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Reception

Welcome to Reception!

 

Our amazing team:

Imperial Class teacher: Miss Bev Howland

Cambridge Class teacher: Mrs Stephanie Baker

Support staff: Mrs Tanya Brandon, Mrs Jane Warne

Our Forest school helper: Sophie Husband

 

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You will find on this page all the information and the exciting learning taking in our year group.

 

PE/Games

PE is on Wednesdays and Fridays. We require a full PE kit which consists of plimsolls, red top and black shorts. 

 

Forest school

Tuesdays (Cambridge) and Thursdays (Imperial).

Please provide your child with a pair of wellies.

 

Homework

Please, read with your child every day for at least 10 minutes. Discuss the pictures and ask questions about the characters or what they think might happen at the end.

Homework is sent home every Friday and needs to be returned by Wednesday. Remember to check your child's home learning folder in their book bag.

 

Useful links:

 

http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/freeIndex.htm - Phonics games

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/stories - cbeebies stories and rhymes

http://www.ictgames.com/ -Excellent maths & literacy resources

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/Early-Years.html - Lots of maths & literacy games

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?Subject=37 - Games to support all areas of learning

 

 

 

Term 5

This term we are discovering the world of minibeasts through Eric Carle's stories of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and The Bad Tempered Ladybird.

What is your favourite minibeast?

 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Animated Film

Learning to take away

 

Term 4:

Growth and Changes

What is happening in our garden?

Planting activities

Combining groups - early addition

Measuring

Measuring 1
Measuring 2
Measuring 3
Measuring 4

Spring is coming...

Our super writers!

Our super writers! 1
Our super writers! 2
Our super writers! 3
Our super writers! 4

Actively learning!

Learning to estimate

Learning to estimate 1 We asked children to guess the number of objects
Learning to estimate 2 Counting the objects to check how close they are
Learning to estimate 3 AnnaMaria estimated that there were 3 objects
Learning to estimate 4 She checked and counted 5 objects altogether.

Term 3: How do animals in cold places survive?

Polar Polar Bear,

What Can You Hear?

One very frosty morning...

One very frosty morning... 1
One very frosty morning... 2
One very frosty morning... 3
One very frosty morning... 4
One very frosty morning... 5
One very frosty morning... 6
One very frosty morning... 7

Our Mighty Muscles-developing gross motor skills

PE-Moving at different speeds and heights

Learning about Polar regions and their inhabitants

Learning about Polar regions and their inhabitants 1 We cut out 2D shapes to make cute Arctic foxes
Learning about Polar regions and their inhabitants 2 Can you name the 2D shapes?
Learning about Polar regions and their inhabitants 3 The belowing walrus!
Learning about Polar regions and their inhabitants 4 What could the walrus hear in the our story?
Learning about Polar regions and their inhabitants 5
Learning about Polar regions and their inhabitants 6 3D shaped icebergs for our Arctic world
Learning about Polar regions and their inhabitants 7 Et voila!

Our talented little writers

Our talented little writers 1
Our talented little writers 2 The big Polar bear
Our talented little writers 3
Our talented little writers 4
Our talented little writers 5 The pink flamingo. The lovely peacock.
Our talented little writers 6 I hear a turtle.

Change of scene...

Change of scene... 1
Change of scene... 2
Change of scene... 3

We're going on a shape hunt....Learning to recognise and use shapes creatively

2D shapes names and properties

Most common 3D shapes

Term 2

People Who Help Us

 

 

 

Our new Post Office!

Our new Post Office! 1
Our new Post Office! 2
Our new Post Office! 3
Our new Post Office! 4

When I grow up I want to be ...

When I grow up I want to be ... 1 Who can you ask for help?
When I grow up I want to be ... 2 I want to protect people
When I grow up I want to be ... 3 I like flowers they are pretty
When I grow up I want to be ... 4 I want to help people
When I grow up I want to be ... 5 Dentists make you feel better
When I grow up I want to be ... 6 I like to cook
When I grow up I want to be ... 7 I like to build things
When I grow up I want to be ... 8 I will make you feel better

Forest school-Taking risks and encouraging children to become confident and independent learners.

