Dragonflies (Reception)

Mrs Ramanandi

Mapping Marvels

Article 12: you have the right to an opinion and to be listened to. Article 13: You have the right to find out things and share what you think with others, by talking, drawing, writing or in any other way unless it harms or offends other people. Article 28: You have...

Spring has sprung in the Dragonflies!

Spring has sprung in the Dragonflies! The children have enjoyed making spring paintings, Easter craft and chocolate nests. They also spent time using  Easter props to help with their mathematical development. They explored doubling and halving and worked out simple...

The Easter Bunny Strikes again!

The Dragonflies were thrilled to receive a letter from the Easter bunny. The letter told us about clues hidden in eggs. We found the eggs and worked out the puzzle - "Look in the shed."  When we looked we found lots of Easter goodies to share. Thanks Easter bunny!...

Mapping skills with Mrs Short

Thank you to Mrs Short for a super afternoon working with the reception children and parents on mapping skills. They looked at the locality, identifying local land marks and then went on to draw their own maps. Super mapping skills everyone! Article 28    All children...

Multiskills with some of the reception children

Some of the children from the Ladybirds and the Dragonflies took part in the Gateshead multi skills event. They were brilliant showing their skills in running, jumping, throwing and negotiating spaces. Great team work! Article 29    Education should develop each...

A visit from the Easter Bunny!

The Ladybirds and Dragonflies have been very lucky today! We had a surprise visit from the Easter Bunny.  We loved searching for our eggs that the Easter Bunny had hidden! Afterwards, the Ladybirds enjoyed pretending to be little bunnies, as we sang the song 'Sleeping...

A visit from the Easter Bunny

We were so excited to have the Easter bunny visited us today. He knocked on the window and waved! When we went outdoors we found lots of Easter eggs that the Easter Bunny had left us. Thanks Easter Bunny! Article 31    All children have a right to relax and play, and...

Super Spring disco!

A good time was had by all at our Spring disco. Music, dancing, games, food, fun and friends...what more could you ask for? A huge thank you to our PTFA for organising it. Article 31: You have the right to play and rest...

Mix a pancake, stir a pancake, pop it in the pan!

The Dragonflies and the Ladybirds had a fabulous time making and eating pancakes on Shrove Tuesday.  They helped make the batter and then cooked pancakes. We watched how the runny batter changed into a solid pancake. Once cooked, the children went to the topping...

World Book Day in the Dragonflies

The Dragonflies came to school in their pyjamas for world book day. They enjoyed reading books, writing stories and swapping books with their friends. The winner of our story writing competition won our Laugh out loud book "Oi Cat!" Article 28  All children and young...

World Book Day at Windy Nook

Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. We have had a fantastic World Book Day at Windy Nook. Thank you for all your efforts in supporting your children getting dressed in a brilliant variety of story book characters. Paul Atkinson, manager at W H...

Time to remember Mrs Greaves.

The memorial to Mrs Greaves is under construction. Already great progress has been made during the last two days. Once the structure is completed it will then be 'personalised' to make it extra special for Mrs Greaves and to not let us forget what a lovely person and...

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