Minibeast bugs and snails

This week in reception we have been learning about snails. We enjoyed looking at some non-fiction books that told us lots of facts about snails. We then used our knowledge and wrote some facts onto our snail paper. The children all tried really hard and are really developing their writing. We have now put into place some red word vocabulary mats which contain red words up to their level along with check sheets which encourage children to check they have included finger spaces, full stops, capital letters and checked red words. They are beginning to use these really well and are becoming very mature, ready for Year 1.

We enjoyed creating some artwork in the style of the artist Matisse. We used different coloured squares to create a collage in the shape of a snail following Matisse’s art work. The children were very good at this and enjoyed being artists.

Celebration Assembly
Thank you to everyone who was able to make it to our celebration assembly. It was great to see children sharing their work with all the adults who were there. We hope you enjoyed looking at all of our amazing work and learning about the ladybird life cycle through our dance in the hall. Here are a few pictures from our morning:

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Sound of the week books:
Well done to everyone completing their sound of the week homework. It is lovely to see the different ideas people have to display the sound. At this stage it is good to encourage children to use the red words and words beginning with the letter sounds within sentences to develop their writing in preparation for Year 1.

Thursday 29th June:
Class Photos in the morning
Sports Day 1:30pm onwards (Please ensure your child has a plain P.E top that is their house colour- red/ yellow/ blue/ green with their name on)

Friday 30th June:
School Fair 3:00pm-4:00pm in the hall

Have a lovely weekend!


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