Reception Latest News- Spring 1 Week 1

Happy New Year!

This week we have been introduced to our new topic I see, I think, I wonder. We enjoyed talking about this topic and the things we would like to explore and learn more about. In story time we used the book ‘Here we are’ by Oliver Jeffers to support our learning as we learnt more about the Earth. We also used globes and atlases to identify key features of our planet.

We began the week reflecting on our holidays by sharing our Sparkling moments, it was lovely to hear about the variety of activities that the children had experienced during the break. This week we have been enjoying two additional activities to our timetable, first we were introduced to Adult directed groups which will take place daily in our colour teams and in the afternoon we have introduced group guided reading where we read with our friends and teachers.

Later in the week we welcomed a visitor to school who came to read a story about the Zones of regulation, the children were proud of their learning as they linked different parts of the story to the different zones. In Science we introduced magnets, the children enjoyed exploring the environment to identify objects with magnetic and non-magnetic properties which they collected for an interactive display.

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Nursery Latest News – Spring 2 Week 5

With spring on its way, we have been looking out for signs of spring. In our nursery garden we have started to see flowers blooming and even a bumble bee came to see us. We learnt about how flowers grow and what they need to grow. On Tuesday we had went up to the hall to listen about Alice Hemming’s book The Leaf Thief.