Sharing your work!

Sharing your work!
Good Morning and welcome to Reception's Friday blog.Before we share some of this week's work we just wanted to remind you that next week will be half term and Monday 1st -Tuesday 2nd June will be extra INSET days, allowing the school to implement policies to make the return of N, R, Y1 and Y6 as safe as possible. The next Reception Blog will be on ...
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Wednesday Blog - Reception!

Wednesday Blog - Reception!
When I think of Under the Sea, I think of the story of the rainbow fish. You can listen to the story being read here:  the rainbowfish youtube - Bing video The Rainbow Fish. https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=the+rainbowfish+youtube&docid=608030999340124293&mid=1EC06B42D2EF4741A54B1EC06B42D2EF4741A54B&view=detail&FORM=VIRE &n...
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Under the Sea!

Under the Sea!
 Here are your weekly tasks, inspired by 'The Snail and the Whale' by Julia Donaldson. Can you write down any rhyming words you hear as you listen to the story? As always, please email us pictures of your work, messages or just say hello at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. look out for any updates regarding school opening on the blog...
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Flower Fun!

Flower Fun!
Aydeen has created flower ice-cubes. Here are the instructions he wrote so you can have a go too if you like. If you can't find flowers what else could you use? Leaves.. grass.. toys?  Yasmine has been working hard to find the medial (middle) sound in these words.   We have loved seeing your work. Please keep sending it to us at reception...
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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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Weekly Reception Tasks - Food

Weekly Reception Tasks - Food
Good Morning,This week we are looking at the topic of food. This is a really relevant topic right now for many reasons. At this time, we have a new appreciation of food. Lots of us have been donating food to local food banks while we think about those less fortunate than ourselves. Also, it links really nicely to our topic of 'It's our world',...
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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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Wednesday Post

Wednesday Post
Good Morning, We hope you are all well and have enjoyed the activities this week. I wanted to share a lovely idea - where one of our pupils has been keeping her work and pictures in a book. We are sure this is going to be a lovely memory to look back at in future as well as keeping all the work together. Here I will add some addition...
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Working From Home

Working From Home
Good morning children and parents, By now you should have received a call from one of the teachers at school. It was so lovely to hear your voices and see how you are getting on. We are all missing you so much and really enjoyed our chat. In 2 weeks we will call again, but please remember we are available via the email address - reception@kingdavid...
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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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Being Active

Being Active
Mr McDermott, from Bishop Challoner, has kindly shared with me his website with some useful ideas and games for keeping active during this difficult time. The link to the website is:  https://www.yourschoolgames.com/sgo/bishop-challoner/  My children and I are going to try 'Socks in a box' and 'catching games' thi...
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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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Fun water experiment

Fun water experiment
Here is a fun experiment to explore light and water. Remember to ask an adult to help you.  You will need: a pen, a piece of paper, a glass and a jug of water.  Draw an arrow on the paper.  Now hold the arrow behind the empty glass.   Finally, fill the glass with water. What happens to the direction of the arrow? Can you ex...
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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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Hello Reception!

Hello Reception!
​We hope you are well and safe and enjoying some lovely family time. I have seen some rainbows popping up in windows near me - the idea being that children create beautiful pictures and put them in the window to bring some cheer to passers by. Why not go for a walk and see how many rainbows you can spot?As Mrs Walker said, we are lucky to have some...
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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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Continuing Ruth Miskin Phonics 

As schools are closed from Friday 20th March until further notice, we, as teachers, will still try to teach your children remotely. Ms Holland found this link.  RWI Phonics lessons at home from Monday 23rd MarchRuth Miskin is scheduling free Read Write Inc. Phonics lessons on Facebook and YouTube for children to watch at home; these ...
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