Welcome to the Reception page.
We have three reception classes which are called Panda Class, Zebra Class and Kangaroo Class, each class has 30 children.
Panda class is taught by Mrs Horton and supported by Mrs Goodall
Kangaroo Class is taught by Miss Davies and supported by Mrs Hutton
Zebra class is taught by Miss Soulsby and supported by Mrs Cooper
St Andrew's Day
On November 30th we celebrated St Andrews's Day, Scotland's national day. We read a book called 'There was a wee lassie', we made kilts, listened to Scottish music, made Scottish thistles, baked and tasted short bread.
We spent a week learning about Bonfire Night. We shared the story of Guy Fawkes, made fireworks using a range of media, created firework dance moves in P.E and wrote some firework sounds.
Our Reception children became palaeontologists for a mini topic on Dinosaurs. We looked at the different types of dinosaurs and measured them. We made our own dinosaurs and built habitats for them. We carefully looked for fossils and created our own fossils using clay.
Road Safety Week
During Road Safety Week our Reception children had a visit from Mrs Mitchell, who talked to us about crossing the road safely. We must remember to STOP, LOOK and LISTEN. We made road signs and our own roads using a variety of media.
We celebrated Harvest in Reception by sharing the book 'The Little Red Hen. We attended a whole school assembly, made our own bread and explored what could be found inside fruit and vegetables.
St Patrick's Day
St Patrick's Day is celebrated in Ireland and by Irish people throughout the world on 17th March. It's a day to celebrate the death of St. Patrick, who died a long, long time ago.
In Reception we learnt all about Ireland and it's customs and traditions. We made leprechauns, build treasure pots to help the leprechauns look after their treasure, we made Irish flags, collaged shamrocks and tried our hand at Irish dancing.
St David's Day
St David's Day is celebrated in Wales and by Welsh people throughout the world on 1st March. in Reception Miss Davies taught us about St David's Day and Wales. We made Daffodils, painted dragons, played Welsh puzzles, looked at Welsh books and made Welsh flags. We even learned the song ' I can sing a rainbow' in Welsh.