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Category Archives: Reception

Christmas Toy Day

As part of our Speaking and Listening curriculum the children were all asked to bring in one of their favourite Christmas toys. This morning the children told each other about their toy and why they liked it. We had such a range of toys – and the children all enjoyed finding out how each others toy worked and we even spent some time this afternoon sharing and playing with them – a perfect end to our first week back after the holidays!

A Busy Day!

The children in Reception had a busy day on Friday. We made Pudsey Bear Headbands as it was Children in Need Day, but we also made our very own ‘potions’ too! We have been reading the book ‘Room on the Broom’ by Julia Donaldson and at the end of the story the witch makes a… Continue Reading

Welcome to Jonah – our Reader-in-Residence!

At St Lawrence’s we are passionate about Reading.  We recognise the importance of developing children’s word-reading skills and comprehension, but also their love of books and reading. This year we are thrilled to be working in partnership with Seven Stories – the National Centre for Children’s Books.  . They have placed a member of staff into our… Continue Reading

Sports Day 2019

Today EYFS and KS1 joined together to take part in an exciting sports carousel. We worked together in teams to complete a number of challenges. At the end we all had a well deserved ice lolly! Years 1 and 2 enjoyed some competitive races, some children even won medals! What a great morning! Continue Reading

Thornton Moor Farm

The Reception children went on an adventure to a farm in the middle of Northumberland today. It was a long journey but worth it for the experience the children got of the countryside and of a real working farm. The day was filled with new experiences: collecting pine cones and other interesting things in the… Continue Reading