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Weekly overview!

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 Please enjoy this video of our weekly update! This is something new we are going try do each week to explain what is happening in school and what the children are learning.  See below our pictures from baking bread! The children loved it and were fantastic at kneading the dough!  Spring 2 week1

Understanding the World - Chinese New Year

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 This week in Reception, we have been learning all about Chinese New Year.  We read the Zodiac Story and spoke about all the different animals that crossed the river.  We have also discussed the special traditions within Chinese New Year, including why red is a special colour, what food is eaten and how people celebrate.  Within continuous provision the children have created their own Chinese Dragons in the creative area, written cards in the Writing area and have explored representing chinese numerals in the Maths area.  🐲

Giraffes Can't Dance

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This week the children have continued learning all about animals from around the world. We have been reading Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae.  The children discovered facts about giraffes, painted their own giraffe using their colour mixing skills and created a repeating pattern giraffe in the creative area.  🦒🦒🦒

Rumble in the Jungle - DT skills

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  Reception have loved our book, Rumble in the Jungle this week.  The children have enjoyed learning about different animals and finding out where they live in the world.  The children chose to make animal masks within child led learning.  The children were able to used scissors independently and were able to cut curved lines.  "I have to use more lollipop sticks to make it stronger." - I.M-B

Number day 2024

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Our Learning this week in Reception

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Our Learning this week This week in English, our book of the week is Rumble in the Jungle   by  Giles Andreae  (Author),  David Wojtowycz  (Illustrator) .  We will be learning about all the animals within the book and focusing on our words of week, which are: galloping, lair, prowling, quivers We will be discussing the meaning of these words and how we can use them in sentences. This week in Maths, our number of the week is 7 .  We will be learning all about the composition of number 7, finding one more and one less, and finding the double of 7. This week in Phonics, our sounds of the week are: ure (s ure ) er  (wint er ) ow   (sn ow ) Reminders for parents:  Please read with your child  3 times a week  and write a comment in their reading diary.  PE in Reception is on a Thursday and Friday. Thank you for your continued support,  Miss McGill and Miss Pardoe

Happy New Year!

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 Happy New Year to all our children in Reception and their families.  We are very excited to be back at school and to start our new learning.  This week in English, our book of the week is Puffin Peter by  Petr Horáček.  We will be learning about all the animals Puffin Peter meets in the story and focusing on our words of week, which are: storm, arrived, drifted, horizon We will be discussing the meaning of these words and how we can use them in sentences. This week in Maths, our number of the week is 6.  We will be learning all about the composition of number 6, finding one more and one less, finding the double of 6 and even finding half of 6. This week in Phonics, our sounds of the week are: ar (st ar ) ur (t ur n) oo (sp oo n) or (st or m) Reminder: Please read with your child 3 times a week and write a comment in their reading diary.  Thank you for your continued support,  Miss McGill and Miss Pardoe