Category : Reception
This week we are recapping 2D shapes. Reception children need to be able to name the basic 2D shapes AND describe their properties (including number of sides and number of corners). These songs may help you to practise at home!
In Reception, we have started learning to count in 2s, 5s and 10s. Below are links to some of the songs which the children enjoy singing at school – you may like to practise them at home! Counting in 2s: Counting in 5s: Counting in 10s:
Before half term, we were visited by an education volunteer from Blue Cross for Pets. She introduced the children to her (toy) dog, and led a discussion about the things that he needed to keep him happy and healthy. She taught us that even though grapes are healthy for humans, they are poisonous for dogs! […]
On Tuesday 26th January, the reception classes enjoyed a very practical road safety session. Some of the children were chosen to be vehicles driving along the busy street, whilst others pretended to be pedestrians walking to school. One child dressed up as a lollipop man or lady, and helped the pedestrians to cross the road […]
Reception began their ‘Superheroes’ topic by learning about some of the members of staff who help us at school, including our super caretaker, our super cleaner, our super cook, our super first aiders and our super office staff. RS received a visit from Mr Adams the caretaker, who explained how he helps to take care […]
Last Friday Reception children enjoyed participating in our NSPCC Big Workout. The children rotated around 4 different activities to raise money for the NSPCC. Activities included hula hoops, skipping ropes, quoits, bat and ball, and ball and cup. Thank you for your donations towards this worthy cause.
RM had fun in the forest searching for signs of imaginary little people. They explored different areas of the Forest and practised their balancing skills over the overflow ditch. On their way they played the xylophone hoping to encourage the little people to come and play . We loved the hot chocolate that Mrs Osman […]
During the week before half term, RM and RS celebrated the festival of Diwali. We learnt about the exciting story of Rama and Sita, then acted it out using puppets and masks. Each child made their own clay diva and decorated it with paint and glitter. The children also created colourful Diwali cards by drawing […]
Thank you so much to everyone who has already contributed photos for our number challenge, the display is looking great! Please keep the photos coming in!
We would like the parents and pupils of RM and RS to work together on a special number challenge. The challenge is for reception to collect one photo of each number 1 to 100 used within a real life setting. Can we complete our challenge? Can you help us? To join in, all you need […]