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reception@ourlady-pri.liverpool.sch.uk

September 2020 - July 2021

Summer term has seen Reception make excellent progress during our balance ability bike riding! By the end of the course we have over 1/3 of the class riding pedal bikes with no stabilisers! Excellent work!!

Its always a favourite topic to learn about and hunt for mini beasts!

Using Charanga to enhance our music skills! Experiencing electric guitars, acoustic guitars and trombones!

Spring has Sprung in Reception!

EASTER Bonnets and Eggs!

September 2019 - July 2020

‪Reception enjoyed celebrating World Maths Day on Wednesday. We completed different activities to practise lots of different skills such as adding money, doubling and halfing objects. #worldmathsday ‬

100% attenders this week ⭐️ WELL DONE!

Miss Cusack had lots of fun this afternoon sharing one of her favourite stories with some Reception, Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3 children 📚 We read The Gruffalo altogether, designed our own creatures and ate a Gruffalo picnic 📚✨ #LWQM #JuliaDonaldson

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Reception loved completing a book scavenger hunt this morning. We explored lots of different books to find similar features and characters. #LWQM

Whole school World Book Day celebration

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Reception enjoyed the World Book Day parade 😊

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RECEPTION 📚

Look how amazing Reception look for World Book Day! How amazing does everyone look. Such a great effort has been made. Well done everyone and a big thank you to all parents ✨📚

‪Well done to Reception's writer of the week ⭐️ She has been trying really hard to form her letters correctly 👍🏽‬

100% attenders in Reception this week ⭐️ Good job everyone

Reception's writer of the week ⭐️✨ Well done on your instructions on how to catch The Big Bad Wolf 📝 #LWQM

⭐️ Fun fact... Did you know a tangerine will float in water? But if you remove its skin it will sink⭐️ Reception have been investigating materials that float and sink, while reasoning our answers. We explored how an objects length and weight effects whether it floats.

Reception have had an enjoyable morning baking, flipping and decorating pancakes ⭐️👍🏽 We observed closely and weighed out all our ingredients. We enjoyed watching the batter change colour and the chocolate melt. Happy Pancake Day ✨🍽

Pancake flipping and play dough fun in Reception 😊

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Reception have been investigating activities that are better done together and how we feel when we join together as a community, as part of our Come and See topic. We got together to make a Reception band, we played together in harmony 🎼⭐️ Just listen to our fantastic music👍🏽

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‪Huge thank you to Paul from the Children's Centre. Reception loved their story session this afternoon. We read and re-enacted The Three Little Bears. Then we had different activities to complete with our parents. Thank you to all parents who could attend ⭐️ #LWQM‬

Reception have had an amazing time today! We have had the rock pool experience in school... we have learnt about different sea creatures and learnt all about the dangers of pollution/rubbish in the oceans. We loved every minute, especially handling the creatures 😊👍🏽

Reception enjoyed another session of Cosmic Yoga today. Today we did nursery rhyme yoga. It was great fun and got to sing along #mindfulness #BeYourBrave

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Old McDonald had a farm yoga 👍🏼

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Old McDonald had a farm yoga 👍🏼

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Are shapes everywhere? Reception have been investigating shapes around our school and grounds. We enjoyed our hunt and we could identify and talk about the properties of different shapes. We have discovered that shapes are all around us 👍🏽

Well done to Reception's 100% attendees this week ⭐️

‪⭐️ Reception's writer of the week ⭐️ This boy independently wrote a shopping list of food for our class party. Well done 👍🏽‬

100% attenders this week ⭐️

‪Reception have enjoyed our community topic for Come and See. We have been very lucky to gain a new member in our class, so we decided we would throw a 'welcome to our community party'. We made invitations and wrote shopping lists. We loved the party 🧡⭐️ #LWQM #writingforapurpose‬

‪Reception have had a fun time this morning exploring 2d shapes and constructing different patterns 📝😊‬

‪As part of this months healthy lifestyle Igniting Writing topic, Reception have wrote McDonalds a list of healthy foods to incorporate into their menu. We enjoyed learning about the benefits of eating healthy foods and how too much sugar and salt is bad for us📝#LWQM @McDonalds‬

‪Well done to Reception's 100% attendees this week ⭐️✨‬

This afternoon, Reception have role played the Bible story Simeon and Anna ⭐️

‪Reception have been working hard today to complete different writing challenges. We have been applying our phonetic knowledge to complete the missing letters from words and label different things around the room ⭐️‬

‪25 children in Reception with 100% attendance this week ⭐️ Well Done👍🏽‬

‪Well done to Reception's writer of the week ⭐️ He wrote an excellent new year promise and he really tried hard to form all his letters correctly!‬

Reception have been experimenting with 2beat on PurpleMash. We have been using different instruments and sounds to create our own music 🎼

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Reception have been experimenting with 2beat on PurpleMash. We have been using different instruments and sounds to create our own music 🎼

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Reception have been experimenting with 2beat on PurpleMash. We have been using different instruments and sounds to create our own music 🎼

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Reception have been experimenting with 2beat on PurpleMash. We have been using different instruments and sounds to create our own music 🎼

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Reception used the clues provided to immerse themselves into our next Read to Write book. We followed the clues and used the props to reveal our next story: Little Red. We answered key questions and created our own responses. We are so excited for tomorrow's lesson #LWQM

‪Reception's special visitor 🎅🏽‬

Reception, Year One, Year Two and Year Three Christmas disco 🕺🏽💃🏽

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Reception have had a fun filled day✨🎅🏽 We had a special visit today from Father Christmas!! We had not chocolate, whipped cream and marshmallows in our Christmas cups we have designed #mostfestivetimeoftheyear

