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Here you can read all about recent activities taking place in Reception.

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  • Reception: When do Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr?

    Published 18/04/24
    This week the children have had a fabulous week learning about the Muslim Festival of Ramadan and Eid. They have also been learning number bonds of 10. They have learnt a new song to help them (to the tune of Row, row, row your boat): 9 and 1 are
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  • Reception:Can you retell the Easter Story?

    Published 28/03/24
    This week the children in Reception have been learning about the Easter Story.  They have  created Easter Gardens, waved Palm leaves and celebrated the Last Supper. They might have also seen the Easter Bunny...
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  • Reception: Which is your favourite planet and why?

    Published 22/03/24
    This week Reception have been very busy learning about all the planets in the solar system. They have learnt about what the weather is like on the planets, whether they are made of gas or rock, whether they spin fast or slowly as well as many other f
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  • Reception: What facts can you remember about the moon?

    Published 15/03/24
    This week the children in Reception have learnt about how astronauts get into space and why they are weightless when they are there. They have enjoyed learning many new words as part of their visit to Drawing Club as we read Whatever Next by Jill Mur
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  • Reception: Can you describe your journey to school?

    Published 08/03/24
    This week in Reception the children have been thinking about journeys. They went on a special trip to Mrs Bell's office and the children were able to use directional language to explain how they could get back to the Reception classes. They
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  • Reception: What is the difference between a Penny Farthing bicycle and a bicycle you would ride today?

    Published 01/03/24
    This week Reception have been learning about different ways we can travel to places. We have also compared vehicles from today with vehicles from the past. On Friday we started learning the art of Whittling. That was great fun.
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  • Reception: Should Goldilocks have gone into the Bears' house? Why not?

    Published 23/02/24
    A highlight this week was a hunt around the school for objects that are taler or shorter than we are - which promted some interesting discussions about some things being taller than the children but shorter than the adults - so are they tall or short
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  • Workshops for Families on Transitions

    Published 21/02/24

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  • Reception: What was your favourite part of the story 'Penguin' and why?

    Published 09/02/24
    The children in Reception have been drawing lions, writing codes and passwords and pressing magic buttons this week. The true magic of Drawing Club. We have based our learning around the book 'Penguin' by Polly Dunbar  and the children h
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  • Reception: Why can you not make 6 on a 5 frame?

    Published 02/02/24
    A highlight of this week was making creatures from mud clay at Forest School on Friday. Check out the pictures on Peek of the Week.
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  • Reception: Why couldn't Bear tell the animals his story?

    Published 25/01/24
    The children in Reception have been looking at winter. What do animals do in the winter? What is winter like in the polar regions? Which animals live in the frozen north and south? 
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  • Reception: What would you like to be better at?

    Published 19/01/24
    This week the children have been reading about Vashti, who discovered that to be good at something, you just have to have to keep trying. And that is what we have been doing this week, whether it was investigating the ice outside or working on our ow
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