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Hats off to Reception!

Reception enjoyed exploring Miss Carrie’s collection of winter hats and scarves. They sorted them into groups according to colour and design. Some had stripes, animals, patterns, bobbles on top, ear flaps and strings and pictures. Their favourite was the emoji

Posted in Early Years, Reception

Winter Scenes

Reception enjoyed painting winter pictures during their Creative Time. They were given a limited palette of wintry colours (blues, purples, white and silver) and fine paint brushes. They painted a background first, then added snowmen, polar animals, snowflakes, sledges and

Posted in Early Years, Reception

Newsletter December 2018

DECEMBER NEWSLETTER

Posted in Calpe School Events, Early Years, Newsletter, Nursery, Pre-Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4 & 5

Polar Explorers

To begin their ‘Wonderful Winter’ topic, Reception put on their magic Wonder Wellies and went on an imaginary trip to the Polar Regions. They made their own amazing sledges at home and wore their coats, hats, scarves and gloves.  The

Posted in Early Years, Reception

Happy Hallowe’en!

Wishing you all a fantastic Hallowe’en!

Posted in Calpe School Events, Early Years, Nursery, Pre-Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4 & 5

Mad about Measuring

In their Maths lessons, the children in Reception class have been measuring objects from the story ‘Titch’. They have been using Multi-link cubes to create objects and describing them using mathematical language such as ‘longest’ and ‘shortest’. The children had

Posted in Early Years, Reception

Creative Fridays

Creative Fridays have started in Reception Class and they enjoyed their first experience of this last week. The children were split into 3 groups and undertook 3 fun activities on rotation. They enjoyed acting out the story ‘We’re Going on

Posted in Reception

Play is Learning

As our classroom display explains, Reception class believe that play underpins learning and all aspects of children’s development. Through play, children develop their language skills, emotions, creativity and their social and intellectual skills. They also practice new ideas and skills, take risks, show

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Summer Concert

Calpe School enjoyed a fantastic end-of-year Summer Concert. The pupils sang and danced brilliantly in front of a full audience of parents and friends.  Many thanks to everyone who attended and who have supported Calpe School throughout the year.

Posted in Calpe School Events, Early Years, Nursery, Pre-Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4 & 5

Reception’s Rockets

The children in Reception arrived at school a few weeks ago to find underpants hanging on a washing line in the playground and the classroom. They had strange green handprints on them!  After reading the story ‘Aliens Love Underpants’, the

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