Can you make a number?

Can you make a number? 1
Can you make a number? 2
Can you make a number? 3
Can you make a number? 4
Can you make a number? 5
Can you make a number? 6
Can you make a number? 7

We celebrated the Indian festival of light Diwali

We celebrated the Indian festival of light Diwali 1
We celebrated the Indian festival of light Diwali 2
We celebrated the Indian festival of light Diwali 3
We celebrated the Indian festival of light Diwali 4
We celebrated the Indian festival of light Diwali 5
We celebrated the Indian festival of light Diwali 6
We celebrated the Indian festival of light Diwali 7
We celebrated the Indian festival of light Diwali 8
We celebrated the Indian festival of light Diwali 9
We celebrated the Indian festival of light Diwali 10
We celebrated the Indian festival of light Diwali 11

Fabulous outdoor learning

Phonics-Practise hearing and saying initial sounds

Fire fighters visit

Fire fighters visit 1 Learning about a fire fighter equipment
Fire fighters visit 2 Putting out a pretend fire
Fire fighters visit 3 Phonics Fox is stuck! Call 999!
Fire fighters visit 4 Fire fighters to the rescue! Hang on Phonics Fox!
Fire fighters visit 5 Girls are very brave too!
Fire fighters visit 6 A fire fighter's pair of scissors!
Fire fighters visit 7 Bye and see you soon!

Our dental and doctor practices have opened. Call 999 for an appointment!

Firefighters Song

"Who will help me make bread?" asked the Little Red Hen.

"Who will help me make bread?" asked the Little Red Hen. 1 Making bread with a bread maker
"Who will help me make bread?" asked the Little Red Hen. 2
"Who will help me make bread?" asked the Little Red Hen. 3
"Who will help me make bread?" asked the Little Red Hen. 4 Measuring the flour
"Who will help me make bread?" asked the Little Red Hen. 5 Add some yeast
"Who will help me make bread?" asked the Little Red Hen. 6 2 tablespoons of oil
"Who will help me make bread?" asked the Little Red Hen. 7 A pinch of salt
"Who will help me make bread?" asked the Little Red Hen. 8 Knead the dough into a ball
"Who will help me make bread?" asked the Little Red Hen. 9 Let it prove for an hour
"Who will help me make bread?" asked the Little Red Hen. 10 Do you like our little hedgehogs?
"Who will help me make bread?" asked the Little Red Hen. 11 Now time to cook in the oven!

Find out how bread is made!

Our The Little Red Hen topic

Our The Little Red Hen topic 1 Small world
Our The Little Red Hen topic 2 We are creating our very own barn!
Our The Little Red Hen topic 3 The children have opened a farm shop!
Our The Little Red Hen topic 4 Answering questions about the story
Our The Little Red Hen topic 5 Helping the Little Red Hen grind her wheat
Our The Little Red Hen topic 6 Our story maps
Our The Little Red Hen topic 7
Our The Little Red Hen topic 8 Can you follow Little Red Hen's adventures?
Our The Little Red Hen topic 9

Dingle Dangle Scarecrow Action Song

Patterns making

Patterns making 1
Patterns making 2
Patterns making 3
Patterns making 4
Patterns making 5
Patterns making 6
Patterns making 7

We've been busy!

Developing listening skills-Can you spot the rhyming words?

Fun outdoor learning

Super number work!

Super number work! 1 Great number formation
Super number work! 2 Number formation with toy cars
Super number work! 3 Ordering dinosaurs
Super number work! 4
Super number work! 5 Using the number line to copy numbers in order
Super number work! 6

This week we followed the children's interests...dinosaurs!

Term 1 All About Me!

 

What a busy couple of weeks it has been! The children have settled well and they have all started to learn their new routines!

 

 

Picture 1 Learning together
Picture 2 Learning independently
Picture 3 Working as a team-mighty muscles!
Picture 4 Standing and walking in a line
Picture 5 Taking turns on the snack table
Picture 6 Putting things away!
Picture 7 Having fun together!
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