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We celebrated Rangwali Holi. This is when the famous colourful powders are thrown to celebrate the start of Spring.

We are watched Duck eggs hatch in an incubator at school. The children wrote about their observations, including the ducks swimming.

A visit to the local library.

World Book Day. We loved sharing our stories with friends.

We celebrated pancake day making and eating our own delicious pancakes. Mrs Thomas told the story of the run away pancake. We also watched newshound. Children at another primary school took part in pancake races!

We enjoyed a snuggle and read event on the last day of term, parents and relatives came in to share a story and indulge in a hot chocolate and a biscuit. We were really lucky to have Fulwood Library there too to provide information about the services they have on offer for our parents and children.

Exploring the school grounds on a foggy morning introducing new vocabulary such as ‘morning dew’.

A Visit to Meadowfield Nursing Home To Sing Christmas Carols.

We brought our pirate adventures to life, singing with a real pirate for the day!

Bottom Of The Deep Blue Sea

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Row Row Row Your Boat.

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A Sailor Went To Sea Sea Sea

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Brockoles Nature Reserve

Posting letters independently written to Santa at Brockoles

Mrs Malcom came into Reception to show them different types of chemical reactions. Firstly Mrs Thomas mixed mints and coke. Mrs Malcom mixed milk, food colouring and washing up liquid together. This made a burst of colour across the plate. Then we made a lava lamp with oil, food colouring and aspirin. We watched the gas move up and the oil swirl around the cointainer we were amazed by what we saw.

Through embracing family customs and routines in our 'Birthday' topic we have engaged with mark making number recognition and addition, creative endeavours, discussions and conversations and a PARTY!

On our Autumn walk we looked closely at similarities, differences, patterns and change.

Mrs Layland is a health visitor, she weighs babies, measures them, looks after pregnant mummies and teaches them the importance of breast milk. We talked about looking after babies and what we enjoy to drink. We measured our heads and weighed ourselves talking about being healthy. This visit taught us about a job we didn’t yet know about, broadening our horizons.