Week 3 in Reception Blue 🐘

We have had another super week of learning in Reception Blue this week. As part of ‘Our Favourite Stories’ topic we read ‘Elmer’ by David McKee, a story about a patchwork elephant. We described Elmer and talked about our favourite parts of the story using masks. We also made little Elmers using a range of […]

Room On The Broom in Reception Blue 🧹

This week we have been reading ‘Room on the Broom’, another story by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. As part of our Communication and Language development, some of the children chose and talked about a character from the story and some re-told the story in groups. We are continuing to encourage the children to talk […]

Week 1 in Reception Blue!

We have had a super first week back in Reception Blue! The children were really excited and happy to be back with their friends and have settled straight back into the school routine. This week we started our new topic ‘Our Favourite Stories’. We read the story ‘The Gruffalo’ by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. […]

The Gruffalo in Reception Blue

This week, as part of our new topic ‘Our Favourite Stories’, we have been reading ‘The Gruffalo’ by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. We talked about the role of the author and illustrator and then discussed our favourite part or favourite character, explaining why. We are encouraging the children to talk about the stories this […]

Week 2 in Reception Blue

This week has been another very busy week in Reception Blue. To continue our Topic ’Fantastic Lights’, we read the story of Rama and Sita and found out all about Diwali. We wrote about the story, created beautiful diwa lights and talked about the celebrations we have at home with our families. As part of […]

Celebrations in Reception Blue🎉

This week, as part of our ‘Fantastic Lights’ topic, we have been finding out about how people celebrate the festival of Diwali. We also talked about the different celebrations that we have with our families. Please watch our video and leave a comment. Can you think of any other special times that you have celebrated?

G7 Project Week in Reception Blue

There has been lots of excellent learning this week in Reception Blue. We have been finding out about the effects of plastic pollution on our seas and the importance of recycling. We found out about the UK Prime Minister and the important role he plays in tackling climate change. We investigated and discussed how plastic […]

Week 5 in Reception Blue 🤗

It has been another fantastic week in Reception Blue! This week we have been reading the story ‘Teddy’s Secret’. We wrote invitations to Teddy’s party, wrote party food lists and made birthday cards. In our Maths learning we matched the correct amount of candles to the number on the birthday cakes and some of us […]

Reception letter formation

This week the children will bring home a sheet which shows the letter formation that we use when writing in Reception. Please have a look at it and encourage your child to form their letters in this way when writing their name or completing homework. Thank you. 😀

Reception Blue 4.10.21 -Our Favourite Toys.

This week in Reception Blue we are reading the story ’Kipper’s Toybox’ by Mick Inkpen. Today the children enjoyed talking about their favourite toys in Reception. Please have a look at our video. Now tell me about your favourite toy at home. Why is it your favourite and what is special about it?

Week 3 in Reception Blue

What a fantastic week we have had in Reception Blue. Our story for this week was Handa’s Surprise. We enjoyed describing and tasting the different fruits that Handa carried in her basket. We created healthy food plates using fruits and vegetables in the shape of different animals and matched the correct number of oranges to […]

⭐️ Week 1 in Reception Blue! ⭐️

What a fantastic week we have had in Reception Blue! Our Topic for this term is All About Me. As part of this topic the children have talked about the school and class rules and values and created a display for our wall with handprints so that we remember to follow the rules every day. […]

A fantastic first day in Reception Blue!

We have had a fantastic first day in Reception Blue!We sang some number songs and rhymes, talked about our school and classroom rules and practised using the indoor and outdoor equipment. We are already superstars at helping to put out and tidy away the equipment! A brilliant start Reception Blue. Well done! 👍👏 What was […]

Reception Blue visit Ash End Farm

Reception Blue went on a fantastic journey to Ash End Farm near Tamworth today. The weather was beautiful, the sun shone and the children had an amazing time, which you can see from the smiles on their faces! 😀. We saw all sorts of different farm animals and even got the chance to feed some […]

Reception Homework Week 4

Each week you will be set a piece of Literacy and Mathematics homework online to complete. There is also a WOW homework which is optional. The homework will be set every Friday and needs to be completed by Wednesday of the following week in your homework books and uploaded to your class links below. Leave […]

Nursery have fun visiting Reception Blue!

The nursery children who are moving up to Reception Blue in September really enjoyed visiting their new class and meeting their new teachers, Mrs Shergill, Mrs Chapman and Miss Kennell today. Have a look at the exciting things we all got up to. We hope you are all looking forward to September and we can’t […]

Flying aeroplanes in Reception Blue!

This week, as part of our topic on Journeys and to link with our Maths learning, we have been designing, making and flying paper aeroplanes. We predicted which plane would fly the furthest before testing them out. After flying the planes, we looked at which had flown the longest distance and which had flown the […]

Reception Home Learning 21.6.21 Basic Skills

Hello Reception 😀 Today we are going to practise our addition and subtraction skills on Education City. First let’s do a warm up addition and subtraction song together. Now log into Education City to complete the addition and subtraction activity ‘Counting Carnival’ that has been set for you. Remember to leave a comment on the […]

Reception Home Learning 21.6.21 SEAL

Hello Reception 😀 This term in SEAL lessons our Topic is Changes. Before we find out what we are doing today, let’s sing a song. Do you know what season we are in now? If you said ‘Summer’ you are correct! Join in with the song and let’s see if we can make the sun […]

Reception Homework Week 1 (18.6.21)

Hello Reception Superstars! Each week you will be set a piece of Literacy and Mathematics homework online to complete. There is also a WOW homework which is optional.The homework will be set every Friday and needs to be completed by Wednesday of the following week in your homework books and uploaded to your class links […]

Reception Blue Well-Being Session 14.6.21

We were very lucky in Reception Blue today to have a special visitor called Julia, who came in to do a well-being session with us. We started off by passing a smile to each other and practised some breathing techniques to help us relax. We also thought about things that make us feel happy, and […]

Health Week in Reception-24.5.21

The Reception children have had a super start to Health Week today. We took part in a ‘round robin’ of activities, moving around the classrooms and outside area to complete a variety of activities. One of these activities was to complete an observational drawing. Please have a look at our video of the children looking […]

Reception Homework Week 5

Each week you will be set a piece of Literacy and Mathematics homework online to complete. There is also a WOW homework which is optional.The homework will be set every Friday and needs to be completed by Wednesday of the following week in your homework books and uploaded to your class links below. Leave a […]

Reception Homework Summer 1 Week 2

Each week you will be set a piece of Literacy and Mathematics homework online to complete. There is also a WOW homework which is optional. The homework will be set every Friday and needs to be completed by Wednesday of the following week in your homework books and uploaded to your class links below. Leave […]

Reception Home Learning 1.3.21 PSHE

This term in our PSHE lessons we will be thinking about how we can make good choices. Go through the mini lesson below to find out about your learning for today. Now answer the questions below Using the learning blog tell me about one safe that you have seen. How was this a safe choice? […]