Reception helped Muddles the Mole learn to count to twenty

We have been working really hard learning our letter sounds and practising our writing this week. In our number lessons we have helped ‘Muddles the Mole’ learn to count to twenty and order numbers. It was too windy to go out into the woods for Forest School this week, but we still had fun painting … More Reception helped Muddles the Mole learn to count to twenty

Reception have settled in already…

Our first week in Reception and we have already settled in! What a great few days we have had exploring the classroom and making new friends. We have enjoyed painting, making creations with play dough and exploring the school grounds. We have also begun our first topic: Minibeasts. Miss Ankers. Hazlegrove PrePrep children are happy children…

Reception really enjoyed their Athletics Festival

The Reception children have been working hard this term perfecting their running, throwing and jumping skills in preparation for their sports day. And what fantastic athletes they proved to be! The children took part in sprint races, mini vortex throwing, jumping hurdles and even a mini park run. At the end they were all rewarded … More Reception really enjoyed their Athletics Festival

Reception explored the artistic technique of pointillism

Out in the forest we have had fun making prints of natural objects using hammers and calico and practised our climbing skills. In the classroom we have been measuring the length and weight of objects using rulers and scales, as well as exploring the artistic technique of pointillism. We also released some of our butterflies. … More Reception explored the artistic technique of pointillism

Reception became sealife explorers on a trip to Weymouth

Reception children became sealife explorers during their visit to Weymouth Sealife Centre. They collected stamps as they visited various under the sea representations from coral reefs to shipwrecks to rock pools. Some of the highlights of the trip included; sea dragons, penguins and sharks. After a hearty lunch the children spent some time at the … More Reception became sealife explorers on a trip to Weymouth

Reception are looking forward to seeing their butterflies

We have had great fun exploring our role play ice cream van this week and practising our money skills by pretending to buy delicious ice creams. There have been a variety of flavours on offer but mint choc chip has proved especially popular! We also had some small and hairy visitors in our classroom this … More Reception are looking forward to seeing their butterflies

Mint choc chip is Reception’s favourite at the ice cream van!

What better way to start a new topic than with ice cream! To coincide with this term’s topic ‘Water, Water Everywhere’ and to provide further practise using money, the children have had fun buying and selling ice creams from the role play ice cream van. There has been a variety of flavours on offer but … More Mint choc chip is Reception’s favourite at the ice cream van!

Reception ended their week celebrating the Royal Wedding

We read the story The Lighthouse Keeper’s Picnic and tried to help Mr Grinling choose healthy food rather than sweet treats. This continued out in the forest, where we made a healthy lunch and hoisted it up in a bucket to the lighthouse. Back in the classroom the girls decided to go for a picnic … More Reception ended their week celebrating the Royal Wedding