Ladybirds (Reception)

Miss Purser

A visit from the dentist

The dentist came to check the teeth of some of the Ladybirds and Dragonflies. The dentist set up the classroom like a dental surgery. She checked and counted the children’s teeth. The dentist was very impressed with the children’s teeth. Article 24: You have the right...

Friday afternoon Yoga!

After enjoying Yoga Bugs in the hall, the Ladybirds did very well as they followed a yoga session on the interactive whiteboard.  It was all about Old Macdonald's Farm.  We all tried really hard! We look forward to trying another session soon! Article 24:You have the...

How does your garden grow?

Some of the Reception class children enjoyed helping in the garden this afternoon. They planted bean plants and helped sow wild flower seeds. hopefully we will see some fabulous beanstalks growing and lots of wild flowers which hopefully will attract lots of bees and...

Making our own milkshakes!

This week we have been reading the story Oliver's Milkshake. We have been talking about what we need to do to help us stay healthy. After reading the story, we talked about where milk comes from and why it is good for us and as part of this we have enjoyed making our...

Yoga Bugs!

The Ladybirds have enjoyed both a fun and relaxing session of yoga this morning! Taught through the story of The Gruffalo, the children did very well to listen, watch and copy the yoga moves and positions that the teacher was showing us! Article 24:You have the right...

Delicious fruit salad!

This week we have been reading the story 'Oliver's Fruit Salad.' Just like Oliver in the story, the Ladybirds have enjoyed chopping and cutting up different fruits to create our own fruit salad! Article 24: You have the right to the best health care possible, safe...

Tally charts and pictograms

This week in Maths we have been learning about tally charts and pictograms.  After reading the story 'Oliver's Fruit Salad', we created a tally chart to find out which fruit was the most popular in our class.  We then represented this information in the form of a...

Raised beds ready for planting!

We have been very lucky in Reception this week! The school gardening club has helped to dig and rotivate the soil in our three raised beds, removing any weeds, so they are ready for the Reception children to begin planting in the coming weeks! Thank you to all the...

Easter Egg Winners!

Thank you to everyone who took part in the Easter egg design competition. Zoe from the Co-op at Beacon Lough came along to judge the entries. The winning entries were: Nursery - Alex B Dragonflies - Gabriella A Ladybirds - Jackie G Robins—Matthew P Owls—Carter P...

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...

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