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Category Archives: Reception

Summer Party

EYFS and KS1 had a fun filled afternoon yesterday to mark the end of a very successful year.

We played party games and enjoyed dancing. We even had a Strictly Come Dancing Competition! We ended by eating some delicious party food.

What a wonderful end to a super year!



Northumberland Park Visit

Early Years and Key Stage 1 had a fantastic visit to Northumberland Park yesterday. We all travelled together on two buses to Tynemouth. We started by having juice and biscuits together before we embarked on a carousel of exciting activities. We enjoyed collecting items from the environment and doing observational drawings. Everyone had great fun… Continue Reading


The Reception children have worked hard learning the songs and words for their end of term performance of Noah. What a fantastic end to  their first full year in school. They were a credit to their families as they sang their hearts out – enthusiasm made up for any lack of tunefulness! IMG_0944 Continue Reading

Chicks, ducklings and butterflies!

There has been a burst of new life in the Reception class this term. 2 chicks and 1 duckling hatched in the incubator and we watched them grow and develop over a few days before returning them to Ouseburn Farm. We also had over 30 caterpillars change into cocoons and then into butterflies. Earlier this… Continue Reading

Making Smoothies

The Reception class have been talking about healthy foods and they know that eating fruit and vegetables is a healthy option and that milk helps our bones strong. They were very excited to help make banana and strawberry smoothies and enjoyed tasting them.  Continue Reading

Ouseburn Farm

The Reception children had a lovely morning at the farm. They helped let the sheep out into the fields, fed the hens, sheep, horses and pigs. We also had chance to find out about some different animals – snakes, geckos and tortoises – not your usual farm animals but very interesting nevertheless! Continue Reading