Welcome to reception

Mrs Hall and Mr McGreevy, supported by Miss Dixon, Miss Ford and Mrs Quinn welcome you to reception.

Summer term begins with our ‘Animal Kingdom’ topic, before we explore the world of  ‘Pesky Pirates’ during the second half of the term. Please visit often to share our learning adventure.

Class Blog

Reception Dinosaur Museum Visit

We have been to the Great North Museum to learn more about dinosaurs. We had a fantastic day exploring the museum and learning new facts. Each class took part in an interactive dinosaur workshop!                    ...

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Reception Yoga

We are very lucky in reception as Lisa from Kalma Baby is teaching us yoga! We are having so much fun as well as keeping our bodies healthy.  We have been on a space mission and a prehistoric adventure so far. Have look at the different shapes can make with our...

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Dangerous Dinosaurs!

A nest with eggs in appeared in our class! We asked lots of questions and talked about what might be inside the eggs. Then we used tools to crack the eggs open. Baby dinosaurs were inside! Since then we have been learning all about dinosaurs! This is what we have been...

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Dental Nurse Visit

We have been so lucky this week to have the dental nurse come into school to visit with our Nursery and Reception children. She was also available to talk with our parents about their child's dental hygiene too. During her visit the children were given the opportunity...

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Blue Reef Aquarium

Reception visited Blue Reef Aquarium this week and despite the awful weather the children really enjoyed themselves! We started our visit by exploring the tanks and tunnels and looking at all the different kinds of sea life. We were amazed at the creatures such as;...

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Butterfly Update!

Just a quick update on how the butterflies are getting on in Reception! The children were amazed to see that a butterfly had emerged from it's chrysalis last Friday and that's when the magic begun. At the beginning of the week we could see all our butterflies in their...

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Outdoor Learning in Reception

We have been developing our outdoor area this year. We have been adding more equipment to help extend our learning whilst outdoors. As you can see, we love being outdoors during free choice times and direct teaching time too.

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West Boldon Lodge Visit

We enjoyed our visit to West Boldon Lodge! We went on a minibeast hunt, pond dipping and even toasted marshmallows around the camp fire! We were impressed with the different minibeasts we found and compared them with our friends. To finish off such a lovely day we...

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In reception in we have some new computing equipment! We have some remote control cars, blu-bots  and communication headsets to learn how to operate and control. We decided our cars needed to a road to follow so we came up with the idea to make one! In literacy we...

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