Reception

19Jun

The man in the water

  This week, to conclude our water theme, the Reception children were sent this picture and asked to say what they see in the picture, what they think about it and what also what they wonder. This is a visible thinking routine we have used this year in Reception – we show the children a picture, then see how they respond. It is always interesting seeing how they all have different ideas! Here are their thoughts about this picture: I See I see...

12Jun

Water Is Life

Children in Reception joined the rest of the school and participated in the Water Theme.  They learnt more about oceans and their inhabitants, water safety,  saving water, water pollution, modes of water transports to mention a few. They also took part in the water run and water fight, and wondered how much water is wasted when it is misused. ...

29May

Ocean Week in Reception

This week the whole school starting learning about different things connected to water. In Reception we chose to look at oceans and things that live in them. The children have learnt about the different oceans around the world, they’ve learnt about sea creatures – looking at how they are the same or different, recreating the patterns they see on sea creatures, drawing them and labeling them, and some children have even made their own mini oceans this week! It has...

22May

It’s Yet Another Busy Week!

Children in the Reception class have been busy and have shown great resilience this week. They have proved that learning can happen anywhere regardless of the situation. Below are some of the learning that took place this week. . ...

15May

The United Nations of Reception

This week for their theme work, the children were asked to find out more about their home countries. They have been busy this week making flags, researching facts about their country, cooking food from their country and also thinking about what makes their country so wonderful. Here are their thoughts: Belgium is great because it has a lot of snow and it has a lot of chocolate! I like The Netherlands because it has very good things to do there, like playing...