Reception have enjoyed getting out large sheets of paper and chunky pens to create their own Gruffalo inspired story maps. It has really enticed the children into mark making by providing HUGE sheets of paper!
This week in our Forest School session we have been searching for sticks in the outdoor area to make our own stick men! We have been inspired by the book Stick Man by Julia Donaldson and have been thinking about the … Continue reading →
In reception we have started our Read Write Inc (RWI) sessions. The children have learnt the sounds m, a, s and d so far. We hope that you found the reading meeting useful. If you didn’t manage to attend then … Continue reading →
Please make sure you practice your spellings this weekend ready for a spelling test on Monday. It is vital that children practice their spellings at home in order to be successful in their test. Let’s see how many children can get 5 out of 5!
This week in Reception we have read the story of ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’. The children have really loved reading this traditional tale. We think the traditional tales should be read over and over again in the early … Continue reading →
The Reception classroom this week has been under close observation with our crime scene. Following our police visit, the police asked Reception to become agents and to help them find out who committed the crime by carefully analysing the suspects … Continue reading →
This week the reception class received a delivery from the elves at the North Pole. There was a letter inside the sack which told Reception that as Santa was test driving his sleigh, to make sure it was all working … Continue reading →
In Early Years it is very important to give children opportunities to mark-make, draw and write. It is important to provide these opportunities so that the muscles in the children’s hands develop so that they can then hold a pencil … Continue reading →