Class Blog for Reception

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Friday 8th April

We have had a brilliant week this week, the children have got stuck into their learning all week!

This week we have been following on from our learning with the story 'The Gingerbread Man', we have been busy writing shopping lists and mixing, rolling out and cutting our gingerbread men. They were delicious! 

In Maths we have bee continuing to learn our numbers to 20 and we revisited our 3D shape learning, we have had fun making pictures using 3D shapes this week. 

We have really been enjoying our topic 'Once Upon A Time', we have learnt lots of traditional fairy tale stories. We are looking forward to learning about 'The Three Little Pigs' after Easter and continuing this learning. 

Have a brilliant Easter holidays and we will see you on Monday 25th April.

Miss Adams and Mrs Rudd :)


Monday 28th March 2022 

We found that a visitor had been in our classroom. The Giant had visited and we were super keen to help him find his harp and golden egg. 

We are loving our topic 'Once upon a Time' and next week we will be reading and learning the story of 'the Gingerbread Man.'

We have also been making the most of the glorious weather and have completed and spring hunt and planted our own beans.

Please find below the latest news letter.

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Monday 24th January 2022

Monday 24th January 2022

We hope you have all had a lovely week.

Last week in Reception we have had another fun filled week inside and out! It has been lovely to see some sunshine to help entice some of the children out to utilise our whole learning environment. We also now have the addition of a new outdoor writing and maths shed, which the children can access independently.

Please find attached below this weeks News letter which will tell you more about our learning in: maths, topic and literacy.

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Friday 7th January 2022 

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Please find this weeks news letter attached below.

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Friday 3rd December 

Another busy week ! Thank you for supporting the RNLI and our Elfie day in aid of Alzheimer's. The children looked fantastic today and we are pleased to report that there were no naughty Elves in our classroom.
We have been super busy practising our Nativity this week: learning about shapes and numbers and learning to read write and spell.
This week's News letter is attached below.


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Friday 26th November 

Please find the News Letter attached below. We have enjoyed learning some facts about the solar system this week and understanding why astronauts wear space suits.

We were thrilled many of you made it to our parent RWI session and we hope that you find this useful.

We are now sending a library book home each week as a book for pleasure and change these every Friday. We hope the children enjoy them.

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Friday 5th November 

We have had a busy first week back and some of the things we have been learning are:

This week the children have been learning the properties of 2d shapes.

Phonics This week we have been learning the new sounds ‘f’ ‘ e’. We have been practising writing the sounds using the rhymes. We continue to work on rhyming words, fine motor skills and learning new vocabulary

Bonfire Night We have had a busy week doing lots of firework fun activities. We started by talking about our experiences of Bonfire night and any traditions they children might have. We then looked at videos of why we celebrate Bonfire Night and how to keep safe.


We have been learning how Diwali symbolises the triumph of good over evil, light over darkness and new beginnings. 

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Monday 18th October 2021 

Monday 18th October.

Yet another busy week and only 1 more until half term.

This week we have been learning to read write and say the sounds O, C and K.

We have made bread just like 'The Little Red Hen'.

We have had a surprise Fire Engine visit. 

Please see the News Letter Below. We very much look forward to seeing you on Thursday , for our story telling performance.



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Monday 27th September 2021 

We have made it to week 3 and I imagine that the children are starting to feel a little tired. They have made a great start on school life and we are incredibly proud of them.

Please find this week's News letter attached.

We have been learning about Super heroes and Sir Tom Moore.

 Hugh found out this week that ....

Captain Tom raced motorcycle competitively in his spare time. He purchased his first motorcycle at the age of 12 and won many trophies.

Here is a photograph of Captain Tom on his motorcycle


Monday 20th September 2021 

Wow!!! What a terrific first, full week the children have had . We feel like we are getting to know them better and establishing  a routine.

This week we will be starting to learn the story of the 'Little Red Hen' working towards play based phonics and maths lessons.

Please find this week's News Letter attached below.

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