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Lots of problem solving going on in Maths!

We are really enjoying our context The Beach!

We have been enjoying our new outdoor toys from our spelling bee 🐝 money.

We have been using Jit5 to look at Sut mae tywydd heddiw?

We had a lovely stimulus day! Our new context has got off to a great start!

We have been looking at our daily routines. We have been talking about the meals we eat in the day.

What a lovely end to our context 'Scrumptious'! Thank you to our local Morrisons for providing everything to make homemade lemonade and fruity kebabs! Much appreciated!

Oh no, the tea set has vanished and been replaced by shapes! But RBC can still lay the table for a tea party!

Laying the table for a tea party- deciding what is really important!

We have been using the bee bots to get to the watermelons.

We have been busy making our own stories based on The Enormous Watermelon. We used our big voices and shared our story with our friends.

We have been learning to throw and catch the ball in PE.

Parachute fun in the sun!

And then there were... learning to subtract in RBC.

Brainy Branwens using bridge maps and sequencing Handa's Surprise in RBC

We have been taking away in RO.

We have been retelling the story of Handa’s Surprise

We have been counting using 1p and 2p

We have been blending making lots of words.

Look at our missing posters - we hope the dog returns back soon.

Problem solving - looking at Dice Magic. Ask us - what we found out at home?

We have a mystery to solve. The dog has escaped from the vets. We have clues to help us solve what has happened?

We have been looking at number bonds to 10

We have been looking at light sources

We have been making our Eco Christmas decoration #plasticsplasticseverywhere.

We have been counting out and building with 5 cubes- look at all the different shapes we made!

We have been counting how far the Bee Bot can travel.

We have been building a new road for our Bee bots.

We have been sorting out these animals into day and night time.

Fabulous independent learning from the children in the Loose Parts and Maths Areas! Can you work out their rules for these collections?

We have been finding out more about shapes through the art of Wassily Kandinsky- look at our circle and triangle pictures!

We have been creating nocturnal animals.

We have been learning about nocturnal animals - listening to the sounds they make at night time.

Lots of counting within 5 and 10 this week!

We have been cutting up scrap paper. We had to cut them at different lengths to fit inside a variety of containers.

We have been learning all about Owls and have read Owl babies

We have been playing counting games

We have been cleaning the dinosaurs in RO

What a busy week with Remembrance Day and Children in Need Day!

We are loving using our new Beebots! Thank you!

Whatever Next! Lots of lovely activities based on this fantastic story!

Hello everyone! Just a quick note to let you know that the latest Star Letter for Reception is available to read on the Information page. 

5 to thrive - completing our five minutes of exercise.

Ga i afal?? Un,dau, tri - we have started asking for snack in Welsh and counting our Birchgrove snack coins. Da iawn.

We have been putting the number sticks back together - Miss Oats put them in the wrong order!

Look at our writing! We have been writing about what we would take to the moon with us.

We have been exploring 1,2 and 3



Dobarth Derbyn have been learning all about Fireworks.


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Have a look at our amazing poems inspired by fireworks!

Sound Hunt!

Bake Off Time!

Building up our finger strength in our Finger Gym!

Enjoying our new look Maths and Loose Parts Areas!

We have started paying for our snack in RO with 'Birchgrove Coins' - counting different amounts to 10

Our First Term

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Our maths investigation - exploring pattern and finding the mistakes.

We have been creating our self portraits.

Learning together, helping each other!

What a fantastic week exploring the story of The 3 Little Pigs!

Disco dancing to our sounds -s,a,t,m,i,p,n

We have been sequencing the story of the Three Little Pigs

Making pine cone soup and cakes in RO

We have been writing about our stick man

We have been buiding our own conker run outside!

We have been playing with natural objects

We have been sequencing the story of Stick Man

We have been learning the S sound this week