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Excellence through Effort & Enjoyment
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Reception Blog

Welcome to Year R which is taught by Miss O'Mahony with Miss Parker

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  • 25/03/22

    Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    This week in Reception we have been looking at the 3r's, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. We have thought about what they mean and what we can do to help protect the environment we have been learning so much about. This is a topic we care a lot about in our school and in Reception, we have a recycli...
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  • 25/02/22

    Bug Hunt!

    This week, to start off our new topic, 'Come Outside', we have been focusing on mini beasts. Reception went into the forest area to look for different mini beasts and worked in groups to complete a checklist of what they found. For more photos, please see our Tapestry page. 
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  • 11/02/22

    Extinct Animals

    Our final focus in our Amazing Animals term has been on Extinct Animals. The children have loved looking at dinosaurs and other animals that they haven't seen before and we have also learnt about the famous fossil hunter, Mary Anning. For further pictures, please see our Tapestry site. 
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  • 21/01/22

    Amazing Animals

    Our new topic this term is Amazing Animals and what a busy start to the term we have had. We have already learnt about nocturnal animals, animals that hibernate and this week we have been looking at Polar Animals. Reception Class have loved exploring different animals and their habitats and next wee...
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  • 23/12/21

    Reception Nativity

    The lead up to Christmas has been a very exciting time in Reception. We have been busy learning our Christmas nativity songs and words, enjoying Christmas Jumper Day and our Christmas Party, where we even had a visit from Santa! Everyone has worked so hard and the children finished off a fantastic t...
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  • 20/11/21

    The Jolly Postman

    In Reception this week, we have been focusing on Road Safety and linking our learning to The Jolly Postman. We have loved using our Post Office role play to write and send letters and have enjoyed our small world cars, learning about the different road safety signs. For further photos of our learnin...
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  • 21/10/21

    Emergency Superheroes!

    We have had a very exciting week in Reception. We have been learning all about people who help us and focusing on who can help us in an emergency. We have loved using our Doctor Surgery role play, Lifeboat water play and using the hoses outdoors to put out fires (not real fires). We then had the cha...
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  • 09/10/21

    Super Healthy Me!

    This week in Reception, we have been thinking about how to keep our bodies fit and healthy. On Friday, we all made our own fruit salad and thoroughly enjoyed eating our creations for our healthy snack. Please see Tapestry for more photos. 
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  • 24/09/21

    Forest School Fairies

    This week in Reception, we have been Fairy Detectives and have been creating our own fairy crowns and belts. More photos will be available on Tapestry.
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  • 12/05/20

    Secret Symbols and Magical Messages

    There's been some strange goings-on in Reception's wildlife area. We found some secret symbols in amongst the trees and bushes. We realised that some of the symbols were in fact letters. When we combined some of the letters together we were able to make words, 'bush', 'push'...
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  • 27/04/20

    Reception Home Learning Week Commencing 27th April

    All of the home learning activities for Reception class can be found on our Tapestry Learning Journal. If you are having difficulty logging in to your Tapestry account, please contact the school so we can get your log-in details sorted for you: admin@boughtonacademy.co.uk. On Monday we have th...
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  • 22/04/20

    Home Learning

    Children in Reception have been posting on Tapestry about all the wonderful things they have been doing at home. The montage on Tapestry shows lots of children having fun and really demonstrating our Boughton Bs and Values. Children have been, Celebrating birthdays Matthew lost his first tooth...
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