Dragonflies (Reception)

Mrs Ramanandi

Pirate problems get scientific.

Children in Dragonflies and Ladybirds have been learning about pirates and the sea this week. Their challenge was to make a pirate boat, find out if it would float and then see how many pirates could sail on it. Mams, dads and special people came to the launch party...

Super Science Festival

Today, was a special day in school. Our Science week culminated with workshops from Mike Fletcher, from Sunderland College. We then took our learning outside and participated in a science festival. We show cased our experiments, took part in a playground challenge an...

Princes and princesses

The was lots of fun and learning in the Dragonflies class today as the celebration of Harry and Meghan's wedding got underway. Plates were decorated and cards were made for the happy couple to receive after the ceremony on Saturday. Everyone looked good in their red,...

Fossil fun in Dragonflies

Dinosaur week has started in Dragonflies and Ladybirds. Today everyone had a go at making a fossil bone. First you had to decide which bone to make and then think of some dinosaur shapes and names. The salt dough was very tricky to handle, but the Dragonflies class...

Early adventurers

It was a great day for an adventure today, so all the Early Years children went off to explore the top field. It was big, grassy and full of things to explore. Some children made shapes with flowers; some did throwing and catching; some found out about the fungi on a...

… and the award for bravery goes to…

Guy from Bugs 'n' stuff came to both Reception classes today. He showed the children lots of VERY interesting creatures. There was Slimon, the African snail, Russel the giant cockroach, Jesmond the royal python and many others. He told the class about all the...

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

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