Reception and Gauguin

Reception class have been looking at the beautiful paintings of Paul Gauguin. They have been exploring how to use colour to create a sense of life in the tropics. Pirate Captain Steer was very disappointed to find that some of her priceless paintings had been cut in half during a battle but Reception class have […]

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Ahoy there me hearties!

Reception are having great fun being pirates and trying to find buried treasure with their magnets. Did you know that real pirates thought that material like calico and coffee beans were great treasures that could be traded easily?

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Keep on running…

The inaugural SML park run was a runaway success! As part of our Sport Relief week, children from Reception to Year 6 clocked up laps of Manor House Gardens, showing great enthusiasm and determination! There were some tired legs at the end but lots of beaming smiles – well done everyone!

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Science Week in Reception

Reception think that the three little pigs should have tried a little harder when building their homes! We have found ways to make structures stronger and even invented straw brick making. Ms Steer dressed up as the wolf and tried to blow our houses down with her trusty hairdryer! On the Goldilocks table we had […]

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Bank of Reception

Where best to start learning about personal finance than in Reception? Starting each morning with their daily wage (3p), carefully stored in their brown envelope banks, the children in Reception class are learning how to budget. Throughout the day, they can ‘spend’ their money on play equipment like Lego and also ‘earn’ money by working […]

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