Reception

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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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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