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P.E

As part of transition to Year 1, Reception will start having P.E lessons every Friday morning. After the session, children will have toast and milk and play in the big yard with the Key Stage 1 children, to help them get ready for next year when they enter Key Stage 1. From Friday (16th June) […]

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Growing Cress

Reception have loved learning about flowers and plants this week! Their writing has been amazing in our new garden centre writing area; writing shopping lists, selling flowers, writing letters for magic beans and writing cress diaries. We are so proud of them. We have also loved growing our own cress heads. We will keep you […]

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Summer Term 2 Newsletter

Welcome back, I hope you all had a lovely half term. This is the final newsletter for this school year (I can’t believe how quickly it has come around!). Please find below a few reminders, requests, and an overview of the final half term of your child’s time in Reception. Topic Our new learning challenge […]

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Rhyming fun!

As we have been learning about nursery rhymes the children are learning to become more aware of rhymes. We thought it would be a fun idea to have the children create a word that rhymes with their names (real or silly) to help them to recognise rhymes. Thank you to all the parents who helped their child to come […]

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Spring Term 1 Newsletter

Welcome back, we hope you had a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year. It has been lovely to see all of your children refreshed and taller! Topic Our new learning challenge for this half term is one of my favourites ‘who are the characters in my favourite stories and rhymes?’ and will be based […]

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Christmas Play

Our Christmas play will take part on Wednesday 14th December at 2pm, this will take place in the hall. Those who have acting parts in the play have been chosen and parents have been informed. The rest of the class will be singing the songs, which we have now started to practice in school.   […]

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Reading Meeting

Thank you to all the parents who turned up to the reading meeting yesterday. It was lovely to see you there and seeing you interested in the new reading scheme.

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Changes to reading in Reception

We have made a big change to help improve and enhance reading in Reception, as we are aware that it is an area that needs improving, as we want help build children’s enjoyment and confidence. 3 Day Books Children will now take home a reading book, aimed at their reading ability, and they will keep […]

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Autumn Term 2 Topic

Topic Our learning challenge for this half term is The Magic Key. This was decided after talking to the children and finding out what they are interested in. Throughout this topic we will be using the magic key to explore a variety of fantasy lands which we know the children will love. Reading Last term […]

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