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A warm welcome to all of our new children and their families!
This is a special part of our school website where you can find up to date information as well as getting to see all of the wonderful things that your children get up to whilst at school in Reception class.

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Teeth Brushing

Teeth Brushing

We have been learning how to brush our teeth correctly. We had great fun, practicing on the giant set of teeth.

Music Workshop

Music Workshop

Crookhill were in for a fabulous musical morning when Gateshead’s Music Worshop came to visit us. We helped the musicians as they told us a story all about climate change and helped us think about how we can look after our planet. We got the opportunity to play lots…

Self Portraits

Self Portraits

This week, as part of our ’Amazing Me’ topic, the children have enjoyed exploring their own faces, looking at, ’What makes me, me?’ After looking at the features of their face in the mirror, they all made a fabulous job of drawing themselves. Their portraits are…

Our First Day

Myself and Mrs Allinson have been so impressed with how well our new Reception children have been today. They have been polite, friendly and had the best listening skills all day. We can’t wait to have you all back tomorrow to continue exploring your new learning…

Big Break Time

Big Break Time

Reception class enjoyed an extended break time where they got to play on the yard for one whole hour! We taught them lots of different games, such as- What’s the Time Mr Wolf Hopscotch Duck, Duck, Goose, as well as others. The aim is for the children to use these…

Hall Hill Farm

Hall Hill Farm

The count down has been very exciting so when the day finally came, the children were extremely excited and what an absolutely fantastic day we had! We started the day with handling the rabbits and guinea pigs, then moved on to feed the goats and sheep, we then bottle…

Forest School After School Club

Forest School After School Club

We read the story, ’Not a Stick’ then found our own sticks. We used our imagination to think of different objects that our stick could be.

Tadpoles!

Tadpoles!

We have loved having our tadpole tank in our classroom over the summer term. Reception have thoroughly enjoyed feeding and observing the tadpoles, daily. One of the tadpoles has turned into a frog before the rest of them, so we released in our school pond.

Commando Joe’s

Commando Joe’s

Reception thoroughly enjoyed their first Commando Joe’s session on Friday. They worked so well in teams to complete various challenges. Their coach commented on how fantastic they were! Well done Reception. You were fabulous!