F2T

Welcome to our blog! Here you will find all the exciting learning we have been up to recently. We hope you enjoy looking through our learning and seeing us take on new challenges as we develop through Reception.

 

PE with Coach Clayton

Today in PE we were developing our fine and gross motor skills. We had a carousel of activities to complete including throwing bean bags at the center of the target, bouncing and catching balls and moving across ladders. Everyone worked incredibly hard and had loads of fun!

World book day

Today is word book day and we have come to school dressed as our favourite character from our favourite story. We had lots of fun completing a range of activities all linked to our favourite books and reading.

Stay and Learn

It was lovely to see so many parents at our Stay and Learn session. Don’t worry if you couldn’t make it we have another one planned next term.

PE

Our second session with Coach Clayton was just as exciting as the first. We used the circuit to build on the skills we learnt last week.

Firefighter Visit

This week Firefighter Alex came to tell us all about his job. We learnt that when the fire engine goes out it takes six firefighters and that the firefighters don’t rescue cats now because they can climb down when they are hungry! Alex let us try his uniform on but it was very heavy.

Coach Clayton

We were very excited to start our PE sessions with Coach Clayton. We were all organised into teams and worked our way around the circuit. We can’t wait for next weeks session.

People Who Help Us

This half term we are looking at People Who Help Us. Look at our fantastic topic launch day costumes.

Christmas Dinner

Everyone enjoyed going into the hall today for our Christmas dinner. We all sat down and waited for the teachers to serve us.

Christmas Jumper Day

We all looked fantastic today in our Christmas jumpers. We were raising funds for Save the Children.

Frosty Forest Friday

Today when we went to the forest we were surprised by the colour of the grass. We had fun finding leaves covered in frost and thinking of different ways to melt the frost.

 

Wriggly Nativity

This week we performed our nativity to our friends in school and our adults. Everyone was really proud of how well we remembered our lines, how we moved on the stage and our fantastic singing.

Aladdin

We were all very excited to go to Bradford to go and see Aladdin.

 

Sharing

This week we have been working on sharing items. We started with sharing the oranges between the teddies. It got tricky when we took a teddy away and we had to work out how to share fairly.

 

 

Forest School

Today in Forest school we were very lucky to receive some gifts from Leeds in bloom. We had lots of bulbs and trees to plant. We worked together as a team to plant the bulbs and trees. It was hard work but good fun!

Mindfulness  Day

We had lots of fun in the hall talking about our feeling with our friends. We also got to play lots of games with the parachute. We chose good friends to take part in a special parachute game.

We had a Yoga lesson on Mindfulness day which was great fun. We followed the story of squish the fish and completed lots of Yoga moves. F2T were excellent at Yoga and are very keen to do some more!

 

Wear Red Day

To join in with the whole school topic launch day we came to school dressed in red. We were thinking about why people wear poppies.

Forest School

Today in the forest school we lead our own learning and chose to make leaf necklaces and Mud monsters. We hope you don’t get too scared by them!

 

Pumpkin Carving

Today we were developing our fine motor skills through pumpkin carving. We worked together to cut open our pumpkins, scoop out the insides and put our scary designs onto the pumpkins.  We had a competition to see which design would go onto the pumpkins and 5 designs were chosen.

After we scooped out the insides of the pumpkins we discovered that squirrels and birds like to eat pumpkin so we left the pumpkin in the forest for for the squirrels and birds to eat.

 

Harvest Festival

Today we had our harvest assembly at Church. We very sensibly walked to church and had a look at our local environment on the way. When we got there it was very exciting as we got to sing the special songs we had been learning to the parents. A few of the children in Reception were very brave and even read out the titles to poems in front of the whole church!

 

Baking

We had great fun today making hedgehog bread rolls. We mixed up the bread mix and were very excited when we went back and saw how much it had grown. we then rolled it out and used the scissors to cut the spikes. Mrs Pearson cooked it for us and we all had lovely warm bread to eat at home time.

Forest Friday

Today our challenge was to find sticks the same size as ours arms. Look how well we did!

Stay and Learn

We were very excited to share our learning with our parents this morning. It was really nice to see so many parents. Don’t worry if you couldn’t make today’s session we have one each half term.

Forest Friday

Each week we will be heading down to the forest to explore the changing environment. This is a few of the things we did on our first week,

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