Dragonflies (Reception)

Mrs Ramanandi

Welcome to Dragonflies

 

Resources:

Early Years Book List

 

And the forecast is for … outdoor learning!

Children in Reception and Nursery have been enjoying the sunshine this week. After long weeks full of rainy weather, at last the sun has come out again. We are now on track to get the garden planted up for the growing season. Look at our photos to see all the hard...

Rhyme Time

Dragonflies were lucky to have a visit from the staff at Gateshead Library Service this week. There were rhyming and singing activities to join in with. All the class could join in and teach as well as learn. You can see our class band in action if you look at the...

Gung hey fat choy

Everyone in Dragonflies was wishing their friends 'Happy Chinese New Year' this week. Lots of learning went on; using a brush to write Chinese characters, lion dancing and using internet resources to discover even more about the special festival. Dragonflies would...

G’day Mate!

We celebrated Australia Day in Nightingales as part of our 'Down Under' topic. We made Australian flags, sang 'Waltzing Matilda, danced to The Wiggles and ate and made lamington cakes. We all had a bonzer...

Attention all pet owners

Dragonflies pupils are learning all about pets for the next 2 weeks. Mrs Pedersen Wylie has given everyone training on cat care and the children have been working as vets in our classroom pet surgery. The standard of care is excellent. Medicine is given as well as...

Welcome to Dragonflies 2016

The new term has started with a whoosh and a zoom in Dragonflies. We have spent the first 2 weeks of term learning about the planets and space. If you'd like to know any information on the names of the planets or to hear how aliens can talk; just ask one of the...

Brilliant biking

A great group from Dragonflies went out to learn how to ride their bikes WITHOUT stabilisers. There were a few wobbles plus lots of bravery and balancing. Have a look at the photos if you want to see what...

Christmas party fun

The children in Dragonflies enjoyed their Christmas party yesterday. Everyone looked fabulous in their party outfits. Parents provided some yummy food- thank you. There were giggly games and a special visit from Santa, who high fived everyone. Finally they danced till...

Watch out Mary Berry!

The pupils in Dragonflies have been busy getting ready for Christmas. After making mini Christmas cakes last week they've been getting the icing and decorations on this week. We have expert bakers in the class, who can give the famous Mary Berry a run for her money....

Santa’s helpers

Good news from the pupils in the Dragonflies this week. Santa's helpers have got the Christmas celebrations underway. They are deciding on gifts, wrapping , labeling and putting them under the Christmas tree. Everyone will be ready for Christmas Day in no...

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