Fun Festivities in Reception

This week has been full of festive cheer. On Monday the children in RHW were sent a mischevious Elf! After a class vote, they named him Chippy and have been very excited to find out what he got up to each day - on Wednesday he made a ball pit for Elves only. 

The children also enjoyed the…

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Ball Skills and Spatial Awareness

This half term we have been provided with the opportunity to work with the sports coaches from Blackpool Football Club during our PE sessions.
We have been focussing on developing our ball skills taking increasing control and care when we roll a ball, we then moved on to rolling balls to hit a…
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Shh! We have a plan...



This term we have been reading the story 'Shh! We have a plan' by Chris Haughton. The children really enjoyed creating story maps, cold colour collages and even acting out the story in our role play area! The children used props and took on a role to become the bird catchers and catch the…

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Children in Need!

Thank you for all your support with Children in Need on Friday! The children looked 'Spotacular' in their Pudsey outfits and we really appreciate the donations that were made. 

To help us remember the children who are less fortunate than us, the children made spotty biscuits and we discussed…

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A Marvelous week of Learning!

The children jumped straight back into learning this week after the half-term holiday and have been showing some fantastic learning skills! 

Take a look at what they've been up to... 


 

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Hocus Pocus!

This week in reception we have been celebrating 'Spooky Week'!

To start the spooky celebrations we worked together to make Witches gloop, a spooky potion that if consumed will turn anyone into a snake! 
The children got stuck in mixing, spelling and deciding ingredients, some of us even wrote…

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Dough Disco!

At the end of each school day the children come together to take part in our daily dough disco! The children love exercising their fingers wriggling, pinching, squeezing and prodding their dough with tom thumb, ruby ring and baby small! Not only are the children getting ready to write exercising…

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Repeating Patterns!

This week we have been learning about Repeating Patterns.
The children have been using a variety of different resources to create them: the mini-me's, Numicon, paper chains and even our bodies - they have been very resourceful!
Some of the children decided to challenge themselves by creating 3…

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We're going on an Autumn walk... we're looking for signs of Autumn!

Today the children went on an Autumn walk exploring the school grounds for signs of Autumn!

The children found many objects, berries, conkers, sycamore keys, autumn leaves and twigs that they will observe more closely this week in the classrooms. 

They discussed different trees…

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Art Attack!!

This week the children had a go at making their own Art Attack bodies! 
We spoke about our different body parts and how important they are and some of the children decided to build their own. We used materials found all over the classroom and the children got very creative deciding which…
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Look what we've been up to...

It's been a busy week in reception and the children have been working hard! 
As we are coming into Autumn, the children have enjoyed investigating autumn leaves and conkers brought in by one of the children! We decided to sort the conkers and leaves by size, some of the children even decided to…
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Developing our Balance and Coordination Skills!

On Wednesday the children enjoyed their first PE session and we can honestly say that they loved it! They showed great listening skills and were superb playing our balance and coordination games - they especially enjoyed pretending to move like different animals! 

This term our PE sessions…

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