Dragonflies (Reception)

Mrs Ramanandi

I want to ride my bycicle!

Jane from bike ability came to work with the children in the Reception classes this week. She very kindly checked the children’s bikes and fixed them so that they were road worthy. The next day Jane worked with the children, helping them learn how to ride their bikes...

Fun in the sun!

The children had a fabulous time in the sun.  They played beat the clock games with the sand timer, played races bouncing on space hoppers, and loved playing in the mud! Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. You should be encouraged to go to...

A visit from the dentist

The dentist came to check the teeth of some of the Ladybirds and Dragonflies. The dentist set up the classroom like a dental surgery. She checked and counted the children’s teeth. The dentist was very impressed with the children’s teeth. Article 24: You have the right...

PE with the Dragonflies

During PE the children explored bouncing and throwing a ball with control. They worked hard to make sure that the balls bounced so that their partner could catch them. Great skill Dragonflies! Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. You should be...

Super reading skills in the Dragonflies

The children in Dragonflies have enjoyed reading questions and working out if the answer is yes or no. They had lots of fun sorting the questions. The children used their super phonic skills to help them decode the words and make sense of the questions. Article 28:...

How does your garden grow?

Some of the Reception class children enjoyed helping in the garden this afternoon. They planted bean plants and helped sow wild flower seeds. hopefully we will see some fabulous beanstalks growing and lots of wild flowers which hopefully will attract lots of bees and...

Milkshake madness!

We have been reading Oliver’s Milkshake by Vivian French. It explores where milk comes from and the health benefits of drinking milk and eating fruit. We then made some blueberry and strawberry milkshakes to taste. We created a tally chart to find out which milkshakes...

The Dragonflies are super yoga bugs!

The children had a super time in PE this week. They worked with a yoga bugs instructor. She helped us explore movement to help with our balance through the Gruffalo story. This also helped us with listening skills, following instructions and mindfulness. Article 23:...

Raised beds ready for planting!

We have been very lucky in Reception this week! The school gardening club has helped to dig and rotivate the soil in our three raised beds, removing any weeds, so they are ready for the Reception children to begin planting in the coming weeks! Thank you to all the...

Money, Money, Money!

The children have been working with money. They have looked at different coins and tried to work out the value. They then bought monsters from the monster shop. Some children even worked out different ways of making the same amount. Article 28: You have the right to a...

Fruit salad fun in the Dragonflies

This week we have been reading Oliver's Vegetables by Vivian French. We have also read a non fiction book about healthy food. We discussed health eating and the importance of eating 5 portions of fruit and vegetables every day. We then decided that we would like to...

Easter Egg Winners!

Thank you to everyone who took part in the Easter egg design competition. Zoe from the Co-op at Beacon Lough came along to judge the entries. The winning entries were: Nursery - Alex B Dragonflies - Gabriella A Ladybirds - Jackie G Robins—Matthew P Owls—Carter P...

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