Ladybirds (Reception)

Miss Purser

Mapping Marvels

Article 12: you have the right to an opinion and to be listened to. Article 13: You have the right to find out things and share what you think with others, by talking, drawing, writing or in any other way unless it harms or offends other people. Article 28: You have...

Mapping skills with Mrs Short

Thank you to Mrs Short for a super afternoon working with the reception children and parents on mapping skills. They looked at the locality, identifying local land marks and then went on to draw their own maps. Super mapping skills everyone! Article 28    All children...

Multiskills with some of the reception children

Some of the children from the Ladybirds and the Dragonflies took part in the Gateshead multi skills event. They were brilliant showing their skills in running, jumping, throwing and negotiating spaces. Great team work! Article 29    Education should develop each...

A visit from the Easter Bunny!

The Ladybirds and Dragonflies have been very lucky today! We had a surprise visit from the Easter Bunny.  We loved searching for our eggs that the Easter Bunny had hidden! Afterwards, the Ladybirds enjoyed pretending to be little bunnies, as we sang the song 'Sleeping...

Spring has sprung in the Ladybirds!

This week we have enjoyed observing, investigating and drawing Spring flowers.  The children looked so carefully at the colours and the shapes of the daffodils and tulips.  They looked inside the flowers with magnifying glasses to see what they were like.  As part of...

Super Spring disco!

A good time was had by all at our Spring disco. Music, dancing, games, food, fun and friends...what more could you ask for? A huge thank you to our PTFA for organising it. Article 31: You have the right to play and rest...

A busy week of learning!

This week we have been reading the story of The Gingerbread Man.  In Maths, we counted gingerbread men onto our baking trays, but some of them ran away! We had to count how many were left! Also, we have enjoyed using the new enhancements in our writing area. Our...

Mix a pancake, stir a pancake, pop it in the pan!

The Dragonflies and the Ladybirds had a fabulous time making and eating pancakes on Shrove Tuesday.  They helped make the batter and then cooked pancakes. We watched how the runny batter changed into a solid pancake. Once cooked, the children went to the topping...

Celebrating World Book Day!

The Ladybirds have been enjoying celebrating World Book Day today.  We talked about the books they had brought into school and then the children enjoyed reading and sharing them with their friends! It was lovely to see the stories that the children choose to read and...

World Book Day at Windy Nook

Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. We have had a fantastic World Book Day at Windy Nook. Thank you for all your efforts in supporting your children getting dressed in a brilliant variety of story book characters. Paul Atkinson, manager at W H...

Time to remember Mrs Greaves.

The memorial to Mrs Greaves is under construction. Already great progress has been made during the last two days. Once the structure is completed it will then be 'personalised' to make it extra special for Mrs Greaves and to not let us forget what a lovely person and...

The Book Fair is on!

Article 29: You have the right to develop your abilities. As you can see the Book Fair is in full swing. It has been really popular with some great book titles available. It is open Wednesday and Thursday during morning break 10.30 - 10.45 and after school from 3.15 -...

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