Reception Blog

RD Trip to Colchester Zoo

RD had a great time on our school trip to Colchester Zoo.  We enjoyed getting on the coach and looking our for road signs when near to the zoo. We also saw horses, sheep and cows in the fields along the  motorway, when looking out the window. At the Zoo we saw lots of animals […]

Finding Treasure in Neverland!

We had a visit from Peter Pan, Tinkerbell and Captain Hook! We were so excited to meet them all and play games with them. The people from Perform did a drama workshop with us and showed us how to use our imaginations to improvise. We looked for Peter Pan’s Treasure and found it hidden with […]

RD Drama Workshop

RD had a brilliant day today taking part in a drama workshop. We got to meet Peter Pan and go on a journey with him, flying all the way to ‘Neverland’. We met mermaids on the silly rocks and had a little sit on them ourselves, the rock made: Mia turn into a dog; Archie […]

RZ Easter Assembly

RZ performed an amazing assembly on the last week of the Spring 2 term based on the Easter Story. They shared the story of why Easter is celebrated and showed their brilliant Easter egg art work and bonnets. They also performed two Easter songs, where they got to show off their excellent dance moves.

RD Class Assembly

What a success! RD were superstars today in their Pirate theme class assembly, they all remembered their lines and spoke with clear, loud voices. The singing and dancing was fantastic and allowed our parents to see all the hard work we have been doing this half term. The staff in RD are really proud of […]

World Book Day RD

A fantastic World Book Day! The costumes were absolutely fantastic and allowed us to discuss books and comics some of us have never heard of. The children in RD loved sharing with each other who they were and what their favourite book is. We listened to stories read by other teachers and enjoyed looking at […]

Pancake Day in RD

Yesterday we had a great day making pancakes to celebrate Pancake Day! Firstly we discussed what pancake day is, who celebrates it and how its also called Shrove Tuesday. We also looked at how other countries celebrate this day! We were then able to add the flour, egg and milk into the bowl and mix […]

RD Transport Walk

We had so much fun on our transport walk. We completed a tally chart of all the different transport we saw. We saw a range of different cars talking about their size and colour. We saw lots of lorries and vans, one even stopped to deliver some food. Then a tractor came past and we […]

Chinese New Year

Reception have been learning about Chinese New Year this week. We started by discussing how we celebrated our New Year a few weeks ago and the traditions we have. We then learnt why and how China celebrates their new year.  We listened to the story ‘The Great Race’ and learnt about the Chinese calendar. We […]

Storytelling Day

Reception really enjoyed coming in school today in their pjamas. They had a great time, listening to different stories written by the author Julia Donaldson.

Transport Role Play Fun!

Our topic this half term is Transport. We turned out Role Play Area into a Bus Station. We have been using all the props and toys to pretend we are buying tickets to ride on the bus. Some of us have even pretended to be the Bus Driver! We are having so much fun!  

New Year Resolutions

RD really enjoyed learning about how we celebrate a New Year, some even shared their own experiences of New Year parties they had been to. We discussed how a Scottish poem is sung and danced along to when the clock hits 12 o’clock on the 1st January. We had a listen to ‘Auld Lang Syne’ […]