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Reception Class Staff 1 Miss Keegan- Reception Class Teacher
Reception Class Staff 2 Mrs Holden- Reception Class Teaching Assistant

Summer 2- Our themes this half term are Favourite Stories and Traditional Tales!  

 

Summer 2: week 7- We chose to go to the park for our attendance celebration! We had a super time!

Summer 2: week 4- Faith Street! We enjoyed visiting St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church and St. Aidan’s Church of England Church. We had great fun at our Christian Wedding.

Summer 2: week 4- A nurse came to school to teach us about germs. We now know why we need to wash our hands and how to do it properly.

Summer 2: week 4- A nurse came to school to teach us about germs. We now know why we need to wash our hands and how to do it properly.  1
Summer 2: week 4- A nurse came to school to teach us about germs. We now know why we need to wash our hands and how to do it properly.  2
Summer 2: week 4- A nurse came to school to teach us about germs. We now know why we need to wash our hands and how to do it properly.  3

Summer 2: We are loving our balance bike sessions this half term!

Summer 2: We are loving our balance bike sessions this half term!  1
Summer 2: We are loving our balance bike sessions this half term!  2
Summer 2: We are loving our balance bike sessions this half term!  3
Summer 2: We are loving our balance bike sessions this half term!  4
Summer 2: We are loving our balance bike sessions this half term!  5
Summer 2: We are loving our balance bike sessions this half term!  6

Summer 2: week 3- This week we have been learning about Eid. We have really enjoyed making and tasting Asian foods. We also made Eid decorations, cards and mehndi patterns.

Summer 2: week 2- We enjoyed having our families in class for our Father's Day Rhyme Time. The bacon butties were delicious!

Summer 2: week 2- We enjoyed having our families in class for our Father's Day Rhyme Time. The bacon butties were delicious! 1
Summer 2: week 2- We enjoyed having our families in class for our Father's Day Rhyme Time. The bacon butties were delicious! 2
Summer 2: week 2- We enjoyed having our families in class for our Father's Day Rhyme Time. The bacon butties were delicious! 3

Summer 2: week 1- We have had fun in our new Ice-Cream Parlour this week.

Summer 1: week 6- We had a fantastic day at Smithills Open Farm today!

Summer 1: week 6- We enjoyed acting out Farmer Duck on the stage today!

Summer 1: week 6- We enjoyed acting out Farmer Duck on the stage today!  1
Summer 1: week 6- We enjoyed acting out Farmer Duck on the stage today!  2
Summer 1: week 6- We enjoyed acting out Farmer Duck on the stage today!  3

Summer 1: week 5- In RE we have been learning about special places. We learnt about Mosques today and why they are special to Muslims.

Summer 1: week 5- In RE we have been learning about special places. We learnt about Mosques today and why they are special to Muslims.  1

Summer 1: week 4- In RE we have been learning about special places. We know that Church is a special place to Christians. We visited St. Aidan’s Church today. Reverend Cath showed us around the Church and discussed some of the things that make it so special.

Summer 1: week 4- Our caterpillars have transformed into beautiful butterflies.

Summer 1: week 3- We had a visit from the school nurse today. We all listened very carefully as she taught us how to keep healthy.

Summer 1: week 3- We had a visit from the school nurse today. We all listened very carefully as she taught us how to keep healthy.  1
Summer 1: week 3- We had a visit from the school nurse today. We all listened very carefully as she taught us how to keep healthy.  2

Summer 1: week 3- We have had lots of fun learning about capacity this week!

Summer 1: week 3- We were very lucky to have Madame McCormick in today to teach us some French. She was very impressed with how we could already count to 10 in French. We learnt about the French flag and how to say the colours on it in French. We met a French snail called Hugo- he taught us a French song. We played some games in French.

Summer 1: week 2- Thank you to everyone who came to our first outdoor Rhyme Time. We will certainly be doing it again soon. We loved performing on the stage!

Spring 2: week 6- Easter treats!

Spring 2: week 6- In RE this week we have been learning about Good Friday and Easter Sunday. We enjoyed tasting hot cross buns and we discussed what the cross represented.

Spring 2: week 6- Fun in the sun!

Spring 2: week 6- Fun in the sun! 1
Spring 2: week 6- Fun in the sun! 2
Spring 2: week 6- Fun in the sun! 3
Spring 2: week 6- Fun in the sun! 4
Spring 2: week 6- Fun in the sun! 5

Spring 2: week 6- Thank you to everyone who came along to help us decorate our Easter bonnets! They look brilliant.

Spring 2: week 5- We had lots of fun at our Mother's Day Rhyme Time! Thank you to everyone who attended.

