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Hello Elephants and Zebras, We know what amazing helpers you all are so we hope you’re using these skills to help your grownups at home. We’ve heard that some of you have been busy making your beds, helping set the table at meal times and even doing a little bit of tidying up. Well done! …

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Phonics -Monday

Squish the Fish Yoga

Hello Reception Here is some fun yoga for you to try at home.  See how long you can hold your Yoga poses for. You can also join Squish the Fish for a swim too, what will happen on your adventure? Have lots of fun.

Keeping Fit

Did everyone hear the news that Joe Wicks is going to be doing his exercise classes again? We are looking forward to joining in with those and there are lots of other ways we can all be active. We are lucky in Bushey and Watford to have lovely parks such as King George’s and Cassiobury …

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Christmas Lunch

Hi everyone, It’s that time of year again, the Christmas count down has officially started in Reception.  Everyone came in just a little excited wearing their festive jumpers.  Adults could hear the children chatting in the cloakrooms, “This is the best day ever, look at my jumper it’s the same as yours”. We kept busy …

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Today in school we learned about the Jewish festival of Hanukkah which started last night. We heard the story of the Maccabee soldiers and the miracles believed to have happened over 2000 years ago. We also talked about how Hanukkah is celebrated today. Our thanks to Mrs Cohen and Ethan in Zebra class , who …

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The Early Years Nativity was a bit (well,  a lot) different this year as the current situation meant we were unable to stage the Nativity in the hall with an audience as we usually would. Different thinking was called for and the Nativity became partly an outside event. The children rose magnificently to the occasion …

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Christmas tree making!

Have a look at how reception made their own Christmas tree this year! We started by making the green tree, the children used their scissor skills to cut out the triangular pattern. Next we started cutting out our decorations and sticking them on. All of the children used their amazing imagination to come up with …

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Paper Chains

The children have been making paper chains in festive colours. This is, of course, a lovely activity which the children enjoy and there are also many skills involved in making them. The fine motor skill of making the circle and sticking it at the end (not all over) then threading through the next strip and …

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Whatever Next

The children have been keeping busy with one of our favourite stories Whatever Next.  This story gave us plenty of opportunities to discuss, what it would be like in space and to travel in a rocket. We looked at information books about space and we were pleasantly surprised with the children being informed about the …

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