Reception Category

Music – Take One Tune

‘Carnival of the Animals’ by Saint – Saens We listened to the music and painted pictures to go with the animals.                                                We made fish and tortoises using tissue paper.       […]


We have planted runner bean and cress seeds. We have learnt what a seed needs to ‘germinate’ and are enjoying watching these grow.  

Mother’s Day Breakfast

Due to COVID throughout the past couple of years, the Reception team have not been able to do their usual Mother’s Day Breakfast for parents, however, today they were able to invite parents in and create a beautiful morning for the children and parents! The children collected toast for their parents to enjoy while the […]

Pancake Day

Today we celebrated Shrove Tuesday, which is also called Pancake Day. We learnt how to make the pancakes using flour, eggs and milk. We whisked up the ingredients and watched Mrs Chinn cook them in a frying pan. Then we tossed them in the air. It was great fun! We tasted them with different toppings […]


Our new topic is Winter. We having been learning facts about cold weather animals and completed an individual piece of work on this and its been displayed in our role-play area. We used black paper, white card, glue and paint to create snowmen and igloos. We investigated blocks of ice and discussed what made it […]


It’s been a very fun month! Our ‘Pirate’s Seaside’ turned into ‘Pirate’s Christmas’. We performed an amazing play, ‘The Innkeepers Breakfast’ and have been busy with all our christmas craft.    


We have been learning about the 5th November. Guy Fawkes tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605. Here is one of the models we made of the Houses of Parliament using wooden blocks. We created our own firework pictures using black card, glue and glitter.           

Sponsored Fairy Tale Walk

The children in Reception class had lots of fun taking part in a sponsored fairy tale walk. They trip trapped across the bridge. Put the gingerbread in the oven and then ran as fast as they could around the field. They built a brick house and then took a piece of food and walked it […]