Fresh Friday Fun in January

In the chilly weather of early January, we decided to build a shelter to protect us against the wind and rain. The children wanted to use the trees to hold the roof of the shelter up and string or rope to hold it in place. The wind proved a big battle for us and kept...

Shiver me Timbers! Walk the plank!

Reception love Pirates! After observing the children’s recent interest in these seafarers, the classroom has become as busy as the ‘Queen Ann’s Revenge’, flying the Jolly Roger. Pirating is not always easy work though! The children have been...

Reception Family Play Workshops

In our workshops this half term we will be looking at Outdoor Learning, Reading and Plan, Do, Review. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with your child in the classroom and find out how we learn in the Early Years. Please come in through our main entrance and...

Trekking Tuesday: Building birds nest

Recently some children have been very busy in the technology area making birds nests using junk model materials. Following children’s interest is an integral part of Reception life so we decided that we could all make birds nest in our outdoor learning session....

Whatever the weather

We love our outdoor learning sessions in Reception. This week we put on our fabulous waterproof jackets and trousers – we thought we looked like lots of little strawberries! The field was wet and muddy but our waterproofs kept us dry so we could still roll down...

Fire! Fire!

There was a big emergency in reception this morning…Miss Hancock’s house was on fire! Luckily we had some firefighters on call to come and save the day!! ”9 9 9 we need a fire engine quick!” We made a fire engine using the big blocks and then...
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