Reception

Welcome to Reception!

On our new-look page, you will find all of our news and homework organised by type on a handy one-stop page!

Nursery to Reception Transition Information 2020

Adults in Reception
Miss Beestin (Robins Class teacher)
Miss Ingram (Bluebirds Class teacher)
Mrs Marriott
Mrs Papworth
Mrs Slassor

 

Phase Lead: Mrs Gibson

EYFS Phase Governor: Jacky Cooper

Key Days

Robins PE – Friday

Bluebirds PE – Monday

Please send book bags on a Monday and they will sent home
on the Friday.

Keep your eyes peeled on this page for photographs of activities and exciting things that we have been up to, including visits from our phase Governor.

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Click the link  below for a typical ‘day in the life’ of a Reception Child.

Reception, A Day in the life!

 

This half term’s Homework and Knowledge Organisers.

Reception – Summer 2 Knowledge Organisers and Topic Homework

Please see attached the Topic Homework Grid and Knowledge Organisers for Summer 2. Knowledge Organiser Summer 2 Topic Homework Grid Maths Knowledge Organiser Summer 2 English Knowledge Organiser Summer 2

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Latest class news – Click the title for more.

Whole School Running Races

We have had our daily exercise this morning and took part in some running races. We were as fast as lightening. We enjoyed cheering each other on  and showing our Team Tranmere spirit.  Ava and James were the overall winners in Robins and Noah and Poppy won in Bluebirds. Well done everyone!       …

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Robins PTA Raffle Winners!

We were so lucky to have shared a wonderful picnic yesterday, thanks to Rory and his winning ticket. The children enjoyed there afternoon tea of sandwiches, sausage rolls, cakes and drinks.   All of Robins would like to thank Rory’s family and the PTA for providing such a super prize.  Cheers!  

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Reception Exit Point

What a super hot day! We have had loads of fun this term learning about Superhero’s. This afternoon we went out in the sun to play some party games and saved the world.  All the children looked amazing in their outfits and explained what different types of powers they had. We have really enjoyed this …

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Reception – Topic – The Olympics

For the past few weeks in Reception, we have been focusing on History in Topic. This week, we have been learning all about The Olympics. Starting over 2000 years ago, the latest Olympics took place in the year that a lot of our Reception children were born! With Tokyo 2021 just around the corner, we …

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Reception – Bluebirds enjoy afternoon tea!

Bluebirds have had a fantastic afternoon enjoying the afternoon tea that they won from the PTA raffle.  Our fancy tea boxes were filled with sandwiches, sausage rolls, fruit and veg, juice (including ginger beer!), cakes and marshmallow treats. We would like to say a huge thank you to the PTA for supplying us with this …

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Reception – End of Term Exit Point

As part of our final Exit Point, we would like to celebrate our time in Reception and become our own little superheroes. On Monday the 19th of July, we would like you to dress up as one of your favourite superhero characters, this could be, Superman, Spiderman, Super-Princess etc. The plan for the day is …

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Reception – IT’S COMING HOME!

We have been very busy in Reception today prepping for England’s big game tonight! We’ve talked about what it means to be an England supporter, made lots of posters and flags and of course, sung a lot of ‘Three Lions (It’s Coming Home)!

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Happy Hedgehogs!

This week we had a little visit from some prickly friends.  School has adopted some hedgehogs. Stewie and Stella!  We have created a small area at the back of the bungalow for the new arrivals and over the next few weeks Reception have been asked to look after them.

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Robins – Superhero

Today we have turned ourselves into a super hero. We took a photo of ourselves and then designed our own superhero outfit. Some children decide to become Batman, Batgirl Spiderman, Wolverine, Superman, Wonder Women and even Black Panther.            

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Reception Topic Entry Point – BLUEBIRDS AND ROBINS SAVE THE DAY!

This week, we started our new topic, ‘Superheroes’. After reading the story ‘Supertato’ we got a call from the superhero himself, to tell us that Evil Pea had escaped and was on the loose at Tranmere Park! We transformed ourselves into our own superhero vegetables, created some wanted posters and spyware, then set off to …

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Reception – Topic Exit Point

This week has been our last week learning all about animals in Reception. To start the week, we looked back at all the different things we have learned about looking after animals and their habitats. Then, in light of the hedgehogs we are going to home and look after in school, we decided to put …

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Reception – Animal Crazy!

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 …

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Reception – Muddy Puddles

This week in Topic we have been learning all about animal habitats. Throughout the week, we have spent time looking at different animals that live in habitats such as, the forest, desert, ice, woodland, ocean and ponds. For our ‘Muddy Puddles Day’ today, we explored two different types of habitats to see which animals we …

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Reception Muddy Puddles Info

This coming Wednesday (5.5.21) both Robins and Bluebirds will be taking part in their muddy puddle day. The day’s theme will be linked to outdoor learning looking at different animals within our environment. We have planned different activities such as, making binoculars to look at birds which is why we have requested your child to …

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Reception – E-Safety

As part of our learning on how to keep safe when using a computer, tonight your child will bring home a ‘Legend Trophy’ kit. They will need to use their knowledge about how to use the web wisely and responsibly and work with you to build their trophy. All you need to do to get …

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Reception – Happy Earth Day!

