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Diwali in Reception

Over the last two weeks, RVD and RHL have been learning about Diwali. We found out about the different things people do to celebrate,  and realised that we celebrate other festivals in some similar ways. We had a go at making rangoli patterns, choose different spices to flavour playdough, and drew mehndi patterns on hands. […]

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RVD visit our allotment

                    As part of our learning about nature and seasonal changes RVD have begun visiting our local allotment. We found some leftover potatoes from last year’s harvest and started to prepare the area and soil for new planting and growing in the spring.

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Oracy in the baby clinic

Following children’s interests, we have created a baby clinic in our role play area. As a result there has been lots of fantastic talk and imaginative role play going on in RVD this week! We have loved washing, feeding and changing our babies; as well as calling for the doctor when they’re not feeling well. […]

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Harvest festival

We have been celebrating harvest festival; a time for being thankful for the fruits, vegetables and grains that have grown, and also for thinking about and giving to those who need some help finding enough to eat in the winter months. We have loved learning about autumn, and the foods that are harvested at this […]