Reception

Reception enjoy the Spring Weather!

On Monday April 1st the sun was shining and the children went on a Spring Walk to the Pocket Park. We saw many signs of spring – buds, blossom, birds, nests, insects, daffodils and seedlings. We had a wonderful time and the children are keen for their next visit to see if we can notice…

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Reception host a Marvellous Mother’s Day Tea!

On Friday 29th March Holcot hosted a Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea. The children made cakes and sandwiches for their Mummies, Nannies, Aunties, Childminders and Family Friends. They performed ‘The Squeaky Story’, watched a video about why they love their Mummies and snag them a song. It was a great afternoon! Well done to the Dad…

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Flu Immunisation News

On behalf of the School Nursing Service: If your child is in Year Reception to Year 5 and has not yet had their flu immunisation, there is an opportunity for your child to attend a clinic on Saturday 19th January 2019. This session will be held at Far Cotton Rec Centre. Please contact the 0-19…

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Reception Christmas Production – The Bossy King

On Tuesday 11th December the children of Holcot, Reception, took part in their Christmas production of ‘The Bossy King.’ Based on the story of the Nativity, the children raised the roof with their singing, remembered all their lines and made all of us at St. Andrew’s proud. We definitely had the cute factor and there…

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Learning Together Morning with Reception Class

We welcomed the parents in to learn with us on Thursday 6th December. It was a fun and relaxed morning where there was opportunity for the parents to see how the teaching of Phonics, Handwriting and Maths takes place. The children enjoyed having their family in and showing them around the unit. Thank you to…

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Reception Year become ‘Toastmasters!’

Mrs Hodson bought the children a toaster last week and the smell of toast now fills the air. The children in EYFS have thoroughly enjoyed the responsibility of cooking and preparing their own toast snack. They are independent in this activity and have learnt the process of: Wash your hands Place bread in toaster Wait…

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Reception Year visit Kenilworth Castle

On Wednesday 11th July both Sywell and Holcot visited Kenilworth Castle. We had been studying castles – learning the names of the parts of the castle and jobs that could be found in a castle. The children were amazed at the size of the castle and at how many steps they had to climb to…

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Reception glide around the playground!!!

Today Foundation Stage took to the balance bikes!! We had to warm up first – we completed balance obstacle courses and walked like dinosaurs. We practised safely picking up and laying down the bikes before we took them for a walk. We were then ready to get on them. We used our dinosaur strides to…

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