We’ve had some some special visitors in Team Reception this week. Two local police officers came in to tell us all about their job and how they help us. They then talked about the things that they use to do their jobs, including handcuffs. Take a look at what happened next!  … Read More

The children have enjoyed experimenting with herbs in the mud kitchen. We started by smelling mint, rosemary, coriander and parsley. The children recognized the smell of mint as it was “like toothpaste”. Then we headed into our outdoor learning space and created everything from curries to spaghetti. Well done, Team Reception!        … Read More

The children have been fascinated by our new friends in EYFS. We have 8 goldfish in our pond and the children have been closely observing them as well as learning how to look after them. We created a ‘What Makes Good’, thinking about what we needed to do to look after our new friends. The… Read More

After reading the story of Little Red Riding Hood, and talking about  the main character, the children decided that they wanted to open a hair salon. We called it ‘Little Red’s Salon.’ Take a look at some of our pictures from today and if you have any empty shampoo bottles, please give them to Mr… Read More

The children have been creating lots of stories this week- especially in our construction area. We have been encouraging children to develop narratives for their play. We have had stories about dinosaur castles, mini- beast dens and much more. Below are some of the pictures we’ve taken this week which will be made into books… Read More

The children in Team Reception have been learning how to estimate this week.  We have talked about how an estimate is a ‘good guess’. They started by asking a friend to close their eyes while they picked a group of objects. Then they asked their friend to estimate and write down how many objects they… Read More

Team Reception were very lucky to have children from Thomas’ school visit them this week. They read books to the children and each child was able to take a book home to keep!… Read More

Our school nurse visited today to talk about how to keep our teeth clean and healthy. The children particularly enjoyed seeing the giant toothbrush!  They were reminded that we must brush our teeth twice a day and try to eat fruit and vegetables rather than sweets. It was a pleasure  to see how confident the children… Read More

The children in EYFS have been taking part in a ‘Busy things’ challenge this week, competing against schools from all over the world, including  Egypt and Malaysia. We’ve had to complete puzzles and challenges in maths, phonics and music.  The children gave it a go and we we’re delighted to find out that we finished… Read More

Our learning this week has been inspired by our trip to the science museum. Take a look at a space lander we designed and built!… Read More