Week 2 in Reception Blue 🤗

Our topic for this half term is ‘Fantastic Lights’ where we will be learning about dark and light, seasonal changes and celebrations. We will also continue with our PSHE work and focus on ‘Getting On’.😊 Communication and Language- To listen and talk about a Diwali story Literacy- To write a list of jobs to get […]

Maths Week in Reception Blue

This week our focus has been Maths. Each day we have looked at a different country and, using the skills developed in our first term, challenged ourselves to work with number in a variety of ways. Please have a look at our super learning and leave a comment to explain your favourite part of the […]

Art Project Week in Reception Blue

This week, as part of Art Project Week, we have participated in a variety of activities, such as designing a new stamp for King Charles, listening and responding to different music, learning some simple ballet moves and making head dresses and rosettes to wear in our final ballet performance. Please have a look at our […]

Week 4 in Reception Blue 😀

We are continuing our topic of ‘All About Me’ as well continuing to settle into our new routines and structures. This week our work is based around the story ‘Kipper’s Toybox’ by Mick Inkpen. Please take a look at our learning below and comment on what your favourite part of the week was.😊 Communication and […]

European Day in Reception Blue 🇪🇸

What a fantastic day we have had in Reception Blue today. As part of European Day, we explored Spain and the Spanish culture. We spoke some Spanish, made flags, ate some delicious Spanish food and even had a go at some flamenco dancing! Please watch our video and leave a comment. What did you find […]

Week 2 in Reception Blue

This week we have continued our new topic of ‘All About Me’ as well continuing to settle into our new routines and structures.😊 Please take a look at our learning below and comment on what your favourite part of the week was.😊 Basic Skills – To develop fine motor skills for writing and recognising/ writing […]

Our first week in Reception Blue!

What a super start we have had to our Reception Blue journey! The children have settled well and have been very excited to introduce themselves to each other. They are becoming familiar with the rules and routines and have enjoyed using mirrors to look at and discuss their features before painting self portraits to begin […]

A super first day in Reception Blue! 🤩

The children have had an amazing first day in Reception Blue! We introduced ourselves to each other during circle time. We also talked about our differences such as our favourite foods, and how this makes us special and unique. We had great fun exploring the indoor and outdoor environment too. We are looking forward to […]

Week 6 in Reception Blue

We have had another busy week in Reception. This week, for our final full week of learning, our focus has been Citizenship. We have been thinking about the people who help us and the importance of saying thank you to them. Please take a look at some of our wonderful learning and leave a comment […]

Citizenship Week in Reception Blue

This week in Reception Blue our focus has been on Citizenship. We have been thinking about the importance of saying thank you to people who help us, the importance of friendship and why we need to tell the truth. Please have a look at our brilliant learning and leave a comment. What was your favourite […]

Week 4 in Reception Blue 🚌

We have had another busy week continuing with our topic of ‘Journeys and Transport’. Please take at some of our wonderful learning and leave a comment to explain your favourite part of the week and why. 😊 PSED– To know what to do when we feel worried Understanding if the World– To identify hot and […]

Week 3 in Reception Blue

We have had another busy week continuing with our topic of ‘Journeys and Transport’. Please take at some of our wonderful learning and leave a comment to explain your favourite part of the week and why. 😊 PSED– To know how to be safe in the sun Understanding if the World– To write about the […]

Week 1 in Reception Blue 🚌

We have had another busy week where the children have learnt lots. This week we started our new topic, ’Journeys’. Please take a look at our fantastic learning and leave a comment to explain your favourite part of the week and why.😊 Understanding of the World- To look at different types of transport PSED – […]

Week 4 in Reception Blue

We have had another busy week where the children have learnt lots and gained. We have continued with our topic of Living and Growing’ and this week our focus has been caterpillars and butterflies. Wednesday was World Numeracy when we challenged ourselves to investigate numbers to 10 in greater depth. Please take a look at […]

Week 2 in Reception Blue 🌷

We have had another super week in Reception Blue, continuing with our Living and Growing topic. Our focus this week has been plants. Please have a look at our fantastic learning and leave a comment to explain your favourite part of the week and why you have chosen it. SEAL – To describe what I […]

Week 5 in Reception Blue

This week we have continued our Topic ‘People who help us’ by finding out about firefighters and the important jobs that they do. Please have a look at our super learning and leave a comment on the blog. Literacy-Using our phonic knowledge to write words and simple sentences about firefighters Maths – Developing a deeper […]

Week 3 in Reception Blue

This week we continued with our topic ’People Who Help Us’ and looked at police officers. Please have a look at our learning from the week and comment on what you have enjoyed and why. PSED-We talked about and then practised how to be a safe pedestrian. Understanding of the World– We explored the natural […]

Week 1 in Reception Blue 🤗

What a fantastic start we have had this week! The children were all so enthusiastic to return to school after the half term break and quickly settled into the routine again, remembering to follow our rules. Our new topic is ’People Who Help Us’. This week we talked about teachers and all the different jobs […]

Communication and Language in RB

This week, as part of our new topic, ’People Who Help Us’, we have talked about how teachers help us. Today, we worked in groups to discuss and put into the correct order the different things that we do in our school day. What is your favourite part of the day in school? Please post […]

Week 5 in Reception Blue 🎉

What a fantastic week we have had in Reception Blue! This week we took part in lots of activities to celebrate Chinese New Year! This year it is the year of the tiger! 🐯 We created and decorated Chinese lanterns and wrote sentences about Chinese New Year using our phonics skills to help us segment […]

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?