Reception (Class 1) - Lunar New Year

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Last week we have enjoyed learning all about Lunar New Year. 

We discussed the traditions and celebrations that people carry out when celebrating Lunar new year, such as cleaning the home, decorating, family meals, dragon dances and fireworks. 

The children enjoyed making their own lanterns,…

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Cultural Education

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Reception (Class 1) - Maths - 3D Shapes

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Reception exploring 3D shapes.

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Maths

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Reception - Number Day 2024

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Receptions number day 2024! 

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Maths

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Reception (Class 1) - Maths - Numbers 1 to 5

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In maths we have been looking at numbers to 5; counting, comparing and making them.

This week we have been focusing on their numerals and matching them to the correct amount.

We have loved doing this with Numberblocks! 

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Maths

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Reception (Class 1) - London

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This week we have been learning all about London as apart of our 'Where can I go and How can I get there?' topic.

We begun by looking at where Leeds and London on the UK map. We had a discussion about how we could get there - we don't need a plane or boat as we don't go over the water, walking…

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Geography

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Reception (Class 1) - Maths - Subitising

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The children in reception have been practicing their subitising skills and recognising amounts without counting. 

We used dot cards to subitise the amounts and then use counters to copy the patterns. 

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Maths

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Reception (Class 1) - Where can I go?

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This week we have started our new learning question of 'Where can I go and How can I get there?'.

To begin, we have been recapping our previous learning about where we live. We have looked at maps of the UK and located our city of Leeds.

The children enjoyed drawing pictures of their homes…

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Geography

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Reception (Class 1) - Science - Balloon Experiments

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This week we enjoyed carrying out our own science experiment with balloons.

We filled them up with air and watched how they zoomed around the room as the air came out and also how they can make a squeaky noise.

Some of the balloons we filled with water and flour to see how they feel and how…

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Science

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Reception (Class 1) - Births and Birthdays

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This week we have been looking at the celebrations of births and birthdays! We looked at pictures of ourselves when we were babies and talked about how we have changed as we have grown.

We have also looked after the babies and talked about how babies are cared for.

We then discussed how we…

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Reception (Class 1) - Phonics & Simple Words

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Class 1 have been working so hard on their phonics skills and writing simple words! 

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Reading and Phonics

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Reception (Class 1) - Maths - Circles & Triangles

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In maths we have been learning about circles and triangles. 

We sorted them, drawn them and made pictures from them. 

The children also went on a shape hunt at home to find circles and triangles!

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Maths

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Reception (Class 1) - R.E - Diwali

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This week we have continued our Celebration topic by learning all about the Hindu celebration Diwali - The Festival of Light. 

The children made their own Diya lamps and decorations to celebrate.

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Religious Education

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