Our visit to the Great North Museum

Reception class went to the Great North Museum to find out about Dinosaurs. In class we followed the children’s interest of Dinosaurs. The children were fascinated by fossils. We went to the museum so that we could handle a real fossil. We all got to hold a...

How can we rescue the toys frozen in the ice?

In Reception class, Iceman had accidently frozen our toys in ice. We discussed how we could rescue them. We tried tools such as spoons and scoops. We tried sprinkling salt onto the ice. We tried warm water. We found out that the warm water worked the best. We...
Family Phonics Workshop

Family Phonics Workshop

Reception families enjoyed a fun Phonics Workshop in school. Our families watched as the children taught them how to pronounce all of our letter sounds accurately. They then went on to play a variety of exciting phonics games together. The afternoon was a huge...
Pumpkin Investigation

Pumpkin Investigation

We decided to test which type of spoon would be most effective to scoop out the pumpkin seeds. We discussed what material each spoon was made from. We made our predictions then tested the spoons to find out. Our results showed us that the metal spoon worked...
Poetry and Recycling

Poetry and Recycling

Reception class read the poem ‘Dreamer’ by Brian Moses. We talked about how we could help to look after our world. We found out we can ‘reduce, reuse and recycle’ at home and school.