Chinese New Year Celebrations

Today we celebrated Chinese New Year, we were very lucky to have Mr Kilroy come to tell us all about how he lived in China, his family’s celebrations and teach us a song called ‘Xin Nian Hao’-Happy New Year.  We also read the story ‘The Great Race’ and we tasted noodles, prawn crackers and took…

Posted by /blog/author/rdoherty/page:8 on 1 February 2022

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Chinese New Year’s Eve

We have been learning all about Chinese New Year.  Today is Chinese New Year's Eve, we have been painting dragons and practising using chopsticks! We have decorated our home corner with lanterns and good luck messages.

Posted by /blog/author/rdoherty/page:8 on 31 January 2022

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Tinkering and Constructing in the Workshop

The children in Reception were busy in our outdoor Workshop today.  Some children enjoyed ‘tinkering’-exploring possibilities of working with tools and wood and some children were confident enough to construct their own designs! 

Posted by /blog/author/rdoherty/page:8 on 28 January 2022

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Urmston Library

Today we went on a wonderful winter walk to Urmston Library.  We looked for signs of Winter along the way and we also talked about the changes in the season from our Autumn walk to the park.  We chatted lots about our local area and community and we especially enjoyed when we passed some of our…

Posted by /blog/author/rdoherty/page:8 on 26 January 2022

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Playing the Glockenspiels

Posted by /blog/author/rdoherty/page:8 on 26 January 2022

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The Magic Bed

Today we read the story ‘The Magic Bed’,  we loved using our imaginations to talk about where we would go in the magic bed! 

Posted by /blog/author/rdoherty/page:8 on 25 January 2022

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Guided Reading

We are doing so well independently reading in our Guided Reading sessions.

Posted by /blog/author/rdoherty/page:8 on 25 January 2022

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Sharing out the Dough

Every Monday we follow a recipe to make our own Dough.  We like to add a variety of scents and textures.  This week we added Rosemary.  We are now learning how to share the dough out equally.  This morning Mason did brilliantly cutting the dough into quarters!

Posted by /blog/author/rdoherty/page:8 on 24 January 2022

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Litter picking

We love to help look after our school environment by helping Mr Sandham litter picking.

Posted by /blog/author/rdoherty/page:8 on 23 January 2022

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Funky Fingers!

Posted by /blog/author/rdoherty/page:8 on 23 January 2022

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We have been learning about Winter!

This week we were blessed with some lovely frosty mornings which went perfectly with our learning about Winter.  The children have been asking lots about penguins following a story on snowy animals so we also had some child led learning on Penguins.  We read some fiction and non fiction books…

Posted by /blog/author/rdoherty/page:8 on 23 January 2022

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Outdoor Play Learning

Posted by /blog/author/rdoherty/page:8 on 18 January 2022

Category: Reception

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