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



The Dentist

As part of our topic about healthy eating , we have also been looking at how we can look after our teeth. The dentist came to visit us  and told us how we can look after our teeth and which foods are good and which foods are not. Did you know you should brush your teeth for two minutes  twice a day.... read more

Fun with sounds !

    We have had lots of fun being musicians. We have learnt how to keep a beat, play fast, play slow, quiet and loud. We even found music outside!! I bet we could find tins to play with at home.... read more

Glitter and sparkles !

As a lead up to the 5th November,we have been using lots and lots of glitter ! We have wrote letter sounds, numbers and words in every shade of glitter possible. Take a look at some of our fantastic firework pictures... read more

Our amazing fish tank!

Today during lunchtime, the children from Reception class and Year 1 decided to make a fish tank out of Lego bricks and waffles! The waffles made up the barrier of the tank and the Lego bricks were turned into fish food! The children added fish at the end and were so keen to show me their amazing piece of Art! What colour fish can you... read more

Natural Paints

The children have enjoyed drawing with natural colours .They have used grass, flowers , mud and conkers to make their pictures.  ... read more

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
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