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Category Archives: Reception


It is a very exciting time in Reception! The children are becoming more confident with their super phonics skills and they are applying them in their play by writing words independently.

We are very proud of all your hard work!

Well done Reception!


The children in Reception have had lots of fun celebrating Christmas together this week. They have created wonderful Christmas cards and crafts for their families. Reception also loved their parties and special movie treat!       Continue Reading

Not a Stick

When is a stick not a stick? If you ask Reception I am sure they will share lots of ideas! As part of our literacy curriculum the children have been using their imagination to change sticks into lots of different objects. They have also been using their fantastic phonics knowledge to record their ideas in… Continue Reading


This week Reception have been busy preparing for Christmas and this special time of Advent. The children worked as a team to decorate their classroom and make decorations and cards as well as our very own gigantic Advent calendar! We will open the calendar everyday to share the children’s pictures and ideas of how we… Continue Reading

Happy Birthday Mr Robot!

Reception’s RE theme for Advent is ‘Birthdays’.  Last week the children held a special birthday party for Mr Robot who turned five this week. The children planned the party, made decorations, party hats, cards and presents! The children really enjoyed celebrating Mr Robot’s birthday and we were very impressed with their cool dance moves! Continue Reading

CAFOD Eyes of the World Campaign at St Lawrence’s

CAFOD Eyes of the World Campaign at St Lawrence’s

This week everyone at St Lawrence’s has been learning about the Cop26 Climate Change conference which takes place in Glasgow in November. To remind world leaders that they are making decisions which affect all of our children’s futures we joined with children all over the country and decorated pairs of eyes. These show that the… Continue Reading