Author Archives: Miss A Joynes

A sneaky peek at our maths work

A sneaky peek at our maths work

Reception have been building firm foundations for their maths knowledge and understanding throughout their first half term in school. They have learnt about set making, matching, pattern making and categorising. They have also learnt about representing numbers 1-5 and about the different ways that numbers 3, 4 and 5 can be made (number bonds). Look… Continue Reading

A sneaky peek at some of our literacy work

A sneaky peek at some of our literacy work

Reception have been doing some wonderful writing in response to the stories that they hear in class. They are developing a love for books, the story area is one of the most popular areas of our class during ‘choosing time’. Often children are observed here re-telling the stories we have shared as a whole class… Continue Reading

Rosa Parks- Black History Month

Rosa Parks- Black History Month

During October’s Black History Month, Reception learnt about Rosa Parks. They did some fantastic speaking and listening, drawing and writing. They learnt about how Rosa was a civil rights activist whose courage and dignity sparked the movement that ended segregation. Look at Reception’s wonderful work and ideas… Continue Reading

Reception’s First Half Term in School

Reception’s First Half Term in School

What an amazing start to school Reception have made. They have settled in beautifully and are following our class routines brilliantly! In their first half term they have learnt 16 letter sounds and some children are already segmenting and blending with success to decode words. Most children can now write their name and all children… Continue Reading