RW celebrate Chinese New Year

This week in Reception White, the children celebrated Chinese New Year. They learnt and re-enacted The Great Race story. They have created some lovely boats, lanterns and dragons using a variety of art media. They even practiced the dragon dance. Watch the clip below to see all the excitement.

A cookie investigation

This week in Reception White, we have shared the story of ‘The Highway Rat’. The children learnt about not taking things that do not belong to them. They also retold and hot seated the highway way. The children have created some lovely missing cookie posters and have been around the school looking for their cookies. […]

Marshmallows for Martians

This week the children in reception White shared the story ’Marshmallows for Martians’. The childen have been involved in lots of fun activities based around this story.  Watch the short clip below to see what they did during the week. Draw a picture of a Martian and write a sentence? What was your favourite activity this week?

Room on the Broom

This week the children in Reception White have looked at the story ’Room on the Broom’. The children have participated in lots of fun activities around this story. Watch the short clip below to see what they did during this week. What did the Witch drop?  What was your favourite activity and why?

The Gruffalo

As part of our topic this term on ‘Our Favourite Stories’, the children in Reception White shared the story ‘The Gruffalo’. The children got involved in lots of fun and exciting activities around this story. Watch the clip to see all the fun and excitement that took place during this week.  Watch Khadijah retel the whole Gruffalo story from memory. Challenge What was your favourite activity why? Draw and […]

Winter Wonderland in Reception White

As part of project week for All around the World, the the children in Reception White looked at Winter Wonderland around the world. They looked at how Christmas is celebrated in different countries such as Scandinavia and Sweden. They used a variety of art media to create snowman’s, Christmas cards and lots more. What the […]

Reception trip to the Enchanted Christmas Kingdom

Reception White have had a wonderful time at the Enchanted Christmas Kingdom at the Hatton Adventure park. The children got the opportunity to meet Santa in his grotto as well as meet some of his reindeer’s. The children also walked at the park viewing and feeding the different animals. Watch the short video below to […]

What makes us happy or sad

This week in SEAL, the looked at feelings. They looked at different thing that make them happy or sad.  Watch the short clip below of the children sharing what makes them happy or sad. Draw a picture of something that makes you happy and bring it in to show me. 

All About Owls

This week in Reception White, the children have looked at the story ‘Owl Babies’. They have been out doors looking for nest. They even made their own nests using twigs and leaves found outside. The children have done some wonderful descriptive  writing about owls and have created some lovely owl pictures using a range of […]

Putting on a coat

As part of our homework this week the children were asked to put on and zip their own coat. To help build independence in being able to dress themselves. We have had a few children showing these skills. Watch the clip below to see how confident they are at putting on their own coat.  Who […]

A Dark Dark Tale in Reception White

As part of topic on ‘Fantastic Lights’, the children in Reception White shared the story ‘A Dark Dark Tale’. They started the week of by exploring dark places around the school. The children even gave suggestions for things they could use in dark places so they could see. During the week the children did lots […]

Bonfire and Diwali

As part of our new topic on ‘Fantastic Light’ the children in Reception White begun the week by learning about bonfire night. They developed an understanding of why bonfire night is celebrated. The children then went outdoors to create their own mini bonfires and even got the opportunity to experience a real bonfire. During the […]

Billy and the Beast

As part of British Literacy Figures Week, the children in Reception White looked at the story Billy and the Beast written by Nadia Shirlene. The children first started their week off by visiting the local library and getting the opportunity to view different books within the setting. Throughout the week the childen all took part […]

Arts Week in Reception White

Reception White have had a exciting and fun week learning all about sculptures from the past and present. The children learnt and explored how different materials can be manipulated to create different effects. This week the children looked at sculptures created by Louise Bourgeoise and Auguste Rodin. The children were taught to manipulate a range […]

Teddy’s secret party

This week the children in Reception White have shared the story ‘Teddy’s Secret’. They have done looks of fun and exciting activities around this story. Which are writing some lovely party invitations for teddy’s friends and writing a list of party foods. The children have even been outdoors making presents and using the mud kitchen […]

Fruit tasting

This week the children in Reception White have been looking at healthy eating. They discussed why they should eat healthy foods and how helps them grow. The children described how a variety of different fruits and vegetables tasted, felt and looked like. They then used all information about healthy eating and created their own healthy plate.  […]

Reception White’s highlights from the week

This week the children looked at the story ‘Harry and the bucket full of dinosaurs go to school’. The children did lots of fun and exciting activities around this story. For example they talked about what makes them happy when at school, they made dinosaur poo, draw and describe a dinosaur and lots more.   […]

RW discuss what makes them happy at school

To build the children’s communication and language skills, they discussed activities that make them happy around the classroom and outdoor area. Watch the short clip below to see what the children in Reception White like doing.   Draw a picture of an activity that makes you feel happy. 

Book Week in Reception White

Reception White have had a fantastic start to the year. This week the children looked at the story ‘Night Monkey Day Monkey’. They got involved in lots of fun and exciting activities based around this story such as using their phonics knowledge to describe a monkey, ordering numbers, creating shadows, looking at which animals come […]