Growing!

As part of our topic on ‘growing’, we planted bean plants and are watching them grow!  We also planted cress seeds and had great fun watching our ‘cress hair’ grow!!

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Pancake Day!

We enjoyed making pancakes, especially the tasting and adding all our favourite toppings!  We decided not to flip our ‘real’ pancakes so instead we made pancakes out of playdough and had great fun attempting to flip them!  Look at the concentration!! Article 27 You have the right to  nutritious food  Continue Reading

Chinese New Year!

We enjoyed learning about Chinese New Year and about the customs and traditions surrounding the festival.  In our Home Corner, we cleaned and decorated our house with Chinese lanterns and scrolls with Chinese symbols.  We wrote good luck messages in red envelopes.  In our Chinese restaurant, we tasted noodles and prawn crackers.  We had lots…Continue Reading

Reception Class Visit Washington Wetlands!

The outdoor environment is a rich, dynamic, natural space for learning and development and we value it as an essential resource.  Being outdoors has a positive impact on children’s sense of well being, gives them first hand experience of weather, season change and the natural world.  Reception Class travelled to the adventure playgound so we…Continue Reading

Reception Class visit to Saltwell Park!

As part of our learning about seasonal change, we went to Saltwell Park to look for signs of Autumn.  We collected a variety of leaves, conkers, berries, leaves, nuts and seeds, some of which we used to make our own special crowns! We saw a few squirrels, one was burying his nuts.  We told him…Continue Reading

Reception Class visit Gateshead Central Library!

When Gateshead Library wrote inviting us to visit, we ‘wrote’ back saying yes please!  Some of us had never been before.  We were lucky enough to get a tour of the library and found out all about how to borrow books.  We especially liked the machines that record borrowing! The Librarian read us a story…Continue Reading

Our New Reception Class!

Mrs. Wilson is delighted with how well the children have settled into Reception Class.  The children have enjoyed experiencing the indoor and the outdoor environment and are proud to be ‘Corpus Christi Busy Bees’!  Continue Reading