RECEPTION R Hazel and R Willow

R Hazel - Miss Grayson and R Willow - Mrs Nugent, with support from Miss Walmsley.
Reception Topic Web

Double trouble

This week, Hazel have been learning how to double and half and we're so good at this! To help us with our halving skills, we made some of the most delicious pizzas. The best part was definitely taste testing them. Don't they look delicious? We've also enjoyed learning...

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Knights and Castles

We have really enjoyed our most recent topic based around Castles. We've enjoyed role playing. We've also enjoyed making shields in the craft area. We then used them within our play. Don't they look great? We've had so much fun this half term!

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The Princess and the Wizard

As part of our prince and princess theme, reception have been reading lots of fairy stories. One of the stories we have read is called The princess and the wizard. Through this story, we have done amazing writing, solved tricky problems, acted out stories and this...

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Reception are seeing double!

Reception have been trying really hard in maths this week. We have been learning our doubles. Some of us have drawn spots to help us to remember and some of us have use playdoh to create our doubles. Great work, reception!

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Crazy Caterpillars

We have thoroughly enjoyed having our crazy caterpillars in the classroom this week. We can't believe how much they have grown! We've enjoyed watching them grow and change. Using the threading tools, we made our own Hungry Caterpillars and created repeated patterns....

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Creepy visitors in Reception

Reception received an exciting box yesterday, it said ' Urgent! Open Immediately!' We asked the children what they thought might be inside. "It looked like a toy car." "We had to open it up quickly.". " I could see caterpillars. They were wriggling!"   " They...

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Winlaton visit Washington Wetlands

Reception had a fantastic time visiting Washington Wetlands. One of the most exciting parts was the journey on the bus! Once we got off the bus, we then took turns to feed the birds and go on a hunt for different insects. We found lots of creepy crawlies and even made...

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What a Wonderful World Book Day!

Here at West Lane, we love book all year round and we love reading EVERY day, not just World Book Day! However, this special celebration of stories is a great chance to share our favourite stories and ideas with our friends and share the buzz about books that we have...

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Marvellous Minibeasts

Hazel have had a very busy week. We have all settled into our new classroom so well. Look at how much fun we've had!  We have also been exploring insects and their habitats. We have made our own paper plate ladybirds. We're very much looking forward to our trip next...

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Calling all Creative Writers!

Are you an aspiring author? Do you have an incredible idea for a gripping narrative? Do you really just love writing stories? Well, this is your invitation to a wide world of imagination: enter the 500 Words competition by following this link!  What is 500 Words? The...

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Phonics stay and play

Reception had so much fun when their parents/carers came in to watch them do phonics. We then shared some time playing phonics games. Thank you to everyone that came. We look forward to the next session.

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Little Red Riding Hood

This week, Reception have been reading 'Little Red Riding Hood'. We have had so much fun! We've made cakes to help Granny feel better. Don't they look delicious? We've made maps to help us get to Granny's house. We've enjoyed acting out the story. We even managed to...

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