We are named the Murphy class after the author Jill Murphy. Our favourite books by Jill Murphy include Peace at Last, The last Noo Noo, Whatever next and the series of books about the Large Family. We have our class mascot called Bert. He visits the children's homes during weekends and half term breaks.
Reception have enjoyed learning about Easter
Reception have spent the term learning about Easter. First we learnt about Lent on pancake day and ate some pancakes. Then we learnt the Easter story. We celebrated each day separately. On our day learning about Good Friday we ate hot cross buns and designed a cross. When we learnt about the Saturday we made Easter Gardens. When we learnt about Easter Sunday we were very happy and had an Easter Egg hunt.
Happy Mothers Day to all the important people in our lives.
Reception have been talking about Easter. We made beautiful Easter gardens to remember Jesus.
Our lovely ducks are enjoying life on the farm!
World Book Day
We held the ducklings!
Monday 4th March:
Reception are so lucky we were given 6 duck eggs, to look after! They are currently in the incubator staying nice and warm. Sometimes you can hear the eggs cheeping very very quietly!
Tuesday 5th March:
Two of the eggs have started to crack.
11.40 Duck 1 was born. Now called Princess
12.03 Duck 2 was born. Now called Fluffy
12.27 Duck 3 was born. Now called Quack
2.06 Duck 4 was born. Now called Luck
The children have all recorded what they would like our ducks to be called!
Wednesday 6th March
Marshmallow and Pancake hatched over night and now all our ducks are happy together in the cage.
Ducklings first playtime
Marshmallow and Pancake meeting Princess, Fluffy, Quack and Luck
Duckling coming out of the egg.
Our ducks are here!
ECHO charity day
We have been learning about Handas Surprise, we listened to a children's drumming band and tried to copy it.
Number Day for the NSPCC
Today was our NSPCC numbers day! We decided to join in with measuring mayhem. We all measured our ingredients to make rocky road, cupcakes and rice krispy cakes! We then sold them at the end of the day to our lovely parents for 50p! We raised £43.50 We enjoyed placing our pennies down for our penny trail! Reception really enjoyed number day!
Jack and the Beanstalk.
We are learning about Jack and the Beanstalk. We have really enjoyed the story and all of our different activities.
We wish you a Merry Christmas!
Letters to Santa
We went to the Post Office to post our letters to Father Christmas. We queued in line and then we paid for our stamp. we can't wait to receive our letters back.
Science experiment- Lava Lamps
First aid -Zog
In our story Zog, the Princess and Knight become doctors. Reception decided they wanted to become doctors. We spoke about the important of hygiene when helping someone who is hurt. We then practised bandaging up our friend.
Acting out Room on the Broom
Room on The Broom
We have been enjoying learning our story, we are really good at telling our story. We hope you enjoy it.
This week we have been learning about Diwali. It means row of lights. We have been comparing the traditions that are celebrated at Diwali to our own traditions. We have really enjoyed our fun week!
We have loved having our teddy bears at school. We have used our bears for lots of learning! We have made labels for our bears! We have written why we love our bears. We have compared the sizes of our teddies and then measured them using cubes. We finished our term by having a lovely teddies bear picnic!
Reception learnt about the important of Harvest for Christians. We spoke about why we give thanks to God at this time of year. We looked at different vegetables and then made delicious soup!
We have picked a gummy bear and put it in a clear cup, we choose which liquid we wanted to put over our bear (squash, salt water, bubble bath or diet coke.) Now we are waiting to see what happens!
We acted out the story of Peace at Last!
We loved Indian dancing!
We went on a REAL bear hunt!!
We are really enjoying our first few weeks at school.
We're going on a bear hunt song
We played musical instruments as we sung our favourite Bear Hunt song!
AlphablocksPlay along with the Alphablocks and have fun with the letters of the alphabet.