Category: reception

A Romp in the Swamp!

This week we have been reading Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs: A Romp in the Swamp By Ian Whybrow and Adrian Reynolds. We talked about why Harry keeps his dinosaurs in a bucket and the children said that he wants to keep them safe and they are his special toys. One of the children …

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End of term fun!

Reception have enjoyed the last few weeks of term getting into the Christmas spirit and building up in excitement for the end of term and Christmas.  Alongside our lessons, we have been taking part in lots of Christmas crafts, learning about the Nativity story, and being busy little elves in our Christmas performance. We thoroughly …

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Kipper’s Birthday (Friday 26th November 2021)

We have thoroughly enjoyed Kipper’s Birthday today, the best moment was when the children realised that Kipper was actually coming. The children were so happy when Kipper came into the classroom and we were able to touch him and talk with his owner. The children had such a good time. We did everything on our …

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Getting ready for Kipper’s Birthday (Thursday 25th November 2021)

We have enjoyed a day filled with preparation for Kipper’s Birthday party. We have been decorating biscuits, making jam sandwiches and making a cake. We have been using a spoon to put icing on top of our biscuits and then squeezed icing sugar tubes to decorate them. We used a knife to spread jam on …

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Halloween Fun!!

We have had a wonderful week of Halloween fun in Reception. The children have thoroughly enjoyed our spooky role play area, making potions, doing spaghetti painting (the children said they were the spells coming out of the cauldron), using tweezers to pick up Halloween pasta shapes and making a witch using 2D shapes.  We watched …

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Reception September 2021

Reception have had a great start to the year and have been enjoying settling in and making new friends. They have been enjoying exploring their new classroom and resources and the outdoor area.

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt!!

This week we have reading ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ by Michael Rosen. We have absolutely enjoyed the story and it is definitely one of our favourites. The children have been joining in reading the story and joining in with Michael Rosen too on YouTube. Our role play area was turned into the story …

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Troll Jelly

Reception read ‘The Three Billy Goats Gruff’ and have been doing a variety of activities to do with the story. They have absolutely loved retelling the story in our story tray and have been enjoying being the different characters. They have loved being the troll and especially the Big Billy Goat Gruff. We made troll …

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Reception’s Fruit Salad

  This week in Reception we have been reading the story Oliver’s Fruit Salad By Vivian French. Oliver loves his Grandpa’s garden as he grows all his own fruit and vegetables. Oliver spends time there helping Grandpa pick them. One day while eating breakfast he tells his Mum that he helps Grandpa pick crunchy red …

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Duckling update!!

We are absolutely loving having the ducklings in Reception. At the weekend our last egg hatched, so now that’s a total of five – just like the song, which we have been singing too!! The ducklings have changed so quickly over the past few days and we have noticed that they are getting taller, they …

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