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Reception Weekly News 30th April

30th April 21

We had a surprise trip to the moon on Monday morning. We listened carefully to ‘One Giant Leap; The Story of Neil Armstrong’ and acted out the story. We loved taking on the roles of Neil, Buzz and Michael. We enjoyed hearing about Neil’s life from early childhood and his love of aeroplanes to getting…

Reception Weekly News 26th April

26th March 21

We enjoyed a fun filled day on Monday, starting with Busy Fingers. We enjoyed painting with friends, drawing pictures and putting together an Animals of the World puzzle. In Literacy, we loved learning about Easter. We then decided what we wanted to write in our Easter cards and wrote our cards so well using our…

Reception Weekly News

19th March 21

We hope everyone enjoyed a relaxing Mother’s Day yesterday! On Monday in Literacy, we took an imaginary trip to Australia. We learnt about the Great Barrier Reef and enjoyed a story about a Rainbow Fish who wouldn’t share his shiny silver scales. We decided to become authors ourselves and each written a sentence about an…

Reception Weekly News

12th March 21

Welcome back everyone! We were so excited to get back to school today. We enjoyed a lovely long Busy Fingers, chatting, laughing and playing with our friends. We made flag patterns, made a world puzzle, playing World Wide Lotto and sharing stories together. We took time talking about how we feel coming back to school…

Reception Weekly News 12th December

11th December 20

Monday was Filming Day. We enjoyed putting on our costumes and working with Form I and Form II to film the First Christmas story. Back in the classroom, we loved decorating our Christmas bags with stickers. We loved the Christmas story so much that we made our own Nativity scenes. We have loved sharing Christmas…

Reception Weekly News 4th December

4th December 20

Ho, Ho, Ho! Christmas has arrived in Reception! On Monday, we had a very Christmassey Busy Fingers. We enjoyed using the dabbers to make Christmas pictures. We used old Christmas cards to make our own Christmas collage and used Tap a Shape to make Christmas pictures. In Literacy, we loved acting out the story of…

Reception Weekly News 27th November

27th November 20

What a fun start to the week. We celebrated a 5th Birthday in style. We started the celebrations by playing Digraph Musical Chairs. Well done to everyone for recognising so many tricky digraphs! The second party game was Reading Pass the Parcel. We took it in turns to open the parcel and read the sentence….

Reception Weekly News 20th November

20th November 20

On Monday, we enjoyed a Puzzle Challenge. We all worked on making puzzles together. What an amazing team we are! In Literacy, we loved finding out why we celebrate Diwali. We enjoyed hearing about Rama, Sita and Lakshman and how Ravana, the Ten-Headed King of all Demons fell in love with Sita and captured her….

Reception Weekly News 13th November

13th November 20

Welcome back everyone. We hope you managed to see some fireworks at the weekend. On Monday, in Busy Fingers some of us used oil pastels to draw fireworks and wash over using black ink for the dark sky. We also enjoyed cutting and sticking some clothes which we would like to wear in the autumn…

Reception Weekly News 6th November

6th November 20

Welcome back everyone! We hope you enjoyed the break. In Busy Fingers, we enjoyed using tweezers to pick up creepy ghosts, stars and spiders from beans, lentils and pumpkin seeds. We enjoyed playing Tummy Ache game. In Literacy, we loved telling our friends what we had been doing over the fortnight. We then used our…

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