Big thank you to everybody for their kindness and beautiful gifts 😊⭐️

‪Lots of festive fun in Reception today 🎅🏽⭐️ Christmas dinner, Christmas jumpers and selfies✨‬

Reception have enjoyed baking gingerbread biscuits today ready to decorate Monday for our Christmas Bazaar 🎅🏽✨ We worked as a team to measure out all the ingredients and knead the dough. Come and buy some Monday afternoon 😄

‪Reception's 100% attenders this week ⭐️ Well done😄‬

Miss Cusack & Mrs I'Anson would like to say a huge well done to all of the Reception children for two amazing performances this week. We have all worked hard to make our Nursery Rhyme Nativity the best ⭐️

Reception have been so excited all day 🎅🏽⭐️ We have been trying to solve the mystery of the presents in our courtyard. We have been writing down our thoughts of what happened.... We hope he remembers to come back on Christmas Eve📝 #LWQM #excitingwriting

‪Well done to Reception's writer of the week ⭐️ He wrote a fantastic letter to Father Christmas‬

‪As part of our postcards of kindness scheme and class work on Remembrance Day, Reception sent letters to our assigned care home. We have had a reply from inspirational people who the children will learn lots from. We can't wait to write back this week✨#LWQM #KindnessMatters ‬

‪This week Reception have been learning all about Advent and the different meanings behind the Advent wreath colours. We have also enjoyed retelling, ordering and role playing The Christmas Story ⭐️‬

‪Children in Reception with 100% attendance this week ⭐️ Well done👍🏽‬

Elfie the Elf made another appeareance this morning in Reception ⭐️ To encourage name writing📝 #writingforapurpose #LWQM

‪May we introduce you to.... Elfie ⭐️✨‬ ‪Reception's elf and elf-mail has arrived and is ready for the children. Countdown to Christmas is on🎅🏽‬

‪Reception's letters to Father Christmas are all ready to post 😄✨ We have worked very hard writing our special letters and we are so excited 📝‬

‪23 children this week in Reception with 100% attendance ⭐️ Well done 👍🏽‬

‪This afternoon, some Reception children worked together to build a fire to help keep everyone keep warm while outside 🔥🍂‬

‪Last week Reception enjoyed learning all about Hinduism. We read Rama, Sita and Hanuman and role played different parts of the story. We looked into Hindu traditions; we designed Mehndi and Rangoli patterns. We then learnt all about Diwali.‬

Reception had a great PE lesson this morning😄 We worked hard on balancing with a partner and on different apparatus

Amazing news ⭐️ 25 out of 27 children in Reception with 100% attendance this week ✨ Well done👍🏽

Reception's writer of week ✨ He wrote a lovely letter to a WW2 veteran

Reception have been working hard in our phonics sessions 📝✨

Reception have been writing letters to war veterans. We wanted to thank them for all their hard work and tell them how brave they are - we thought they are 'real life' superheroes. We are going to send our letters and some of our art work to a care home in Essex 😊⭐️ #LWQM

Well done ⭐️ 21 children in Reception with 100% attendance this week ⭐️

Congratulations to Reception's writer of the week, she wrote her own name today for the first time independently ✨

⭐️ Reception enjoyed our science workshop this afternoon and working alongside family members ⭐️ We learnt lots of new things and got to practise lots of different skills. Miss Cusack and Mrs I'Anson would like to thank everybody involved 😄

Reception have learnt about being safe around bonfires and fireworks this afternoon. We also created amazing firework art 💥🔥 Everybody have an enjoyable and safe night 👍🏽

Miss Cusack is extremely proud of Reception's story mountains. We designed our own character, treasure and problem to create our own story 👍🏽⭐️ We have spent the morning retelling our stories to our friends.

Reception loved their singing lesson this morning. We sang lots of different songs 😊 Singing and dancing makes us feel very happy 👍🏽

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We have collect Autumn objects and used them to create Leaf man ✨

Look at Reception's writer of the week 📝✨ Her work about Leaf man is displayed up on the igniting writing wall ⭐️

‪Reception have enjoyed reading Leaf man this morning. We used our imaginations to think about where the wind could have blew him. We had such amazing ideas - Look at our writing, Miss Cusack is very proud📝✨ #LWQM ‬

We had great fun today exploring numbers in our outdoor area. We collected all the hidden numbers, put them in the correct order and used chalks to have a go at forming the numbers 👍🏽 Great work everyone⭐️

Reception's Harvest Celebration poster promoting recycling ready to send to Church. We have thought about small things we can start to do to help our Earth 🤲🏽🌎

Reception were so well behaved during mass. We listened carefully to Father Stephen tell us The Creation Story and sang some lovely songs. Well done 👍🏽✨

We have wrote and decorated their own class prayer 🙏🏽✨

Our Read to Write book is all about finding treasure. Today we held our own treasure hunt. Here are some photographs of our chosen treasures and our reasons as to why we think they are special✨

Numbers in the sand 👍🏽

We donated money to our schools coffee morning to help raise money for MacMillan. We LOVED our chocolate cakes 😄🧁🍰

Reception have been practicing their number formation and ordering. Look at the concentration - amazing work everybody! 📝✨

Reception have made a class promises today to help make sure our classroom is a safe and happy place for all 😊👍🏽

What a fantastic first week we have had in Reception, filled with fun and laughter. Miss Cusack and Mrs I'Anson can't wait to have everybody all together on Monday 👍🏽😊

First day in Reception - lots of happy faces 😊⭐️

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