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Wrens 2017-18

06/07/18 - Our Reception Fun Day!


We has the most wonderful time enjoying the visit from Wellgate farm, our 'beach' experience and having the opportunity to play a range of games on the field. We met a range of different animals and found out about how to care for them. We also had the chance to feed the goats (who were constantly hungry!) and to hold the chickens, guinea pigs and rabbits! We had the perfect summers day for our beach experience, having the opportunity to cool down in the paddling pool was just great! After games on the field and a lovely picnic lunch we topped off the day with some delicious ice cream! Here are just some of the many photos of the day.

21/06/18 - Reception Sports Day


Thank you to everyone who came along to support us and to participate in our Reception sports day. We all had a great time attempting all the different races and events and it was lovely to see how well we all worked together in our teams! Thank you especially to the brave adults who took part in the races, the children absolutely loved seeing their special visitors getting involved.

14/06/18 - Mini beast storytelling with Julie


Our topic this half term is Mini beasts and we had so much fun creating a mini beast story with Julie from the Freshwater Theatre company. We searched for mini beasts on a hill, in a garden, at the beach and in a cave and we found out lots of new information about mini beasts! We even made a wonderful mini beast garden for Mrs Lewis! Over the next week we will be recalling the story we created and writing a recount of what we did in class, along with creating our own mini beast stories.


21/05/18 - We have been learning about healthy eating in the Wrens


We really enjoyed our session with Sharon Adkins and the juice bike! We learnt lots about healthy eating and making healthy choices in our diet. Sharon showed us how much sugar is in some of the food we eat every day such as yoghurts and we were shocked! Miss Keeley had to pedal really quickly on the juice bike which helps to mix and create smoothies with lots of lovely fresh fruit. We then had the opportunity to taste the smoothie and we all agreed it tasted delicious!


14/05/18 - Back in the Wrens (briefly!)


The Wrens were delighted to be back in our classroom if only briefly!! We will be using the Family Centre for a few days whilst our classroom is having an exciting refurbishment and the Wrens will be redesigned in line with the other two Reception classes. We are looking forward to being back in there very soon!

23/03/18 - Our Sports Relief challenge


The Wrens have managed to run an amazing 6 miles over this week during our Sports Relief challenge! We have all really enjoyed building up our fitness and we look forward to continuing to run the daily mile each day!

13/03/18 - The Wrens had fun at the Family Centre!

The Wrens had the exciting opportunity to use the Family Centre and to use the range of resources available there. We enjoyed working on our social and language skills and developing our creativity and imaginations in collaboration with our friends.


13/03/18 - Our games and PE session with Shona Barrett

The Wrens thoroughly enjoyed our session in the hall with Shona. We explored moving and travelling in different ways and we were able to practise our throwing and catching skills.  In addition we played a variety of fun games using a range of different equipment.

23/02/18 - Chinese New Year Celebrations


In the Wrens this week we have really enjoyed learning about Chinese New Year and participating in many different activities and experiences to celebrate this special festival. We have created a Chinese dragon dance with Darren, cooked some delicious Chinese spring rolls, made some of our own dragons and cards to name just a few!



The Wrens have continued to enjoy our focus on the book Supertato and this week we have been exploring different activities linked to the villain in the book, the Evil Pea! We have all made pea soup and had the opportunity to taste it! We were able to try and help the other peas escape in a problem solving activity where they were stuck in the jelly. In addition we have been creating 'Wanted' posters and writing about the Evil Pea and his many evil deeds!


In Maths we have continued to develop our understanding of addition and we have explored this practically with the multi link.  

26/01/18  - Maths in the Wrens


In the Wrens this week we have continued to explore practical addition and we have started to learn about how to record sums. We have also been exploring weight, using key vocabulary such as heavy and light and through using the balancing scales.


19/01/18 - The Wrens are Superheroes!


Our topic in Reception this term is Superheroes. This week we have been focusing on the story Supertato. We have been adding sets of potatoes in Maths, writing about Superveggies in English, making Superhero accessories, helping free the frozen vegetables from the evil pea in the story and even becoming superheroes ourselves!

13/10/17 - Our Diwali dance workshop with Darren


The Wrens really enjoyed exploring movement to music and performing an Indian style dance as part of our Diwali celebrations.

13/10/17 - Maths

This week we having been exploring capacity and learning about more and less. We have been predicting which containers would hold more or less and have continued to work on understanding quantities.


Our first week in the Wrens.


Please have a read through the document below which gives some helpful reminders for the children's first days at school.