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This week in we have gone animal crazy. In maths we have looked at animal patterns and created our own. We created a fantastic display painting our own animals and looking at the different patterns we could see. In English we have been re-telling the story of Snail Trail and writing sentences about where the …

Over the past week in RE we have learnt about the Easter story. We celebrated by tasting some hot cross buns and made our own Easter cards. We hope you all have a lovely Easter break with your families.  

This week we reached the end of our topic Changes. To begin the day, we had a big group discussion about all of the things we had learned. We shared our new knowledge on the life cycles of plants, humans and animals. We also chatted about other things that change, such as time, colours, feelings …

We have loved returning back to school and meeting all our friends again. To start our theme on ‘Mindfulness’ we talked about how we felt about coming back to school and shared our worries with each other. We recapped on our routines, school rules and the importance of keeping ourselves safe by washing our hands, …

We have had a great time this week getting outdoors and learning all about nature and we have created our own little gardens. We wrote of list of items we thought would be useful in a garden design, talked about how we could recreate these and drew different insects and animals that we thought might …

This week we continued our celebrations around Christmas. We learnt about Christingle. We found out the Christingles are used in some Christian churches during the time of Advent. Each part of a Christingle represents something special for this time of year. The candle represents Jesus being the light of the world. The dried fruit and sweets represent …

Reception Homework 4/12/20

Good afternoon All the children have had a good week back. They have enjoyed been with their friends. This week we have looked at our words lists. If you can keep going with these at home on a daily basis this will really help your child. You could hide them around the house, find them …

Reception Homework – 13.11.20

This weeks homework is English. Please complete the initial sound sheet. We have also focused on the sounds e, u, r, and ck. See if you can find anything that begins with these sounds in your house. We have also been looking at the words – it, and, is, the, a, go, no ,at, I, …

This week we have talked about remembrance day. In English we have been pretending to be soldiers writing letters to our families. We have made our own medals and designed own poppies, using different types of materials. This morning we paid our respects by taking part in a 2 minute silence at 11 ‘o’ clock. …

Reception Homework

Welcome back to a new term. The children have had a great first week back. Our new topic is all about different ‘Celebrations.’ This term also sees the start of us introducing homework. This can be found either on the school website or Google Classroom. Each week we will set an English or Maths task. These …
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