Bumblebees Final Summer Term post

By Alyson Merrifield on Saturday, July 21, 2018 in News, Reception. 3 Comments


Hi there Bumblebees! After what has been a very emotional final week with our wonderful Bumblebees children, myself and Mrs Nguyen would like to thank all parents for your support throughout the year. You have not only supported us as practitioners, but also supported your children in their journey to read, write, comprehend and SHARE […]

Ladybirds blog – Summer 2 Week 5

By Beth Reid on Monday, July 9, 2018 in Reception. No Comments


Hello Ladybirds We have had an exciting week of ‘changes’… our Caterpillars finally emerged from their cocoons, throughout the weekend! The children got to meet them on Monday and were very excited to see them fluttering around. We then released them and said goodbye as they flew off. Can you remember what we called them? […]

Bumblebees Blog Summer term 2 week 5

By Alyson Merrifield on Friday, July 6, 2018 in News, Reception. No Comments


Hello Bumblebees, We have had an exciting week of ‘changes’… our Crazy Crew Caterpillars finally emerged from their cocoons, typically, on Founders Day and throughout the weekend! The children got to meet them on Monday, but due to their hunger and the heat, Mrs Merrifield and Mrs Nguyen had to release them on Monday evening. […]

Bumblebees Blog – Summer term 2 Week 3

By Alyson Merrifield on Friday, June 22, 2018 in News, Polli:nation, Reception. No Comments


Hi Bumblebees, The Very Hungry Caterpillar took over this week. We have been reading the story, creating our favourite paintings from the book, (we love Eric Carle), and have been learning about the life cycle of a butterfly. In maths we have been practising using the three functions of addition, subtraction and division. The children […]

Ladybirds blog – Summer 2 Week 2

By Beth Reid on Monday, June 18, 2018 in Reception. No Comments


Hi Ladybirds I hope you had a lovely weekend celebrating the special men in your lives! I have got to start off by saying a MASSIVE THANKYOU to my lovely ladybirds for their performance of ‘Not So Creepy Crawlies’. You worked so hard, sang so well and I am extremely proud of you all! Thank […]

Bumblebees Blog – Summer Term 2, Week 2

By Alyson Merrifield on Sunday, June 17, 2018 in News, Polli:nation, Reception. 1 Comment


Hello Bumblebees I hope you are having a lovely weekend, and a Happy Fathers’ Day to our Dads! A big thank you to all my Bumblebees for their performance in Reception’s  ‘Not So Creepy Crawlies’ Production. You have all been FANTASTIC, working hard and listening so well, I am extremely proud of you. I know […]

Bumblebees Blog – Summer Term 2, Week 1

By Alyson Merrifield on Friday, June 8, 2018 in News, Polli:nation, Reception. No Comments


Hello Bumblebees, Despite working exceptionally hard rehearsing their Not So Creepy Crawlies Production, Bumblebees have had a good week consolidating their addition skills at the maths table and investigating ways of making 6,7,8,9, and 10. They have revisited time, by making their own clock, ensuring all numbers were ordered correctly at were able to tell […]

Ladybirds blog – Summer 1 Week 6

By Beth Reid on Sunday, June 3, 2018 in Reception. No Comments


Hi ladybirds, I hope you all have had a fantastic half term, I am looking forward to seeing you all and hearing all about your week off school. I can’t believe this is our last half term together in Reception, :-(. I am getting rather sad about our time together coming to an end however […]

Ladybirds blog – Summer 1 Week 5

By Beth Reid on Sunday, May 20, 2018 in News, Reception. No Comments


Hello Ladybirds I hope you have enjoyed the sun and watching the royal wedding. I heard that on Friday you had a fabulous day making lots of things related to the Royal Wedding. I heard you all looked great in red, white and blue too!! This week we have been continuing our traditional tales topic, this week’s […]

Bumblebees Blog – Summer 1, Week 5

By Alyson Merrifield on Sunday, May 20, 2018 in News, Reception. 1 Comment


Happy weekend Bumblebees…we had a wonderful day on Friday celebrating the pending Royal Wedding, pictures of the activities and crafts are below. Continuing our traditional tales topic, this week’s story focus has been Little Red Riding Hood. The children have been busy at the art table creating illustrations and back drops focusing on the artist […]