Cranborne Road, Newbold, Chesterfield, S41 8PF

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"Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all"

Aristotle

Page for Reception 

 

 

 

Autumn Term

 

 

Owl Babies

Our story map

We made owls out of clay

Peace at last 

Our story map

The Colour Monster goes to school

Our story map

Learning about our bodies

We learnt all about our lungs, heart and stomach

Autumn walks, pictures and fun! 

We love being outside

Remembrance Day

We will remember them

Leaf Man

We made our own Leaf Man pictures and we also created a story map to remind us of the story.

New role play areas

We have new role play areas, Percy the Park Keeper's shed and Father Christmas' cottage

Night Monkey, Day Monkey 

Our Venn diagram of the same and different things the Night Monkey and Day Monkey saw and our story map

Percy the Park Keeper: After the storm

We've made autumnal animals out of pine cones and we have enjoyed playing in Percy's Shed

Spring Term

 

Percy the Park Keeper: The Snowy Night

We drew plans for how we thought Percy's new shed should look like, then we made models from our plans!

We like to take our phonics outside when we can. Here we looked for CVC words in the frost!

Dinosaurs!

We listened to the children's interests and decided we wanted to look at dinosaurs and learn all about the prehistoric era.  

Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs

We made dinosaurs out of pasta, designed our own dinosaurs, created a story map and then wrote our own dinosaur story.

We created our own story as a whole class and wrote one page each.

Winter Forest School Fun

The dinosaur that pooped the past 

Expressive arts and design 

Expressive arts and design - Kandinsky circles

Exploring shade, tone, texture and different approaches to art

Spring outside adventures

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

We made our own clay porridge bowls, then painted them.

The Three Little Pigs 

Making houses for the three little pigs

Mother's Day creations

Jack and the Beanstalk

We have been learning all about Jack and the Beanstalk and we had to solve clues to work out who took our golden eggs!!

Wear a hat day, we tried on a real fire helmet!

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

We have been learning all about minibeasts as well as trying some of the food the Very Hungry Caterpillar ate.

St George's day

We learnt all about St George's Day, then we made our own helmets and shields.

We love to practice our writing skills....

Forest School

Trip to Forest School to play hide and seek, enjoy hot chocolate and a story and some time to reflect in the outdoors

The Ugly Five and looking at wild animals

This is our new friend Flynn the Explorer. He went looking for wild animals for us!

Hatching butterflies 

Den making

Sports Day

Cards and gingerbread men

for our parents and carers

Supertato

We made our own vegetable superheroes to help Supertato defeat Evil Pea

Pantosaurus - Keeping safe

Handa's Surprise

We explored the different fruits in Handa's Surprise, tasted them as well as trying to balance a basket on our head, just like Handa.

Summer outdoor adventures 

Looking for and talking about the minibeasts.

Digging up the potatoes we planted earlier this year