Reception - The Orbit Class

Summer Term


The children and parents enjoyed a fantastic day in the sunshine visiting the seaside.




Tea Party to Celebrate the Royal Wedding




Spring Term

Easter Bonnets

The children made hats for Easter and showed off their creations at the Easter Bonnet parade. There were prizes for all children who made a bonnet.






Science Week

The children participated in a range of activities for Science Week. They mixed a special potion to blow giant bubbles, made paper rockets and investigated change by preparing and cooking a vegetable curry.








Sports Relief

To support fundraising for Sports Relief the children participated in 'Stop, Drop, Fit!' throughout the day and went out to the playground to do a range of exercises such as star jumps and squats.




Mudchute Farm

The children enjoyed a muddy day out at Mudchute Farm admiring the animals and feeding the goats and sheep.

International Women's Day

We celebrated International Women's Day by hosting a Ladies' Afternoon Tea. The children prepared sandwiches and cupcakes and there were lots of craft activities to have a go at too.






World Book Day

The children dressed up as pirates to celebrate World Book Day and enjoyed choosing a book to take home.







The children have been practising their climbing skills over several weeks and are now confident to climb safely on the big blue climbing frame.





The children mixed pancake batter, flipped their pancakes and enjoyed eating them with some lemon and sugar.




Family Learning Morning

We had lots of parents come to the Family Learning Morning. We decorated rocks to hide in the local area.




Ordering Numbers

The children have been reinforcing their number skills by ordering numbers and knowing which is one more than a given number.






The Magic Porridge Pot

The children used instruments to make sound effects for the bubbling, boiling porridge in the story The Magic Porridge Pot.






Autumn Term

Christmas craft morning

Reading and Fine Motor Skills Workshop

A big thank you to the parents who attended our reading and fine motor skills workshop over the past half term.







The children enjoyed a day in the big playground enjoying the play equipment and the snow.




Autumn Topic

The children selected natural objects to create a face on a log as part of our topic about Autumn.







The children have been very busy learning about numbers and counting out objects for magic potions.






Teddy Bears' picnic in the park

The children invited their parents to join them and the teddies for a picnic in the park.






Our first week in Orbit class

The children enjoyed exploring a range of activities during their first week in Reception.





Our first school dinner

The children were very independent during their first school dinner











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