It has been very Christmassy in Reception this week…

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…

A week of giants and treasure chests for the Reception children

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

The Reception children explored Wells Cathedral

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

Knights, princesses and dragons. What fun for Reception!

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!

Mr Stok brought castle life alive 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

Reception have enjoyed their topic of ‘Long, long ago’…

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’…

A week inspired by ‘Superworm’ and Jackson Pollock for Reception

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