Early Years Foundation Stage Mrs Arnold & Mrs Swift: News items
Reception enjoy a visit to Santa, by Mrs Knibbs
Date: 6th Dec 2018 @ 11:20am
The children had great fun exploring Biddulph Grange and visiting Santa.
Reception enjoy a visit to the library , by Mrs Knibbs
Date: 28th Nov 2018 @ 3:00pm
The children had a great trip to the library
Children in Need, by Mrs Knibbs
Date: 16th Nov 2018 @ 1:05pm
The children all looked amazing for Children in Need. Thank you so much for all of the generous donations and amazing cakes
Lest we Forget, by Mrs Knibbs
Date: 9th Nov 2018 @ 11:16am
This week we have been remembering.
Reception investigate pumpkins, by Mrs Knibbs
Date: 25th Oct 2018 @ 3:38pm
The reception had a messy time investigating pumpkins with their senses. They described the way they smelt, felt and looked.
NSPCC Pants are Private, by Mrs Knibbs
Date: 24th Oct 2018 @ 11:22am
The children from reception and KS1 all participated in the NSPCC's Pants are Private assembly.
Reception Big Cook Little Cook, by Mrs Knibbs
Date: 19th Oct 2018 @ 2:47pm
Master chef and The Great British Bake Off watch out for the reception children. The children collected apples from our school orchard; they peeled and chopped them. Added them to a pan with suger and water and stewed them. They mixed the ingrediants together to create the crumble and added them together to bake in the oven. It certainly passed their taste test.
Reception learn all about Autumn, by Mrs Knibbs
Date: 9th Oct 2018 @ 11:14am
What a busy time we are having here in our reception classes. We have incorporated everything Autumn in to our learning. Including Autumn walks; leafy maths; conker counting; autumnal art and sticky letters.
Reception have a visit from Congleton Fire Department, by Mrs Knibbs
Date: 28th Sep 2018 @ 2:03pm
What a treat and educational visit from Congleton Fire Department. The children learnt all about the special suits that they have to wear to protect them from fire; all about the equipment that is used; the fire engine itself; what other 'jobs' they have to attend to.
Cook and Line from Cbeebies come to visit, by Mrs Knibbs
Date: 27th Jun 2018 @ 2:47pm
The children really enjoyed a special visit from Cook and Line. They read some fabulous stories and had all of the children laughing.
Reception class hold their own Royal wedding, by Mrs Knibbs
Date: 18th May 2018 @ 3:14pm
The bride and all her bridesmaids looked beautiful; the Groom; Bestman and pageboy all looked handsome. The congregation were all excited and the family were all emotional. The wedding took place in the royal reception playground. The bride wore vintage and the rings were designed by Harribo
Boules in the sunshine!, by Mrs Webb
Date: 19th Apr 2018 @ 10:16pm
Mrs Marlow’s class enjoyed their first French lesson after Easter playing “boules” outside in the sunshine today. They really got to grips with the aims of the game and showed great skill in getting their boule as close to the cochonnet or jack.
Easter baskets, by Mrs Webb
Date: 19th Apr 2018 @ 10:46pm
Reception created some fantastic Easter baskets in French and filled them with tissue paper and a chocolate egg ready to take home.
Reception learn the animals in French , by Mrs Webb
Date: 18th Jan 2018 @ 9:15pm
Mrs Marlow’s class enjoyed learning some animal words in French today. They had their first game of “heads down, thumbs up” and did really well! The children listened very carefully to the intsructions and no one peeked! The also managed to remember the French words!
Reception enjoy meeting some new friends in French!, by Mrs Webb
Date: 22nd Nov 2017 @ 3:56pm
Reception pupils were introduced to 2 new friends in French and practised saying “bonjour” and “au revoir” to them. They also sang some songs and really enjoyed doing all the actions.
Handwriting and spelling evening, by Mrs Knibbs
Date: 3rd Nov 2017 @ 9:07am
The recent handwriting and spelling evening received a good turn out. For anyone who missed it, please find attached a copy of the presentation.
Reception enjoy an Autumn rhyme in French, by Mrs Webb
Date: 16th Oct 2017 @ 9:38pm
Reception loved learning a new rhyme in French which included real conkers! They all participated really well and had great fun!
Busy day in Reception, by Mrs Knibbs
Date: 5th Oct 2017 @ 11:58am
The children in reception have been learning all about the people who help them. Today they received visits from a nurse, the police and the fire department. What a fun time they had!
Who stole Mrs Fox's Lunch, by Mrs Knibbs
Date: 4th Oct 2017 @ 10:22am
The children have been searching the whole of the school grounds for someone/something who has potentially stolen Mrs Fox's lunch. They have discovered clues along the way. Will the correct culprit end up in the class jail? Will Mrs Fox get to eat today? (I'm sure she will as so many of the children kindly offered to share their lunch with her)
Rain doesn't stop play in Reception, by Mrs Knibbs
Date: 12th May 2017 @ 10:52am
Northmeadow Development limted have sponsored puddle suits for the whole of our reception children so they can continue to learn and play outside during the typical British summer weather. Thank you, we really appreciate them!
Date: 30th Mar 2017 @ 12:17pm
Our reception children had a fun time learning all about oral hygiene.
Spring Chickens, by Mrs Knibbs
Date: 16th Mar 2017 @ 2:16pm
The Reception children have been very patient, watching and waiting for the chicks to hatch. They are so cute!
The Evil Pea Visits Reception, by Mrs Knibbs
Date: 8th Mar 2017 @ 11:26am
Reception have been tormented by the Evil Pea throughout the week, he has been up to all sorts of mischief.
He has doubled, He has written a letter to the children informing them that he is holding poor Mr Sprout hostage and he has frozen him. The childrens challenge was to discuss how to free him.
The heros of the reception class managed to capture the Evil pea by trapping him in jelly.
Christmas French, by Miss Young
Date: 13th Dec 2016 @ 4:01pm
Today the reception children have learnt all about how Christmas is celebrated in France. They have learnt about what happens on Christmas Eve and that the children might leave their shoes by the fireplace for 'Père Noël' to fill with presents and sweeties. We have tasted pain au chocolat and have made a special Christmas box and brought home a croissant to try a little bit of French food.
Reception Graduation Day , by Mrs Grice
Date: 19th Jul 2016 @ 11:26am
Yesterday our fabulous reception children graduated after a very successful year. They did extremely well, some said what they liked about their time in reception, they all received their graduation scrolls and threw their hats in the air. It was then finished with the children singing a song with actions. The parents and teachers were very proud.