9 Feb

Happy Chinese New Year

We have had a lovely week celebrating Chinese New Year. We looked at the story of the Great Race and how all the animals were challenged to race across a river to have a year named after them. We were surprised that the rat pushed the cat so that the rat could win. We know that this year is the…

8 Feb

Reception Safer Internet Day

This week we have been learning all about how to be safe when using technology. We have listened to stories about Mo and Jaz which taught us when we have a problem on our technology, we should always tell a trusted adult who will help us. We've also had a chance to practice what we have learnt by…

2 Feb

Mini Zoo Trip

We had a lovely day at the butterfly house and mini zoo. We learnt all about the butterflies and their life cycle and also met Raymond the tortoise! We was very friendly. We also enjoyed looking around the other animals such as the meerkats and snakes!


19 Jan

Exploring in the Snow!

This week, in the cold weather, we have had lots of fun exploring! We have been learning about freezing and melting, solids and liquids and we explored painting on the ice that was left in our tuff tray! We were very excited to find out that even the paint froze when we left it outside! We also…

11 Jan

Drawing Club

This week we started drawing club! In drawing club, we focus on one story a week. We learn lots of new vocabulary that we can use whilst we are learning in other areas. It also encourages us to write using our phonics and number knowledge to write "codes" that make our pictures do magical things.…

11 Jan

Relaxing in Reception

This week we took part in some yoga. We spent some time relaxing and learning how we can calm ourselves when we are scared, sad or angry. All of the teachers were so amazed because we were so quiet and relaxed the whole time. We would love to do some more yoga another time to help us…

30 Nov

A Cold and Frosty Walk!

Today we had a very cold walk up to the park! We got there and saw it was very frosty but this didn't stop us having a great time! Despite a few slips, we had so much fun playing pirates on the pirate ship, climbing, sliding and exploring all of the different things to do there! This trip help our…

17 Nov

Happy Diwali!

This week, we have been learning all about the Hindi festival, Diwali! We learnt that it is also known as the festival of light. Hindu's use Diya lamps to help celebrate. We had a go at making our own Diya lamps using clay and we painted them in bright colours! We have also been making lots of…

13 Nov


Last week we had a very exciting treat! We made bread! We mixed and kneaded all of the dough and waited patiently for it to come out of the oven! Although, it didn't quite taste as nice as we were expecting, we really enjoyed making it!


3 Nov

A Delicious Treat

This week we have been learning all about bonfire night! We learnt the story behind it and how people celebrate. We discovered that people like to eat toffee apples! Lots of us have never tried these before. We were so excited to be able to try some. We used different vocabulary to describe the…

2 Oct

Welly Walk!

Last week we went on a welly walk to Williamson Park! We were looking out for signs of autumn. We found and collected lots of conkers and autumn coloured leaves. Our favourite thing that we found were the huge muddy puddles! Luckily we were all wearing wellies so we could jump in them. Some of us…

25 Sep

Our First PE Lesson

Today we had our first PE lesson. We went down to the playground and were able to explore the trim trail and the climbing frame. All of this climbing, swinging and balancing was a lot of fun but it will also help build our strength in our arms to help us write! We can't wait to go back to the trim…