Welcome back 🙂 I  hope you all had a lovely break and are ready for another 4 weeks. Over the next two weeks we are going to base our learning around the story Goldilocks and the Thee Bears. It was a close call between this story and Jack and the Beanstalk and this story had …
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12.2.18 Celebrations!

February 11th, 2018 | Posted by Miss Coombe in Teacher Posts - (1 Comments)

We have a week of celebrations planned this week. Over the week the children will be learning about pancake day, valentines day and Chinese New Year. As part of these celebrations the children will have the opportunity to join in with familiar customs as well as learning about new customs. Lots of different food will …
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Class wow day and Trip!

February 4th, 2018 | Posted by Miss Coombe in Teacher Posts - (2 Comments)

As part of our learning on books the children will be having a bedtime story day after half term. We will also be visiting Bolton library for a story session on the 7th March. This has been a popular topic with the children and they have especially enjoyed our story focuses.

We are continuing our learning around the story The 3 Billy Goats Gruff. Last week we had lots of lovely role play and story language from the children. Some of the activities and learning we will be focusing on this week are: Philosophy: Discussing if it was ok for the troll to be mean to …
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Our story focus over the next few weeks will be The 3 Billy Goats gruff. As part of this focus we will be taking part in the following activities: Science experiment: What is the best condition to grow nice fresh grass in that the Billy Goats would love to eat? Large Art attack: With a partner …
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15.1.18 Gruffalo

January 14th, 2018 | Posted by Miss Coombe in Teacher Posts - (0 Comments)

We have been enjoying the Gruffalo story and this week we are going to continue to base our learning around this story. This week we are going to: Design our own terrible creature out of clay and name and describe it. Collaborative challenge: make a log pile house for the  mouse to live in. In …
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8.1.18 Happy New Year :)

January 7th, 2018 | Posted by Miss Coombe in Teacher Posts - (0 Comments)

Happy New Year to all of Reception. I hope you had a lovely two weeks off and are rested and ready for the next 6 weeks. We have changed your classroom around to create more areas to incorporate ideas that you have shared with us. We hope you like it 🙂 After a discussion with the …
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December 10th, 2017 | Posted by Miss Coombe in Teacher Posts - (0 Comments)

In the last two weeks running up to Christmas the weekly focus will obviously be the Christmas story. The children have been practising the nativity and will perform this over the week to the rest of the school and their parents’. We’re so proud of all the children, they are doing brilliant and shine on …
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27.11.17 Pirates and princesses

November 27th, 2017 | Posted by Miss Coombe in Teacher Posts - (0 Comments)

The next two weeks will be our last focus on our topic pirates and princesses before we start to learn the Christmas story. Some of the activities we are going to be doing over the next two weeks are: Treasure hunt: Focusing on the children reading clues with key words in to find the treasure …
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13.11.17: Anti Bullying Week

November 12th, 2017 | Posted by Miss Coombe in Teacher Posts - (0 Comments)

This week is anti bullying week in school. We teach this through stories in Reception. The children’s learning will be based around the stories ‘The Little White Owl’ and ‘Rainbow fish’. Some additional activities will also include: Philosophy: Behaviour of a good friend verses behaviour of a bad friend. Mind map: What they consider a …
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