Murphy Class Reception

Welcome to Murphy Class!

 

Our class rules.

We are kind to our friends

We always walk in the classroom.

We are fantastic at tidying up.

 We share nicely.

Reception Documents 

We always plan from our children's next steps. We are currently learning about stories!

Here is our class timetable and our current topic web. 

Long term plans 2018-2019

Come and play in the Early Years Foundation Stage

Information for Parents

 

Our outdoor classroom is as important as our indoor classroom..

Next Step Meeting

Our next step meeting is Wednesday 18th December at 1.45, please come in through the foundation stage garden. We will not be out on the playground at the end of the day.

Jill Murphy 

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. 

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Our amazing displays!

We made poppies to remember the soldiers that fought in the war.

We made poppies to remember the soldiers that fought in the war.  1

The Gigantic Turnip

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We acted out the story of The Gigantic Turnip using the masks we made earlier in the week!

This week we have started our new story "The Gigantic Turnip". We have made pictures using vegetables like the artist Giuseppe Arcimbaldo. We also made and tasted a delicous and healthy vegetable soup.

We made Diwali lanterns and had our hands painted with Mendhi patterns

We have had a lovely week learning about Diwali - The festival of lights

We made Diva pots out of clay and decorated them

We made sweets to give to our friends to make them feel happy

We used lots of different techniques to make fireworks and traditional Rangoli patterns

We dressed up in sarees and danced to Diwali celebration music

Rosie's Walk

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We acted out the story of Rosie's Walk and helped retell the story.

Harvest Festival - We have been learning about the importance of giving to others during Harvest Festival.

We're Going on a Bear Hunt.

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We went on a Bear hunt!

We're Going On a Bear Hunt

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We're Going On a Bear Hunt

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We're Going On a Bear Hunt

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We're On A Bear Hunt

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We're Going On A Bear Hunt

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We used musical instruments and played along to the beat while we retold the story.
We have been working on our fine motor skills! These help develop the muscles which help use hold pencils correctly! We love these activities!