Reception 2020-2021

Welcome to Reception!

Spring 2 2021

Welcome back to Reception Learning!

Friday 26th Fenruary 2021

Well done to our Stars of the Week!

 

 

 

Thursday 25th February 2021

We have been amazing in reading and writing in phonics.

 

We made number cards and played 'Match the number' with our family.

 

This term we are learning about the moon. Today we made a telescope so we can look at the moon tonight!

 

Tuesday 23rd February 2021

We have been doing lots of brilliant reading and writing in phonics.

    

Aaryan     Affan

 Garin

       Alexander

We are getting really good at answering questions about our book in guided reading.

   

 Aaryan

We did an exciting science experiment today using pancakes. It made us all say 'wow'.

  

  

 

We have been subitising and learning our number bonds to ten.

Aaryan    Affan

 Garin

     Alexander

 

Today we have been learning our number bonds to ten. We know a rhyme to help us.

    

Aaryan                         Jai                           Reece

      

Alexander

We revised our Phase 3 phonics. We discovered that we have excellent memories!

     

Aaryan                        Affan                                 Jai       

     Alexander

We read the story 'Mr Wolf's Pancakes' by Jan Fearnley. We have drawn enormous pancakes with our favourite toppings.

Aaryan     Affan

Jai    Zoya

 Alexander

Spring 1 2021

Friday 12th February 2021

Stars of the week

Wednesday 10th February 2021

Today we practised the trigraph 'ear'. Look at our super learning!

   Aaryan

 Affan

   Alexander

 Alexander

    Jai

 

We read 'Zoom Food' in guided reading and thought about recipes for our own zoom food. What would you put in yours?

Aaryan    Affan

 Jai

 Alexander

We had great fun with capacity. We compared lots of containers to see which held more and which held less water.

Reece                                                                                   Alexander

 

Tuesday 9th February 2021

We have had a busy day today learning to write sentences using our phonemes and diagraphs.

Alexander    Garin

 Rehan

We enjoyed reading about Jin and the recipe he found in the Zoom Food recipe book. We read recipes at home.

Aaryan   Alexander

 Jai    Reece

This week is Chinese New Year. We talked about different celebrations and how Chinese New Year is celebrated. We made lanterns to decorate our homes.

Affan   Zoya

   Alexander

 Aaryan's Chinese dragon

 

Monday 8th February 2021

We were really busy in our phonics learning today. Look at the wonderful sentences we were able to write.

      

Aaryan, Alexander and Garin

In Guided Reading we read about 'Tiger's Family', 'The Zipbot' and 'Zoom Food'.

Aaryan    Affan

Alexander    Reece

It was off to the kitchen sink today to learn about capacity. Look at our investigations.

      

 

 

We really enjoyed learning our class poems today and finding actions to match the words. We even added some verses of our own with mermaids combing their hair and dolphins jumping and splashing!

    Zoya

Alexander   Affan

 

Friday, 5th February 2021

Our Stars of the Week

 

W/B: Monday 1st February

In phonics we have been revising the phonemes h, j, oi and oo.

     

Rehan
Affan

AffanRehan

 

We are learning all about length this week in maths.             

Affan

 

Guided Reading

Ben Helps

Will the Reds Win?

 

Aaryan

Aaryan

Also in our Thinking Curriculum, the children have had lots of fun investigating what happens to Gingerbread biscuits in different liquids. We observed the changes and described what happened to the biscuits in oil, water and milk. The children then had a go at the experiment with their grown ups at home. 

 

 

 

 

For our Thinking Curriculum, we read the story of The Gingerbread Man. We had lots of fun drawing our favourite animal from the story and labelling it! We also had some fantastic discussions on how we would have helped the Gingerbread Man cross the river. Well done!!

Friday 29th January 2021

 Our Stars of the Week 

 

Friday 29th January 2021

We learned to read and write our high frequency and tricky words today.

Aaryan     Affan

Alexander   Jai

Rehan 

Well done, Amaar! What lovely name writing.

In Maths we explore ways of making ten. We recorded the number bonds.

   Alexander

 Aaryan

 

Thursday 28th January 2021

In Maths, we continue to learn about number bonds to 10. We have used 10 toys from home to make number bonds. 

Affan

 

In Phonics, we watched a video about an owl. We then had a go at writing a sentence. 

