Reception

04Oct

Uganda Week

This week we have been Celebrating Uganda. The children have continued to learn more about Uganda Culture:- greetings, dressing, food, dancing, drumming, storytelling and many other different activities as shown in the pictures below.  Thanks to the parents who joined in to make it colourful. Playing instruments Matooke peeling  Teachers dancing Children dancing Counting with seeds Drumming Singing ‘Aliwa Omuto Sarah’ Story dav ...

26Sep

Schools of the future

This week in Reception we have been thinking about schools in the future – What will they be like and how will they be different to Ambrosoli? On day one the children were put into groups of four and their first task was to discuss what they think schools will be like many years from now. They then were given whiteboards to create their own plans of what they think a modern school would look like. After that the groups...

20Sep

Reception Pirate Week

This week the Pirate theme was so engaging and exciting. it offered plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities, some challenging tasks and loads of fun! All the activities were planned around pirates. The children worked cooperatively to make their own role-play ship. They also made masks, flags and boats, and scribed stories about pirates. They learned some pirate songs, watched some pirate movies and danced to ‘The Pirate You Shall Be’ song. The finale of our pirate week was Talk...

09Sep

Exploring Instruments

In Music lessons this term the Reception children have enjoyed playing different instruments and finding out the sound they make. Some of the instruments they have played include drums, castanets, shakers, tambourines and triangles. Teacher Job has also introduced the children to the concept of rhythm and the children have enjoyed trying to copy his rhythm on their own instruments. They have also begun to learn about tempo and pitch. ...

05Sep

This Week In Reception

This week, the children have been fully engaged in different kinds of activities ranging from Yoga, wall climbing, cooking, Maths, Literacy, junk modeling, beading, playing in the building site and much more.  These activities have covered all the learning areas in the EYFS.  Lots of social interactions, creativity, critical thinking and problem-solving were observed as children explored and deeply engaged themselves in play. Have a glimpse of what really happened behind the scenes. dav dav dav dav dav dav dav dav dav   ...

20Aug

The first two days in Reception

We’ve had a fabulous start to the new school year in Reception! The children have enjoyed meeting new friends, and for those children who were in Sunflowers last year, catching up with old friends. They have been exploring the Reception space – the large classroom and the verandah, and have been learning that while we are two groups – Flame Tree and Baobab, we are all one Reception. And of course we’ve had lots of fun playing! In Reception at...