Author: Nicky Richardson


1st December 2017 ~ Reception

This week we have made 3D robots using recycled tubes and boxes.  We have been able to name the 3D shapes we have used such as cube, cylinder and cuboid.

The Child of the Week this week is Jack.

Mrs Chandler & Mrs Culshaw

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Posted on 1 December 2017

Category: EYFS- Reception

24th November 2017 ~ Reception

This week we have been looking at robots and have made our own 2D robots using lolly sticks, tin foil and card.  We have thought about what job our robot can do and even given them names.

Next week we are going to use all the recycled materials brought in to make our own 3D robot!

Well done…

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Posted on 24 November 2017

Category: EYFS- Reception

10th November 2017 ~ Reception

This week we have been making Autumn books using the ipads.  We have walked around the outside of school, taking photos and looking for signs that Autumn is here.  We looked in the environmental garden and found the leaves turning colour and falling on the ground, vegetables and plants dying…

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Posted on 10 November 2017

Category: EYFS- Reception

27th October 2017 ~ Reception

We had a lovely walk to the woods at the beginning of the week, despite a little rain!  We found lots of interesting things on the ground, such as conkers, beech nuts, sycamore seeds and multi-coloured leaves, which we collected for our Autumn investigation station and transient art.  We even…

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Posted on 27 October 2017

Category: EYFS- Reception

20th October 2017 ~ Reception

Our theme this week has been hedgehogs.  The children have made their own hedgehogs using saltdough which they loved.  They rolled the saltdough into a ball and then squeezed and pulled one end to make its nose, added spaghetti for its spines and poked holes for its eyes.  We now have a classroom…

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Posted on 20 October 2017

Category: EYFS- Reception

13th October 2017 ~ Reception

We have a had a very busy and fun time this week in Reception.  We have been learning all about our bodies and read the story 'Funnybones'.  In groups throughout the week we have re-enacted the story and dressed up in the funnybones, skeleton costumes. We loved the story as it had lots of…

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Posted on 13 October 2017

Category: EYFS- Reception

29th September 2017 ~ Reception

Welcome to the Reception blog!

We have now been in school two full weeks and have settled in really well, learning about all the rules and routines.  We're getting really good at them now!  

At the start of the week the school nurse came in to talk to us about keeping ourselves clean…

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Posted on 29 September 2017

Category: EYFS- Reception

30th June 2017

 

Although the weather was not brilliant, we did enjoy our Teddy Bears Picnic.

Mrs Culshaw & Mrs Chandler

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Posted on 30 June 2017

Category: EYFS- Reception

23rd June 2017

This week’s focus in Reception has been Michael Rosen’s lovely book ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’. The children have enjoyed acting out the story and we went on our very own bear hunt! We went through long wavy grass, a deep cold river, thick oozy mud, a big dark forest, a swirling whirling…

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Posted on 23 June 2017

Category: EYFS- Reception

12th May 2017

In maths this week we have been learning the skill of doubling.  We have used lots of fun, practical activites to help us learn about it and some of the children have enjoyed playing various doubling games.  We have doubled the spots on ladybirds and butterflies, found double dominoes and…

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Posted on 12 May 2017

Category: EYFS- Reception

21st April 2017 ~ Caterpillars

This week we have been reading the story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar.  We have talked about the life cycle, written our own story books and made butterflies.  We talked about them being symmetrical.  Perhaps you can find something symmetrical at home?  We also had an exciting delivery from the…

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Posted on 21 April 2017

Category: EYFS- Reception

17th March 2017

The children have had great fun being minibeast detectives around the school grounds . We looked carefully at the minibeasts we found and have been thinking about the habitats of the creatures and why they think they would choose that place to live.  We made our own 'Bug Hotel' in our outdoor area…

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Posted on 17 March 2017

Category: EYFS- Reception