This half of term we have been exploring sculpture in our art lessons. This week we looked at the work of Andy Goldsworthy. Some of us then used natural objects to create our own beautiful pieces of work. In the forest we thought of ways to help birds during the recent cold spell. We made … More Reception help the birds find food during the winter time and paid tribute to Andy Goldsworthy
In the classroom this week we have learnt about 2D shapes and patterns. We used various objects and materials to make symmetrical patterns. Outside in the garden we worked together to make a ramp to explore whether liquids or solids roll best. Miss Ankers. Hazlegrove PrePrep children are happy children…
We had a wonderful start to the week as it was our Family Hour and a few of our Mummies were able to stay and see some of the things we get up to in the classroom. They helped us make pretend food for a dinosaur and then we enjoyed showing them some of our … More Reception have been busy despite the miserable weather!
For Family Hour parents were able to gain a snapshot of what the Reception children get up to during a typical day in the classroom. Our current topic is ‘dinosaurs’ so we began by sorting pictures into either herbivore or carnivore. Parents then helped their child sculpt salt dough to make a tasty meal for … More A happy hour spent with family in Reception
We travelled back in time this week to discover what our world would have looked like when dinosaurs roamed the land. We decided that there would have been lots of plants, forests, swamps and possibly a volcano! After arriving back in the classroom we set about making a small world dinosaur land, which we have … More Reception had a smashing time out in the woods hatching dinosaurs !
This term we are learning about dinosaurs, so what better way to start the topic than by going on a dinosaur hunt! Not long after entering the woods we soon discovered some dinosaur tracks. Quietly and carefully we followed them and to our amazement they led us to three dinosaur eggs! Fearing for the safety … More Reception have a “RAWSOME” time on a dinosaur hunt!
This week it has started to feel Christmassy in our classroom. We wrote letters to Father Christmas and then posted them in the school office. It was also the Pre-Prep Nativity play. We have been working hard to learn the words to all of the songs and sang our hearts out during the final performance. … More Reception go all Christmassy…
We have been learning about money this week; identifying coins and making amounts. We practised these skills in the role play toy shop. For the last few Forest School lessons we have been making Christmas decorations. Once the Christmas tree had arrived in the Pre-Prep, we hung our decorations up. It was also wonderful to … More Reception get into the spirit of Christmas
We have been learning about 3D shapes and their properties this week in Reception. We made our own models from the shapes. We have also been learning the traditional tale The Frog Prince and painted frog pictures. Miss Ankers. Hazlegrove PrePrep children are happy children…
It has been an incredibly busy week in the Reception class. On Monday Mr Stok (Hands on History) came to visit, bringing with him Roman helmets and shields as well as medieval knight’s helmets, swords and chain mail. We were able to hold all of the objects, allowing us a better understanding of how heavy … More A busy week in the classroom for Reception including a trip to Wells Cathedral