Reception - Phase 3 Sounds

In class 3 we have been learning phase 3 sounds. We have worked really hard to write words using the 'oa' sound.

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Reception - Caring for our Dolls

After our midwife visit we spent lots of time caring for the dolls.

We washed them in the water tray, holding their head carefully and patting them dry with towels.

The children enjoyed putting their nappy on and dressing them for winter.

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Reception - Stories and Phonics

We have a new school area in Reception this week.

The children have loved taking on the role of the teacher and reading stories to their friends and even teach them phonics.

They especially enjoyed giving their pupils stickers for their good working.

Miss Poole even joined the children in…

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Reception - Exploring Capacity

This week in Reception we have enjoyed exploring capacity.

Filling containers, pouring our the contents and making predictions about which container holds the most. 

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Reception - Construction

This week in reception we have loved constructing outside. We have been making landmarks from our local area such as the church, Kirkstall bridge and Elland Road.

It was so much fun, can you spot which is which. Some of the children, dreaming of the summer, made their own ball pool and had so…

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Reception - PSHE

Reception had a special visitor today called Alex who is a midwife. She told us all about her job and how she helps mummies and their babies.

She even brought in her baby for us to see!

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Reception - Numbers

Children loved working in the outside area to count, match and represent numbers in different ways.

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Reception (Class 1) - Remembrance Day

To celebrate Remembrance Day, class 1 made some ‘poppy’ biscuits.

We had such fun making our biscuits and joining in with other Remembrance themed activities.

Also our biscuits were very delicious! 

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Reception - Maths - 1,2,3

In Maths this week we have been exploring numbers 1,2,3. We have counted them, compared them and represented them. In this loose parts area we enjoyed using the different resources to represent numbers to 3 and also to match their numerals.

 

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Reception - Lhasa Apso Puppies

Before the holidays in Reception we had some very small and very cute visitors. We had some Lhasa Apso puppies come to visit us. They were so soft and playful. We each got to stroke the puppies, if we wanted to. We talked about how we care for animals and that we need to feed dogs, walk them, bath…

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Reception (Class 1) - Pumpkins

Today in Class 1 we enjoyed exploring pumpkins. Miss Poole carefully cut a hole in the top and then we used a spoon or our hands to scoop out the inside. It was all smelly and slimy, but lots of fun! We wondered how many seeds are in a pumpkin? There were so many!

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Reception (Class 3) - Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Last week in Reception we had lots of fun making and tasting porridge with different toppings. We talked about the story Goldilocks and the Three Bears and what the bears might like to eat on their porridge.

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