Reception (Class 2) - Science - Flowers & Plants

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What can we see and how does it change? 

We have enjoyed learning about flowers and plants and have talked about how they change and grow. We have enjoyed painting sunflowers using Van Gogh's artwork as inspiration. 

We have learnt about the life cycle of a sunflower and worked in our hoop…

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Science

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Reception (Class 2) - Chick Arrival

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The children were very carefully when holding the chicks. 

We enjoyed talking about how the chicks look and feel and how to look after animals. 

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Reception (Class 1) - Chick Arrival

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We have an exciting arrival on Tuesday this week! 

We had some eggs delivered and by Friday we had 5 chicks! They have been named; Oreo, Domino, Custard, Honey and Bambi. 

The children have loved seeing the chicks change, in such a short time and have enjoyed learning all about…

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Reception (Class 2) - Maths - Exploring Numbers Beyond 10

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We used the numicon to explore numbers beyond 10. 

We found teen numbers using a ten an the correct amount of ones.

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Maths

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Reception (Class 2) - Science - Planting Beans

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We planted beans in our garden.

We talked about what beans need to grow and have been looking after them , making sure they have enough water and light. We can’t wait to see what happens in the next few weeks.

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Science

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Reception (Class 2) - Design Technology - Fruit Kebabs

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After talking about the different types of fruit and where they grow we made our own fruit kebabs!  

We made sure our hands were clean and we cut the fruit carefully thinking about how we hold the tools. We enjoyed tasting new fruit and describing it to our friend.

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Design Technology

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Reception (Class 1) - Design Technology - Fruit Kebabs

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This we have loved making fruit kebabs, the children (with help) chopped the fruit and put them on the kebab sticks. 

It was a fun experience for some children to try fruit that they haven't tried before.

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Design Technology

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Reception (Class 1) - Computing - Technology Skills

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Somebody has been using Miss Poole's iPad to take their own pictures! 

Reception love showing off their technology skills when using the iPad! 

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Computing

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Reception (Class 1) - Computing / Maths - iPads & Numbots

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Reception loved using the iPads at school for the first time! 

They enjoyed playing on the Numbots game and using their maths skills to build and customise their own robots! 

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Computing Maths

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Reception (Class 1) - P.E - Developing Ball Skills

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In PE this half term, reception are developing their ball skills, trying to keep the ball under their control. 

So far we have practiced with a tennis ball, rolling it with our hands and stopping it safely. 

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Physical Education

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Reception (Class 1) - Maths - Teen Numbers

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Here are class 1 making teen numbers!

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Maths

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Reception (Class 1) - Phonics Knowledge

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Reception are working so hard on their phonics. 

They loved working with their phonics friend to read a book together using their phonological knowledge. 

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Phonics and Reading

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