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  • 21/09/22

    Meet the team!

    We would like to introduce you to the Reception team  Top row of photos:  Mrs Johnstone is one of our Assistant Headteachers and leads Nursery and Reception. She is Squirrel class teacher and is in class on Monday, Thursday and Friday. Other than teaching, which she loves, her f...
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  • 16/11/23

    People who help us

    As part of our 'Terrific Transport' topic we have been looking at how people use vehicles to do their jobs. We have looked at diggers for builders, tractors for farmers and ride on mowers for gardeners. We also looked at police cars for police, ambulances for paramedics and fire engines...
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  • 20/10/23

    Our first half term in 'Big School'!

    What a wonderful, busy half term it has been! The children have settled well and it has been lovely to see them grow in confidence, make friendships and learn new things.  Our topic focus for Autumn term is 'Terrific Transport'. The children have begun to learn our focus text...
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  • 14/07/23

    A fun day out at the Farm

    To support our topic of ‘Amazing Animals’ Reception were lucky enough to take a trip to Mead Open Farm
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  • 30/06/23

    We are learning about growing!

    We are learning all about different life cycles.
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  • 26/05/23

    Bye bye butterflies!

    As you aware our topic for this term is ‘Amazing Animals’ and we were lucky enough at the beginning of this half term to be joined in both Rabbits and Squirrels by some caterpillar friends.
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  • 17/03/23

    Mother's day Afternoon tea

    Squirrels and Rabbits had a wonderful afternoon on Thursday 16th March. We welcomed mummies, nannies and aunties into school for a special afternoon tea and crafts session in honour of Mother's Day which is on Sunday 19th March.  Children spent the morning making sandwiches for their...
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  • 03/03/23

    Pancake day fun!

    In the first week back after half-term the children in Reception learnt about the Christian celebration of Shrove Tuesday. We learnt about the origins of pancake day and why pancakes were made prior to the period of Lent.  As part of their Maths and Science learning the children had the oppo...
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  • 18/01/23

    The dinosaurs are in town!

    Our topic in Reception this half term is 'Digging for dinosaurs'.  Yesterday Graham and Sue from Portals to the Past came to visit us. The children loved the dinosaur workshop and had a fabulous morning learning lots of facts about dinosaurs. Did you know that fossilised dinosaur poo...
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  • 06/12/22

    Family Christmas Crafts

    What a wonderful morning we had today! We were joined by lots of parents and grandparents for our Family Christmas Crafts.  The children and their grown-ups worked hard making some truly fabulous Christmas wreaths which we are sure will look wonderful hanging in pride of place in their ho...
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  • 19/10/22

    We are learning The Train Ride story

    This term our topic is 'Terrific Transport'  Our focus text is 'The Train Ride' and the children have been learning this story. The children have a story map and they are learning to retell the story off by heart. We take an in-depth look at our focus texts, looking for new w...
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