Category Archives: eyfs blog

Fun Day

 

Nursery have had a lovely day at our schools fun day. We bounced on the bouncy castles, danced in the disco, and ate ice cream! What a fun day!

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Published Date: 18th July 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

Pool party!

 

Nursery have had a really fun day having a pool party! Mrs Hyde asked us what things we would like at our pool party, we told her we wanted strawberries, sugar snap peas, ice lollies, doughnuts, balls to play with, and bubbles. Mrs Hyde was really kind and went and brought them all for us. […]

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Published Date: 28th June 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

Summer days and Summer stories

 

Reception had a lovely afternoon with year 6. They read stories to us and we read some to them. Thanks year 6! #oldestandyoungest #lovereading

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Published Date: 21st May 2018
Category: eyfs blog, KS2 blog, Reception, Year 6


 

Forest school

 

Nursery have been doing lots of fun things in forest school this half term. We have made bug hotels! We found lots of insects under logs, crates, braches etc, and needed to make them a safe home. We did this by collecting lots of leaves, twigs, and pine cones, and then used them to make […]

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Published Date: 3rd May 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

Nursery Fun In The Sun

 

Nursery made the most of the beautiful weather and spent most of the day outside on Thursday and Friday. We had water play, bubbles, bikes, the large sand pit and lots more activities. It was so much fun!

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Published Date: 25th April 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

Arabella the storyteller

 

This morning in Nursery we had a visit from Arabella the storyteller. She made stories come to life! She told us the story of ‘The tiger who came for tea’. We had a go at walking like tigers, it was lots of fun! We also did some fun activities. The tiger from the story sent […]

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Published Date: 20th April 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

 

Today in Nursery we had our Go Go disco for sports relief. We danced, played games, and had party food! Nursery won stickers for their best dance moves, and boy what amazing dancers we have!

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Published Date: 22nd March 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery, sports blog


 

Making jam tarts for sports relief

 

This afternoon in Nursery we made jam tarts. We measured using scales, mixed our ingredients together and then used a big rolling pin to roll out our pastry. We used raspberry jam for the filling. We made our cakes as part of our learning about sports relief. A letter went home to parents earlier in […]

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Published Date: 21st March 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery, sports blog


 

INSPIRE Workshops for Nursery and Reception

 

Please look out for the letter that is going home today about INSPIRE Workshops in Nursery and Reception. It is important that you return the tear off slip at the bottom of the letter so that we can fully support the children and their accompanying adults in their activities. We’d love to see you or […]

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Published Date: 19th March 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery, Reception


 

Kagan skills

 

This week we have been learning about the jobs that people do. To start off our topic lesson we have been practising our Kagan skills. We have learnt that when the music starts (we love – Hound dog by Elvis) we mix and move around the room and then when the music stops we put […]

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Published Date: 15th March 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Reception


 

Happy Mothers Day

 

Happy Mothers Day to all our lovely Mums. We appreciate and thank you for everything you do for us. We hope you enjoy our handmade biscuits. Love from Reception xxxx

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Published Date: 9th March 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Reception, Science Blog


 

Ahoy me hearties!

 

We have been doing lots of work on pirates in Nursery this half term. This has come from the children showing an interest in pirates before half term. We sat with the children and asked them what pirate things they would like to learn and do, we then made a mind map of ideas. These […]

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Published Date: 8th March 2018
Category: Arts blog, eyfs blog, Nursery


 

Our reading poem

 

This week we have been learning about rhyming words and we wrote a class poem to celebrate world book day. We hope you enjoy it.

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Published Date: 7th March 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Reception


 

Wonderful wintery day

 

It started off as a beautiful, wintery and sparkly playground until Reception went outside!! We had so much fun – painting, drawing, writing, throwing snowballs and making snow angels.

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Published Date: 4th March 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Reception, Science Blog


 

How much room?

 

Last week Reception have learning about capacity. We have been using words like – empty, nearly empty, half full, full, capacity and liquid to describe and compare the capacity of the different containers.

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Published Date: 4th March 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Reception


 

World book day

 

Nursery had a lot of fun dressing up for world book day today! We have had a lovely day talking about who we have dressed up as and sharing our stories. A big thank you to all the parents for making such an effort.

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Published Date: 1st March 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

Kung Hei Fat Choy!

 

Happy Chinese New Year! It’s year of the dog 🐶. We have enjoyed making dog masks and writing our numbers to 10 in Chinese. Our numbers are amazing! 👍🏻 We loved watching the story about the animals in the story. https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/the-great-race

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Published Date: 16th February 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Reception


 

We love our families ❤️

 

On Valentine’s Day this week Reception wanted to show their families how much they love them. We wrote I love you because…. we enjoyed talking about our family and why we love them so much.

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Published Date: 16th February 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Reception


 

Internet safety day

 

As part of our work on Internet Safety this week we drew around our hands and cut them out. On our hands we (and the teachers) wrote the names of people in our lives who help to keep us safe every day.

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Published Date: 11th February 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Reception


 

Jangle has been up to mischief!

