Reception News, Spring 2, Week 5

What a busy and full week we have had in Reception!

During project learning, the children have been learning about how plants grow and change over time. Children have completed some beautiful examples of observational drawings of plants! In the block area, children have been finding out all about stained glass windows as a key part of Gothic style architecture.

We have also had lots of Easter time fun with our Spring Stay and Learn and the Easter craft competition held by the PTA. Thank you so much for your support and coming to join us for the Spring Stay and Learn!


Our ‘favourite five’ book for our first week back will be ‘Were Going on a Lion Hunt’ by David Axtell.

Vocabulary linked to focus story:

  • over
  • under
  • through
  • around
  • behind

Our song of the week for next week will be ‘Kuckaburra Sits in the Old Gum Tree’

Reception Project-

This week, Nursery will be exploring Easter, thinking about why and how it is celebrated.

Reception Project Vocabulary:

  • Seasons
  • Weather
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Country
  • Earth
  • World

Please share the key vocabulary to support your child’s learning.

Key Dates- Take a look at what’s coming up…

  • Phonics Stay & Learn– Week Beginning 24.4.2023
  • Mathematics Stay & Learn- HA Class 15.5.2023
  • Mathematics Stay & Learn–  SR Class 16.5.2023
  • Fathers Day Lunch– Week Beginning 12.6.2023
  • Zoo Trip– Week Beginning 26.6.2023
  • EYFS Sports Day 14.7.2023