Today we held our first stay and play session in Reception Class, and it was a fantastic afternoon! The children enjoyed showing their families what we get up to in school. We believe it is really important for the children to have the opportunity to share their school day with you, we can't wait for [...]
We finished off the week with a birthday party for Kipper! We played some party games and sang happy birthday, then we ate the cakes we made yesterday.
We have had a busy day preparing for Kipper's birthday party tomorrow. We looked at the box to read the instructions and we developed our motor skills and hand/eye co-ordination by cracking the egg, pouring in the water and stirring the mixture together. We then scooped the mixture into the bun cases so they could [...]
Today we have built our greenhouse for the garden. The children had to think about what we needed to do and how to keep safe. we made a few mistakes and had to go back and fix them, this is all part of our growth mindset.
Today on welly walk we have been practising our letter formation with chalk.
This week, Reception Class have been reading Jack and the Beanstalk, and today we planted our very own! The children took their beanstalk home to water and care for it.
Today we said goodbye to our butterflies as we released them. They were very friendly butterflies, so we got to hold them if we wanted to. Some of the children said they were sad and they missed the butterflies, and one child said that the butterflies were in his heart. Afterwards we explored the cocoons [...]
This afternoon we had a visit from Joe, who coaches Darwen Rangers Football Club. He played lots of fun games with us and we practised our football skills.
In Reception class we have discussing the importance of keeping ourselves safe. We have talked about the importance of closing the toilet door when we are on the toilet so no-one can see us. We have watched a video called "Pantosaurus" which is produced by the NSPCC; it makes children aware that their pants [...]
Today in RE the children learned all about the last supper. We washed each others feet and we ate some bread, just like Christians believe Jesus and his apostles would have done.