What a fantastic day we had at Whitehouse Farm! Every child was brilliantly behaved with such polite manners – they did Newsham proud!
It is hard to believe that we are coming to the end of our first half term in Reception. The children settled very quickly and, whilst learning the new routines, have also made a great start to phonics, maths and our topic ‘Are we There yet?’ One of the activities we enjoyed was going outside… More
On Thursday 4th April EYFS held an Easter Curriculum Day. Our grown ups were invited to come and take part in some Easter fun. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves, especially the children! Across the day we held a raffle, a tombola and a bake sale and from this we managed to raise a significant amount of… More
Last week in Reception, we celebrated Chinese New Year. To introduce the topic, we watched some video clips online and found out how children prepare for and celebrate Chinese New Year. We then completed a range of activities to help us consolidate our learning. We developed our fine-motor physical skills by practising picking things up… More
During the half-term break, Miss Ames visited her Dad’s garden and found some frogspawn in the pond. She brought it to school, along with an old fish tank and set it up on an investigation table. We watched closely for a few days and then the tadpoles began to hatch out from the eggs. Unfortunately, some of the… More
This week we celebrated World Book Day with the rest of the school. We were invited to dress up as a book character – our costumes were fantastic! The theme this year was ‘Share a Story’. Some children brought in their favourite story to read with a friend. We also played a game called ‘Name… More
Recently in Reception we have been reading ‘The Little Red Hen’ and as part of this we made bread. We loved the bread baking so much that when we read ‘The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza’, we had to make some pizza too! Firstly, we followed our bread recipe from last week to make… More
Last week we made bread as part of our learning about The Little Red Hen story. First, we bought the ingredients from our ‘shop’ – Next we weighed the ingredients and mixed them all together – When the dough was ready, we rolled it into balls and put it in the oven – We enjoyed the finished product… More