Animals

June 3rd, 2016 | Posted by The Oaks in Reception Archive - (0 Comments)

Well we’re in our last half term of the Reception year! Over the next few weeks we will be learning about animals. Our learning will be based around animal stories so if your little ones have any preferences please let us know. This week we will be focusing on the story dear zoo. What is …
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Thank you :)

June 3rd, 2016 | Posted by The Oaks in Reception Archive - (0 Comments)

Thank you to all the parents and grandparents who came to help us learn either at forest school or in the classroom. As the children thoroughly enjoyed the experience so much we thought we’d open up forest schools for parents / grandparents to join in each session until the end of the school year! If you’d like to …
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Books Galore

May 6th, 2016 | Posted by The Oaks in Reception Archive - (0 Comments)

Over the past few weeks we have been learning about different stories. We’ve enjoyed Goldilocks and the 3 Bears and The Bear Hunt. Next week we are focusing on The Gingerbread Man.  We are going to be writing our own versions of the story. Designing our own characters, making and eating gingerbread men and much more! …
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The week beginning the 9th May Reception doors are open for parents to come and learn with their little ones. Come and join in the fun. Help make Gingerbread men, get involved in the role play or support your child with their writing. The class is open each morning until 12:00. Please speak to a …
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Questions, questions, questions! Did you know there are closed questions and open questions? A closed question will always give you a yes or no answer and the conversation stops. An open questions will extend the conversations to gain a deeper understanding. An example of a closed question is “Did Geraldine come to your house last …
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Surprise!!!!

January 10th, 2016 | Posted by The Oaks in Reception Archive - (0 Comments)

Mums and dads watch out for a surprise in the post this week 🙂

People who help us

January 4th, 2016 | Posted by The Oaks in Reception Archive - (1 Comments)

Here are some possible ideas that we may cover within this topic; (Kagan activities) Characteristics of learning Literacy Trip: Write a letter to their family and walk to the post box to post it. Excited / enthusiastic Mind map: Create a mind map of the different jobs, under specific heading working with people, working with …
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Happy New Year!

December 30th, 2015 | Posted by The Oaks in Reception Archive - (0 Comments)

I   hope you all had a lovely break and if you celebrate Christmas got all that you wish for. On the first day back we will be sharing our holiday news with each other so could you please talk to mums and dads about what you are going to say to your friends. Try and …
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Reading Progress

December 4th, 2015 | Posted by The Oaks in Reception Archive - (0 Comments)

We would like to say a huge “thank you” to all of you who are spending time every night reading with your children. Their reading records clearly show us the investment you are making in your child’s learning. Research shows that this sort of investment in regular reading pays massive dividends and indeed we can …
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Friendship and Feelings

November 25th, 2015 | Posted by The Oaks in Reception Archive - (7 Comments)

We have been reading The Rainbow Fish and The Little White Owl stories.  From this we have discussed what makes  ‘ A Good Friend’. The children all agreed a good friend is someone who shares. So we have decided to ask all  Reception children to bring in a toy from home to share with friends this …
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