23Feb
2020
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Gruffalo Habitats

Last week of term we have been busy creating Gruffalo habitats from junk modelling. We discussed that a habitat is where an animal lives, and they are special places that need to offer shelter, food, water and safety. We linked this with our knowledge of rights. We designed our own Gruffalo habitats and then made […]

23Feb
2020
0

Chinese Dragon Dance

Over the last couple of weeks in PE we have been performng a Chinese Dragon Dance. We have been following the leader, mimicking the actions of the dragon, and taking turns. The children have really enjoyed learning the dance element of our PE curriculum

23Feb
2020
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Gruffalo Crumble

This week the children have enjoyed making (and eating) Gruffalo crumble as part of their learning about the story by Julia Donaldson. We spoke about the necessity for hygeine and all washed our hands.The children using a variety of physical skills to weigh and mix the ingredients, and then we all had a go at […]

16Jan
2020
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Keeping Safe!

This week in Reeption we carried out a UNICEF lesson about being safe and unsafe. The children considered a number of pictures depicting safe and unsafe scenarios, including crossing the road, being silly at a swimming bath and hazards in a kitchen. They had to find the children with the same picture, and then discuss […]

16Jan
2020
1

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt!

Weve had such a lovely time with our learning over the last couple of weeks as we have studied ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ by Michael Rosen. You will see from our tapestry observations we have retold the story using our Talk4writing hand signs, were have re-told the story in our role play area, […]

12Jan
2020
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Awe & Wonder – Ice Experiment

This week was joyful for me as a teacher. We carried out a science experiment in class – one of our frogs was frozen into a block of ice and the children had to discuss how to get it out. The scientific language from the children was amazing – they spoke about melting, and heat. […]

19Dec
2019
1

Its Christmas!!!

Well we’ve been having a lovely build up to Christmas in Crocodiles Class this week! After our successful Nativity which made our teachers very proud, and our grown-ups cry, we had a smashing Christmas party, complete with a visit from the big man himself! We had a lovely afternoon filled with games like pass the […]

13Dec
2019
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Christmas Crafting

This week we are still hard at work writing about our school trip, learning new digraphs, and practicing our number recognition. We have also been learning our number bonds to 10. We have had time to do some Christmas Crafting – cutting and drawing is good for developing our fine motor skills which helps our […]

13Dec
2019
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A visitor from the North Pole …

This week we had a visitor from the North Pole. A tricky little elf called Elfie! Santa has sent him to us because he needs to learn how to behave nicely. Unfortunately, although Crocodiles have been doing their best to show Elfie how to behave, he has been doing some very silly things! On Monday […]

06Dec
2019
1

School Fair

This week we finally got to show off all the lovely things we have been making in reception. The school fair went very well,and the children were proud to have made their own things to sell. Once again thank you to all those who continue to support us.  

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