Fresh Air Friday – Bird Watching!

Fresh Air Friday – Bird Watching!

Today, we have been doing a bit of bird spotting in Reception. We spent time in class at the start of the day talking about the birds we knew and learning some new interesting facts about some British birds. Then we got into partners and, armed with clipboards and...
Thank you Poundland!!

Thank you Poundland!!

Mrs Butler and Mrs Holden were invited along with other local schools to go to Poundland at Kingston Park to choose  a range of Christmas products and accessories FOR FREE!!!!!! These items were classed as ‘old stock’ and Poundland had been instructed to...
Fresh Air Friday – Hibernation

Fresh Air Friday – Hibernation

Today’s theme for Fresh Air Friday was ‘Hibernation’ and we started the day with a story about Hattie the Hedgehog getting ready for her long winter sleep. We talked about the different animals that hibernate and then, after lunch, we wrapped up warm...
Environmental Artists!

Environmental Artists!

Today’s theme for Fresh Air Friday was Environmental Art. We looked at some examples of pictures and patterns made from natural materials and then got wrapped up to head outside and make our own. We worked in pairs to decide what we wanted to create and then set...
Outdoor Maths Challenge!

Outdoor Maths Challenge!

Over the last few weeks, in Fresh Air Friday, the children in Reception have been learning about trees. We have learned the names for the parts of a tree and the important role that each part of a tree plays in keeping it healthy. We have taken bark rubbings and...
Our First Fresh Air Friday!

Our First Fresh Air Friday!

The day of our first Fresh Air Friday finally dawned and all the children and grown ups in Reception class were very excited! We all came to school in warm, comfortable clothes and spent lots of the day outside. Our focus for today was Trees and we learned all about...
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