Category: reception

April 2022

Our topic this half term has been ‘New beginnings.’ We have explored different kinds of life cycles including plants and butterflies. The children went pond dipping and found some tadpoles which previously they had observed as frogspawn. We also went for a walk around the school grounds to see what other life cycle stages could …

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February 2022

Our overall topic this half term in Reception has been ‘Let’s imagine….’ As part of our exploration of this, the children have read lots of stories and taken part in activities about castles and dragons. They have developed their design and technology skills by making box models of all kinds of things including castles. We …

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December 2021

Another very busy half term which has flown by! The class have been to Campus West twice this half term. For the first trip they visited the library and had a lovely morning looking at all the books, having stories read to them and making a library display. For the second visit they went to …

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Autumn 1st Half term

The children have settled very quickly into the routines in our Reception class. They have been very motivated in their learning including phonics, Maths, PE and topic activities based on traditional stories. During child-initiated learning they have accessed a range of activities indoors and outdoors, although their preference as a class is definitely for being …

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