Reception

Reception Weekly News June 14th

We started the week working on a secret mission for Father’s Day. In Mathematics, we practised our counting on skills in addition on the Smartboard. We then used all of our skills when solving number problems, including doubling, sharing, halving, counting on and counting back. In the afternoon, we loved listening to the story of …

Reception Weekly News June 7th

Welcome back everyone! We were delighted to find out about what had happened to our lovely caterpillars during the holidays. They had turned into butterflies while Mrs Houten was looking after them! We looked at the photographs Mrs Houten had taken and also two little film clips. We spent time writing the next instalment of …

Reception Weekly News May 17th

What a fun start to the week we have had! We made our own number bond beanstalks in Busy Fingers, trying so hard to work out which two numbers to together to make 10! In Literacy, we enjoyed listening to ‘Jasper’s Beanstalk’. We decided to make our own class book, writing a sentence about each …

Reception Weekly News May 10th

Welcome back after the Bank Holiday! We were excited to see how the caterpillars had changed over our long weekend. They have grown longer and fatter already! On Monday, in Literacy, we enjoyed writing about the caterpillars in our new Caterpillar Diaries. At the end of Literacy, we crept upstairs to visit our lovely school …

Reception Weekly News May 3rd

We started our topic ‘Our Glorious Garden’ with some fun gardening in the Outdoor Classroom. We moved the strawberry plants into one flower bed, weeded it and watered it. We then raked and weeded a second flower bed, before thinking about how we could attract butterflies into our Outdoor Classroom. We decided we needed bright …

Reception Weekly News April 26th

Welcome back everyone! We couldn’t wait to get started on our Easter Extravaganza! We enjoyed listening to the stories ‘Eggday’ and ‘Quacky, Quack, Quack’. We baked Easter nests with our Nursery friends, melting chocolate, butter and golden syrup and crushing in shredded wheat. We thought they looked just like little nests once we had added …

Reception Weekly News March 29th

What a sleepy way to start the week; with an amazing pyjama party! We had been working so hard that we had filled up our jar with 40 shells! We had chosen to be like ‘Polly Jean Pyjama Queen’ and wear our pyjamas to school. In Literacy, we enjoyed writing sentences about our pyjamas. We …

Reception Weekly News March 22nd

We have been learning all about Africa and Australia this week in Reception! On Monday, in Literacy we enjoyed listening to the classic African story of ‘Handa’s Surprise’. We then used our new tricky work ‘they’ and wrote a sentence about the ending where Handa met Akeyo with a basket of tangerines. We took time …

Reception Weekly News March 15th

We have enjoyed another busy week in Reception. On Monday in Literacy, we quickly revised all of our tricky words, sounds and digraphs. We learnt a new tricky word ‘there’. We found out that Paddington Bear comes from Peru in South America and found it on our world map. We then watched a clip of …

Reception Weekly News March 8th

We have had a brilliant week in Reception. We started the week with an amazing assembly by Mrs Atkinson about dog handling and how to behave around dogs. We learnt so many brilliant tips from Mrs Atkinson and are looking forward to using them in the future. Can you remember what a worried dog and …