Lister Primary School

Reception News

MAY 2018

We had a party day for the Royal Wedding.

We had a fantastic day at Thornton hall farm.

MARCH 2018

We dressed up as our favourite story characters to celebrate World Book Day and enjoyed lots and lots of stories throughout the day.  One child said “We read books because we love stories.”

It’s been raining too much to play outside so we went to the Sports Hall  to play some running games….


We had lots of fun in the snow!



We have enjoyed playing with the chicks and watching them grow.  We were very sad to say goodbye to them but they were getting too big for their brooder box so they have gone back to the farm.

DAY 4: One more egg has hatched overnight…so now there are 6!

We have moved some of the older chicks into a bigger box.  It is called a brooder box.  The younger chicks are still in the incubator.


DAY 3: Our first chicks have hatched!!!!! Three hatched overnight and the children were sooooo excited to see two more hatch today.

Click on the link below to watch the video of one of our eggs hatching!



Both classes enjoyed visiting the Life Education Caravan before half term.  We learnt all about our bodies and how to keep them healthy.

We had a visit from a police officer in Reception.  His name was PC Sam and he talked to us about the work that police officers do to help us.  We even had chance to dress up as police officers!

We hope you all had a fantastic break over Christmas and are excited about the year ahead.  All the children did a fantastic job of performing the story of the Nativity before the holidays.  We are very proud of them and we are sure all their parents are too!


Our Nativity


Here are some of the activities we have been enjoying…


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