Moonbeam Class 2017/18

Welcome to Moonbeam

Autumn Term


Reception Christmas Production

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We have been busy settling in to our new classroom and learning the names of our new friends.

We decided we needed some rules in Moonbeam Class.  The rules Moonbeam Class decided on are:

  • We walk inside 
  • We use quiet voices indoors
  • We have kind and gentle hands
  • We listen to our adults
  • We look after our toys
  • We put our hands up on the carpet when we want to talk
We also have some class targets which are to be able to say goodbye to our parent/carer without support, to be able to hang our coats or jumpers on our pegs and put our bookbags in the bookbag box independently and finally to learn the classroom rules.  If we achieve these and make good choices by following the rules we collect rewards like stickers, treasure chests or our name being written under the sun.

We have been enjoying exploring our indoor and outdoor environment, we have been using mirrors to look at our face and paint self portraits, we have had a dance workshop where we joined in with a dance from the Wizard of Oz and we have been over to the nature garden to meet and feed the chickens.

Here we are enjoying our dance workshop.

This terms Celebration Day was all about children of the world.  Inside Moonbeam we completed activities based around the British isles.  We made flags, crowns and Scottish shortbread.  Here are some photos of us completing these activities with our friends and family.  

This half term has been very busy, we have had a visit from an author called David Litchfield who came in to read his lovely book The Bear and the Piano.  The Mad Scientists visited us for an assembly and taught us about Solids, Liquids and Gases.

Our topic this term was the Three Billy Goats Gruff.  In Mathematics we looked at ordering objects by height and using the Mathematical language tall, middle size and short. We have also been adding two numbers to find the total in a variety of ways. 

We have been mixing red, blue and yellow to make different colours and also finding out about the artist Jackson Pollack and his interesting style of painting.  We loved Winter Jumper Day and finding out about the celebration of Christmas.