Today in Reception we have celebrated Earth Day. We began the day by chatting about some of our favourite places on Earth, such as the beach, our garden, the park and the sea! Then, we went on a nature hunt to see if we could find some of the beautiful creatures and plants that live …

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Reception – Happy Easter

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.  

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Reception – Exit Point – Changes

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 …

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Reception Well-Being: Have You Filled A Bucket Today?

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, …

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Reception – Muddy Puddles

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 …

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Reception – Welcome Back

We just wanted to let you know that Robins and Bluebirds have had a fantastic first day back, and have all been keen to get straight into the classroom and see their friends. Today, we have talked about how our experiences over the past few weeks have been different, how we feel about being back …

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The Masked Reader!

Introducing…. ‘The Masked Reader!’ Coming Soon…

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Reception – Active Advent? COMPLETED IT!

This December we have been working hard to complete our imoves Active Advent. We’ve danced along to hip-hop, bollywood and disco, learnt about our joints and muscles and completed some pretty tough HIIT sessions. We’re exhausted!!

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Reception – Christingle

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 …

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Reception – Celebrations Exit Point

Our Topic this half-term has been Celebrations. We have learned about Bonfire Night, Remembrance Day, birthdays, weddings and Christmas. To finish our Topic, we discussed different ways that we could ‘celebrate’ the end of term. We decided to have a CHRISTMAS PARTY! We came dressed in our party clothes, brought party food, made biscuits, decorated …

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Reception Santa Dash!

Reception have been celebrating Christmas jumper day today. We had Christmas dinner with crackers, danced to lots of Christmas songs and even took part in a Santa dash to help Santa get all of his toys delivered to the good girls and boys!

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IT’S SNOWING!

Reception have had a fantastic first week back this week and have settled back into school life well. They’ve had a lot of time to catch up with friends, share stories of what they did at home and complete some fantastic learning tasks. To top the week off it SNOWED today. Here they are having …

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Remembering!

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. …

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Reception Muddy Puddle Day

Please see attached letter regarding our Muddy Puddle day that will be taking place in school in the next few weeks. The aim of this day is to focus on our outdoor learning bringing nature to inspire the children’s learning.   Muddy puddle letter Nove 2020

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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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Reception Entry Point

This term our new topic is Celebrations. Our topic has started with a bang, as we have celebrated Bonfire Night. We talked about why we have Bonfire Night, made our own breadstick sparklers, created our own rockets and fireworks. We have even launched our own rockets in the playground. What a blast!           

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Happy Holidays

The children have had a fantastic half-term and have adjusted to the new rules and their new environment. They have played and shared many stories with us and have settled well. Thank you for all of your lovely comments and patience (in terms of pick-ups and drop-offs). We appreciate everybody working together on this. Over …

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Jolly Phonics

Over the past  few weeks we have started to spot letters in and around our classroom. We have loved looking at books and we are starting to recognise some letter sounds. We have also learnt that letters create meaning and they can make words to help us tell a story. During our phonic sessions we …

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Music

Today we listened to different types of music. We heard sounds that were loud and quiet. We also talked about how we could make with our voices load and quiet. We then looked at  sounds around the environment and sorted them into a set of  loud and quiet sounds. We made up some fantastic tunes …

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Reception – Exit Point

Over this half term we have learnt a lot about ‘Ourselves.’ We have settled well in to our new school environment, made new friends, talked about our families and celebrated how unique we all are.  Today we made our own little faces talking about all the different features. We then used different types of media …

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Happy Reading!

Tonight your child will bring home a library book for you to share with them over the weekend. In addition to this, your child will also bring home a reading scheme book. These are currently picture books to encourage you to talk about the stories. Within these books, there is a parent guide that enables …

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Our Senses

This week we have looked and talked about the sense of sight, sound, smell, taste and touch. We have completed little experiments to find out how some of these work. We tasted lots of different foods and found that some were sour, bitter, salty and sweet. We have also used our sense of touch. We …

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A Busy Day for Bluebirds!

What a day we have had in Bluebirds today. We’ve ‘baked’ Play-Doh cakes, made our own creations, coloured in with friends, read some stories, built some VERY tall towers, been to the shops for food, made some repairs to our home, stopped the baby from crying and tidied up…all before 2:45pm!

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PE – Robins

  We were all excited this morning as we went for a new adventure over to the hall for PE. We talked about why exercise is important and different ways we could stay healthy. To begin we did a quick warm up, then we ‘Went on a Bear Hunt’ using different yoga poses. We have …

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First Days

Bluebirds and Robins have settled well into their new routines and are enjoying school life a Tranmere Park.

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Welcome back!

A big welcome back to all of our classes! Our teachers are all working hard updating their class pages for the new academic year and we are going to be including a lot of this information on here that would have previously been given out via our phase leaflets. Please bear with us whilst we …

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