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Oaks & Elms (Reception)

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Sports Day June 2019 - Elms

Sports Day June 2019 - Oaks

Good to be green treat

Creating and making

Cooking up a storm!

Fit and well

Teachers: Mrs Cragg & Mrs Sowden, Mrs Vile & Mrs Horn

Teaching Assistants: Miss Jewels, Mrs Lear, Mrs Saunders, Mrs Smith, Mrs Stokes


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Comic Relief

March sunshine

World Book Day.

Today we all brought in our favourite books from home to share with our friends.

Shrove Tuesday

We learnt all about Shrove Tuesday today. We made and tasted pancakes, and in the afternoon we enjoyed a pancake flipping race with the year 6 children.

Early spring sunshine!

We loved the first week of warm sunshine in March and especially our independent learning outside!

A snow day!

We're going on a bear hunt!

February - all about the Bear Hunt!

Singing and dancing!

Here we are practising clapping in time with the music and singing 'Dingle Dangle Scarecrow!'

January days!

Spring 2019


So this term we’re seeing exciting progress in our learning! We are beginning to be able to use our digraph knowledge in our writing, and to spot them in our reading. Our writing table is all full and we are getting through paper very fast! We are learning to write calculations, and have learnt all about the special signs we use in them.

We’ve especially loved the Bear Hunt story, making music and lots of craft activities too.

We’re embracing the cold weather and learning to put on coats, gloves and scarves by ourselves.

Our topics after half term will be ‘Fit and Well’ and ‘Goldilocks’ and we are looking forward to learning her story and doing some fabulous writing!

Our last week will focus on the Easter story culminating with our visit to church to celebrate as a school.

Christmas Concert 2018

We loved learning our Christmas songs and performing them to our grown-ups.

We knew all the words and every action! Happy Christmas and what a great end to our first term in school.

Cinderella's Ball


We enjoyed the bonfire and sparklers in the woods. We have been reading Firework poems.

Church visit.

We visited our school church - St Michael's. Father Robin met us and showed us things we could see, touch, hear and smell. We really enjoyed exploring the church.

Welly Wednesday!

We all went down to the woodland area to kick leaves and collect words to help us write about Autumn. It was a beautiful day for a walk!

We love cooking!

Tasting vegetables!

We have been reading 'Oliver's Vegetables' so we decided that we would all taste some different vegetables like Oliver did. Kate the cook brought lots of vegetables for us to taste, we arranged them on a wrap, and then we ate them! Yum!

We made bread rolls!

September Days!

We've been learning about the Little Red Hen and how she planted the seed, grew some wheat and took it to the miller before she made bread from the flour. Our cook Kate came to help us make bread rolls - they were delicious!
Here we are getting used to our new school - making new friends and learning about our new place.

Wow! What a great start to the year!

We’ve already made such amazing progress, thanks so much to all the parents and carers for all their help and support.

Our new classes have made new friends, learnt lots about what goes on in school and settled in to our classroom space with joy and growing confidence.

Our theme is respect and we’ve talked about being polite and kind to each other, as well as looking after school property and trying to keep everything neat, tidy and in working order!

Now it’s time to learn all about letters and their sounds so that we can begin to read and write.


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School Motto

‘Enriching Lives Every Day’

Mission Statement

For in Him you have been enriched in every way, with all kinds of speech and with all knowledge. – 1 Corinthians 1-5 is the basis of our Christian Values of: Excellence; Nurture; Respect; Integrity; Compassion; Hope (ENRICH)

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