Mrs B. Holmes

Seize the Season

Seize the Season

This week in Reception, we have been learning all about animal habitats and hibernation. We made our own cave in the classroom and wore fur coats to represent a bears fur. The children discussed the change in season and how it makes us feel. During outdoor learning...

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Gross Motor Development

Gross Motor Development

This week in Reception, we have used our gross motor area to develop our physical skills. The children use the area independently, choosing the equipment they need, and working together as a team to create their own obstacle course. We had fun climbing, balancing,...

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Making Marks and Patterns

Making Marks and Patterns

This week in Nursery, one of our activities outside was a large tough spot with gloopy sand. The children chose from a selection of tools and put their aprons on independently. The children were able to distinguish between the marks they made and discuss the...

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Collective Worship

Collective Worship

This week the children talked about the change in the weather. We discussed the wind, trees and the leaves falling around us. The children were given ribbons to hold and observed the effect the wind had on them. As a class, we thanked God for the wind and our...

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Our first week at Nursery

Our first week at Nursery

In Nursery we have been getting to know our new friends and learning each others names. Our topic is 'All About Me' and we have focused on our faces, looking in mirrors and making self portraits using loose objects. We enjoyed the stories 'Owl babies' and 'Hairy...

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