It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the Reception class this week! We wrote and posted our letters to Father Christmas and performed in the Pre-Prep Nativity play. We have also been learning about money and had fun making purchases in the role play toy shop. Miss Ankers. Hazlegrove PrePrep children are happy children… … More It has been very Christmassy in Reception this week…
We have learnt about 3D shapes and their properties this week. We went on a shape hunt and used 3D shapes to make models. It was also very exciting as the Pre-Prep Christmas tree arrived. We hung the decorations that we had been making in Forest School on the tree. Miss Ankers. Click here to … More Reception went on a shape hunt
What an exciting week we have had with beanstalks growing in our classroom, wooden treasure chests and giants! We had fun listening to the story of Jack and the Beanstalk and painting pictures of giants. We celebrated Horatio’s 5th birthday as well as practised our measuring and reading skills. It was also wonderful to see … More A week of giants and treasure chests for the Reception children
Reception had a lovely morning visiting Wells Cathedral. They were given a guided tour and had to search for wooden and stone animals. Throughout the cathedral there were beautiful displays of poppies. At the end of the tour the children gathered to watch the moving figures on the cathedral clock as it struck eleven. Miss … More The Reception children explored Wells Cathedral
We had such a fun start to the week with our ‘Knights and Princesses’ day and we really enjoyed the visit from Mr Stok. This week we have also learnt about St. George and his valiant fight against a dragon. It was a rather wet and windy time out at Forest School but that didn’t … More Knights, princesses and dragons. What fun for Reception!
Reception class donned their best knight or princess outfit and had a fun morning learning about life in a castle. Mr Stok from ‘Hands on History’ came, bringing with him shields, swords and soldier’s helmets for the children to explore. Each child then made their own shield and learnt how to lead a charge. Miss … More Mr Stok brought castle life alive for Reception
The Reception class topic this half of term is ‘Long, long ago’. We began by learning about Guy Fawkes and the events of the Gunpowder Plot and how and why we celebrate this event every year. In our art lesson we made our own firework pictures. Whilst out in the forest, we used leaves to … More Reception have enjoyed their topic of ‘Long, long ago’…
What an exciting week we have had to end the first half term. In Forest School we had a fire and enjoyed a cup of hot chocolate. Mrs Millard brought in honey comb so that we could dip our bread into the honey during snack time and on Friday it was Apple Day. We had … More Reception have had a great time this week
Spiders were our minibeast focus this week. Out in Forest School we made spiders from apples, twigs and leaves. We then had fun using string to make a giant web and creeping through it without getting stuck. We also went on a nature walk and discovered lots of natural treasures as well as a few … More Reception learnt all about squiggly spiders…!
We have had fun reading the story ‘Superworm’ by Julia Donaldson this week. Out in Forest School we dressed up as characters from the story and made potions to help break the spell put on Superworm. It was a very messy art lesson this week as we had a go at ‘splatter painting’, inspired by … More A week inspired by ‘Superworm’ and Jackson Pollock for Reception