First full week

Last week was our first full week in Reception and we had great fun! We began learning our phase 2 phonics and focused on ‘s’, ‘a’, ‘t’, ‘p’ and the tricky word ‘the’. We learnt about ’10 frames’ in our math’s group times

It’s nearly Easter!

This half-term we have been busy starting to look for the signs of Spring. We have looked closely at Daffodils and then painted them, mixing the shades of colour that we needed. We discussed what we thought might happen in Spring and started to write a list of what we could look for – the [&he

This half-term

This half-term we have focused on the topic of Winter. We have learnt about winter animals, including Polar Bears and Penguins as well investigated ice. We have read the story Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers and this inspired us to make boats which would float and hold a penguin as well.  We have

This half-term

Since returning from half-term, we have taken part in many exciting activities! We have used pumpkins as drums, created splatter paint pictures that reminded us of fireworks and experimented with mixing colours. We have also had fun combining different size pieces of paper to create new models and l

Week beginning 9th Oct

This week we have been enjoying our new role play area – The Vets! We have also made our own super hero potatoes. Once we had made them, we used them to retell the story using other vegetables as well. We have also continued with our phonics and focused on ‘b’, ‘h’, 

Week beginning 2nd October

This week we have made our own Mr Potato Heads using vegetables. It was quite tricky to attach the vegetables to the potato but we managed it! We have also continued with our phonics and have now learnt the following: s,a,t,p,i,n,m,g,o,d,c,k,ck,e,u,r. We have also chosen reading books to take home a

Last week

Last week we went on a walk across the school field to pick some apples. Whilst we were, there we listened to the sounds we could hear when we shut our eyes. We realised that there are lots of noises that we don’t always hear when we are playing outside. Once we picked our apples […]

Our first two weeks

The Reception children have spent their first full week in school and have settled into the new routines and made new friends. This week we have begun our phonics work with Peter Parrot, focusing on ‘s’, ‘a’, ‘t’ as well as ordering the alphabet. Counting Crow als