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A very busy time in Reception

We have been incredibly busy in Reception over the last 2 weeks.

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We have been learning all about graphs. The boys learnt how to draw their own graphs and then ask a question to their friends in order to be able to collect their data. The boys had lots of fun asking their friends a question and finding the appropriate part of their graph to colour in.

 

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We also have been learning about the weather and this week we looked at rainbows. The boys were very lucky and were able to visit the science department to see a rainbow using a prism .

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Mrs Barry showed us how if we held the prism in front of the light and moved it a rainbow would appear! We learnt a clever new word called ‘dispersion’ . I wonder if the boys can remember what that word meant?

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The boys in Reception have been very helpful to each other. It is lovely to watch them help each other put their coats on before we go outside.

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Today in PE we practiced negotiating a space without bumping into each other. Each boy moved around the hall whilst standing in ‘their special space’ inside a hoop. Each time they bumped into each other they had to sit down and wait for a high five from the boy they had bumped into to show that everything was okay. ┬áThis is a very important skill the boys are learning at the moment and we will be continuing to work on next half term .

 

Also Mrs Cuff has provided me with this link to a website that she uses in her music lessons with the Reception boys.

http://clubs-kids.scholastic.co.uk/clubs_assets/13901

I hope you all have a lovely half term and a well deserved rest.

Miss Colhoun