Year Group Blog

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 …

3, 2, 1, BLAST OFF!

Although this week has been, short it has been packed full of fun. We started on our space theme and we have all been creating things for the classroom. Thank you to all that made a rocket at home, they …

Summer has arrived!

This week

We have been making the most of the amazing weather by turning our sandpit into a beach and creating water storage systems using our digging skills and guttering equipment.


We have used the story of Little Red Riding …

Oh my, what big learning we have had!

This Week

We have been developing our learning about Fairy Tales by looking at Little Red Riding Hood, using Talk for Writing skills to learn the story, including some of its key refrains. We have also looked at different versions …

If the shoe fits…!

This week we have been exploring the story of Cinderella. We have been writing invitations to the royal ball and some of us have been challenging ourselves to write our invite in character as prince charming himself!

In maths we …

“In Summer…”

This Week
This week has been short but busy in Reception. We have been learning about the story of the Snow Queen. After sharing the story we decided to explore the different characters using puppet and drama. We then made …