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Category Archives: Reception

Reception at home!

During these strange and tricky times, the Reception children have kept busy at home. It has been lovely to keep up with what some of them have been doing. Here are just a selection of the things they have been doing – some of them are things they were given from school but it is… Continue Reading

World Book Day in the Early Years

Nursery and Reception joined together for a range of activities linked to the book ‘The Day the Crayons Quit’ . The children worked in their ‘Family Groups’ and took part in  crayon hat making, rainbow dancing with ribbons and musical instruments to colourful songs, a colour treasure hunt and some drawing and writing activities. A… Continue Reading

Chinese New Year

As part of our work on ‘Celebrations’ the Reception children find out about the celebration of Chinese New Year. We had a workshop led by the staff from the Durham Museum service. He helped us reenact the story of the Great Race from which all the different animals from the Chinese Zodiac are taken. We… Continue Reading