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Battle of the Dinosaurs

'Battle of the Dinosaurs'

This project is all about the historical and scientific world of dinosaurs. Children will learn all about how they lived, when they lived and how they behaved. Children will learn how to move like the dinosaurs and learn about the mathematical language of bigger, big, small, smaller, tall, taller, short and shorter when describing different species. They will learn about how some dinosaurs were similar and different and learn the vocabulary herbivore and carnivore. During the topic the children will have the opportunity to go on 'dino hunts' and see dinosaurs walking through our school grounds using the IPads.

Monday 2nd February - Friday 6th February

This week the Reception class had a very special dinosaur visitor who left a friendly T-Rex for them to play with. The children have been busy creating dinosaur puppets, paintings and playdough figures. We have discussed the similarities and differences of dinosaurs and they have shared their likes and dislikes with the class. The children have been counting and adding 'one more' to a set of dinosaur eggs as well as independently writing about their favourite dinosaurs. The children have loved exploring our dinosaur role play area and especially creating their very own dinosaur music!



Monday 26th Januray - Friday 30th January

This week the Reception children have enjoyed reading a variety of story books and are beginning to identify lots of key words and use the pictures as clues to find out what is happening in the story. Remember to comment in your childs home reading record and ask them whether they enjoyed the story.

Monday 19th January - Friday 23rd January

This week we have been focusing on 2D shapes. The children have played a variety of games involving shapes including shape bingo, memory games, snap and shape jigsaws. We have looked for shapes in the indoor and outdoor environment and sorted shapes into different groups. Congratulations to Jenny for being awarded 'Pupil of the Week' and Tiana for being our 'Welsh Speaker of the Week'. All the children have been given new reading books to take home, please remember to return them with their reading record by Wednesday. 

Monday 12th January - Friday 16th January

The Reception enjoyed their first experience of our whole school merit assembly. Congratulations to Jayden for being awarded Pupil of the Week and Cobie for being our Welsh Speak of the Week. This week the children have been focusing on number 6-10 they have been working on ordering the numbers as well as concentrating on using the correct formation to write them. Thank you to all the parents who have attended our 'Learning Together' workshop. For further upcoming events and useful information please access the newsletter attached to this class page. 



Monday 5th January - Friday 9th January

Welcome back to our Reception children! We have had a lovely first week of the Spring Term and have been busy revising our numbers from 1 to 5 as well as learning the three new sounds of f, b and j. We have also been learning the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears that the children have rewritten using the sounds and some of the key words that they have learnt.