Deri View Primary

If you can dream it, you can achieve it


Dosbarth eliffant

Shwmae! Croeso i Dosbarth Eliffant! 
Welcome to our Reception Class page! Watch this space for ideas for home learning, news and photos from me and your friends in class. Miss Thomas

Useful Information
Forest School is every Monday.

PE is every Tuesday and Thursday.

Book bags come home on Wednesday and should come back to school on Monday.

Please ensure EVERYTHING your child brings into school is named. 

Thank you! 

Sports day! Best day EVER! πŸ…

Sounding out, place value and learning about our world! 🌎

Congratulations to the winners of our Reception Reading Challenge! 🀩

We are so proud of our hard work! 😊

Absolutely amazing building in Dosbarth Eliffant today!🐘

A sneak preview of the basis of our storytelling presentation to The Arts Council Wales! 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

Writing, reading, counting backwards and protecting people from dragons! πŸ‰

All set for tomorrow! 🀩

A busy couple of days! Key words, learning to respect our home corner, shapes, RWI, building....phew! πŸ˜…

Tamar told us the story of Benito from the Philippines and Ceridwen from Wales. 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 We also learned through our play and used real china and items in our home corner. Our veggie patch is coming on well! πŸ…

We are all set for tomorrow and Tamar is coming to tell us a story about the Philippines πŸ‡΅πŸ‡­

We are learning to write β€œthe”. We asked β€œ6 is the answer, what is the question?” 😊

And other fun and learning! We learned about money and how to count in 2s, 5s and 10s. 🀩

Wow! Amazing acting and storytelling with Bevin today! He told us stories from Zimbabwe! πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡Ό

We listened to Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony and drew how it made us feel! 🎢 We learned about money and initial sounds. We are all ready for tomorrow. ☺️

Funday Monday featuring Forest School! 🌳

Happy birthday Mrs Davies! πŸŽ‚ πŸ₯³ πŸŽ‰

Chandrika and Cath told us a story from Latvia today and we had lots of fun drawing from observation and learning our key words! πŸ‡±πŸ‡»

We β€œseized the season” and drew/painted beautiful roses from our school garden. We learned to use the phone and had fun, as always! ☎️ πŸŒΉβ˜€οΈ

Tamar Williams came in today! She’s a storyteller who told us a story from Mexico πŸ‡²πŸ‡½!

Forest school, key words, maths and fun! X

We also learned how to make tricky jigsaws, make pom-poms and build cvc words. ☺️

Cath Little came in to teach us the story of the camel πŸͺ prince πŸ‘‘.

A cracking first day back after half term. 🌞

Sleep well Siba and Saba! And lots of lions! Again! 🦁

Sweet rose 🍎, lions 🦁, drawing, mixing smelly potions and making vehicles out of blocks! X

Uganda! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¬ Stories, puppets called bibis and the lovely Chandrika!

The children prepared a beautiful display for our work! Plus measuring, cutting, patterns, Oti’s Boogie Beebies and doubling! Phew! 🌟

Brick laying, building odds/evens and sand play! 🀩

Chandrika Joshi came today and told us more stories from India! Plus we made potions with spices and herbs! X

Odds and evens, sand and water play and lots of fun! 🀩

β€œMy Dad is a Grizzly Bear”! 🐻

Dissecting a heart for science week! β™₯️

Meanwhile...did we mention it’s SCIENCE WEEK?! 🀩

Hindu priestess and storyteller, Chandrika Joshi, is working with us on a project with The Arts Council Wales! Look at their rapt expressions as they listen to the story of the monkey πŸ’ and the crocodile 🐊

Science week! Skulls, volcanoes and colourful experiments! 🀩

Lots of learning ahead of science week! Learning to use rulers, primary colours with Mondrian and volcanoes πŸŒ‹

Perseverance with polydron! Among a great many other things! X

Spring collages! 🌸

Ramadan and spring time! πŸ’

Finger gym and fine motor control while learning about Ramadan! πŸŒ™

Writing, painting and fun! 🀩

Planting acorns and sunflower 🌻 seeds!

Building mosques! πŸ•Œ

Lots of other learning too. 🀩

Earth Day 🌎 recycling, planting and enjoying our beautiful outside space for PE.

We are resilient! We keep trying! β€œI can’t do it...yet!” πŸ’ͺ

So busy today! Busy 🐝

Forest School and lots of fun! 🌳

The Street Beneath Our Feet! 🦢

More Friday Fun! 🀩 🀩🀩

Friday Fun! 🀩

We have been asking questions about Ramadan and listened to the story β€œRamadan Moon” πŸŒ™

Easter watercolours and finger gym! Ball skills and lots of learning through play! ☺️

Writing, reading, voting and playing! ⭐️

Reading, rocks and horses! πŸ˜‚

Monday fun day in the sun day! β˜€οΈ

Comic Relief! 🀑

Forest school! 🌳 🏫

Castles, painting, planting, counting and writing! Busy day! πŸŒ¬β˜”οΈπŸŒž

Another lovely day despite the weather! β˜”οΈ

Cyanotope β€œsun prints”, planting seeds and water play! 🌞

A glorious Monday! 🌞🌞🌞

Loads of fun this week in Reception! 🀩

A lovely day inside and out! 🌞

Reading together on World Book Day! ❀️

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Thank you Jools Wilson and Julie Anna Douglas!

Mini Eisteddfod! What a smashing afternoon! Bendigedig! 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

Fabulous Forest School Fun! πŸƒ 🍁 πŸ‚

Getting ready for our Eisteddfod!

Welsh Music Day 2021!

See below for our Autumn learning.

Our Christmas Nativity!

Merry Christmas! β€œWe love you!”

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Christmas party!

Nadolig Llawen! πŸŽ„

Banana snowmen! ⛄️

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! 🎢 Christmas πŸŽ„

Today we learned about Hanukkah.

Our Christmas Menu!

Blending cvc words with Twinkl!

Counting forwards and backwards with Felicity 🐸! Pa rhif?

Christmas at forest school! Nadolig Llawen! X

Lovely independent work today! Adderchog! X

Smashing independent drawing and writing!

Our story advent calendar!


Cutting, sticking, drawing, learning! Fun!

Helping each other! Da iawn! X

Maths! One more and one less!

1st December decorations! Nadolig Llawen! X

Exploring length, maps, dressing up and building!

Another busy day!

Sorting colours and building train tracks! Gwaith da!

Climbing trees at forest school!

More finger gym! This time, play dough hedgehogs!

Maths and finger gym!

Letter formation.

The Ugly Duckling

The ugly duckling for anti bullying week and lots of play!

Maths and finger gym!

Exploring shape!

Looking at our work so far. What progress we have made!

Singing on stage! Bendigedig!

Welsh with Fflic and Fflac!

Lest We Forget.

Let’s Celebrate Diwali

We have been finding out about Diwali!

Fun and learning!

Construction 🚧

Maths and Finger gym! Bendigedig!

QR codes to read stories. Thank you Miss Wilson!