Mrs R. Jackson – Reception Teacher

Welcome to Reception




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 day!  Our...

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, instead we should use...

Reception’s Rocket Challenge

We had a great afternoon on Monday building rockets with our Year 6 Buddies and growp-ups.  Thank you to everyone who took part the end results were amazing. 

Safer Internet Day 2015

Safer Internet Day is on Tuesday, 10th February 2015, with the theme 'Let's create a better internet together'.  It is organised to help promote the safe and responsible use of online technology and mobile phones for children and young people.  Each class in school...

Spring Term in Reception

This term our topic is all about Space. We are learning about the planets and space travel and within this we will be thinking about the world in which we live and its care. As part of our literacy work we are learning about the difference between fiction and...

The Innkeeper’s Breakfast

Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 children put on two magnificent performances of 'The Innkeeper's Breakfast' last Tuesday and Wednesday.  We hope all of the parents and grandparents enjoyed the show!

Autumn Term 2 in Reception.

Over the next couple of weeks Reception will be looking at 'Festivals and Celebrations.'  We have already found out about Bonfire Night and Guy Fawkes and created some fantastic firework paintings.  Mrs Jackson and Mrs Aitken were really impressed with the children's...

Reception’s Bug Hotel

It is definitely starting to turn colder outside so Reception decided that the bugs may need somewhere warmer to stay.  The children collected sticks, leaves, stones, plant pots and anything they could find that would help make the Bug Hotel cosy!  I think we may...

Autumn Term in Reception

Reception have settled in their new school so well.  We have been busy exploring the school and finding out about each other using the 'All about me' boxes.  Our topic this half term is ‘All about me,’ we will be focusing on our families, our bodies and growing. We...

Reception visit Beamish

Reception had a lovely day visiting Beamish as part of the school's 300th anniversary celebrations.  We helped clean and tidy a cottage as it had been left very messy!  It was hard work.  We also enjoyed going on the merry-go-round with our Year 6 buddies.   

Reception visit to The Centre for Life

To end our topic ’In Space,’ Reception spent the morning at the Centre for Life.  They visited the planetarium, took part in space workshops, fired rockets to see how far they could go and ended with a story.  The children had a fantastic time and learnt a great...

Rocket Challenge

Reception, their grown ups and Year 6 Buddies enjoyed a craft afternoon making rockets.  We all had lots of fun and the end products were amazing!  Thank you to everyone who took part.  Mrs Jackson              

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