What a day of 80’s amazement!

We showcased our learning in assembly this morning (video to be posted later), explored the events of the 80’s, danced the afternoon away and nibbled through lots of pineapple 🍍 and cheese on sticks (they loved it!)

Keeping Cool

We ended the week with snack and story outside today to try and keep as cool as possible.

Another way to keep cool this week was our trip to the nature area. We looked at the different shaped leaves and then cut down the middle of a leaf (line of Symmetry). We then drew the other half of the leaf, noticing the details.

Sports Day

Just want to say a huge well done to everybody. I saw so much enthusiasm and passion in all the children ( and parents 😉) today.
#superproudteacher #firstsportsday #teamhopton

Eating at the beach experience

I think it is fair to say that Reception enjoyed their eating at the beach experience today. We had bare toes and put them in the sand. We ate our fish and chips on our laps and dipped our toes in the ‘sea’ to cool off 😎 . We finished the afternoon with an ice cream in a cone 🍦


We looked very bright and sunny in our yellow clothes and thought about what makes us feel happy for Youth Mental Heath and well-being day. We danced which made us smile and made superhero badges using pictures of things that make us smile. We also made sooth boxes to take home to put our precious things in. Lastly we squiggled while we wiggled to create a colourful masterpiece (we were also make our gross motor skills stronger).

Nature Area

We spent the afternoon in the nature area, embedding our learning but also exploring the area. We used our creativity to make leaf rubbing and bark rubbing to look at the detail of nature a little further.

Leaf Detectives

The rain was torrential but that didn’t stop us from continuing our learning as we turned into leaf detectives. We practiced the new vocabulary that we had learnt to describe leaves and used classification cards to match with the tree that they had fallen from.

Autumn Learning

While the sun was shining, we took our learning outside to experience Autumn first hand and collect and sort leaves that had fallen to the ground.