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Lockdown learning Week 1 in Reception

Home learning week 1 website

Well done everyone for taking the time to do some of the homelearning that has been set.

It hasn’t been easy with all the initial setbacks with Tapestry – but I think we are all beginning to get used to it.

Here are some pictures of some of the lovely activities children have been doing with their families.


Thank you so much for your support – and keep the photos coming!

Mrs McWeeny

Poppy Day

The children in Reception have heard about Poppy Day and talked about the soldiers who had been hurt over the years. They were very keen to raise money by buying poppy’s in school. They really enjoyed using potato prints to make their poppy pictures. Continue Reading

Autumn Jewels

The Reception children have thoroughly enjoyed finding out about Autumn. We finished the half term with some art and craft Autumn activities including turning apumpkin into a hedgehog by poking ‘spikes’ into it (a great activity for developing fine motor skills), making faces out of leaves and making Autumn crowns to wear home on Friday… Continue Reading


The children in Reception have been finding out about Autumn. We have observed the changes in the leaves on the trees, collected and sorted the leaves into different colours and looked at their different shapes and sizes. Last week we learnt some songs about Autumn – we particularly liked the one about raking the leaves… Continue Reading