Category: Reception

Reception Weekly News November 15th

15th November 19

What a fun week we have had in Reception! We talked about other festivals people celebrate, including Diwali. We loved watching a little girl, Jessica, preparing for Diwali with her family, celebrating it and finding out the story behind Diwali. In Literacy, we listened to the amazing story of Rama and Sita and loved acting…

Reception Weekly News 8th November

8th November 19

Welcome back everyone! We hope you all had a wonderful half-term holiday. We started the week off with a very loud bang! We have started our St Hilda’s Day celebrations early with an amazing Indonesian drumming session. We learnt how to use a variety of Gamelan percussion instruments.  We listened carefully to instructions from Mike…

Reception Weekly News 18th October

18th October 19

We have been busy thinking about how we can keep ourselves clean and healthy. On Monday, we made posters to remind our parents of ways to help us, washed and cleaned the babies and made a healthy packed lunch in Literacy. In Mathematics, we loved playing a counting game ‘Whack-a-Mole’ on the smartboard. In the…

Reception Weekly News 11th October

11th October 19

Welcome back to Reception’s Weekly News! We started the week thinking about our topic ‘I am amazing’ and enjoyed discussing whether we have pets at home. We then heard about a very cheeky cat ‘Six Dinner Sid’. We took time to make Sid a new collar, as well as choosing our own pets and labelling…

Reception Weekly News 4th October

4th October 19

Welcome back to Reception’s Weekly News! On Monday, in Literacy we loved rapping along to ‘Kitchen Disco!’ We cut out characters from the story and used our growing phonic knowledge to label them. Lots of us are hearing the beginning, middle and final sounds in words now. We also used single hole punches to make…

Reception Weekly News 27th September

27th September 19

Welcome to another fun week in Reception! We started the week thinking about our topic ‘I am amazing!’ We talked about how we can be healthy by looking after our teeth and bodies. We laughed so much when we heard the story ‘Bathroom Boogie’ and loved cutting out the characters and labelling them with our…

Reception Weekly News 20th September

20th September 19

Welcome to our first Weekly News in Reception on our new St Hilda’s School website! On Monday, we discovered we were learning more about our families. We enjoyed finding out more about the Large Family in ‘Mr Large in Charge.’ We then chose which member of the family we wanted to cut out and tried…

Reception Weekly News July 11th

11th July 19

What a fun last week we have had in Reception! On Monday, we loved working with Stephen, also known as the Lego Man! Stephen showed us how to make a building using Lego to put together with Nursery, Form I and II to turn into a town. We then added a road around our buildings…

Reception Weekly News July 5th

5th July 19

We have enjoyed our penultimate week in Reception by performing in our Summer Show! We loved dressing up in our woodland animals costumes (thanks to our parents!) and having our faces painted. We sang our song really well and loved watching the older girls acting out the modern version of Snow White! In the afternoon,…

Reception Weekly News June 28th

28th June 19

Monday morning meant one thing for us; Handwriting Competition! We worked quietly writing a few lines of ‘Somewhere over the Rainbow’ using the correct letter formation in the hope that we would win a prize for neatest writing or most improved. Watch this space! In Mathematics, we revisited o’clock and half-past times. We loved playing…

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