Articles by: Mrs Lewis

Arts Week in Reception

My goodness, what a busy week it has been. It all kicked off with our fabulous trip to see The Hungry Caterpillar at Hertford Theatre last Friday. This brilliantly colourful and mesmerising production was just one of several stories told. We plan to do follow up work on this after […]

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The Boat Museum and much, much more

It’s been another eventful week in Reception. There has been much activity researching information using nonfiction books as well as the internet to find out about boats. The children have been making and testing boats to see which materials are best and have now created a boat museum. They have […]

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Reception News

It’s half way through the half term holidays and I still haven’t written to thank all the fabulous parents who came to the ‘Show and Share’ on Friday morning. It was wonderful to see so many parents engaging with their children during our phonics sessions. We so love everyone in […]

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Once upon a time…

Once upon a time…. in Reception class, there were many marvelous children who this week, amazed all the teachers across the land, by writing the most fabulous instructions about how to build a house. For this work they received a royal reward as class of the week with many marbles […]

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The Christmas Nativity and more

Christmas is coming. Woohoo! What a special time of year in Early Years. Thank you to each and everyone for supporting your children, helping them learn their lines and cleaning their costumes. Weren’t they fabulous throughout the Nativity performance? Not one tear and everyone took part. Also a huge thank […]

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Autumn walks and exciting discoveries

Last week we learned how to write our own story based on the ‘Bear Hunt’ and this week some children have independently gone off to write their own stories. Ella is off on a ‘Fish Hunt’ and Elodie has written about a ‘Jelly-fish Hunt’.      What a wonderful day we have […]

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This week in Reception Class

We have had such a busy week with so much fun and excitement. On Monday and Tuesday we harvested tomatoes, celery, apples and many herbs from our Early Years garden. We created amazing observational drawings of the fruit and vegetables that are harvested at this time of year, looking carefully […]

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Welcome to the Reception Blog

Welcome to the Reception blog. What a fabulous first few weeks it has been. We are learning so much about ourselves and our bodies, what they look like on the inside and the outside. We have a particular fascination with our bones and Sid the skeleton has shown us how […]

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IN CELEBRATION OF OUR WONDERFUL PARENTS

  We have been so blessed in Reception this term with so many parents coming in to help in so very many ways. Alongside the day to day stream of readers and odd job helpers we have had some more specialised help too. As a follow up to our hair […]

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