Mr Wallace and Miss Lishman

Welcome to Reception. The teachers in our class are Mr Wallace and Miss Lishman.

Our topic this half term is called “Did Dragon’s exist?” We have been finding out if dragons were real, and discovering all about Knights, Kings, Queens and Castles.

We are currently working on our Nativity play called Robin’s So Excited.

Class Info-Reception



Autumn Walk

The sun was bright and perfect for an Autumn walk. We went to the park to look for leaves, berries, twigs and conkers. We had a wonderful adventure and found lots to fill our bags with!      ... read more


We have been learning about  2d shapes. Our task was to find as many different shapes as we could and name them. We were brilliant at describing the properties of them. We have also been making pictures using shapes.  ... read more

Forest School

           This week we have been to forest school . The children enjoyed making dens and finding natural objects from around the garden. We have also made a class display of all the things we found.    ... read more

Receptions trip to the farm

This afternoon Reception went to a fantastic place called Ouseburn Farm. we got to plant some peas, feed some animals and even stroke some rabbits! It was great, we loved chasing the sheep... read more

World book day

Today is worked book day, the whole school took part in dressing up as there favourite character out of a book of their choice. Reception class even had a fashion show to shown off there amazing costumes. check it out! Everyone looks... read more

Book week in Reception

Today, we had some very special guests who came in to see the whole school!  They were from seven stories. We talked about book, characters and said lots of funny words. They even read us a story and played games with us. Its world book day tomorrow, which means we all get dressed up As our favourite character from a book. Lots of pictures will be uploaded tomorrow... read more

Celebrating Chinese new year

On Friday, Reception and every other class were very lucky to taste and cook some healthy Chinese food to celebrate the Chinese new year. We had a special visitor who came in and cooked for everyone. We all got to taste it too, it was so... read more
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