This term Reception have been introduced to the ‘Snuggle up Suitcase’. This allows different children to take home the suitcase each weekend, have some time off reading and have a story book read to them at bedtime by someone at home. Some children have already been chosen to take this home and we h


This week Front Street have had a stem week for Science. On Tuesday Reception had a visit from a company in Durham called Esh Group who brought in building equipment for the children to use. They spoke about how to use the building blocks and why you should wear safety clothing. Reception have loved


Some of our Reception parents and carers participated in a very festive Family Learning last week. There was lots of gluing, cutting, sticking and plenty of glitter! Article:28, 31


This term, Reception have had a visit each Thursday morning from Gateshead Music Service. We have enjoyed spending time with Mrs Matherson who has taught us how to sing, follow music with a rhythm and beat and play musical instruments correctly. As a thank you, Reception gave Mrs Matherson a presen


Reception welcomed their class elf last week. Everyone meet Elfie! He has been causing lots of michief in the classroom so far including; wrapping our creative area in string, sticking eyes onto all of our fruit, climbing our Christmas tree and making himself his own ballpool in the lego area! Elfi


Reception have been writing their letters to Santa! Everyone wrote their own letters, put them in envelopes, and attached the address and stamp. On Tueaday afternoon, Reception walked up to Whickham village where we used our detective goggles to locate the Red post box. Fingers crossed we all receiv


Reception learnt all about Christingles  this week and the meaning behind this celebration. We looked at the charity ‘Children’s Society’ to find out what Christingles were and learnt 2 different meanings behind them; The religious connotations are the orange represents the world, the red ribbon i


Today Reception had lots of fun at Whickham School using their indoor climbing wall! They learnt how to stay safe in their harness and how the ropes would keep them safe too. Mr Davison explained to the children how he was going to lower the rope so they could come down the wall and they all did a f


Today Reception started off their day by performing their sharing assembly to their grown ups. They completed a Children in Need arts and craft activity and sang the Children in Need song. During the morning they all made a Pudsey cupcake and decorated them with smarties. They have been completing P