Smithills Farm!

Yesterday we had a super day at the farm! We took part in lots of amazing activities and learned lots of facts all about farm animals. First of all we all took it in turns to have a ride on the donkeys! Then, we went on a tractor ride and Read more…

The Queen’s Jubilee!

We have had such a fun day celebrating the Queen’s Jubilee! We enjoyed our special Jubilee lunch in the hall! We even had a special visit from the Queen herself! After lunch we had a fun afternoon playing lots of games and taking part in lots of fun Jubilee activities. Read more…

Under the Sea!

In Reception we have been learning all about what lives under the sea. We have really been enjoying our new aquarium in the role play area. We have also written some amazing sentences all about what lives under the sea and read some super interesting stories about sea creatures. Here Read more…

Book week visitor!

Miss Davies came into Reception to read with us, to celebrate book week! We were so lucky as she read us 2 books! Miss Davies read to us: The Very Hungry Caterpillar and 10 Little Superheroes. She even sang some songs with us at the end. Thank you Miss Davies Read more…

Reading our big books!

This morning in Reception we have been reading the big books in groups. We love to read our big books together on the carpet, taking it in turns to turn the pages. We tried very hard to spot our digraphs, trigraphs and tricky words!

Making our own books!

We have made our very own books this week, to celebrate book week! Some of us have written stories based on well known fairytales and some of us have made up our own stories! We have written our stories in the booklets we designed.

Push and pull!

This week in Reception we have been taking part in a science experiment outside. We explored a range of different objects outside and how we can move them without touching them. We used our previous knowledge of magnets and through trial and error, we picked up the pipe cleaners using Read more…

Growing magic beans!

This week in Reception we have been reading Jack and the Beanstalk. We have planted our very own magic beans in jars. We have been learning all about what the beans need to grow and where to keep the jars whilst the beans are growing. Everyday we check on our Read more…

SCARF workshop!

Today in Reception we had a very special visitor, delivering a SCARF workshop to the children. The children absolutely loved meeting Harold the Giraffe, helping him to get ready for the day by washing his hair, washing his face and brushing his teeth. The children spoke and thought about feelings Read more…