Welcome New Reception

Welcome New Reception
 Mrs Hensman, Mrs Davis and myself are really excited to meet you all in September.  For those children who attended King David School Nursery you will remember me from the Wednesday afternoons we spent together.  For our new children I'm sorry we haven't been able to invite you in before but it has been a very unusual time. We ...
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Change for Life

Change for Life
​The coronavirus has meant life has been different in many ways for all of us.  One positive thing that has come out of it is the emphasis on keeping fit and healthy even if we need to stay home.  At school we are keen to keep up the early morning  daily exercise into next year.  It wakes up our body and mind...
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Sport

Sport
Hello Children.  Not long now until we finish for the summer holidays.  This week we will be learning about sport.  There are do many great action words to write and equipment to design that I really hope you enjoy the activities.  Let's hope the weather lets us get outdoors too.  I look forward to sharing our exp...
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More Transport Activities to Enjoy at Home

More Transport Activities to Enjoy at Home
Good morning.  We hope you are all enjoying this week's theme, Transport.  At school the children have been thinking about their dream bikes and drawn a bus full of all the people who are special to them. We have also been counting to 50 and counting in 10's and 2's.  In phonics we learnt a new sound and have been practisin...
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Reception Home Learning

Reception Home Learning
​Hello ReceptionThis week's topic is Transport.  We have so many activities to enjoy and opportunities to learn about different modes of transport.  Transport is all around us so we can all see, count, sort and think about it without going far from our homes.  We are particularly looking forward to doing a traffic survey, design...
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Food Glorious Food (colouring)!

Food Glorious Food (colouring)!
Hello children and grown upsToday I want to share some ideas for getting creative around the weeks theme of food.  Monday's blog included so many great ideas for play with food.  In my house food colouring has been a huge feature in encouraging my little ones.   We made rainbow rice by soaking uncooked rice in diluted ...
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Sharing our work

Sharing our work
​Hello and thank you again to all those emailing us and sharing your good news and lovely pictures.  Bellow is another example of our talented and creative Reception children. I Just hope this rainmaker isn't too effective!   I've been in school this week with the pleasure of looking after the children of key workers.  We h...
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Reception. Where stars shine!

Reception.  Where stars shine!
​Remember we would love to hear from you and see photos of what your getting up to at home.  Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.'s what these families did.  Thank you. We love seeing your work, activities and smiling faces.
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Learning through play

Learning through play
 Hello again Reception children and grown ups.This week I am setting you a challenge. If we were in school now our role-play area would be a garden centre. The shop would have plants, seeds, garden equipment and much more for you to buy using our pretend money or cards at the till. There would be trolleys and bags to put things in and you...
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A note just for grown ups

A note just for grown ups
Dear Parents and Careers of our Reception children,  I have written before about the challenge facing us as parents while we attempt to work from home and give our children the best experience we can. Again I will say that their physical and mental needs come first. How children display their confusion or anxiety about the current situati...
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Welcome to Summer Term

Welcome to Summer Term
 Hello Reception  Did you have a lovely holiday?  We hope you are enjoying spending this time with your families and keeping healthy.  A new term is here and if we were at school today we would be introducing our new topic.                        &nb...
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We are in this together

We are in this together
After a week of working from home, home schooling my preschooler and caring for my baby, I am sharing with you all the challenge of this time.  I have concluded they following:We can only do our bestIf our children's physical and mental needs are being met we are doing great. Teaching our own children is hard work. &nb...
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week 2

week 2
Hi reception.  Well if last week was all about spring then this week is all about water.       I thought we could do some experiments? Using the washing up bowl or the bath can you find 3 things that float and 3 things that sink? Ask your adults what material they are made of.  If you want to you could m...
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Spring is here

Spring is here
Have you been out in your garden to look for signs of spring today?  Can you name 5 British spring flowers? My daughter and I have collected lots of spring flowers.  We sorted them by colour, ordered them by size and made a picnic plate for the bees.  You could write an invitation or a menu too. &nb...
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A quick note from Mrs Walker

A quick note from Mrs Walker
​To all my wonderful pupils and their supportive parents and carers.When I left school on Wednesday it was to much uncertainty.  Now the reality of not seeing you all for such a long time has set in I want to wish you all a safe, happy and fulfilling few weeks.  I hope my time as your teacher is not over and we will get the chance to enjo...
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Purim fun in Reception

Purim fun in Reception
What a wonderfully colourful and creative day we have had in Reception today.  The children look fantastic dressed up as under the sea characters.  We have made pictures, decorated our gift bags and explored books set under the sea.  
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