Reception

Mrs R. Jackson – Reception Teacher

Welcome to Reception

 

 

 

Autumn Term in Reception

I can’t believe we are 3 weeks in already.  The children are doing so well, there is lots to take in and learn.  I’m sure they will all be tired.  This term in Reception is all about settling in and getting to know our new friends.  Our topic is ‘All...

Summer Term in Reception

We have had some visitors in Reception today to help us with our mini beast topic.  This week we have been reading ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ and have been learning about the life cycle of a butterfly.  Over the next few weeks we will be going on a mini...

The Great British Spring Clean

On Friday afternoon Reception and their Year 6 buddies went around the school grounds picking up litter as part of ‘The Great British Spring Clean.’  We could not believe how many bags we filled.  We talked about how litter can be dangerous and makes our...

Marvellous Apps for Mathematics

Please find attached a list of useful Apps for Mathematics.  Your child may like to use some of these Apps at home to practise their skills. Marvellous Maths Apps  ...

Spring Term in Reception

Happy New Year to you all. This half term we will continue to work hard with our phonics, I am so impressed with their reading and writing already. The first half term topic is all about Space. We are learning about the planets and space travel and within this we will...

KS1 Christmas Nativity

Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 performed ‘What’s behind the stable door?’ last week for parents. They all did an amazing job and all the teachers are very proud of them. There were lots of laughs and applause at both performances and the children sang...

Thank You Mr Houlsby

A huge ‘Thank you’ to Mr Houlsby for making the children’s first term in Reception so enjoyable.  Mr. Houlsby is taking up a new post in January at Brunton First School.  We will all miss him and wish him good luck. I have enjoyed my first two days...

Visit to Washington Wetlands

Today our Year 6 and Reception children ‘buddied up’ for a visit to the Washington Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust. The visit was a special reward for the fantastic way that the buddies have worked together and helped each other through the year, and was a...

Autumn Term in Reception

We are so pleased that Reception are settling into their new school so well.  We have been finding out lots about them using their ‘All about me’ boxes and scrap books.  Today we enjoyed a tour of our school. Over the next few weeks our topic will be...

Washington Wetlands Visit

Reception and Year 6 had a fantastic day together at the Washington Wetlands Center. We decided it would be nice to spend some quality time with our buddies, and it couldn’t have been a better day! Our wardens, Cath and Jason, kept us busy on mini-beast hunts,...

Summer Term in Reception

During the first half term we will be looking at mini beasts and plants.  We have already enjoyed ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ story and looked at the lifecycle of a butterfly.  We even have our very own class caterpillars, they are getting bigger by the...

Safer Internet in Reception

In Reception we have been talking about how to stay safe using the internet.  We looked at the stories ‘Smartie the Penguin’ and ‘Digiduck’s Big Decision.’  We talked about how we should not put real names or photographs on gaming sites,...

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