Baking Cupcakes

Reception children baked and decorated Autumn themed cupcakes with a little help from their teachers.  

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This week Reception children have been learning all about pumpkins. They have learnt a wonderful song about the lifecycle of a pumpkin and also visited the pumpkin patch in our lovely school garden. One of their favourite activities has been carrying out a science experiment entitled ‘The Erupting Pumpkin’.

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Reception Water Fun

Reception children enjoyed their paddling and water play in the last week of term with Miss Chadwick. Here are a few action shots.

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Black Rocks

The infants and infant staff enjoyed a wonderful day exploring at Black Rocks. To begin the day we split off into year groups and made large faces using natural materials. On our long walk we learnt all about the High Peak Railway and even saw the wreckage of an old station wagon. We were also lucky enough to find a

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The Infants are growing (a bean stalk)

What lives up the bean stalk? How did it grow so tall? Can we grow our bean stalks? The Infants have been planting, writing about and studying the germination process following on from the wonderful book – “Jasper and the Bean” and the traditional tale “Jack and the Bean Stalk”.        

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New Home School Link Book

We have created a new home school link book for children in Reception to help support their progression in learning. This log will enable you as parents and us as teaching staff to share important information relating to your child. This book will also act as a reading record and should be kept in your child’s book bag at all

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Busy BeeBots

Our Reception children are learning all about algorithms and have been directing our class beebots around their home made tracks. They are beginning to write down their directions (algorithms) and debug them if there is a problem.

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Brilliant Bees

We have been learning all about bees this week in our reception classroom. The children have been creating model bees and beehives independently and writing super facts for our buzzy bee display.

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Space Centre Mission Accomplished

We had a wonderful time at the International Space Centre in Leicester learning all about rockets and our amazing solar system. We watched a super film in the planetarium and spent the afternoon making and testing rockets. The trip wouldn’t have been complete without a trip to the shop to spend our money and a snooze on the coach. O

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Story Writing

We have been looking at mini beasts and the stories by Eric Carle. We studied The Very Hungry Caterpillar carefully then wrote our own short stories about a hungry animal. Here are some of the final stories created by our reception children.  

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