On Tuesday 7th December, we all went to Custom House library for a fantastic story time session. We sang songs and listened to a story about a crocodile.


In Reception we went for an ‘Autumn Walk’ and collected lots of leaves. In class we did some leaf printing and made some hedgehogs.

In Reception we have been learning about Diwali and why it is celebrated by Hindus and Sikhs. We made our own ‘Divas’ using clay. We painted them with bright colours and decorated them.


In Reception we learnt about what happens during the ‘Harvest Festival’.  We looked at where wheat comes from and how bread is made. We then made some bread rolls



As a hook for the Owl Babies, we had a fantastic bird of prey workshop. We met some magnificent birds including an owl and a kookaburra.


Christmas Jumper Day

Reception wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!


Reception have been reading the story of the Tiny King in their Talk For Writing lessons. The children have been fully immersed in the story and have really enjoyed the journey they have been on.

Reception were invited by the ‘Tiny King’ to attend a royal banquet. We dressed up in our fancy clothes and ate delicious food and drinks with our friends

Reception were inspired by the poem ‘What A Wonderful World’. We went outside and explored what we could see, hear and feel. We made pictures out of sticks and leaves, put out bird food for the squirrels and birds, made streamers and watched them move as the wind blew. We even looked for other small bugs and found some little minibeasts.​


Talk for Writing 


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Christmas Performance

Critical Thinking

The Banquet – Writing Hook

Owl Babies – Talk for Writing