Reception (Class 1) - P.E

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This week have all enjoyed our first PE session.

We were focusing on our balance this week.

We used beanbags to balance on our heads while we stood on one leg, walk around the hall and go through hoops and over hurdles. 

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Physical Education


Reception (Class 1) - Who am I?

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This half term our learning question is 'Who am I? and Where do I belong?.

This week we have been focusing on ourselves and what we looked like. The children have enjoyed drawing and painting their own self portraits and describing themselves.

'I have brown eyes' - Mujtaba.

'I have long…

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Reception (Class 1) - Use of Provision

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Another great week in reception exploring the areas of provision and learning through play.

We have loved making new friends and having lots of fun! 

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Reception - Class 1 & Class 2 - First Week Summary

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Reception have had a lovely first week at school! We have been settling in, enjoying our new environment and learning our new routines.

We have enjoyed playing outside in the beautiful sunshine in the water and sand areas; while also making our own dens.

We have also enjoyed painting,…

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Reception - Respectful Song Performance

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Reception have really enjoyed learning all about 'Respect' for our Worship theme this half term.

They have shared their own experiences of being Respectful to others and talked about ways they can show Respect.

Here is a video of our Respectful song, enjoy! 

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Religious Education


Reception - Maths - Subtraction Skills

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Reception have been practicing their subtraction skills and enjoying the sunshine this week.

We played 10 pin bowling and then worked out how many had been knocked down / taken away.

The children then used ten frames and whiteboards to show the answers. "First we had 10, then 3 fell down,…

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Reception - Phonics Skills

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Reception have had fun applying their phonics skills outside this week.

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Reading and Phonics


Reception - An Exciting Arrival!

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This week we had an exciting delivery to Reception!

On Wednesday our first few chickens had hatched by Friday, they were all here!

We cannot wait to watch them grow over the next week.

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Reception - Eurovision 2023

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Languages Music


Reception (Class 2) - Geography - Africa

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Reception have recently been learning about the continent of Africa.

We've had lots of fun experiencing different culture, dressing up in traditional African dress and trying some exotic fruits like pineapple and papaya.

We also enjoyed creating our own African patterns and learnt about and…

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Reception - PSHE - How to Keep Safe Week

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The children in reception have enjoyed learning about the PANTS rules during 'How to Keep Safe' week and have designed their own pairs of pants!

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Reception - World Book Day 2023

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We loved celebrating World Book Day in Reception! Look at our fantastic costumes, do you know who we are?

We even had a special visit from The Book Man, who taught us songs and told us stories. 

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English Reading and Phonics