Hook Norton C of E

Primary School

Live Love Care Think Learn Dare

Reception Times 5 May 2017

This Week:

We have had a brilliant week this week! Inside the children have been doing activities surrounding the Disney film Moana. The children have made boats using corks, sticks and fabric, built boats using the bricks for their role plays, studied the globe and atlas and drawn their own maps of islands and listening to the story of Moana.

Outside we have been focusing on Jack and the Beanstalk. Some children have had a go at making up their own versions of the story. We have printed leaves and painted a beanstalk, studied different types of beans for observational drawings and designed a raised flower bed using collage. We have been filling up our new raised beds and the Nursery children have started planting their sunflowers.

John Acreman delivered a wonderful Collective Worship on The Good Shepard.


Phonics is going well. We are continually assessing children to ensure that they are getting personalised provision.


This week we have been learning to name 2d and 3d shapes. Can your child point out 2d shapes in the supermarket?

Learning Journeys:

Next week’s Learning Journeys will be Tyler L and Tyler MT and Ava H.


Please keep your child (and any younger children) with you before and after school.

Please enquire at the office if you are interested in finding out more information Owl Club.

Please make sure your child has a spare clothes bag at school just in case we need to change them for any reason (e.g. being soaked in the water/ getting muddy in the mud kitchen / accidents or vomit).

PE will be on Mondays and will sometimes be outside. Please make sure your child has a tracksuit top and bottoms and a pair of trainers as well as their black shorts and white t-shirt.

FOHNS are holding a Boot, Bike and Bake sale on Sunday at school 12-3pm. Please come along!

Thank you for observing our no nuts policy for packed lunches.

Next Week

Forest School Group 2 on Tuesday. We currently need two parent volunteers for the afternoon session and one for the morning session for this to go ahead.

Next week we will be continuing to base our activities around Jack and the Beanstalk. If your child has a version of this story at home they may bring it in (named).

Have a nice weekend.

The Reception Team