Category Archives: Reception

Reception blog

Welcome to Tiverton’s shop

 

This morning Mrs McCulloch is selling some tasty treats in her shop… What will Reception buy?

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Published Date: 8th April 2019
Category: eyfs blog, Reception


 

UNICEF – Rights Respecting School Workshop

 

More Reception pictures from the Rights Respecting school workshop…               Bb

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Published Date: 5th April 2019
Category: eyfs blog, Reception, Rights Respecting Schools Steering Group


 

Understanding split digraphs

 

Today we learned our first split digraph sound, ‘a_e’ as it will be appearing in our new Optima words. We enjoyed becoming the sounds… We will see how many words we can spot with this new sound.

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Published Date: 5th April 2019
Category: eyfs blog, Reception


 

Easter Concert

 

Getting ready to perform…

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Published Date: 5th April 2019
Category: eyfs blog, Reception


 

RRSA workshop

 

Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 had a brilliant morning learning more about our rights during our workshop today. We made shelters, talked about how we stay clean and healthy, discussed our different rights with each other, sorted our wants and needs. Thanks very much to our Rights Respecting School Ambassadors for helping and […]

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Published Date: 2nd April 2019
Category: Early years, eyfs blog, KS1 blog, Nursery, Reception, Rights Respecting Schools Steering Group, Year 1, Year 2


 

Reception Celebrates World Book Day

 

This week we celebrated World Book day. We brought our favourite books to school and dressed up as our favourite characters. Mrs McKenzie dressed up as the Puzzled Penguin and Mrs Perks became the Hungry Caterpillar! During the day Year 4 visited us to share a story. We really enjoyed this and we hope they […]

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Published Date: 8th March 2019
Category: Early years, eyfs blog, Reception


 

Reception makes cakes

 

One of us had the brilliant idea of making cakes…and so we did! We talked about the ingredients and worked in groups to make delicious fairy cakes. We look forward to the next great idea.                      

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Published Date: 8th February 2019
Category: eyfs blog, Reception


 

Kagan in Reception

 

Today we used the Kagan structure, Continuous Round Table, to continue our work on the class text, The Puzzled Penguin, Today we were describing the story setting, Antarctica. Working in groups of four we took turns to listen and describe it. Mrs McKenzie was very proud of our work.    

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Published Date: 6th February 2019
Category: eyfs blog, Reception
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Reception Celebrates Chinese New Year – The Year of the Pig

 

Today we are celebrating Chinese Year New… Kung Hei Fat Choy!           

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Published Date: 5th February 2019
Category: eyfs blog, Reception


 

Christmas Dinner for Reception

 

Today Reception enjoyed their special Christmas dinner. The canteen was beautifully decorated and we enjoyed pulling crackers and listening to festive music…  

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Published Date: 14th December 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Reception


 

Rainbow Fish 🐟

 

This afternoon Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 are enjoying a performance of the Rainbow Fish. We loved the singing and dancing!

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Published Date: 11th December 2018
Category: Arts blog, eyfs blog, KS1 blog, Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2


 

Reception class is getting ready for Christmas

 

We are getting ready for Christmas! We have been learning about the Christmas story, Advent and how people get ready for Christmas. We saw our Christmas hoop hanging in the school hall and we decorated our Christmas tree. Later in the week we finished off our star head costumes for the nativity production and practised the […]

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


 

Diwali Party

 

Today we had our Diwali Party. Some of us dressed in our finest party clothes and we all danced, played games and enjoyed some delicious party food. Happy Diwali!             

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Published Date: 14th November 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Reception


 

A busy Week in Reception…

 

After a restful half term, Reception got off to a very busy first week. On Monday we went back to Forest School. The weather is colder and wetter so we really need to keep warm and dry. On Tuesday we went on our first school trip. We visited the Children’s play village and we had […]

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Published Date: 9th November 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Reception


 

Reception Celebrates Black History

 

Today Reception, Nursery and KS1 celebrated Black History with music and dance. Wearing our vibrant head wear we enjoyed singing and watching others perform… So much fun! Enjoy some of the pictures from the event.       

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Published Date: 8th November 2018
Category: eyfs blog, KS1 blog, Reception


 

Our Trip to the Children’s Play Village

 

Today we went to the Children’s Play Village in Warwickshire. It was our first school trip and we were very excited. Along with Year One, we travelled there by coach. When we arrived we were amazed to see the many role play areas to explore and enjoy.  We had a wonderful time…           […]

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Published Date: 6th November 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Reception


 

Our Forest

 

This week Reception have been learning and writing about forests. Today they started to create their own forest picture using materials that they collected from the school field earlier this week. .   

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Published Date: 12th October 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Reception


 

UNICEF rights respecting school

 

Tiverton Academy is now on its way to become a UNICEF rights respecting school. The class votes have been cast and we now have our first ever steering group! There are 2 children from each class (year 1 to year 6) We all had to attend our first meeting together on Thursday – it was […]

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Published Date: 30th September 2018
Category: eyfs blog, KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Nursery, Reception, Rights Respecting Schools Steering Group, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Handwriting

 

This afternoon we took advantage of the glorious weather and worked on our letter formation outside in the playground. We did very well and had lots of fun!              

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Published Date: 27th September 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Reception


 

Sunflower

 

We were excited today to find a sunflower in our classroom. We all sat together and told Mrs McKenzie and Mrs Francis everything we already knew about sunflowers.       

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Published Date: 21st September 2018
Category: eyfs blog, Reception


 

Reception learn how to stay safe on the stairs

 

This morning we walked up and down the stairs to learn how to stay safe. We shared our ideas of why we should hold onto the railings and why it is dangerous to run, jump or push.  

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Published Date: 21st September 2018
Category: eyfs blog, KS1 blog, Reception


 

Our first week in Reception

 

We have had a wonderful first week in Reception. We have spent this time exploring our new learning environment, making new friends and getting to know each other. We have been playing in our home corner, the construction area and enjoying new books in our cosy book corner. Having learnt how to use the art […]

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


 

Reception goes to Forest School

 

This week we were very excited to go to Forest school for the first time. We met our facilitators, Tom and James who explained what Forest school was and some of the important rules to keep us safe. We enjoyed exploring our new learning environment and we look forward to our next session. Look at […]

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

The Winners Are…

 

We held a competition for the best dressed character from Nursery to Year 6. Take a look at our winners: Ladybird in Nursery Tiger in Reception  Cat in the Hat in Year 1 Mary Poppins in Year 2 Goth Girl in Y3 Willy Wonka in Year 4 Hetty Feathers in Year 5       […]

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Published Date: 1st March 2018
Category: KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

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


 

Polar explorers

 

Reception have been looking at the habitat that polar bears live in. We made some of our own snow nests and dens for the polar bears to sleep in. We have even been building with ice! Don’t our Winter colours look beautiful?

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Published Date: 23rd January 2018
Category: Reception, Science Blog


 

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


 

Movie night

 

Shhhhhh…. it’s KS1 and Receptions movie night 🎬 Mmmmmmm snack time

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


 

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