Affan

 

In Guided Reading, we had to unscramble the sentences so they made sense, matching them to the pictures in 'Win the Cup'

Alexander

For our Thinking curriculum, we were able to recall all the rules in order to keep safe on the internet and made a poster as a class. We have also used construction and junk modelling to create our own tablet or computer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 26th January 2021

We have thought about how we can stay safe for Internet Safety Week.

Jai    Zoya

 Alexander

We enjoyed our guided reading today. We thought about the characters and which one was our favourite. We talked in extended sentences, using the connective 'because'.

  

Alexander and Aaryan

 Jai

We had fun in Fantastic Phonics!

   

Alexnader and Zoya

Garin   Affan

   

Affan and Alexander

Aaryan

We continued to explore ways of making ten in Maths. These ways are called our number bonds.

 Alexander

We listened to the story, 'Mog in the Snow', Aaryan went out in to the snow like Mog. What a super snowman!

 

 

Monday 25th January 2021

We have had a busy start to Internet Safety Week

We thought about our online learning and designed new tablets and computers to help us with our learning.

Alexander     Affan Alyan   

We concentrated on our phonics and wrote some amazing sentences!

   Aaryan   Alexander

Rehan   reece

 Zoya     

We began to read a new book in guided reading. We predicted what may happen to the characters.

Affan    Alexander

Aaryan    Reece

 Aaryan   

 Alexander read a book about a steam train.

In Maths we explored number bonds to ten. 

           

     

 

Friday 22nd January 2021

Our Stars of the Week

 

 

 

Thursday 21st January, 2021

Look at our fantastic phonics work today.

        

In maths, we are getting very good at comparing and using the words more and fewer.

  

We read a book all about Jumping Jazz, look at all of our pictures of her!

    

Wednesday 20th January, 2021

In Phonics some of us learnt to read and write Tricky Words no and go! We wrote some lovely sentences with our tricky words no and go too.

Abdul 

Mohammad Deen

Amina 

 

In Guided Reading we read a story about a Cat that wanted to catch a Cod for his dinner. We made some beautiful pictures of the Cat in his rowing boat. 

Mohammad Deen

Amina 

For Phase 3 Guided Reading, we had a go at drawing what we would be able to reach if we were really tall, like the character of our book.

In Maths we played a comparison game with our grown ups to see who had more and who had fewer objects. We even wrote the numerals to show who had more and fewer!

ZoyaAffan

AaryanAlexander

We have loved getting active for P.E. where we told the story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff through movement and big stretches!

Alexander

 

Tuesday 19th January, 2021

In guided reading we read a story about a pet. We thought about the pets we have or wish for at home.

  

Garin and Zoya

In Maths we identified more and fewer. We built tower with more bricks and with fewer bricks.

    

  

Aaryan, Affan, Alexander and Rehan

We learnt about 'The Three Billy Goats Gruff'. We thought we could help the goats by making a new bridge to help them cross safely.

 Garin

 

ZayanAffan

Rehan

Monday 18th January, 2021

In phonics we remembered our phonemes c and k and learnt the new diagraphs 'ck' , 'ai' and 'ee'.Deen

  

  

Alexander

 Aaryan

 Reece            

We had great fun in Guided Reading. Some of us made a home for a dinsosaur whilst others went on a musical treasure hunt.

    

Alexander                              Jai

 

We learnt to count beyond ten today. We did a number dance.

 Alexander      Rehan

For our Thinking Curriculum we thought about different places in the world where our Three Billy Goats would like to live. We thought about what they would like and how they could be safe from the troll under the bridge.

Alexander  

 Zoya

Niah    

Friday 15th January 2021

Our Stars of the Week

 

 

 

 

In phonics we remembered how to write the diagraphs from this week.

                Affan                                                                 Alexander 

 Garin   

 

We made numerals in maths using different materials.

       

  

    

In Guided Reading we read a non-fiction book all about floating and sinking. 

We then explored things around our home which float and sink.

     

 Aaryan

 

Thursday 14th January 2021

In Guided Reading we read the book 'Go Boat Go!'

We then had a go at making our own speed boats.

     

In phonics we learned the diagraph sound 'oa'. Here are the super sentences we wrote!

 

 

 

 

 

   Affan

           

Aaryan, Alexander and Jai

We played 'Magic Cups' in Maths. We tried to guess what was under the cups and then we subitised to check. Now we are Maths Magicians!

Jai      Alexander

What fun!

 

In Topic we learnt all about footprints in our world and what makes them different from one another. We even tried making our own footprints and investigated the different ways we could make them!!

