Reception Page

2017 - 2018

Miss C. McDonald (Class Teacher)

Miss A. Kurila (TA)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

 

Literacy

This area of learning and development is about how your child...

  • Enjoys reading books
  • Likes making marks
  • Learns to write
  • Starts to explore phonics and letter sounds

Gingerbread Men

Look at the wonderful activities we took part in, all connected to the story of "The Gingerbread Man"! 

                                                                                                                

Yoyo & Meema

On a Thursday Yoyo and Meema come to visit us to tell us a story. The story has actions and songs that we can all join in with. We then transfer these actions to large movements on the black trays using different materials to make our marks. We little to the music carefully so we know what actions to do at the right time.

 

                                                                                                                   

 

                                                                                                                       

This area of learning and development is about how your child...

  • Enjoys being creative
  • Sings, dances and makes music
  • Plays Imaginatively
  • Uses colour to express themselves

 

                                                                                                                       

Understanding The World

Children are given opportunities to solve problems, make decisions, experiment, predict, plan and question in a variety of contexts, and to explore and find out about their environment and people and places that have significance in their lives.

Magnets

                                                                                                                     

This area of learning and development is about how your child...

  • Moves and uses gross motor skills
  • Develops fine motor skills
  • Learns about healthy living
  • Manages self care independently

Moving

In P.E we had our own magic wand like the Fairy Godmother.

We moved in different ways to make our wands spread the magic around the hall.

                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                    

Cinderella Week

Our role play area has been transformed into Cinderella’s kitchen.

Miss McDonald planned lots of fun activities for us to play with around the classroom.

  • Water tray- We had sparkly numbers to recognise and glow stick wands to count.
  • Computer- Early Years ICT Cinderella activity.
  • Understanding the World- Lightbox with 2D shapes to design out very own castle for the Prince.
  • Maths tables
    Pipe cleaner wands with numbers upon to thread the correct amount of beads.
    2. 3D shapes in foam to build a castle.
  • Topic table- Magic writing trays- we used glow sticks to write in special sparkly sand.
  • Physical table- junk modelling to build a carriage for Cinderella or a castle.
  • Writing area- Invitations to invite our friends to the Ball.
    We also have been practising our letter formation.
  • Expressive Arts & Design table- Design our own shiny glass slipper using tin foil and other materials.
  • Role Play area- A ‘getting ready for the ball’ station was added- wigs, hairdryers, brushes etc

                                                                                                                            

                                                                                                                      

 

Maths

This area of learning and development is about how your child ...

  • Learns about numbers & counting
  • Recognise the passing of time
  • Explores measures, capacity, space, shapes, opposites during play

3D Castle

We built Prince Charming’s castle using 3D shapes.

We are learning the names of the 3D shapes.

  • cone
  • sphere
  • cube
  • cuboid
  • cylinder

 

                                                                                                                   

Personal, Social, Emotional Development

This area of learning and development is about how your child...

  • Is confident and self assured
  • Manages their feelings and behaviour
  • Makes friends
  • Shares and takes turns

The Feeling Wall

 

                                                                                                                

Tooth Brushing with The School Nurse

 

                                                                                                                    

Communication & Language

This area of learning and development is about how your child...

  • Listens and pays attention
  • Understands what is being said
  • Communicates with others
  • Develops vocabulary and speech

Docking at The Space Station!

                                                                                                                    

ROLE PLAY - CHURCH

Our role play area has changed into a church. We are going to be having lots of fun pretending to be Father Mario.We have musical instruments to play whilst we sing hymns. We also have a font so we can baptise the baby.

                                                                                                                        

The Three Little Pigs Week

Look through our Slideshow! We had so much fun during Three Little Pigs Week. Lots of our activities were ties into the famous story. What do you think Reception enjoyed the most?

                                                                                                                     

Christmas 2017 in Reception

Advent Hats!

Santa's Workshop

Buddy The Elf!

Christmas Cards!

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