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Santa visits Reception - posted 15th Dec


'Twas the night before the holidays,

when all through the class.

 Not a creature was stirring...

What a lovely surprise! Reception and Nursery had one final surprise before the Christmas holidays- they met Santa!

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Percy Park Keeper Welly Walk - posted 30th Nov

“What’s that noise?” whispered Percy. The animals were frightened. “Don’t worry” said Percy and he started to chuckle.….“This is not a monster it is mole, you can come out now!”

This afternoon we came into the classroom and found Mole hiding underneath a wheelbarrow in the classroom. Having been worried about where he could possibly sleep, the children started talking about different homes they could usually find mole and other animals from the Percy Park Keeper story we had been reading (One Snowy Night).

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Phonics workshop - posted 7th Nov

Phonics Workshop

 Tuesday 7th November

The children in Reception were very excited this morning as their parents and carers were invited in to attend our ‘Phonics Workshop’.
The idea behind the workshop was to demonstrate to parents how phonics works at school and share with them some ideas for how to teach phonics at home.
The children joined their parents in the hall and engaged in a variety of hands-on phonics activities, games and writing opportunities; set out to help with the teaching of phonics in fun ways with their children.
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Some favourites included the shaving foam letter writing, ‘Crossing the River’ by selecting real/ nonsense words on stepping stones and ‘Phonics Bingo’.
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More than 3/4 of the children in Reception had a parent/ carer accompanying them, which was an amazing turn-out!
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There was a lovely lively atmosphere in the room, and we think it was a very successful morning. 
We feel the parents that attended now have a clearer understanding of how best to support their children with the learning of phonics at home and in turn they left feeling more confident.

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