Our topic for the Spring term is ‘How Can I Help You? The children will be learning about different occupations and ways of life. They will find out about a range of people who help them and how they help them. They will also learn ways they can look after and help each other.
We have been on a walk to look for signs of Spring. The children practised their independent writing skills by recording everything they saw in a list.
Visit from the Dentist
The children enjoyed our visit from a dentist. They learnt about how to look after their teeth and what happens when they visit the dentist.
Working hard in Phonics
Reception are working very hard in Phonics. We are now learning some digraphs. This is when two letters join together to make one sound. So far we know ‘qu’, ‘ch’, ‘sh’, ‘th’ and ‘ng’.
Learning about money
We have been learning about money. We created our own toy shop to play in, and practised adding coins together in a game of toy shop bingo.
Everyone was very interested in looking at some of the equipment a Paramedic uses.
Learning about Chinese New Year
Arts Activity Week
Telling the story ‘Billy No Buzz’.
The children in Reception have been working very hard on their reading skills. They are now enjoying spending lots of time reading independently.
We have been adding together the spots on two ladybirds and then placing them onto the correct numbered leaf.
We are working hard in Phonics
This term our topic is 'Twinkle Twinkle I'm a Star'. We will be learning about ourselves, what we look like, similarities and differences, what we can do and what we enjoy. We will also be exploring outer space.
We have been doing lots of writing.
Taking Phonics Outside
The children enjoyed practising sounding out words by jumping on each letter as they said it’s sound.
Using the Interactive whiteboard
Our Planet Activity Week
We have been using bottle tops as counters in our Maths lessons.
We made Bird Feeders out of recycled materials.
Observational drawings of Autumn leaves
Everyone enjoyed our music workshop with the company Rock Steady.
Looking at an egg shell and trying to guess what sort of bird hatched out of it.
We are already starting to develop our writing skills.
The children in Reception are settling in well and making new friends.