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Friday 8th December

Day 25:

Today we have had great fun playing in the snow and ice. We also enjoyed eating cake in the Environmental Area, made by one of the children at home. I can't believe we only have our party left now!

Wednesday and Thursday 6th & 7th December

Days 23 & 24:

We've combined Wednesday and Thursday's activities. We made superhero masks and wore capes (black bags!) and ran around the field as fast as we possibly could. 

Tuesday 5th December

Day 22:

What a lovely morning we had. Lots of our grandparents came into school this morning. They enjoyed listening to us singing some of our nativity songs, decorated and ate gingerbread biscuits, shared a book and did some colouring with us. It was great to see all the children ewnjoying themsleves and having some special time with special people in their lives.

Monday 4th December

Day 21:

Today we made gingerbread biscuits ready for our Grandparents' morning tomorrow.

Friday 1st December

Day 20:

Retelling the story of The Three Bears


Thursday 30th November

Day 19:

Today we combined two activities. We went up to the Environmental Area and played in the mud (the molehills were very useful!). We also used our new cameras and took selfies, with the help of Mrs Lloyd and Mrs F-S.

Wednesday 29th November

Day 18:

Today the children have been acting out the story of Goldilocks and the 3 Bears, using role play masks.

Tuesday 28th November

Day 17:

We were just getting our wellies on this morning, when it started to rain! No hosepipe required! We had lots of fun jumping in puddles and running around with our umbrellas.


Monday 27th November

Day 16:

Today we chose a fairy tale and we have chosen Goldilocks and the 3 Bears. We listened to the story, watched a cartoon version of it and also sang the Goldilocks song.

Friday 24th November

Day 15:

Following our Scribble while you Wiggle session yesterday we put our skills to the test and did lots of mark making on big sheets of paper that were out around the classroom on tables and on the floor. We practised numbers, letters, our names and drew lots of different pictures.

Thursday 23rd November

Day 16:

Today involved more dancing! We practised our moves to help us with our number and letter formation - we scribbled while we wiggled!

Wednesday 22nd November

Day 13:

Today we taught Year One and Year Two to Dough Disco. They were very impressed. The children have also asked for Purple People Eater and Big Fish, Little Fish at random times during the day, so of course we had to dance!

Tuesday 21st November

Day 12:

What an exciting day we have had! The children were so excited to come into the classroom and find purple feathers everywhere and a note from the Purple People Eater. Lots of them wrote letters back to him, using purple pen of course. We also had several staff visiting us during the day to see what was going on and we had to show them the dance of course!


Monday 20th November

Day 11:

Today we learnt a new song and dance - Purple People Eater. we had great fun learning all the moves.

Friday 17th November

Day 10:

Today we surprised the parents at hometime by singing them some songs!

Thursday 16th November

Day 9:

Today we thought about who helps us and we then made thank you cards for people. We even put them in enevelopes to give to the people we had chosen.

Wednesday 15th November

Day 8:

Today the children have made Pudsey cupcakes with some willing parents who came into school to help. They have made two cakes each and then decorated them with Pudsey pictures. The children are going to take them home on Friday to share with their families.

Tuesday 14th November

Day 7:

We have danced the day away today! We have had a dance alarm every hour where we have to stop what we are doing and have a boogie!

Monday 13th November 2017

Day 6:

Today we talked about the shoe box appeal that the PTA are running this year. We thought about what things we could put in a shoe box to help someone who isn't as lucky as us.

Friday 10th November

Day 5:

Today we have learnt some Pirate counting songs. 

The children have all joined in well with the activities and have had great fun learning Maths skills at the same time.

Thursday 9th November

Day 4:

Big Fish, Little Fish, Cardboard Box. Ask the children to show you there dancing skills!


Wednesday 8th November

Day 3:

Today we looked at the number one million. We read a story called How Big is a Million? It took some convincing that there were a million stars on the poster in the book.


Tuesday 7th November

Day 2:

Today we had great fun dancing to Dolly Parton's 9-5. We made shapes with our arms to practise our number formation.


Monday 6th November

Day 1: - Today was our first day of our 27 day challenge. We had great fun learning some new number songs. We sang The day I went to sea, One potato, two potato, This Old Man, 1,2 Buckle my shoe and One Little Duck. The children loved the challenge of learning the songs and were very good at joining in with the actions.



Dear Parents,

Welcome back and I hope you all had a lovely half term. We have a busy (and long!) half term ahead of us and I wanted to let you know about some of the things the children will be taking part in during the term.

Before half term I attended a course led by Shonette Bason-Wood. She is an inspirational Early Years trainer and runs a website called Through this training we are going to be taking part in a 27 day challenge of Spread the Happiness. Each week will have a different theme, which will run alongside and compliment our Transport topic for this half term.

The themes are as follows:

Week beginning 6th November: Happy Maths

Week beginning 13th November: Kindness and Community

Week beginning 20th November: Happy Literacy

Week beginning 27th November: Outdoor Happiness

Week beginning 4th December: 100 things to do before you are 6.

I will put an outline of activities for the following week on our blog on the website on the Friday before. There is also a section on our Reception page of the website which will have a daily update of our activities.

I hope you will support us in the exciting adventure and if you would like to know more information, then please feel free to come and have a chat with me.

Thank you for your continued support.


Helen Lloyd

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