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This Week in Reception

Hello Elephants and Zebras, This week we have been adapting our Magic Porridge Pot stories. Elephants chose to make magic milkshakes and Zebras opted for magic soup! We loved seeing them come up with their own ideas on how we can adapt the story.  We are learning to “Retell the story, once they have developed …

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Numbers of the week

In reception this week we have been learning ” how to link the numeral with its cardinal number value”. (Development Matters 2021) We have been focusing on the numbers 9 and 0 and practising how to write them.   We have used these little rhymes to help us: 9 – Make a loop and then …

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This week in Reception

Hello Elephants and Zebras, This week we have moved on to a new story in Literacy called The Magic Porridge Pot. We now know the story with our Talk for Writing actions and we have made puppets at school – ask the children to retell the story. We are learning to “Listen to and talk …

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Numbers of the week

In reception this week we have been learning ” how to link the numeral with its cardinal number value”. (Development Matters 2021) We have been focusing on the numbers 7 and 8 and practising how to write them.   We have used these little rhymes to help us: 7 – Across the sky and down …

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This week in Reception

Hello Elephants and Zebras, Four weeks of fabulous learning – you are all settling into your new school routine! This week we had so much fun looking at pictures of us as babies – attached are some pictures of the Reception team  – can you guess who is who?! We have done fabulous story maps …

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Number of the week

In reception this week we have been learning ” how to link the numeral with its cardinal number value”. (Development Matters 2021) We have been focusing on the numbers 5 and 6 and practising how to write it. We have used these little rhymes to help us: 5    Down and around then a flag …

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Hello Reception

Hello Reception! What a lovely week we have had! The sun has been shinning and we have spent lots of time outside! You can see from our pictures we have had some very busy builders in the sandpit – it is a very popular choice during Child Initiated Play! The children are great at taking …

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Number of the week

In reception this week we have been learning ” how to link the numeral with its cardinal number value”. (Development Matters 2021) We have been focusing on the number 4 and practising how to write it. We have used this little rhyme to help us: “Down the hill, then down some more, that’s way we …

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Hello Reception

Hello Reception, What a busy and fun week we have had! We have been working on our cutting skills with our scissors. Using scissors is a great fine motor skill for all children to practice. This is something that could be practised at home – draw wiggle lines on a piece of paper to follow …

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The Great Outdoors

This week we have been having a super time exploring our Reception garden whilst learning to “build constructive and respectful relationships,” Development Matters 2021. We have been using our imagination to go on journeys in our team built vehicles, cooking yummy mud pies in the mud kitchen and creeping ever so quietly up to the …

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