Reception Blog

Bear Hunt Sensory Story

Date posted: November 6, 2016

We had a special Bear Hunt sensory story. We were swooshed with tinsel for the grass, squirted with water for the river, felt the oozy mud, felt the crunchy leaves from the forest, threw snow in the air and looked in caves with torches for the bear! It was lots of fun.

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt in the Garden!

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We have been learning the story ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ and we went on our own bear hunt in the garden. Through the long wavy grass – swishy swashy! Through the river – splash splosh! Through the mud – squelch squerch! Through the snowstorm – whooo wooo! Through the forest – stumble trip! […]

Spooky lunch and fun!

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We had a special spooky lunch. In class we carved out pumpkins and at the end of the day we lit them and had hot chocolate with a spooky story.


Date posted: July 1, 2016

We had a great day at Gressenhall farm! 

Trinity Day

Date posted: June 10, 2016

For Trinity day we made bracelets, triangles and plaits. The three different parts represent God as The Father, The Son and The Holy Spirit.

Chinese lunch

Date posted: February 12, 2016

We have loved learning about Chinese New Year. We had Chinese noodles which we ate with chopsticks. Have you used your chopsticks at home yet?

Handa’s Surprise Fruit Tasting!

Date posted: February 5, 2016

We have been reading and learning about the story Handa’s Surprise. We learned about the different fruits in the story and we did some fruit tasting. We thought of words that described the fruit – sweet, sour, juicy, hard, soft, delicious, ripe! Maybe you could try some new fruits at home and tell us about […]

Reception Nativity

Date posted: December 7, 2015

  Thank you for coming to watch our nativity play. We are so proud of all our Reception children. They sung, signed, danced and performed brilliantly. Well done everyone!  

Fire bread

Date posted: November 20, 2015

We have been learning about different ways to make bread. This week Mr O’Brien taught us how to make bread that we can cook on the fire – it was easy and delicious. We ate it with honey.

Making Bread!

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We made bread by weighing and mixing the ingredients, kneading the dough and baking it in the oven. We hope you enjoyed eating it at home?  

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