Derbyn 1 a 2 / Reception 1 and 2


Reception 1 - Derbyn 1

In Reception 1 we are happy, independent learners and enjoy finding out new things everyday!

Mrs Davies is our class teacher and Miss White, Mrs Daziel and Miss Thomas are our class helpers.

Our P.E sessions are held every Friday and we love gymnastics! Wednesday is our library session where we are allowed to take a book home and Thursday is our garden session.

Reception 2 – Derbyn 2

In Reception 2 Mrs Oakley is our class teacher. Mrs Thomas is our class helper.

We spend time outside most days completing group learning activities. On Thursday afternoons we visit the school library to browse the books and choose one to take home for the week. On Tuesday afternoon we have our garden session where we have outdoor learning as a class. We do P.E. on a Monday afternoon – we all look forward to this session!

Autumn Term

When I fall Asleep

In this topic children are exploring questions about night time.

We will find out about:

  • bedtime routines
  • the Moon and the stars
  • nocturnal animals
  • people who work at night
  • the importance of sleep and rest

Pant Glas Falconry came to visit us with nocturnal animals. My favourite animal was the owl because it can turn its head all the way around! Cleo R1

My favourite animal was the hedgehog because it is very spiky! Ethan R1

We went on a visit to the Library and listened to stories. Finley R1

We wore our pyjamas. Kuba R1

  

 

 

Spring Term

Teeny Tiny Things

This project has a Knowledge and Understanding of the World focus and enables children to explore details of both the natural and man-made world, using a range of methods and resources to observe things carefully. 

In this project children will learn about:

How to look for tiny details with care and concentration

Equipment  to observe things closely

Small wonders of the natural world

How to use a camera to take photographs of details

Intricate patterns seen on both natural and man-made objects

Living things that are tiny

Representing ideas, observations and creativity, using drawing, mark-making, technology and words

Using creative skills to design, make and talk about a range of objects and artefacts linked to the theme

The Welsh language using words and phrases across a range of experiences both in the indoor and outdoor environment.

 

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 We were learning about minibeasts in our visit to Penclacwydd. Oliver R2

I found some tadpoles in the pond Rachel.  R1

 

We went on a bug hunt in our school garden. I found a spider. Alysha R2

 

Summer Term

Holes, Space and Hiding Places

 

This project has a Physical Development focus and enables children to explore the spaces and places around them including gaps, holes, tunnels and hiding places both in and out of their familiar setting.

In this project children will learn about:

Indoor and outdoor spaces with confidence

Different types of space including holes, gaps, shelters and tunnels

Ways in which they can explore spaces using their bodies

Following instructions and directions

Constructing spaces using a range of creative and modelling materials

Moving about safely and be aware of the needs of others

Using art and design skills to express their ideas creatively

Recording their ideas, feelings and experiences through drawing, mark making and emergent writing

Using a digital camera to take photographs of things that interest them

The Welsh language using words and phrases across a range of experiences in the indoor and outdoor environment.

 

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 I enjoyed the den building in Penclacwydd. Emily R1