We have had a fantastic week in Team Reception! It started with the children finding a skeleton in the role play area in our classroom. We then read the story ‘Funnybones’ in our Literacy lesson. The children have enjoyed learning about the characters in the story, using masks to pretend to be the skeletons and… Read More


Happy Friday everyone and welcome to our blog for Team Reception!   We have had a fantastic week in Team Reception, the children are really settled and they have been enjoying exploring our indoor classroom and outdoor area. Our current topic is ‘Ourselves’ and this week the children have been working on writing their names,… Read More


Hi Team Reception, What a year it has been! I hope you are looking forward to some lovely activities over the summer holiday! If you missed the video and activities for your new teacher, you can watch it here. Miss Leat is really looking forward to learning lots more about you before you start in… Read More


Hi Team Reception, As always, you can find next week’s learning here. What a lovely week filled with learning we’ve had! Team Reception have been impressing us with their sentence writing and reading as well as some great number work. We’re practising counting to 100 as a team – taking it in turns to say… Read More


We’ve had a lovely week so far with lots of indoor and outdoor learning! This week, I am encouraging you to listen to some classical music. Alex Caldon (on trumpet) and Alexandra Caldon (on violin) will deliver an exclusive set from their home as part of the Royal Albert Home sessions. This stream is intended to give… Read More


Happy Friday Team Reception! What a great week it’s been, full of learning and gratefulness. It’s been lovely to hear the different reasons the children are feeling grateful and I hope that you have all been saying a big thank you to everyone who is helping them. As always, next week’s learning can be found… Read More


Gratitude paper chains Hi Team Reception! This week we are going to be thinking about gratitude and being grateful. Gratitude is a very simple and effective mindful activity. It directs children to focus on what they are thankful for. By making a paper chain of gratitude, you will have the opportunity to either be creative… Read More


What a beautifully sunny week it’s been! I hope you have all been able to enjoy some time outdoors this week. As always, next week’s learning can be found here. Team Reception have been making the most of the lovely weather to do lots of learning outside this week. As a team, they’ve built their… Read More


During our time at home, one of the things that can help us to relax is to create some art. Since April, many famous artists, including Grayson Perry and Cornelia Parker, have come together to create a free activity book to help us all stay inspired: It’s called ‘Art Is Where the Home Is’ and the idea… Read More


What a great week it’s been, we’ve had sunshine, rain, thunder storms and some fantastic learning! You can find next week’s learning here. We’ve been creative outside this week and enjoyed painting and having a picnic! Our Star of the Week Well done to Sidra F for getting Star of the Week this week! She… Read More