Category: EYFS

What Makes Us Special?

We have been thinking lots about belonging and what makes us special …

Reception’s Welly Well-being Week

What an exciting first week back to school we have had!   This week, the children have been taking part in lots of outdoor activities to help promote a healthy mind and body.  There was a wide range of activities that Reception took part in. We had so much fun taking our learning outside and …

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Nursery Spring Term Learning


Lockdown Learning

During lockdown, Manta Rays class have been working extremely hard! They have been doing the absolute best in these difficult times and have been staying positive throughout. In Maths, we have been looking at estimating, comparing, more and less than. To help us with more and less than, we created a character called Colin the …

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At the beginning of term, we has Art week and each class chose an artist to learn about. In Reception, we chose to learn about Alma Thomas.  We researched the art work of Alma Thomas and discussed what we liked, disliked and what her work looked like. Here are some of the pieces we looked …

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World Science Day!

To celebrate World Science Day, Reception completed fun scientific experiments and activities throughout the day. As part of this, we got the chance to speak to a STEM representitive who was a Construction Site Manager. We learnt lots about his job role and his day to day routine. The children asked lots of questions and …

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Witches and Wizards

In Reception we have been looking at the story Room On The Broom. Our theme has been focused around Witches and Wizards. In PE, our focus has been gymnastics and looking at different ways of moving. In on session we looked at how each of the characters from our story would move. The children worked …

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Autumn walk

All the children have settled into Reception very well. We have been completing lots of different activities and learning. This week we have been learning and talking about Autumn. We went on an Autumn walk around the school field and discussed what we could see, hear, smell and feel. The children also collected different natural …

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Welcome to Reception

In order for parents and carers to better understand the expectations and learning taking place in Reception this year, we have put together a short presentation. Please watch the following video and feel free to contact your child’s class teacher should you have any further questions.