The children listened brilliantly to the assembly and responded really well to both the sketching and the painting sessions which followed.Although the colour mixing was quite challenging everybody tried their best and achieved some interesting results.
Our theme of bears continued from last week with all children bringing their teddy to school on Monday. The children used their bears in maths to do some measuring. The teddies were measured with strips of paper to find out which teddy was the tallest. The pieces of paper were put in length order and … Read more The end of another busy week in Reception and lots of new exciting experiences.
Most of our activities this week centred around the well-known story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. In literacy we have been reading different versions of the story. Throughout the week we read books together under the visualiser, encouraging the children to read along and then discussed different aspects of the book. The children were … Read more Reception weekly update
Last week the children were looking at different types of birds that they might see when taking part in the ‘Little Schools’ Birdwatch’ project. They had to try and sketch the bird from the photograph they had chosen and paint it with the water colour paints. This was quite a difficult task for the children … Read more Reception learn about birds
For the last session of the day, those of us who had our boots, wrapped up warm and went for a walk over the school field. Well, who could resisit a huge blanket of untrodden snow?! We built a rather small snowman and then made a ‘magic ring’ of snowballs around him.
If you want to come indoors and warm up after a great morning playing in the snow have a look at the story of Goldilocks on www.britishcouncil.org/kids-stories-goldilocks.htm. Maybe you have a copy of this story. If you have got one, have a look at it because the story may be told in a different way. … Read more Snuggle up and listen to a story
This week in literacy we have been reading different versions of the well-known story of Little Red Riding Hood. Throughout the week we read books together under the visualiser, encouraging the children to read along. We also watched it on Cbeebies on www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/storie The children wrote sentences about pictures from the story using their word … Read more Another busy week in the Reception class
Last term we learnt how to carry the apparatus and practised the techniques of moving,jumping and rolling. Now we are extending this work into balancing on body parts and performing a sequence of movements along the floor, onto and along the apparatus, holding a balance and dismounting. We hope you enjoy looking at some of … Read more Learning is fun in apparatus
Now that the website is up and running I will try and put a weekly update on our class page to fill you in on what we have been doing at school. Hopefully this will be useful to parents whose children choose not to tell them about their time at school but will also be … Read more Reception weekly update
Show and Tell for a Friday 18.1.13-Photos of them as a baby and a toddler 25.1.13-A photo of their family so that they can show us who everyone is and tell us all about them. 1.2.13-Their favourite toy and be able to explain why. 8.2.13-An old toy/s for our toy museum. This can have belonged … Read more Letters