Spring 2: week 5- We have been learning about spring today. We went on a spring walk and planted some beautiful flowers. On our spring walk we found daffodils, a bee, a ladybird, some birds' nests in the trees, blossom and buds.

Spring 2: week 5- In RE today we learnt about The Last Supper. We acted it out and discussed the story.

Spring 2: week 5- In RE today we learnt about The Last Supper. We acted it out and discussed the story.  1
Spring 2: week 5- In RE today we learnt about The Last Supper. We acted it out and discussed the story.  2
Spring 2: week 5- In RE today we learnt about The Last Supper. We acted it out and discussed the story.  3
Spring 2: week 5- In RE today we learnt about The Last Supper. We acted it out and discussed the story.  4

Spring 2: week 4- In RE today we learnt about Palm Sunday. We then made our own palm leaves and went on a parade outside. We waved our leaves and played musical instruments. We said ‘Hooray for Jesus- Jesus is the King!’

Spring 2: week 3- We found Marmalade the cat and Miss Keegan's watch! Marmalade is now in jail because he broke the law.

Spring 2: week 3- We found Marmalade the cat and Miss Keegan's watch! Marmalade is now in jail because he broke the law.  1
Spring 2: week 3- We found Marmalade the cat and Miss Keegan's watch! Marmalade is now in jail because he broke the law.  2
Spring 2: week 3- We found Marmalade the cat and Miss Keegan's watch! Marmalade is now in jail because he broke the law.  3

Spring 2: week 3- Miss Keegan's watch was stolen over the weekend. Bob the alien and Sally the seal told us that they saw Marmalade the cat with it....but he has disappeared! We have made wanted posters and put them around school. Will someone find Marmalade and Miss Keegan's watch soon? We hope so!

Spring 2: week 3- Miss Keegan's watch was stolen over the weekend. Bob the alien and Sally the seal told us that they saw Marmalade the cat with it....but he has disappeared! We have  made wanted posters and put them around school. Will someone find Marmalade and Miss Keegan's watch soon? We hope so!  1
Spring 2: week 3- Miss Keegan's watch was stolen over the weekend. Bob the alien and Sally the seal told us that they saw Marmalade the cat with it....but he has disappeared! We have  made wanted posters and put them around school. Will someone find Marmalade and Miss Keegan's watch soon? We hope so!  2
Spring 2: week 3- Miss Keegan's watch was stolen over the weekend. Bob the alien and Sally the seal told us that they saw Marmalade the cat with it....but he has disappeared! We have  made wanted posters and put them around school. Will someone find Marmalade and Miss Keegan's watch soon? We hope so!  3

Spring 2: week 2- We had lots of fun on World Book Day! Rover the dog came for story time. We all dressed up as our favourite book characters. We read and acted out Aliens Love Underpants and Aliens in Underpants Save the World.

Spring 2: week 2- Pancake Day 2017! We learnt about why we celebrate Pancake Day! We enjoyed putting yummy fillings in our pancakes and then eating them.

Spring 2: week 2- Pancake Day 2017! We learnt about why we celebrate Pancake Day! We enjoyed putting yummy fillings in our pancakes and then eating them.  1
Spring 2: week 2- Pancake Day 2017! We learnt about why we celebrate Pancake Day! We enjoyed putting yummy fillings in our pancakes and then eating them.  2
Spring 2: week 2- Pancake Day 2017! We learnt about why we celebrate Pancake Day! We enjoyed putting yummy fillings in our pancakes and then eating them.  3
Spring 2: week 2- Pancake Day 2017! We learnt about why we celebrate Pancake Day! We enjoyed putting yummy fillings in our pancakes and then eating them.  4

Spring 2: week 1- This week we have been learning about 3D shapes. We went on a 3D shape hunt in our outdoor area. Here are some of the things we found...

Spring 1: week 6- Our theme this half term has been Brilliant Bears... so what better way to end our theme work than a Teddy Bears’ Picnic. We invited our families along to celebrate this with us and also brought along our favourite soft toys. We made cakes for it and they were yummy! We played party games, read some bear books and sang songs about bears.

Spring 1: week 6- On Tuesday it was Safer Internet Day. We discussed the internet and when we use it. We then read Smartie the Penguin and learnt about how to stay safe on the internet. This song helps us remember- Before you tap and click... You need to stop and think... And TELL someone!

Spring 1: week 4- Our story this week is We're Going on a Bear Hunt. We discussed lots of different ways to get across water without having to go through it. We then designed and built some bridges with our friends.

