Reception Class Visit to Gibside!

We had a great day at Gibside trying out some Forest School experiences.  We followed Snowdrop the Fairy’s story trail, built a house for a mouse, created our own natural trails, had a go at den building and enjoyed toasted marshmallows around our own camp fire!

 

 

Understanding the World

During STEM week we have been thinking about what job we would like to do when we grow up!  We enjoyed a visit from David a garage mechanic.  He talked to us about his job fixing motorbikes and cars.  We enjoyed having a go with his tools and motorcycle helmet.  He even joined us for…Continue Reading

Reading

Gateshead Library Service came to present the “Boogie Bird” in “A Busy Day for Birds”.  We really enjoyed the storytelling, drama and mask making activities.  Continue Reading

Reception Class visit Whitehouse Farm!

On Tuesday 20th March we travelled by coach to Morpeth to visit Whitehouse Farm.  We have been learning all about the different types of animals – pets, wild and farm animals. What a fantastic day we had!  We got to hold rabbits, rats, lizards and even a millipede which had not 100 but 400 legs!!…Continue Reading

Life in the Polar Regions!

We have been investigating the cold in this Winter Weather.  We used our non-fiction collection and the internet on our laptops and ipads to ‘research’  Life in the Polar Regions.  We enjoyed creating a land of snow and ice in our classroom.  We found out lots of facts about Life in the Arctic and the…Continue Reading

Christmas Activities

We’ve been very busy making cards, calendars, decorations, wrapping presents and scattering the glitter!!  But most of all we have enjoyed Christmas themed role play!  We made a stable for Baby Jesus to be born in and dressed as Santa and the elves, made and delivered presents!Continue Reading

Fun in the Snow!

We had just been learning about the seasonal changes in Winter and wishing it would snow this year when the first flurries of this year arrived!  We rushed straight out to experience it in case it was the only snowfall this year!Continue Reading