Reception: Blog items

Science friday, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 23rd Mar 2018 @ 9:27pm

This morning we thought about and read the Easter story. Then we looked at the spring flowers that Mrs Hothersall had brought into class. We thought about what they needed to grow......then we put the flowers into water with a few drops of food colouring and watched in amazement as they drank up the water and changed colour. 

Bonnets 2, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 22nd Mar 2018 @ 9:29pm

Easter bonnet parade, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 22nd Mar 2018 @ 9:28pm

Take a look at the fantastic bonnets.

Music with Mrs Bolton, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 22nd Mar 2018 @ 9:26am

Take a look at some of our amazing pictures from this mornings concert. We have had a really lovely time. Thank you for coming along x

Science week- day 2, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 20th Mar 2018 @ 11:30am

Today we had a WOW moment starter we added milk, a few drops of food colouring and a magic drop of dish soap. We watched in amazement. We then talked about the first day of Spring and thought about signs of Spring. We went on a walk around school to look for any signs of Spring.

PE, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 20th Mar 2018 @ 11:25am

This half term we have been using the huge apparatus in the hall. We have learnt how to get on the rope safely. We can climb up the apparatus and make wide, long and tall shapes. We have had a go at doing a forward roll.

Science week - day 1, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 20th Mar 2018 @ 11:20am

WOW- Mrs Catterall showed us all some really amazing science activities in assembly. Then we went back to class and found out what was in our big box. We found chicks, caterpillars, ducklings, lambs, animals. We are going to find out about life cycles and new life.

Handas Suprise, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 16th Mar 2018 @ 4:58pm

We have been learning about Handas suprise. We tasted different fruit from different countries in the world. We have done lots of fun activities and we have an igloo and snowballs in our class. We have also thought about animals from the Arctic.

Happy Mothers Day, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 7th Mar 2018 @ 6:31pm

Happy Mothers Day to all the lovely ladies of Longton.

Curling - in reception, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 3rd Mar 2018 @ 9:35am

Reading with parents, grandparents and friends, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 3rd Mar 2018 @ 9:33am

World Book Day, by Mrs Brown

Date: 2nd Mar 2018 @ 7:34pm

Today we have had a good time:  

Reading Books

Making a book

Science Experiments


Writing a story


Writing Challenge, by Mrs Fletcher

Date: 2nd Mar 2018 @ 6:57pm

Thank you to all of the children and teachers for creating such a magnificent story.


Baking bread just like the little red hen, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 28th Feb 2018 @ 1:36pm

Today we made bread and then tasted bread just like the little red hen. It was delicious.

Our first week all about animals., by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 21st Feb 2018 @ 8:22pm

This half term we are learning all about animals. We have been thinking about pets this week and also baby animals. In maths we continue to count but we have been learning about money x 

Snow snow snow!, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 6th Feb 2018 @ 12:05pm

The snow has caused much excitement in the elephant class so first thing this morning we went out exploring. We have collected lots of snow, listened to Olaf sing from frozen and made our very own magical snowflakes.

Party after our production, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 2nd Feb 2018 @ 11:38am

This morning has been a time for thinking and reflecting. In PSHE we thought about our dreams and goals and imagined blasting off into space, when we returned it was 2038 and we were all 25. What would we be?

As a special treat we had some party games and we did amazing dancing, then we had a little treat, party food.



Jigsaw Afternoon Tea, by Mrs Catterall

Date: 28th Jan 2018 @ 11:51pm

Thank you to all who came to our Information Afternoon Tea, all about Jigsaw.

If you were unable to attend and wish to know more you can find the Powerpoint on the PSHE page of the website in the section 'Parent Information Page'.  There are also further documents under PSHE curriculum. 

Mrs Catterall

Number bonds to 5 , by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 26th Jan 2018 @ 6:40pm

In maths today we were learning number bonds to 5. We had a go at making a number bond hand. Each time we made a new calculation we turned a finger down to see how many fingers were curled down and how many were left up. It was tricky but great fun.

Reading with our Reception buddies, by Miss Reynolds

Date: 25th Jan 2018 @ 2:35pm

We've been reading with our buddies this afternoon! 

Reading with our year 5 buddies, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 25th Jan 2018 @ 2:24pm

Take a look at our super afternoon reading with year 5 buddies.

Whatever the weather...., by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 17th Jan 2018 @ 7:31pm

Today we have been thinking about different types of weather and then writing, painting and making our own clouds. Now that is clever🌧⛈🌦⛅️🌥

More Toy Story Adventures, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 16th Jan 2018 @ 6:57pm

In maths we are learning under, over and through....., by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 15th Jan 2018 @ 7:36pm

We had fun going through the box!

Buzz light year and space, by Mrs Hothersall

Date: 15th Jan 2018 @ 7:30pm

Last week we went into space with Buzz Light year. We all got the writing bug and wanted to write, write, write!

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