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Category Archives: Reception

The 3 Bears at Christmas

The Reception and Nursery children visited Northern Stage today to watch a performance of ‘The 3 Bears at Christmas’. The children LOVED the performance from beginning to end. They watched carefully, listened attentively and joined in the songs and actions enthusiastically. A great opportunity for the children to develop their listening and attention skills as… Continue Reading

Visit to Church

The Reception children went to visit St Lawrence’s Church today. They were very interested in all the different statues and pictures around church and asked lots of interesting questions. We also used the opportunity to finish our topic about Baptism by pretending to baptise Jess, our class toy. The children took the roles of parents… Continue Reading

Seven Stories

The Reception children enjoyed a workshop at the National Children’s Book Centre just down the hill at the Ouseburn. We looked around the exhibition called Time for Bed with Tom our guide before taking part in a workshop based on a book we had read at school called Anna Hibiscus Song. It is a book… Continue Reading

Kind Donation from Winn Solicitors

Winn Solicitors have recently made a kind and welcome donation to our school. They have provided £900 worth of equipment for the children to help them stay safe on our busy roads. We are extremely grateful for their generous contribution and we will certainly make good use of the equipment. This is an excellent example… Continue Reading


The Reception children have been reading the ‘Funnybones’ stories written by Alan Ahlberg. They went outside to try to create their own skeletons using twigs and leaves to be the ‘bones’. Unfortunately the wind kept blowing their fantastic skeletons away – so the children used the chalk to try and draw their own skeletons. IMG_6730 Continue Reading

Remembrance Day

The children in Reception found out about Remembrance Day and why people wear poppies at this time of year. They made their own poppy pictures to help mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Continue Reading