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Shalom and welcome to Reception! 2021-2022


A warm welcome to our reception!

We are so excited to start a new adventure together. 

Please follow us on SeeSaw to see our learning in action! 

(Links will be sent out very soon)






Our first topic is 'All About Me!'

We will be sharing our baby pictures and our family pictures together over the next couple of weeks.

We will be making new friends and also celebrating some of our Jewish Festivals during the month of Elul.

Our first celebration is Rosh Hashanah, L'Shana Tova Umetukah!

We will be dipping apples in some honey to ensure we all have a sweet new year!








Our next topic is 'Autumn'












 We have had a lovely couple of weeks learning about owls and enjoying different owl stories. We have created some wonderful owls, Leaf Man pictures and painted some beautiful autumn trees. To finish our first half term we will be having lots of fun with Funny Bones and having a crazy hair day on Friday! 



Well done everyone for a brilliant first half term in reception! 

Welcome Back! 


This half term we will be starting our "People Who Help Us' topic. We have lots of lovely activities planned plus we have a brand new 'Vets' role play area in class. Remember to follow our learning on our class Seesaw family announcements page.  

Welcome back everyone! We’ve had a gentle start to the half term, it is so lovely to see everyone happy and settled back in class. We have a great half term planned including Diwali, Bonfire Night, Chanukah and lots more! 


We are also starting out new topic, 'People Who Help Us'. We have lots of visitors booked in to come and see us and tell us all about how they help us in our community. 

Remembrance Sunday

Special visit from PC Faisal

Fire Fighters...

We have had some wonderful visitors this half term; a dentist, a speech therapist, an educational psychologist, a teacher, a nurse, a police officer and a brain surgeon. We would like to thank all of our wonderful parents who have come in to share their professions with us. 

Happy Hanukkah 2021!

We have loved our vets role-play area in class...

A visit from Angela who works for the Dogs Trust.

Thanks for a great half term Reception!

Spring Term 2022

We have had a great half term exploring the theme of winter. 


The children have been exploring and learning about the Arctic and the Antarctic polar regions. They have been comparing life in a very cold place to where we live in Liverpool. We have enjoyed looking at maps and using Google Earth to explore the planet. We have also enjoyed learning about different Arctic and Antarctic animals. We are now penguin experts, we are particularly good at recognising different species of penguins. We know some penguins like to live in cold places but some like to live in warm places, plus we know some live in Chester Zoo too! 

The children have created some wonderful artwork over the half term and have really enjoyed creating their very own igloo for their home learning project. This has been a great opportunity for the children to build on their communication and language skills. 





We have explored snowflakes and how they are formed plus we have looked at the artist Simon Beck. The children have enjoyed listening to a variety of winter themed stories but have particularly enjoyed the story of Jack Frost.

Our curiosity about snow and ice inspired us to create our very own frozen experiments. The children made predictions about whether things would change or not change when they had been frozen, it really got their brains thinking about the properties of different objects. 


We finished the half term with a fabulous Frozen Party! A well deserved celebration of all our hard work!! Well done reception for another great half term!

Chinese New Year 2022

Tu B'Shevat 2022

Spring 2 2022

Another great half term learning all about different traditional fairy tales. Our first adventure was with the Three Little Pigs. We had fun making houses using different materials and writing letters to the wolf. We then visited The Three Billy Goats Gruff and the angry Troll! We had so much fun building bridges and finding out about different bridges around the UK. Finally we met the very naughty Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Goldilocks caused chaos in class, playing tricks on us and moving all of our coats! 



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