo clock movement and action. We tried hard to write ‘oo’ words, used magnetic letters to make words, typed ‘oo’ words on the laptop, made words on the …

Reception Weekly News November 17th

We have enjoyed another fun week in Reception. In Busy Fingers, we have been printing poppies for a lovely poppy wreath, following on from a whole school assembly on Remembrance Sunday. We also made our own split pin poppies using our cutting skills. We also enjoyed a construction Busy Fingers and managed to squeeze in …