Tag: reception


Science Curriculum Day

On Wednesday 17th May, normal lessons were pushed aside for the day for the whole school to participate in a day of Science exploration and inverstigation. Mixed groups of students from year 3 up to year 10 came together to learn about Evolution and Darwin's theories and experimental work.…

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School disco

The children enjoyed dancing and playing different games at the school disco. Well done to all the children who won prizes for their superb dance moves. A big thank you to the PFA for all their help and organising. 

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Outside Classroom

The children are loving the outside classroom and being able to explore moving in different ways 

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Reception Homework- 16th November 2016

This week we have been looking at money. We would like the children to count the number of 1ps and write the total.

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Diwali

In Reception the children have been learning about Diwali. We have been dancing to Hindi music, making and writing Diwali cards, using pasta to make Rangoli patterns and making henna patterns. 

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Reception Homework- 9th November

This week we would like the children to practice their letter formation. A reminder that this is due in on Monday 14th November.

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2D Shapes

In Maths the children have enjoyed using different resources to make and describe shapes. They have used the following resources to make their shapes: lollipop sticks, beads, string, play dough and the geo board. We encouraged the children to count how many sides and corners different shapes…

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Fireworks

The children have enjoyed learning about fireworks this week. They have danced to firework music, learnt about the Gunpower Plot story and made firework pictures. The children enjoyed using paint, glitter and stickers to make their pictures.

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Reception Homework- 2nd November

This week we would like you to complete a food diary to go alongside our topic of being healthy.

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Phonics 31st October- 4th November

This week in phonics we are learning the following sounds:

j,v, w, y, th

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Computer Room

Today Buttercup class went up to the computer room. They used paint to create fireworks pictures. We had great fun.

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Sentence Building

The children worked together to build sentences around 'The 3 Little Pigs' story.

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Initial Sounds

Using our phonics we have been looking at hearing and recognising initial sounds in words and pictures.

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Phonics- 17th-21st October

This week we have been learning the following sounds:

e, l, h, sh, r

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The 3 Little Pigs

The children enjoyed acting out and retelling the story of The Three Little Pigs. They were able to answer questions about the story and sequence pictures of what happened. Tomorrow they will be drawing story maps of what happened in The 3 Little Pigs.

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Number Formation

We have been working on our number formation, learning rhymes to help us.

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Making Bread

This morning the Buttercups made bread. We learnt what we needed to make bread, the classroom smelt lovely. Later on in the day we went to Tesco and saw a baker making bread.

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Tesco Trip

Today we visited Tesco, the children saw where big lorries bring deliveries and where food is stored before going on the shelves. Then we were able to go in their huge walk in freezer, it was very cold! The lady talked about different foods and what they are used for, we were able to taste raisins…

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Colour mixing

In Art, the children learnt about mixing colours. They used paint to find out that if you mixed yellow and red paint, you would get orange. They also found out that if you mixed blue and yellow paint, you would get green.

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Senses Walk

The children enjoyed going outside into the playground on a senses walk. We spoke about what they could hear, feel, smell, taste and see. Mrs Hovelmeier brought in some flowers for the children to smell and blackberries for the children to taste. One child said "the blackberries tasted juicy and…

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Tesco Trip

A reminder that all Reception children will be visiting Tesco, Branksome on Monday. 

Lilies- 9.30-11 am

Buttercups- 1.30- 3pm

 

The children will need to be in full school uniform.

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Phonics- week beginning 10th October

This week we are learning the following sounds:

c,k,u,b and f

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Grace and Courtesy

Today in celebration assembly, one of our children received the Grace and Courtesy cup for always being polite, kind and helping friends. Well done!

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Our Body

This week we have been learning all about our body. We have been naming and labelling parts of the body. In PE the children used all the parts of their body to move in different ways. We really enjoyed using cotton buds to make skeleton pictures. 

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Phonics- 5th October

This week we have been learning the following sounds:

i, n, p, g, o.

 

You can help your child by looking out for objects that begin with these sounds. 

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Stick Puppets

We have been learning about "My Family". We have been talking about who we live with. We have also been making stick puppets of our family members. We enjoyed using our puppets to make up stories.

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Phonics

This week the children are learning the following sounds: 

m,a,s,d and t.

 

If you would like you can help your child by practicising the sound e.g. mmmmm 

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MFL Day

Reception and Year One children had a lovely time working with Mr Black and some secondary children to learn the French version of 'Head, shoulders, knees and toes', well done everyone!

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Mr Sears and Mr Claxton Visit

On Friday Mr Sears and Mr Claxton came in. Some of the children have shown them how to create monster pictures. We have been working on number recognition, counting and 1:1 correspondence.

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Settling in at big school

We have had a fantastic first two days with the children. They have all settled in to school life at Parkfield. We hope you enjoyed the gift yesterday to help you leave your little ones with us. The children have been very busy and we hope they are enjoying their time at school as much as we enjoy…

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Discounted Drop off and Pick up Parking

We have been able to secure the use of the Cotlands carpark for use by parents at pickup and dropoff at Dorset House.  The cost of this is £14.00 and it paid directly to Bournemouth Council.

Below are the attached forms that you will need.  Paper copies will be available from the office from…

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