Bumblebees Class Blog Autumn Term 1, Week 3

By Alyson Merrifield on Saturday, September 23, 2017 in News, Reception. 4 Comments


Dear Bumblebees, I do hope you are having a fabulous weekend? I loved having some late Saturday sunshine in Bournville today…the trees are starting to change colour, have you noticed? This week Bumblebees embarked upon a class project – to produce their own Percy the Park Keeper Storybook. Each child made a collage background for […]

Bumblebees Learning Blog Spring 1 Week 4

By Kathryn Tilbury on Sunday, January 29, 2017 in Reception. No Comments


We have been learning about the story Tiddler. It is written by Julia Donaldson who is our author of the half term. Do you know any other stories by the same author? Perhaps you could bring them in to share at story time. We have also been problem solving outdoors. We had to help Tiddler get […]

Bumblebees Spring 1 Week 1

By Kathryn Tilbury on Sunday, January 8, 2017 in Reception. No Comments


We are really enjoying our new topic ‘Under the Sea’.  Thank you so much for all your fantastic homework. You must have been so busy over the Christmas break. We will be sharing more of your super learning next week so don’t worry if you are still doing your homework, we can share it at […]

Bumblebees Learning Blog Autumn 2 Week 2

By Kathryn Tilbury on Friday, November 11, 2016 in News, Reception. No Comments


  This week we have been learning how to write sentences about Autumn and our Percy the Parkeeper characters……Bumblebees love our Percy topic; our author of the half term is Nick Butterworth and his Percy stories have really captured our imagination. We have explored how to make repeated patterns with 2D shapes and have made […]

Bumblebee’s Learning Blog Autumn 2 Week 1

By Kathryn Tilbury on Friday, November 4, 2016 in Reception. No Comments


Welcome back Bumblebees! What an amazing week back! This week we have been ordering numbers, learning our 2D shapes and learning new sounds ‘r,h,b,f,ff’. We are really getting good at sounding out and blending new words. We have also been learning about ‘Funnybones’,  painting skeletons, making firework rockets and thinking about healthy meals…what a lot of learning. […]

Bumblebees Learning Blog Autumn 1 Week 6

By Kathryn Tilbury on Sunday, October 16, 2016 in Reception. No Comments


This week we had our Phonics Workshop. It was so lovely to see you all there and spending time with your children learning lots about phonics. The children really enjoyed spending time with you and showing you how much they have learned! We have also be learning how to correctly write number 2. Can you […]

Bumblebees Learning Blog Autumn 1 Week 5

By Kathryn Tilbury on Sunday, October 9, 2016 in Reception. No Comments


Phonics, phonics and more phonics!!!! We have had a busy week learning lots of new letter sounds: s  a  t  p  i  n  m. Can you remember the action for each sound? Perhaps you could play eye spy at home with your family to help you practise. On Thursday we have got our Phonics Workshop. […]

Bumblebees Learning Blog Autumn 1 Week 4

By Kathryn Tilbury on Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Reception. No Comments


This week Bumblebees have been learning how to count objects accurately. Can you remember Susie’s success criteria to help you be successful learners? Have a practise at home to revise your learning… Put the objects in a line Touch each object as you count Count carefully and slowly Know the last number you count is […]

Bumblebees Learning Blog Week 3

By Kathryn Tilbury on Monday, September 26, 2016 in Reception. 2 Comments


 Bumblebees have had another fantastic week! Stopping for dinner, having their first PE lesson and doing lots of learning!! We are very proud of you all for your super listening and super manners. Keep it up! This week we will continue to paint portraits of ourselves using lots of different materials and we will also […]

Bumblebees Learning Blog w/e 15.7.16

By Kathryn Tilbury on Sunday, July 17, 2016 in Reception. 1 Comment


Hi Bumblebees, Not long now until we break up for the Summer holidays. You did some fantastic learning again this week. Your imaginary minibeasts were great and your writing was incredible. You are all definitely ready for year 1! Mrs Merrifield and Mrs Edwards had a great day with you on Friday. They were very […]