Week Beginning 11th January 2021
This week was Doctors week in Reception. We have learnt about the job of a doctor and we got to have a video from Henry's mum who told us all about her amazing job and how she helps people. In Maths we have been learning about 2d shapes and we went on a shape hunt in our homes and gardens. Our phonics sounds were x, y, z and zz.
You can check our Class Dojo page every morning to see what the home learning will be each day. We will be starting our days with PE with Mr Duffin at 9am and then a live session with the teacher. Check out the school story and class story for the live link each morning.
Week Beginning 4th January 2021
Happy New Year everybody! We are very disappointed to be back in Lockdown and we hope you are all keeping safe. Our new topic for this half term is 'People who Help Us.' We will be learning about a different occupation each week and this week is all about Vets.
You can check our Class Dojo page every morning to see what the home learning will be each day. We will be starting our days with PE with Mr Duffin at 9am and then a live session with your teacher. Check out the school story and class story for the live link each morning.
Week Beginning 14th December 2020
This week was Christmas week! We were very sad to have had to close our Reception bubble early this week but very relieved that you all got to see our Nativity performance recording before we closed.
This week's home learning was all about Christmas. You did a fabulous job of keeping up with the home learning, well done! We wish you all a very happy Christmas!
Week Beginning 7th December 2020
This week was Hanukkah and we were lucky enough to have Orran's mum talk to us on a zoom call to tell us all about how she celebrates Hanukkah at home with Orran. We enjoyed taking part in lots of Hannukah arts and crafts activities, including make our own Menorahs.
In Maths we learnt about making repeating patterns with 2d shapes.
Week Beginning 30th November 2020
This week was Thanksgiving week. We learnt why people celebrate Thanksgiving and we talked about what and who we are thankful for. In Maths we continued to practise subtraction and record our own subtraction number sentences.
Our Christmas activities are well underway now and we have been rehearsing our nativity each afternoon.
Week Beginning 23rd November 2020
This week we learnt about weddings around the World. We found out about the similarities and differences between Christian and Muslim weddings. At the end of the week we had our own Christian wedding, which was very exciting!
In Maths we learnt how to subtract and record our own subtraction number sentences.
Week Beginning 16th November 2020
This week we learnt about the Hindu festival of Diwali. We were lucky to have our midday supervisor, Mrs Singh come to visit us to tell us how she celebrates Diwali. We used clay to make Diwa lamps and we look forward to painting them when they dry. For Geography Awareness Week we have taken part in a traffic survey by completing a tally chart on which vehicles drove past our school field.
Week Beginning 9th November 2020
This week we have been learning about Remembrance. The children joined in with the virtual 2 minutes silence along with the whole school on Wednesday. We were impressed with all the entries to our poppy competition! In Maths we have been adding and learning about the composition of number 8.
Week Beginning 2nd November 2020
Welcome back to school! Our new topic for this half term is 'Celebrations' and each week we will learn about a different celebration. This week we learnt about fireworks and Guy Fawkes. We Painted some beautiful fireworks paintings and used chalk on black paper to create firework art. In Maths we have been learning about adding and the composition of number 7. In phonics we are learning how to read CVC words by sounding out and blending.
Autumn Term 1
Our topic for this half term is 'Ourselves' where we all learn about each other and our families. The children have now settled really well into school life. They each have their own seat on the carpet and they have started using mini whiteboards for writing practise every morning when they learn a new phonics sound. Please see Class Dojo to find out which phonics sounds we are learning each day. The children are able to eat fruit and drink milk for their snacks throughout the day and they know their lunchtime routine well.