Category Archives: Communication and language

Talking About Year 1….

Today we talked about moving up to Year 1 and what we are going to expect. We drew pictures of what we have enjoyed about our year in Reception and what we are looking forward to in Year 1. What have you enjoyed about in Reception?

MiniBeasts Hunt….

Today, during outdoor learning, we found a red ladybird. The ladybird had 6 spots on and they were black. We watched the ladybird carefully and made sure it went back to its home. What MiniBeasts have you found today?


Can you see Goldilocks in there?

Today we looking in the trees to see if we could spot Goldilocks. We described the trees using our amazing adjectives, we described there colour and height, we found out that the trees were taller than our school! What can … Continue reading

Making a Map….

Today we have been looking at different types of maps of our local area, we even found our school on the map. We then drew a map of the journey that Goldilocks took to get to the Three Bears house. Can you locate yourself on a map?

Building Houses….

Today we were challenged to build houses just like the one from Goldilocks and the Three Bears using different equipment. Some children chose to build their house using the plastic bricks. What equipment could you build a house out of?


Making tools….

Today during our independent learning we have been constructing different types of tools to help us build or knock down houses. We have made hammer and chisels to help is with this hard work. What have you constructed today?

Telling stories….

Today we have been retelling the story of the Awomgalema Tree. We have used our amazing story maps to help us tell the story. It has been a challenge to remember all the animals in the story but with lots of practice we can tell the story really well. Can you retell a story you enjoy?


Creating stories….

Today during independent learning we have been making stories about flowers, ourselves and cars. We have been inspired to make these stories by our story this week about the Awongalema Tree. What topic would you choose to make a story … Continue reading

Days of the week…

Today we have been finding out which day each of the animals visited the Awomgalema Tree. Then, we had to sequence the days of the week starting from Monday. Do you know what day it is tomorrow?

Writing sentences….

Today we have been using our adjectives to write super sentences about different fruits from the Awomgalema Tree. These fruits included pineapples, watermelons and coconuts. What sentence would write about these fruits?