Dragonflies (Reception)

Mrs Hopkins

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The Easter Story

In the Ladybirds this week the children have been learning about the first Easter story. We were visited by Ken and Lynn who brought the story to life with their knitted characters, two different crosses and a famous painting of Jesus on the cross. We learnt how...

The Easter Bunny hops into Windy Nook

It was a Wednesday afternoon, much like any other Wednesday afternoon in Dragonflies classroom. All the children were listening to a story about Little Nutbrown Hare. Suddenly there was a shape at the window! It was the Easter bunny. He quietly tapped on the window...

The Easter story

The children in Dragonflies class welcomed 2 visitors this morning. Mr and Mrs Coulson came to tell the story of Easter. They had some figures representing Jesus, his disciples and the food and drink at the last supper to help them. They looked at a wooden cross and a...

Perfect pet

Mollie the dog was due to visit Dragonflies and Ladybirds classes today, but she is too poorly to go out. A life size Dalmatian toy dog was able to make the trip and everyone loved it! There was lots of learning about dogs to be done, even without Mollie.

Dragonflies’ I love You Day

I love you day was celebrated today in the Dragonflies. There was a crafty session, singing, cards, flowers and hugs and kisses. Have a look at all the fun in the photos

Reception’s Igloo

It's hard to remember that it was only last week when everywhere was covered in snow, particularly when today has been such a lovely day. Last Friday there was snow everywhere in the Reception yard and the children have become very familiar with snow this Winter,...

Everybody dance now!

Children from Dragonflies and afternoon Nursery were excited to join in with the Zumba day for Mrs Greaves. Their dance moves were excellent. She would have loved every minute of it.

EYFS Hearts & Friendship Disco

The Nursery and Reception children had a lovely time at the Hearts and Friendship disco yesterday. They all arrived in their party outfits and began to skip, chase and dance with their friends straight away. They played fun games like pass the love heart and cupid...

Nothing in for dinner? Let’s have a Chinese Take-away

Chinese New Year took place in the holidays this year. Dragonflies children didn't want to let the celebration go unmarked, so they're doing lots of learning about it this week. Everyone can get the take away menu and call in with their order; noodles, dumplings,...

Brilliant Buddies

There lots of reading going on in Reception. Everyone knows THAT! But now there's even reading at lunchtimes. Lots of children in Dragonflies and Ladybirds classes have their own reading buddy from Years 5 and 6. They meet up at lunchtimes, read books together and...

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