Spring 1 Week 4

Dale from HSBC came into our class to carry out a money workshop. He read us three stories about Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Rapunzel involving money. We looked at some money problems, discussed different jobs and then designed our dream homes. We learnt that we get paid when we work, we can decide which job that we want when we are older, and that we need to get paid to buy things that we want.

The Reception children have been looking at the story ‘The Disgusting Sandwich’. They then made their own tastier versions.

In maths, we have been looking at mass.

We made abstract and figurative collages in art.

We have been looking at capacity in maths.

Spring Term 1 Week 3

We are enjoying our PE sessions. We have been practising some skills such as jumping and learning new skills such as climbing.

W heave been looking at the story of ‘Sam’s Pizza’. We then made our own pizzas!


The Reception children have been looking at number bonds to 5.

We had a go at painting to different types of music. We listened to fast and slow songs and adapted our brush strokes to the tempo.

In maths, we looked at finding the missing numbers in number bonds to 5.

We made dragon masks for Chinese New Year.

We performed a dragon dance.

Spring 1 Week 2

We have enjoyed practising our jumping in PE and moving like ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’.

We made fruit kebabs.

We printed using fruit and vegetables.

We painted pictures of ourselves using sticks and mud.

Adding spots in maths…

The Pre-School have been looking at different ways to represent the numbers three.

The Reception children have been looking at the artist Arcimboldo who created artwork out of food. We made food faces on the computer.

In RE, we spoke about our special talents and Jesus’ love.


Spring 1 2023 Week 1

We looked at the story of ‘Handa’s Surprise’ and painted pictures.

The new Pre-School children participated in a hand print activity.

We acted out the story of ‘Handa’s Surprise’.

Outdoor play…

We looked at schools in Tanzania and England and compared and contrasted these. We located these countries on the map and the globe.

We have been looking at addition in maths.

We used our finger prints to produce pictures.

We acted out the Epiphany.

We hot seated Mary and asked her about fleeing to Egypt.

We played ‘I went to Market’.


Autumn 2 Week 7

We enjoyed singing songs in the Christmas Recital.

We enjoyed a Christmas themed PE lesson with Mrs Phillips.

We enjoyed watching the ‘Aladdin’ pantomime!

We have enjoyed making lots of Christmas crafts this week.

We enjoyed our party day. We all had our Christmas jumpers on!

We loved talking to Father Christmas and asking him questions!

We enjoyed our Christmas dinner.

Our elves were really naughty on the last day!

Autumn 2 Week 6

We read ‘The Snowman’ and then hot seated James from the story. We asked him lots of questions such as ‘How did you feel when you were flying?’.

We are enjoying our Christmas activities in continuous provision.

We have been looking at one more and one less in maths.

Our Elves have been getting up to mischief!

We have been looking at positional language.

Autumn 2 Week 5

This week, we wrote letters to Father Christmas and then sent them off. He sent a letter back and a video message!

We have been looking at number bonds in maths.

We have been looking at size and estimating if different sized wrapping paper can wrap our toys.

We enjoyed decorating our Christmas tree.

The Elves are back!

Autumn 2 Week 4

We enjoyed watching the first England World Cup game! We were very excited that we won!

We have been looking at the story of ‘The Three Little Pigs’.

We acted out the story of the ‘Three Little Pigs’.

We built the houses from ‘The Three Little Pigs’. We then tried to blow them down.

We have been looking at number bonds in maths.