Reception Blog

Nativity performance!

Date posted: December 5, 2019

We have had such a great time practising our Nativity play! We learnt all of the songs and even the sign language to go with them. We were really brave performing in front of all our family. Thank you to all who came – what a fantastic show it was! Well done to all the […]


Autumn Pumpkins!

Date posted: November 3, 2019

We were able to explore an autumn vegetable this week as part of our Food and Celebrations topic. An adult helped us cut open the pumpkin and taught us about how it grows in the ground. Then we scooped out the seeds to plant more. It was so much fun!


The tiger who came to tea!

Date posted: October 29, 2019

This week we had a visit from an unexpected visitor. We arranged a little tea party with some tea and cake. We went to invite some friends for tea but when we came back we noticed that “all of the tea” had been drunk and all of the cake had been eaten! There was also […]


Mysterious footprints!

Date posted: September 11, 2019

We have really enjoyed our first full days in reception this week! When we came back in from lunch one day, we noticed some strange large footprints outside. We searched for more clues but couldn’t find anything! Then we decided to research animal footprints to match it up to an animal. We discovered that they […]


Mini Monsters day!

Date posted: June 17, 2019

Reception had a whole day of Mini Monsters to celebrate their Magical Monsters and Dangerous Dinosaurs topic! In the morning we had a visit from some little creatures. We learnt about reptiles and we got to hold and feel millipedes, bearded dragons and snakes! It was so interesting and we learnt lots of different facts […]


Magical Monsters and Dangerous Dinosaurs!

Date posted: May 6, 2019

This half term our topic is ‘Magical Monsters and Dangerous Dinosaurs’. We started the topic by discovering some strange footprints in our Reception outside area. Miss Rickman and Miss Weston checked the CCTV and found a miraculous discovery…a dinosaur had been on our school grounds! IMG_4227 We then discovered an egg. We were not sure […]


Emotions and mindfulness!

Date posted: February 8, 2019

Yesterday we learnt all about different types of emotions and mindfulness. We learnt about what cross, angry, happy, sad, bored, surprised and excited looks like on our faces. Then we earn about some things we could use if we ever feel negative emotions to help calm us down and make us feel relaxed. We had […]


Chinese New Year!

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This week the children have been discovering all about Chinese New Year! We have been learning how each of the twelve animals in the Grand Race represent a different Luna year. The children have been discovering and playing with sticky Chinese noodles, using chopsticks and creating their own Chinese lanterns. We have also been looking […]


Sit and Share!

Date posted: January 28, 2019

Thank you to everyone who came to Sit and Share last week! We hope you enjoyed looking through the children’s learning journals and folder work! What amazing progress we are making! Remember you can look at your child’s learning journey online with your login and password! 


Antony Gormley sculptures!

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We have been really busy this week with some amazing skills based art work! We looked at an Artist called Antony Gormley who sculpted the Angel of the North. He also made a lot of interesting sculptures based on the human body so we decided to have a go at recreating them! We learnt how […]


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