Reception Class 2

Miss Rodway

Welcome to Class 2. Today is our first full day in school and we are very excited. We have made lots of new friends and are enjoying getting to know our way round our new classroom, playing with all of our new toys.

Snow Day Fun!

We had lots of fun yesterday playing and exploring in the snow!  We wrapped up warm with snow boots, wellies, jumpers, coats, hats, scarves and gloves. It took us a LONG TIME to get dressed but we are working hard this half term to increase our independent skills. We...

Busy Bakers!

We have been making and decorating gingerbread men this week. First we washed our hands to make sure we were ready to bake! We made the dough by mixing flour, brown sugar, ginger, cinnamon and butter. We put in some golden syrup and some milk to stick the mixture...

Biscuit Experiment

We have been learning about the gingerbread man and thinking about why he needed help from the fox to get across the river. We decided to do a biscuit experiment to see what happens to different biscuits when we dunk them in water. We know that an experiment is to...

Ice Investigators

We have been learning about winter and investigating ice and snow. We found out that when water is frozen it turns into ice. We discovered that when the ice gets hot it melts and turns back into water. When we played with ice outside, we could play with it for quite a...

A Picnic for Pudsey!

We came to school with crazy hair to raise money for Children in Need! We brought pocket money in to donate to charity and talked about sending our pennies to Pudsey Bear. We found out that Pudsey sends the money to boys and girls who need extra help, or boys and...

Diwali Divas

We have been investigating Diwali celebrations. We have been very busy! We have learnt about the story of Rama and Sita, explored light and dark, made Diva lamps and Diwali cards, designed Rangoli patterns and painted with lots of Indian spices. We have talked about...

Jumping Gymnasts

We have been developing our gymnastic skills this week, travelling, jumping, balancing and rolling. We practised travelling on tall tip toes, travelling close to the floor, travelling sideways, backwards and forwards. We practised pencil, tuck and star jumps,...

Garden Explorers

We have been for an autumn walk around our school garden. We spotted trees with no leaves on. We noticed that all the leaves were on the ground. They were red, brown and yellow and when we walked on them they made a crunching sound. All the summer flowers were gone,...

Bonfire Night Bonanza

We have been celebrating Bonfire Night! We enjoyed watching videos of ‘Disneyland’ and ‘London’ fireworks on the internet and working in our own Bonfire Night Tuck Shop, selling toffee apples, hot dogs, soup and sparklers. We talked about the sounds that fireworks...

Spooky Spiders and Wicked Witches

We have had lots of fun investigating Halloween! We talked about how we and other people celebrate at this time of year and about things that we might do with our own families. We developed our fine motor skills by scooping and carving pumpkins, drawing and threading...