Welcome to the Reception Class Page.
Week beginning 13th May
This week we have been very busy. Listening to story Whatever Next!, designing and making a rocket, using our new role play area, planting a been and playing number games.
Week Beginning 6th May
This week we have making our own repeating patterns using 2 or 3 objects,
doing lots of team work activities and painting a symmetrical butterfly.
On Thursday we had a lovely morning at the Town Hall singing lots of Nursery Rhymes.
Week beginning 29th April
Our new visitors have arrived in class and the children are keen to watch them move and grow.
This week we have been using our knowledge of doubles to make addition calculations
Thursday 25th April and Friday 16th April
We have had our 1st PE lesson with Mrs O'Hare. We had to work together to balance a beanbag and a ball on the newspaper across the hall without dropping them. On Friday morning we made Easter nests, yummy! In the afternoon we spent time with our special friends making Easter hats.
Week beginning 8th April 2019
This week we have enjoyed using our numbers and writing in our provision areas.
On Wednesday we had great fun spending our money at the Infant toy sale,
raising money for the Mission Together Jordan project.
During the week we have been learning about the Holy Week story
and have made beautiful Easter cards.
Week beginning 1st April 2019
This week we have been mixing colours using paint and marbles.
On Wednesday we sang lots of songs about People Who Help Us and Insects.
We have been sorting out farm animals by different criteria's.
Week beginning 25th March 2019
This week we have been doing lots of activities related to weight, height and playing team games.
Week beginning 18th March 2019
This week we have been looking after our pets in our Veterinary Surgery.
Week beginning 11th March 2019
This week we have been recording subtraction calculations.
In our bike area we have had great fun sweeping the water, having a go on our new
plasma car and filling in incident reports.
Week beginning 4th March 2019
This week we have had great fun again!.
On Monday we had a poet visit our school and outside we played counting back games. On Tuesday we made pancakes mmm! We also have begun to learn about Spring and looked at daffodils. On Wednesday Mrs Henderson-Wild came to teach us some songs and we were also part of the Ash Wednesday assembly. On Friday we dressed up as a book character to celebrate Book week .
Week beginning 25th February 2019
This week we have been on a dinosaur hunt!
We have worked together as a team to share ideas to make a Time Machine that would take us to
Week beginng 11th February - MATHS WEEK
This week we have had loads of fun with lots of Maths activities!
We have learnt about shapes in space with our visiting astronaut. We have made Chinese lanterns from a rectangle piece of paper, we have been learning about lists / money etc. when playing in our Chinese restaurant, we have been making an origami pig from a square piece of paper and doing lots of fine motor skills activities.
Our week finished off with a fantastic Chinese banquet.
Week beginning 8th February
This week we have counting back and subtracting one or more from a quantity as well as reinforcing the vocabulary take away, subtract, subtraction, minus, less than and recognising the symbol - .
We have been like Thelma the Thinker when designing our own 2D shape dinosaurs.
Week beginning 28th January 2019
This week we have worked hard together building a large marble run.
Last Friday we received some mystery eggs and we have been closely watching them.
We have been learning all about adding, CVC and CCVC words.
Wednesday was a great fun day out in the snow!
Week beginning 21st January 2019
This week we have been very busy measuring people and dinosaur footprints!
We have been painting / printing a dinosaur to go in our role play area,
as well as writing a speech bubble to go with them on the computer.
To fit in with the cold weather this week we have cutting paper shapes to make a snowflake
to go with our Winter display.
Week beginning 14th January 2019
This week we have been working like Percy the Participator helping to paint our scenery in our role play area. We have doing lots of different Maths work e.g. we have been using our bricks to build different things using only certain amount of them. On Wednesday we had a lovely treat!
The Y6 shared the toys that they had made as part of their Autumn 2 topic with the children.
Happy New Year
We hope you all had a good Christmas and many thanks for all your kind wishes and gifts.
Week beginning 7th January 2018
This week we have been learning about the Epiphany.
We have made crowns fit for a King!
We have begun to learn the special prayer related to Mary - 'The Angelus'.
Week beginning 10th December 2018
Another busy week!
We have been doing lots of exciting things like
being outside with our bikes and scooter equipment, doing lots of creative activities and
performing our Christmas play 'Hooray in a Manager'.
Week beginning 3rd December 2018
This week we have been busy practicing our Christmas play ready for next week.
On Monday we attended our first Whole School Assembly and have begun to learn about Advent.
We have had fun using marbles and paint to make a pattern.
Week beginning 26th November 2018
This week we have been learning about what is magnetic and what isn't magnetic.
On Tuesday we had our cloakroom award treat.
The children had a different type of dance session and even Mrs Finan joined us.
Week beginning 19th November 2018
This week we have been on a shape hunt, playing a counting on game using our numbered snake outside, having fun with the diggers in the soil, playing in our new role area and being like Percy the Participator in lots of activities.
Week beginning 12th November 2018
This week we have been painting our footprint prayers that are to go up in our school corridor.
We have been enjoying being paramedics with our new role play resources.
We have worked like Tim the Team Worker putting number cones in order and then making amounts.
This week we have done our first 'Smile for a mile'.
On our iPads we have been learning to recognise numbers.
Week beginning 5th November 2018
This week we have been learning how to use a Transport survey and record how many different types of vehicles we can see. When we had our bikes and scooters out we also used a coloured bike survey.
At the end of the week we joined the rest of the school in a special Remembrance assembly and printed our own poppies.
Week beginning 29th October 2018
This week we have been painting our footprints, playing different memory games, working together to sort out the alphabet letters and putting 'spikes' on Spikey the hedgehog.
Week Beginning 15th October 2018
This week we have been learning that we all have some things in common with each other and
other things that are different e.g. colour of eyes and hair.
That we are all different and special to God, ‘There is no one else like me’.
That God made us, that He knows all about us -
‘God knows you so well. He even knows every hair on your head’ Luke 12: 7.
We have also been having great fun with God's World by playing with lots of Autumn leaves and
then colour mixing and printing with them.
Week beginning 8th October 2018
This week we have listened to the story ‘Mr Gumpy's Motor Car’ by John Burningham.
We have talked about different journeys that we have experienced.
Outside we have worked in small teams to make our own Motor Car.
Special Friends Assembly 4th October 2018
Well done to our Reception and Year 6 children who shared a
very special assembly on Thursday when they met their ‘Special Friend’.
Thank you to all parents for your attendance and to members of the PTA for the refreshments.
The children had fun afterwards playing with the Y6 children, as well as having dinner with them.
Week beginning 24th September 2018
This week we have been getting to know the Year Six
children in preparation for our Special Friends Assembly next week.
We have been doing some handwriting patterns on a dinosaur egg and then cutting the egg out.
On Friday we had our 1st PE lesson in our full PE kits!!!!
Week beginning 17th September 2018
Another busy week!
We have had our first go on the school computers in our ICT suite.
On Wednesday we spent time with the Y6 children getting to know them.
Week beginning 10th September 2018
Our 1st full week all together!
We have had a lot of fun this week playing with toys we have never used before.
We have been singing and using instruments, as well as making patterns with beads.
Friday 7th to Friday 14th September 2018
Welcome everyone to St Peter’s.
The Reception staff have had a great week with the children getting to know their names, as well as all their lovely personalities.
The children will be tired this weekend, sorry!!