Dragonflies (Reception)

Mrs Ramanandi

Welcome to Dragonflies

 

Resources:

Early Years Book List

 

Whoosh! Bang! Fabulous Firework week

It's been an exciting first week in Reception and Nursery. Pupils have been learning about bonfire night celebrations. Dancing and moving, cutting and sticking, reading and writing, baking and tasting have all been happening. Bags of glitter, sequins, chocolate...

Early years autumn fun

The children in the Caterpillars, Ladybirds and Dragonflies classes are finding out about what happens in the autumn. They've harvested the potato crop, begun to fasten their own coats on cold days and watched the leaves changing colour in the yard. Today's weather...

A day in the woods

Ladybirds and Dragonflies went to Thornley Woods for the whole day. What an adventure they had! They walked up and down the hill, had a picnic, followed the sculpture trail, did bark rubbing, made beds for the toys, forest crowns, looked under trees and best of all...

Ladybirds Walk In The Woods

Yesterday the Ladybirds and Dragonflies enjoyed a trip to Thornley Woods. We had a fantastic time exploring and investigating this different environment. Take a look at all the wonderful activities we took part in! Let us know what you think of our adventure. We...

Big and little readers

On Tuesday and Wednesday there was a special event attended by mams, dads and carers. They met up with their children from Windy Nook Reception classes and enjoyed some phonics and reading activities together. Everyone found out about Fred Frog's special visits to the...

Maths Chip Shop

Reception pupils planted the potatoes, dug them up, washed and cut the chips (long and short). Mrs Hanratty cooked them. THEN we had our own chip shop. Chips cost 6p, 10p or 12p and tasted de-lic-ious! They were even wrapped in a paper cone. Mrs Wilson said it was her...

Technology plays its part in Reception

There are so many new things to do in reception classes at Windy Nook. Dragonflies are getting to grips with programming toys. First they explored the controls and then they got down to work by helping builders make a wall right across the room. Bricks and staff were...

Who arrived in the mystery ship?

A mysterious ship arrived in the Dragonflies' class last week. It arrived strangely before the class came in the morning. It wasn't brought in by Mr Leighton. There were plenty of ideas about what was going on. Some children could draw and write what could have...

YUM!

2 reception classes stayed at school for lunch for the first time today. Terrific table manners, delicious dinners and scrumptious puddings were all to been seen in the dining room. Well done to all the pupils and a special thank you goes to the kitchen staff and all...

Dragonflies dough

Today's dough was made by Callum and Cody. Two talented pupils in Dragonflies mixed up some super play dough today. They measured and mixed and even did their own washing up! And it's only their first week at school! What a fab start to the...

First Day at Windy Nook

Children in Dragonflies had a lovely first day at school. Everyone was busy exploring and finding out about their new class. Here are some pictures to prove...

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