2 February 2022

Tricky Troll Word Work

We have been practising our tricky troll words in lots of different ways. We spotted them in some books, played games, used flash cards and practised writing them without peeking! We are doing brilliantly! 

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20 January 2022

Melting & Freezing

This week we have been exploring melting and freezing. We have learnt lots of new words like frozen, solid, liquid, melting and temperature. We used the freezer to freeze water then tried different ways to melt the ice. The warm water melted the ice the fastest. We also melted some chocolate using…

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29 November 2021

Happy Hanukkah!

We watched a video about a little girl called Sophia who celebrated the Jewish festival of Hanukkah with her family. We learnt all about the traditions including decorations, candles, songs, games, prayers and food. We followed a recipe for latke (potato pancakes) and made them. The Jewish people…

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17 November 2021


We have been learning about different celebrations. We have talked about Bonfire night, birthdays and Diwali. Look at the wonderful diva lamps and rangoli patterns we have made! 

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4 November 2021

Room on the Broom

Don’t we look fantastic in our spooky costumes?! We enjoyed sharing the story Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson. We looked at the rhyming words and made our own silly rhyming spells. We had lots of fun in the spooky sensory trays and play dough. We even wrote our own potion ingredients out and…

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7 October 2021

Patterns, Patterns Everywhere!

This week we have been looking at patterns in our environment, in nature and repeating patterns. We have made patterns using natural materials, objects around the classroom and even ourselves! We have made colour patterns, size patterns, shape patterns and patterns with actions. 

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30 September 2021

Maths, Phonics, Moving and More!

We’ve had such a busy few days in reception. We had lots of fun in our phonics lessons; improving our letter formation in different media, working on hearing initial sounds and reading words to find matching pairs. In maths, we have been comparing objects, quantities, heights and lengths. We have…

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24 September 2021

Reception Letters and Sounds

We have enjoyed learning our sounds using the stories. We listened to ‘Pirate Pete’ on our pirate ship and had fun popping the bubbles outside. 

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17 September 2021

P.E in the Big Hall

In reception we have been working on following instructions in P.E. We enjoyed playing games together with our new friends. We are improving at removing our shoes and socks and putting them back on again all by ourselves. We also practised our ball skills and using the hall space safely. 

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19 July 2021

Sports Day Superstars! ⭐️⭐️⭐️

Wow! What a fantastic effort from all of the children today. They have given it their all and cheered on their friends brilliantly! Well done Reception! ⭐️⭐️⭐️

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15 December 2020

Christmas Is Coming!

We are having lots of fun in reception getting ready for Christmas. We have been baking Christmas cookies, learning about why Christmas is a special time for Christians, taking part in lots of Christmas craft activities and we especially enjoyed our Polar Express day in our pyjamas. 

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26 November 2020

Let’s go on a journey!

This week we have been discussing journeys we have been on and the places we travel. We have drawn the places that we go to on a map of our area. We enjoyed reading The Naughty Bus and have talked about the different ways that we can travel. We have been role-playing in our new red bus and using…

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