Tag: Reception


Observational Drawings

This week in Class R we have noticed some signs of Spring! We spotted the daffodils growing around school and were eager to draw them. The children have created some lovely observational drawings using oil pastels. They worked hard to use the correct colours and they counted how many petals they…

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Category: Year 1

Fairtrade

Class R have taken part in Faritrade week. They were eager to learn about Fairtrade bananas. In Class we listened to the story of Pablo the Super Banana from Columbia. The children decided to design their own super bananas for a competition. They had some great ideas for names for their super…

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Snow Fun

We have had a great few days in Class R. The children have been really excited and have made the most of the snowy conditions in the outdoor area. They have particularly enjoyed making snow angels and trying to catch the snowflakes as they were falling. 

 

The children have talked about…

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Class R Dragon Dance

In Class R we have created a Chinese Dragon Dance in PE. We worked in teams and moved in time with the music. We took turns to lead the Chinese dragon around the hall and move in different ways. We had a brilliant time and particularly enjoyed using the ribbons to improve our dragons.

 

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Chinese New Year

The children had a fantastic time celebrating Chinese New Year. The role play area became a Chinese restaurant and the children enjoyed taking orders and eating the Chinese food.

Class R were especially excited to try different foods from China. The prawn crackers were a particular favourite in…

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Winter Explorer Day

 

Class R had an amazing day being Winter explorers. We worked in teams to create dens to shelter us from the cold. We selected where we wanted to build our dens and used a range of materials. 

We also rescued a penguin from ice. As it was such a cold day the sun did not help us melt the…

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Gingerbread Men

In Class R we made gingerbread men. This is our first cooking session with Mrs Legault. We were learning the cooking skills of using a sieve and a cutter.

 

 

Whilst we were making our gingerbread men we sang along to our Christmas songs. We loved taking the gingerbread men home to…

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Class Visitor for Eid

Today the class enjoyed learning about Eid. They loved seeing their class mate dress up in their special clothes. The children were interested to learn about the gifts that are given at Eid.

 

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Zulu Warriors

Class R enjoyed our visit from the Zulu Warriors. The drum was very loud but once we got used to it we enjoyed the dancing and singing. The men were very funny and were amazing dancers.

 

 

We really enjoyed joining in with the clapping and singing.

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Children In Need

The children enjoyed celebrating Children In Need. They made their own Pudsey Bears using the split pins. We worked on our scissor skills and cutting carefully around the shapes.

 

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Bonfire Night

This week the children were inspired to make artwork based on their experiences of Bonfire Night. The children used glitter and glue to make firework pictures inside. Whilst outside they used chalks to create large scale fireworks on the ground.

 

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Making chocolate apples

Class R have had a brilliant time creating chocolate apples. We melted the chocolate and dipped our apples in. We then rolled the chocolate apples in sprinkles.

 

 

We loved taking them home and eating them!

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Category: Year 1