Dragonflies (Reception)

Mrs Ramanandi

Fee Fi Fo Fum!

This week Dragonflies and Ladybirds have been out in the gorgeous autumn weather getting on with counting and measuring in our garden. They have been working on our very own beanstalks. There were lots of surprises when the pods were opened by clever fingers and...

First days at Windy Nook

Children in Dragonflies and Ladybirds classes had their first day at school 3 weeks ago. They were all VERY excited. They have had lots of fun learning everything about life here at Windy Nook. Everyone loves playing outdoors and there has been lots to explore. The...

Our last day in Reception

The weather was very hot and stormy for the last day of outdoor fun and learning in Ladybirds and Dragonflies. It was packed with adventure and treats. Here is a list of all we did. 1.On the top field- football, making bouquets, treasure hunting, running in the swishy...

Shiver me timbers!

Lots of pirate fun was had in Early Years today. There were lots of pirate games; walk the plank, crocodile swamp, pirate cave and messages to send in a bottle.

Fun, fun, fun

Reception classes had a great fun time on fun day. One of the highlights was the ice cream van. The weather was so hot everyone had to speed-lick. ! 

Reception’s got talent

The KS2 talent show was so inspiring last week that Reception pupils decided they'd like to have a go. There were lots of acts:from twirls to boy bands to a gymnastic finale. Nearly everyone was brave enough to have a go in front of the audience. Look at all the...

Strictly Samba! EY pupils strut their stuff

Children in Nursery and Reception showed off their latest dance craze to the whole school on Friday. They performed a brilliant Brazilian Samba. It included a special step named after one of their teachers. It marked the opening of School Games Day.

Reception outdoor fun

The summer weather has not been great, but in between the showers Reception children having been learning and playing outdoors. Here are our latest photos of their work outdoors. In the words of the famous poster KEEP CALM RECEPTION AND CARRY ON CAMPING, PAINTING AND...

Reception go bananas

A special shop popped up in the Reception yard this morning. It sold banana lollies. They cost 20p. Everyone had to have 'the right money' . There was lots of counting in 10s and 5s - phew! Regular or star sprinkles were available. Rebecca took lots of excellent...

Mud, mud glorious mud

Mr Hawdon has designed and made a fantastic mud kitchen for Ladybirds and Dragonflies. The children couldn't wait to have a go and make some delicious food in it. He used materials recycled from the recent refurbishment in Early Years. Mr Hawdon was presented with the...

Fish and chip cafe opens in Dragonflies classroom

If you feel hungry come to the Dragonflies classroom and sample our fish and chips. We offer waitress (and waiter) service, a choice of dishes; fish, chips, sausages, eggs, bread and butter and of course, lashings of salt and vinegar. Food is freshly made to order....

Samba dance

All the early years classes are getting ready to celebrate this summer's Olympic Games in Rio. The children are getting in the mood for carnival by learning to samba dance. Have a look at the photos and see the fun.  

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