Spring 1: week 2- Our topic in RE is Stories Jesus Heard. This week we read Noah's Ark. Here are some arks we made in class.

Spring 1: week 2- Our topic in RE is Stories Jesus Heard. This week we read Noah's Ark. Here are some arks we made in class.  1
Spring 1: week 2- Our topic in RE is Stories Jesus Heard. This week we read Noah's Ark. Here are some arks we made in class.  2
Spring 1: week 2- Our topic in RE is Stories Jesus Heard. This week we read Noah's Ark. Here are some arks we made in class.  3

Spring 1: week 1 and 2- Daddy Bear emailed us to ask if he could stay in our cottage with Mummy Bear and Baby Bear because their cottage in the woods has flooded. We replied saying yes and are loving having the bears with us.

December 2016- Eric the Elf has been getting up to lots of mischief in our classroom.

Autumn 2: week 6- Making yummy mince pies for our Christmas Rhyme Time!

Autumn 2: week 6- Making yummy mince pies for our Christmas Rhyme Time!  1
Autumn 2: week 6- Making yummy mince pies for our Christmas Rhyme Time!  2
Autumn 2: week 6- Making yummy mince pies for our Christmas Rhyme Time!  3
Autumn 2: week 6- Making yummy mince pies for our Christmas Rhyme Time!  4

Autumn 2: week 5- Here are some photographs of us in our costumes from our Nursery Rhyme Nativity dress rehearsal.

Autumn 2: week 5- Here are some photographs of us in our costumes from our Nursery Rhyme Nativity dress rehearsal. 1
Autumn 2: week 5- Here are some photographs of us in our costumes from our Nursery Rhyme Nativity dress rehearsal. 2
Autumn 2: week 5- Here are some photographs of us in our costumes from our Nursery Rhyme Nativity dress rehearsal. 3
Autumn 2: week 5- Here are some photographs of us in our costumes from our Nursery Rhyme Nativity dress rehearsal. 4
Autumn 2: week 5- Here are some photographs of us in our costumes from our Nursery Rhyme Nativity dress rehearsal. 5
Autumn 2: week 5- Here are some photographs of us in our costumes from our Nursery Rhyme Nativity dress rehearsal. 6
Autumn 2: week 5- Here are some photographs of us in our costumes from our Nursery Rhyme Nativity dress rehearsal. 7

Autumn 2: week 4- We have been learning about winter this week. We enjoyed looking at and playing with the ice in our outdoor area. The weather is certainly getting colder!

Autumn 2: week 3- We have been learning about 2D shapes this week. We went on a 2D shape hunt and found lots of shapes in and around our school!

Autumn 2: week 2- Aidan the bear's 7th birthday! We decided to have a party to celebrate this special day. To prepare for his party we wrote invitations to his friends and we made birthday cards and cakes. On the day of his birthday party we played some party games, did lots of dancing, sang happy birthday and ate our yummy cakes! Aidan's party was on the same day as Children in Need so we invited Pudsey and Rosie along to the party too. We had loads of fun!

Autumn 2: Friendship week- We had a circle time about what makes a good friend. We then talked about our friends in class- My friend... "makes me laugh", "helps me build stuff", "plays with me in the reading area", "makes me happy"... We know that we need to be kind to our friends and not hurt their feelings. We made friendship bracelets for all our friends in class.

Autumn 2: week 1- Our story this week is Handa’s Surprise. We realised that we had not tasted all of the fruits from the story so Miss Keegan went to the shop and bought some of these fruits. We enjoyed looking at, preparing and tasting them.

Autumn 1: week 8- We have been learning about Diwali- the Festival of Lights! We decorated Rangoli patterns with coloured sand and chalk and we made Diva lamps and Diwali cards. We also invited our families and friends into school for a special Diwali celebration which was lots of fun! We told them what we have learnt about Diwali, sang a Diwali song, did some Diwali crafts with them and tried some Indian sweets.

Autumn 1: Our theme in RE this half term is I am Special! We have been learning about how we are all unique. We have also discussed that all families are different and special.

Autumn 1: We had a Harvest celebration in class. We thanked God for creation and the Harvest. Here are some of the discussions we had- “We have brought food for the church to give to people” (Lewis) , “We say thank you to God” (Maisie) and “I brought the food because some Mummies and Daddies don’t have much money” (Nicole)

Autumn 1: week 4- We had a fantastic time exploring our school playground!

Autumn 1: Modern Foreign Languages Day- We had a super day learning about France!

Autumn 1: week 3- We enjoyed playing with the parachute in PE!

Autumn 1: week 1- We have had lots of fun in Reception this week!


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