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A busy week in Reception!

A busy week in Reception!

Reception have had a busy and enjoyable week of learning! We’ve shared the story One Snowy Night and used teddies and puppets to reenact it. The children independently created scenes from the story in the creative area using their painting and cutting skills. In maths…

Careers Week

Careers Week

Reception are really enjoying careers week! They have met Doctors, Paramedics, Detectives, Health Care Researchers and a Business Manager! In class we have been working on activities based upon careers and the children have thought about what they’d like to be when…

Reception Festivities

Reception Festivities

We’ve had a lovely few days in Reception and we are all feeling very festive indeed! Following on from the children’s amazing Nativities on Tuesday, we have enjoyed Christmas jumper day, a visit from Santa and a special Advent prayer time together in our classroom!…

Feeling Festive!

Feeling Festive!

We know we have another 3 weeks to go, but, Reception had a lovely festive day yesterday, helping to decorate our school tree and enjoying playing in the snow!

Reception visit the library!

Reception visit the library!

This morning we had a lovely walk in the sunshine to Birtley Library. We stopped at the war memorial to look at the poppies and wreaths and to say a prayer for the soldiers. At the library all of the children chose a story to bring back to school. We then listened to…

Investigating windy weather!

Investigating windy weather!

Reception class loved using streamers today in the windy conditions outside!They made shapes, sang songs, twirled, climbed up to higher points and were so excited when their streamers danced in the wind! Using streamers is also great for developing gross motor skills,…

Hall Hill Farm Trip

Hall Hill Farm Trip

Reception Class had a brilliant time at the farm today! We saw sheep, horses, cows, pigs, llamas, wallabies and much more! In the morning we had a tractor ride and then walked around to see some of the bigger animals and then after lunch and the play park we were able…

The Coronation

The Coronation

In Reception we have been learning about the Coronation this week. We have shared books, sung the Coronation song ‘To the Sound of Trumpets’, made crowns, written about what we would do as King or Queen and even sat on our own throne in the home corner! When sharing…

Easter in Reception Class

Easter in Reception Class

Reception have had a wonderful time preparing for Easter. They have worked hard to create a beautiful little liturgy all about Palm Sunday and were so confident in presenting this at church this week. In class we have been working on lots of arts and crafts including…