Friday, 19 December 2014

Last two weeks of term

We have had a brilliant fun filled last two weeks of term, full of celebrations.

Here are a few things we have got up to:




After learning lots of songs, we performed 'Christmas spells Christmas' to our family and friends. The children were absolutely fantastic and it was a joy to watch. As Mrs O'Brien said, it is hard to believe they are only four and five years old. 







Following on with the Christmas celebrations we enjoyed 'Strictly X Factor', music concerts and our Christmas lunch. On Thursday we thoroughly enjoyed our class Christmas party. Thank you all very much for your food contributions. The children devoured all the food you brought in! We then played pass the parcel, musical statues and sleeping lions. We even has a surprise visit from Father Christmas:


















Next half term our Topic will be 'Books and stories' For the first week of show and tell could you please bring in your favourite book.

Thank you all very much for your Christmas cards and gifts you generously gave to the reception staff. We look forward to opening them on Christmas day.

Have a merry Christmas and a happy New Year.

Miss Goring

Friday, 5 December 2014

Autumn 2: Week 5

This week we continued to get into the festive spirit. In RE we retold the Nativity story through role-play and sequencing pictures. We also made our own class Advent wreath using leaves we found in our school woods
 




Our theme this week was patterns. We looked at rhyming patterns and made our own caterpillar repeating patterns in relation to the story 'The very hungry caterpillar'. In maths we sequenced the days of the week related to this story.

In literacy we received our Book Trust book packs, which contained 'Hairy Maclary'. We enjoyed listening to the rhymes in the story and we created our own rhyming strings.

We also practised our Christmas performance and you will find information about this and the class Christmas party in your child's book bag today.

Here are some other things we got up to this week:


 

Have a lovely weekend!

Miss Goring