Articles by: Mrs Lewis

Science Week in reception

What a fantastic week of exploring, predicting, testing, observing and hypothesising. Actually that’s a pretty normal week during our ‘Explore and Learn’ time in Reception class however this week had the added focus of looking at Christmas science. As we have been studying light over the past few weeks we […]

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Hello from Reception

Hello all. Before I try to capture the last few weeks I just want to thank you all for your kindness and compassion over the last few weeks. The flowers and card are beautiful and gratefully received. Another week has flashed by and has been filled with more amazing work. […]

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It’s Harvest Time

Hi everyone. This week we’ve been busy scouring the school grounds to harvest any plants which may be useful to us. The children delighted in scrambling under the bushes to retrieve the last of the fallen apples. We found an abundance of pears in Copping’s Corner along with raspberries and […]

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Hello and Welcome to the Reception Class Blog

What a fantastic week we’ve had with thirty happy faces all starting school together. It’s been a very busy week filled with learning about our bodies. We were very lucky to have Nancy and the Coram Life Bus to help us learn all about keeping healthy and safe so our […]

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The last week in Reception

Well hello and herewith the final blog for this year’s Reception Class. Everyone has been super busy creating super costumes and completing super Super Hero challenges during our Super Hero week last week. The capes were a particular hit with some beautifully designed motifs on some of them. All children […]

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Science week and more in Reception Class

What a fabulous time we had in Reception during science week. The children explored a number of new habitats. They went bug hunting in forest school and kept a tally of the number of insects found. More maths was had measuring the girth of trees using fingers, arms and bodies […]

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Mud, mud, glorious mud!

A belated glimpse of our wonderfully wet and windy visit to the Forest School last Tuesday morning. All ideas of painting wild flowers, building shelters and looking for mini-beasts, went out the window. Instead we embraced the weather and all it threw at us and made the most of the […]

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Reception with the animals

Reception has gone ANIMAL CRAZY! Such a fantastic week with visits from Victoria and Nanny Bev, (Kai’s Aunt and Grandmother) who kindly brought with them some very interesting animals for us to observe and feel. I must pass on a very special thank you to Lynn Whitnall from Paradise Wildlife […]

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Reception update

It’s been a very busy time in Reception since our return from the Easter holidays. The children planned and created a rain-forest jungle, selecting appropriate animals to live there. As jungle visitors they built their own campsite and this week have turned into scientists counting, measuring and documenting what the […]

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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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