Ladybirds (Reception)

Miss Purser

Firework Fun in the Ladybirds

In the Ladybirds classroom there has been lots of exciting conversations about the fireworks we saw over the weekend. Firework fun has continued with making firework pictures and writing firework words in sparkly glitter. Outside the children have been using the...

Adventuring at Thornley Woods

Yesterday the Ladybirds and Dragonflies enjoyed a trip to Thornley Woods. We went on an Autumn walk, collecting leaves, twigs and pine cones as well as spotting different woodland animals. After our walk we had our picnic and once we were finished we all sang 'we're...

Hauntingly good fun at the Halloween Disco!

At the Halloween Disco there was lots of creative costumes, daring dancing, fun food and perfect party games. Everyone had a great time and I particularly enjoyed the team game of wrapping up a Mummy!   

Woodland Walk

All the Dragonflies and Ladybirds spent a gorgeous day in Thornley Woods. They collected leaves, pine cones, sticks and twigs; found animals on the sculpture trail; made magic sticks, leaf crowns and built houses and beds for animals. The highlight of the trip was...

So disco!

At the Halloween disco for Nursery and Reception there was fun dancing, fun food and fun costumes. Have a look at the photos. If you're easily frightened, look away now!

Halloween fun in the Ladybirds

This week we have been learning through Halloween themed activities. Outside we have been scooping the seeds out of pumpkins, talking about how many we think there are and sorting them into numbered pots. We have also been on a spooky picture hunt, writing down what...

Diwali in Reception

Happy Diwali! Today Reception learnt about Diwali by taking part in activities similar to those celebrated for Diwali, the Hindu festival of light. We have decorated the home corner, made an Indian sweet called coconut ice, made Diwali cards, painted mehndi patterns...

Happy Divali from Dragonflies and Ladybirds

The festival of Divali was celebrated in style today in our early years classes. There was so much fun and lots of learning. Indoors there was coconut ice to be made and shared out before the end of the day. Then there was the story of Sita and Ramu for listening...

Autumn Maths in Reception

The children have loved this outdoor maths game, they have been writing numbers on leaves (all the way to 20) and counting out the correct amount of jewels onto them. Well done Reception!

Lovely letters

Children in Dragonflies and Ladybirds have only been in school for 6 weeks and already they are working hard on their writing. This week they used the BIG paper outdoors to practise making letters. They also did some drawing to perfect their pencil grip and make...

Sharing Special Memories

Over this term the children in the Ladybirds class have made a special box with a few chosen toys and pictures of their family, pets and friends. They have enjoyed sharing these special things with their peers and adults and are very proud to see them displayed on the...

1,2,3 Squirt!

If you like working with numbers and if you like squirting water you would have enjoyed being in the Dragonflies and the Ladybird's classes this week. If you look at the photos you can see everyone working hard on their early learning skills. Putting a coat on,...

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