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Reception

Reception Lisbon is taught by Katy Laws. Her CA is Sophie Ringland. Reception Padua is taught by Abbie Clark. Her CA’s are Sally Blasi and Marzena Zych. The Reception classrooms are in the Early Years building. At break times and lunch times they share their playground with the Year One children.  

EYFS Sports Morning

In May 2018, all of the EYFS children took part in their Sports Morning.  They each ran three races; a straight race, a bean bag race and an obstacle race. They all tried really hard and cheered each other on too. 

Boxmoor Trust- Reception Lisbon

In May 2018, Reception Lisbon visited the Boxmoor Trust.  They pond dipped, went on a mini beast hunt and inspired by the book ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ the class took part in their own bear hunt.

Boxmoor Trust – Reception Padua 

In May 2018, Reception Padua visited the Boxmoor Trust.  They pond dipped, went on a mini beast hunt and inspired by the book ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ the class took part in their own bear hunt. 

Pentecost Retreat afternoon

In May 2018, Reception classes took part in a retreat afternoon where they learnt about Pentecost and had the chance to work with the Year 6 RE helpers to create 4 different pieces of Pentecost inspired art. 

Radlett Theatre Visit – What the Ladybird Heard

In April 2018, both Reception classes had the chance to go on their first school trip to visit Radlett theatre.  They watched ‘What the Ladybird Heard’ which ties in with their minibeast summer theme. 

Classroom activities 

Below are a variety Maths based and RE based classroom activities. 

Nativity cribs and blessing 

In December 2017, the Reception children and their families made a Nativity scene.  They were so imaginative and thoughtful.  Then Father Joseph came into school to bless the cribs. 

EYSF Nativity Play

In December 2017, Nursery and Reception classes performed ‘A Little Bird Told Me’, which followed the story of a dove and a robin flying to Bethlehem and learning the Christmas story along the way. 

Children in Need – PJ Day

In November 2017, the EYFS children organised a chairty day for Children in Need.  The whole school could wear their pyjamas to school for the day in exchange for £1. 

Autumn Walk

In October 2017, the Reception Children went on an autumn walk around the school.