 

Hello, hello, hello…. what has Jangle been up to?! Poor CoCo is trapped! Good job the police were here to help CoCo. Phew!

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Published Date: 21st December 2017
Category: eyfs blog, Reception


 

It’s snow fun in Reception!

 

We managed to have some snowy fun before the snow melted.

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Published Date: 19th December 2017
Category: eyfs blog, Reception


 

The owl who was afraid of the dark

 

We had another treat today – we are being so spoilt this week! We watched The Owl who was afraid of the dark  

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Published Date: 19th December 2017
Category: Arts blog, eyfs blog, KS1 blog, Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2


 

Santa workshop

 

EYFS and KS1 had a lovely surprise this morning. One of Santa’s elves came to visit and performed a magic show for us! Oh no Mrs Ward… you were chosen for the cream pie game 😃

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Published Date: 18th December 2017
Category: eyfs blog, KS1 blog, Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2


 

Inspiring readers

 

Our Nursery and Reception reading inspire workshop was wonderful. Lots of inspiring activities and busy families!

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Published Date: 23rd November 2017
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery, Reception


 

Funky phonics

 

We have been practising our letter sounds and phonics in Reception. We loved rainbow writing too! 🌈

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Published Date: 23rd November 2017
Category: eyfs blog, Reception


 

Children in Need: Best Dressed Bear Competition

 

This year, to raise money for BBC Children In Need, children from every year group dressed up their bears in all sorts of different outfits. We were SO impressed by your creativity and imagination, and awarding prizes was verrrrry difficult. Thank you all for your generous donations – we hope to have the total added […]

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Published Date: 21st November 2017
Category: Arts blog, eyfs blog, KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Pumpkin 🎃 Mark making

 

A huge pumpkin arrived in Reception today (thanks to Mrs Weblin). We have had a busy day writing our names on it and making marks. Who’s name can you see?

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Published Date: 10th October 2017
Category: eyfs blog, gardening blog, Reception


 

No Outsiders

 

As part of our PSHE lesson today we have begun our No Outsiders lessons. We read the book You Choose by Nick Sharratt. After reading the book we worked together and decided what we liked and did not like in the book. We really liked lots of shoes and hats!

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Published Date: 9th October 2017
Category: eyfs blog, Reception


 

Exploring the Outdoors

 

As part of our topic, Autumn, Nursery have been exploring the outdoors. We have been collecting leaves and sticks. We have also been going to forest school to develop our understanding of the natural world. We sat around the fire and ate some yummy snacks. Everyone is looking forward to more adventures as we continue […]

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Published Date: 5th October 2017
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery, Science Blog


 

McMillan coffee morning

 

The McMillan coffee morning was a success this morning – thank you to Mrs Matthews for organising it and all the staff that helped set up. A huge thank you to all the parents/carers/staff and children who donated cakes and biscuits in order to make it successful. We had a good turn out and we […]

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Published Date: 29th September 2017
Category: eyfs blog, KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Nursery, Reception, School Council, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Remarkable Reception!

 

Wow! What a fun first few weeks Reception have had! We have started Forest School – we love it! Every Thursday we have PE with Miss Meah. And then we have Music with Mrs Vaughn! By Friday we are all exhausted after such a busy week!

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Published Date: 25th September 2017
Category: eyfs blog, Reception


 

The Stringcredibles came to visit us

 

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Published Date: 28th April 2017
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery, Reception
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A busy week in the Nursery garden

 

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Published Date: 13th March 2017
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Arabella the Storyteller came to visit today

 

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Published Date: 3rd March 2017
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World Book Day in Nursery

 

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Published Date: 3rd March 2017
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery


 

Magical Christmas show with Flip

 

We’ve had a lovely Christmassy magic show with Flip the Clown this morning 🎄 We even face timed santa 🎅🏼

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Published Date: 12th December 2016
Category: eyfs blog, KS1 blog, Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2


 

Never Forget

 

Last week we learned a little bit about Remembrance Day and the significance of the poppy.   Mrs Hyde Showed us a lovely animation from CBeebies and if you go to this web address http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/cbeebiesgrownups/entries/90ec00fc-1f65-3ee6-90f6-df81e52c4a10 you will be able to find more information about it.   We know now that soldiers died a long time […]

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Published Date: 20th November 2016
Category: Arts blog, eyfs blog, Reception


 

Children in Need

 

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Published Date: 9th November 2016
Category: eyfs blog, KS2 blog, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Christmas Text: Babushka

 

Our writing and mark making for Christmas will be based around the story of Babushka. We shall be using the text that you see in the featured image by Sandra Ann Horn and Sophie Fatus. There is absolutely no obligation for parents to buy the book but somebody you know may have a copy or […]

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Published Date: 6th November 2016
Category: eyfs blog, Reception


 

Christmas Educational Visit and Christmas Nativity Dates for Reception and Nursery

 

Hello! The Christmas Trip is the Santa Safari at the West Midlands Safari Park on Friday 9th December.                                                                           […]

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Published Date: 6th November 2016
Category: eyfs blog, Nursery, Reception