Year Group Blog

Books, books and more books – it’s BOOK WEEK!

Book week has come to an end (and a new chapter will begin next week!). We have fully embraced books this week, with many of us sharing our own books from home and even writing our own books… this could …

Sssslither down the snake, round the a-a-apple and down the leaf!

This has been another milestone week for us in Reception. We have wowed our teachers with our appetite for phonics as this week we have started hearing, saying, reading and finally writing letters. This week we have focused on ‘s’ …

Bucket-fillers, whole body listeners and tidy up superstars!

Have you been a bucket filler today? Reception certainly have been, in fact, they’ve been bucket fillers all week long!

Inspired by our story this week, ‘Have You Filled a Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids’ children …

We’re Going On a Mr Biddulph Hunt

Our first full week of school has been an exciting one… we even got to go on a hunt around the school for a very tall man (Mr Biddulph, if you hadn’t guessed already!). To help us find Mr Biddulph, …

What a Wonderful Week!

Pumpkin Class enjoying quiet time in our library!

And what a week it has been for all of our new Reception children. Our school now feels complete, full of new faces, new smiles and such amazingly positive attitudes to school …

Summer Time

Farewell and Thank you:
This is the last blog post of the year before the summer holiday! Gosh how time has flown by…It feels like only yesterday that the children were showing us their new school uniform and first pair …

Future thinking

This week

In our classrooms this week, children have been using imaginative role play to think about what they want to do when they are older. In the gymnasium, children have set up schedules for swimming classes. In the doctors, …

Investigators and problem solvers

This week

We have been looking at inventions. We have taken a closer look at typewriters, cameras, torches and laptops and asking questions such as:

– What does this button do?
– Why are there three light bulbs in the …

Inventors and Inventions

This Week
This has been a very hot week in Reception! Thank you to everyone for remembering water bottles, hats and sun cream. We have continued with our Space topic this week thinking about inventions and inventors. The children have …

Aliens Love Underpants!

This week:
We have been really enjoying our new space topic this week. We have shared the story ‘Aliens Love Underpants’ and talked about what it would be like to go to space. We have written about the aliens and …