Affan

Alexander

 

Wednesday 13th January 2021

 

Today we have written some super duper sentences using our new trigraph 'igh'


ZayanAlexander

Jai       

 

To practise our Positional Language further, we played Hide and Seek with our Teddies again. But this time, our Grown-ups had to hide the teddies and we had to ask questions using our prepositonal lanuage to find them!!

Zayan     

 

Today we read the book 'King Pip and the Dark Wood'

We had lots of fun going out to our garden or for a walk to find as many bugs as we could and investigating their homes. 


   

This afternoon we have loved getting active for our PE lesson and enjoyed making up dance routines to music! 

 

Jai

 

Tuesday 12th January 2021

Today we read the book 'Rat and cat in the Dance'.

We dressed up and did a cool dance, just like rat!

      

 

We wrote sentences using our new diagraph 'ee'.

 

 

Affan                                                       Aaryan

   Alexander

   Garin

 Zoya    Zayan

 

 

To practise using our positional language, we played hide and seek with our teddies and toys.

    

 

   Aaryan

  Affan

     Alexander

Jai      Garin 

  Reece 

We had such fun we are sure you can see!

Everyone has worked so hard to create their own story maps of Little Red Riding Hood.

    

 Alexander

Zoya

 

Monday 11th January 2021

 

 

 

We had some brilliant sentences in phonics today. Well done to all these children.

           

In Maths we are learning all about positional language. We have been practising to be robots and learning our maths rhyme. 

 

In Guided Reading today, we read a non fiction book all about how we could save water. We had lots of good ideas.

 

 

  

This week our fairytale is Little Red Riding Hood. 

We made some fantastic baskets for grandma.

   

Jai

 

Friday 8th January 2021

Our Stars of the Week

 

 

Well done to all the children who have joined in with our learning and sent photographs and pictures. 

The children have done lots of great phonics today!

            

 

In Guided Reading, we read a non fiction book called 'We can do it!'

 

We then had a go at doing some exercise.

  

    

Great balancing exercises Humaira, Kian and Sophia!

 

Brilliant subitising Zohaib and Robert!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

In Topic we were thinking about how Goldilocks could be kind.

 

Thursday 7th January 2021

Emelisa, Zaara and Ethan have worked hard in phonics today, well done!

The children in RG have also enjoyed learning the new digraph 'or'! 

  

 

 

We read a non fiction book all about quick animals today. Our challenge was to find out the quickest animal in the world. Here is what we found.

 

  

We made our own subitising dot cards to help us to subise in Maths.

 

  

We helped Goldilocks make 'sorry' cards for the Three Bears. Alexander

Wednesday 6th January 2021

In phonics today, we have been learning tricky words.

We can not sound out tricky words, we have to just remember and read them fast.

We have written some great sentences.

  

Affan

   

   

 

In Guided Reading we read the book 'Quick quick quick' on Bug Club. The children designed a racing track and chose the winner of the race. 

 

    

For our Thinking Curriculum we read instructions for how to make porridge. Then we had a go at making porridge or helping our parents making our lunch. 

   

   Alyan

   Alexander

 Aaryan

 Jai 

Zohaib has used junk modelling to make a new chair for Baby Bear. Well done!

Tuesday 5th January 2021

Today we have been learning the digraph 'ar'.

We have worked hard to write some sentences.

  

 Zoya

AmeliaSophiaDeen

Rehan

Affan

In Guided Reading we read the book 'Sid and Zak' on Bug Club.

After reading our book we thought about our friends and did some drawings and writing.

   

 Zoya

 Aaryan

Humaira

Sophia

Deen

Alexander

Jai

Reece

Affan

 

For our Thinking Curriculum learning we thought about Goldilocks and the Three Bears. We went to find big, medium and small objects.

 Aaryan

Sophia

Deen

 

Monday 4th January 2021

Look at our fantastic phonics.

We have been learning the phase 3 digraph 'oo' today.

We wrote some super sentences! 

    

In guided reading, we read the story 'Let's rock'.

We then thought about what instruments we might like to play if we were in a rock band.

Look at our lovely work.

 

Our new topic this half term is all about fairy tales.

Today we have started to learn about the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

Look at our drawings.

 Alexander

We thought about different traditional tales and made puppets of the story characters.

Aren't they brilliant?

by Aaryan  

 by Jai

 Red Riding Hood by Manvi

Red Riding Hood by Reece  

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