Dragonflies (Reception)

Mrs Hopkins

Welcome to Dragonflies

 

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The Little Red Hen

Children in Reception have loved the story about the Little Red Hen who makes her own bread from wheat, she asks for help from the other farm animals but they are all too busy, it was a great topic to talk about helping others and working hard to achieve something. We...

Getting ready for spring

The Ladybirds and the Dragonflies children have started to get ready for 2018. Yes, already! Miss Fernley  worked with some green fingered children to plant up a special Spring Garden with daffodils and narcissi. They will look beautiful when they come up next spring....

The Great Potato and Bean Harvest

The Ladybirds and Dragonflies have been keeping themselves busy outside by harvesting all the potatoes and broad beans that had been growing in the digging beds. There are some real keen gardeners this year, collecting the food and removing the weeds from the soil and...

Making perfume

The children in the Dragonflies and Ladybirds classes decided to use the last of the flowers in their garden to make perfume. The process is easy enough for everyone to have a go at home. Pick some flowers and herbs. Pull off the petals. Put in some water. Stir. The...

Yummy, scrummy AND delicious

Dragonflies and Ladybirds classes had their very first school lunch last week. First there was the important hand washing session. Then everyone tried the lovely lunches cooked by Mrs Hanratty’s team. In the top ten favourite foods were, watermelon, mashed...

First day fun

The NEW children in the Dragonflies class had a great time on their first morning in school. They got straight down to work. They explored in doors and out, got to know the grown ups, put wellies on (and took them off!). They learned some letters, counted cakes, fed...

End of term extravaganza

In the last week of term Reception children had lots of special treats. Water fun (in the rain), adventure day (with camp fire food), exploring and finding minibeasts on the top field (the slugs were called Lulu 1 and Lulu 2, in case you were wondering) and an...

Last Week in Reception

There has been many exciting and fun activities taking place in our last week of Reception. We have had toy day with scooters and bikes too, we all had an ice cream from the ice cream van and we even had water fun in the paddling pools. Yesterday there was a talent...

Dragonflies final book look

Lots of special people crowded into the Dragonflies classroom at the end of the day on Tuesday. It was their last chance to browse through the children’s achievements this year. All the mams, dads, brothers, grans, little sisters thought they had done excellent...

Sports and Games in Reception

This morning the children took part in their own sports and games activities. They each joined a team and participated in different races, including running, skipping, balancing the beanbag on your bat, balancing the beanbag on your head and dribbling the football....

My neighbour and me- connecting our communities

Windy Nook is taking part in the ‘My neighbour and me- connecting our communities’ project as part of our International School Award. The aim of this initiative is to share information about our school and community with another school in the local area....

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