Geography

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Reception have been learning about Chinese New Year. They have completed lots of activities in the provision linked to it. They have been cutting and sticking making wonderful dragon masks, making dancing dragon by learning how to constantina paper and have made colourful paper lanterns.


Outside the children have been writing Chinese numbers in red sand with chop sticks and trying to pick up pom poms with chop sticks in the finger gym.

Amazing Animals

Amazing Animals

Reception have been busy learning all about jungle animals the topic ‘Amazing Animals.’ The children enjoyed writing their own sentences about jungle animals. The challenge in the finger gym was to wrap as many elastic bands around the jungle animals as possible. The children enjoyed completing the world map jigsaw and found working as a… Continue Reading

Geography field work

Geography field work

Year 2 have been learning India, to prepare to learn about the physical features of India, we went on a walk in the park to identify physical and human features in our local area. We identified that our school. The church and roads are human features, also that trees hills and rivers are physical features… Continue Reading

Reception

Reception

What a fun week Reception have had learning through being actively engaged in a range of tasks and activities. Here is a flavour of some of the excellent learning that went on. The children were challenged to create their own conker run. They worked out that they had to raise one end of the channelling… Continue Reading

Autumn Fun

Reception have been enjoying learning about the season of Autumn and the changes that occur in nature. The children have enjoyed activities in their ‘COOL’ learning (Choose our own learning) linked to the season of Autumn. The children made their own Autumn headband by using scissors to cut out autumn leaves and sticking them onto… Continue Reading

Trip to the Life Centre

Trip to the Life Centre

Year 2 had a fantastic trip to the Life Centre. First we explored the Wow Zone, where we explored about physics, electricity and magnets. Then we moved into the Space Zone which gave us a brilliant opportunity to consolidate our learning from past history topics. Then we took part in a brilliant workshop focused on… Continue Reading

Reception Learning

Reception Learning

Reception have had a busy week engaged in lots of activities linked to our focus book ‘Handa’s Surprise,’ by Eileen Browne. This story is set in Kenya, Africa and it is about a girl who makes a journey with a surprise basket of fruit to her friend Akeyo in a neighbouring village. The children have… Continue Reading

Ticket to Ride

Ticket to Ride

This week in Reception the children have been learning all about trains and other vehicles as part of their topic ‘Ticket to Ride!’ During continuous provision in the classroom, the children enjoyed lots of challenges. Some of the challenges included in the Loose Part Area building a train track to support the trains. This took… Continue Reading