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A Reception Teacher's Blog (6)

by Iris Lark in Light EYFS Articles

Staking a claim to the role play area...

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A Reception Teacher's Blog (5)

by Iris Lark in Light EYFS Articles

Iris tackles 'Show and Tell'....

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A Reception Teacher's Blog (4)

by Iris Lark in Light EYFS Articles

I teach in the Reception class on Wednesdays. This Wednesday I am in the middle of the usual early morning chaos in my house (me, a husband, two teenagers and a 9 year old all attempting to leave at approximately the same time – need I say more?) when I receive a text from Mrs Swift, the teacher I cover for. She has remembered that this week is e-safety week at school. Please could I do a session on e-safety with the class this morning?

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A Reception Teacher's Blog (3)

by Iris Lark in Light EYFS Articles

Iris attempts to master the SMART board...

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A Reception Teacher's Blog (2)

by Iris Lark in Light EYFS Articles

The Great Reception Bake Off.

The day that I cover in Reception is cooking day. I embrace the learning of this valuable life skill at such a young age, and clearly the children do too as it is a very popular activity: oversubscribed in fact. It is also a bit of a dietary minefield. 

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A Reception Teacher's Blog

by Iris Lark in Light EYFS Articles

Our new friend Iris Lark describes her return to reception class teaching, after a break of 10 years. Here she tells us about 'The Register'.

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Planning!

by Dee Hayday in Light EYFS Articles

Another humorous article from the darker corners of Dee Hayday's experiences. The usual health warnings apply!

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Christmas Concerts! (available to visitors)

by Dee Hayday in Light EYFS Articles

Reception Class recollections. A seasonal, lighthearted and irreverant article - the first in a series by Dee Hayday. NB - Health Warning: Not For The Squeamish!

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Responsibility (available to visitors)

by Dee Hayday in Light EYFS Articles

Dee's series of irreverant lighthearted articles. Anyone who believes that Early Years education is too serious to laugh about might wish to pass this article by...

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Meetings! (available to visitors)

by Dee Hayday in Light EYFS Articles

Dee casts a world weary and jaundiced eye at the phenomenon of staff meetings!

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The Dead Hamster (available to visitors)

by Dee Hayday in Light EYFS Articles

The dangers of keeping pets in early years settings are covered here in another light hearted article by Dee. Animal lovers may like to ensure they're feeling strong before reading this...

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The role of the teacher (available to visitors)

by Dee Hayday in Light EYFS Articles

Dee's usual impartial, fair minded approach is applied to the question of 'Teachers: What are they for?'. The article carries the usual health warning!

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Holidays! (available to visitors)

by Dee Hayday in Light EYFS Articles

Dee Hayday celebrates the annual summer holiday - irreverant as always, the usual health warning applies...

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Sick Note! (available to visitors)

by Dee Hayday in Light EYFS Articles

On children's tendency to forgo the social niceties when being sick. The usual Dee Hayday health warning is accompanied by a 'sensitive stomach' alert...

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The antidote to Early Years Childcare: Weather (available to visitors)

by Dee Hayday in Light EYFS Articles

There's no such thing as bad weather - only inappropriate clothing. Hmmm - not according to Dee Hayday!

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Parrot Head (available to visitors)

by Dee Hayday in Light EYFS Articles

Dealing with injuries and accidents in the early years, in Dee's usual respectful manner...

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Grey Hair! (available to visitors)

by Dee Hayday in Light EYFS Articles

The uniquely traumatising effects of taking young children out on school trips!

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Friday Afternoons! (available to visitors)

by Dee Hayday in Light EYFS Articles

The alignment of the planets in catastrophic formation every Friday Afternoon exercises Dee Hayday - especially for those who work in Foundation Units...

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The Antidote to Early Years Childcare: New Ideas! (available to visitors)

by Dee Hayday in Light EYFS Articles

Dee is disrespectful to the Government, Ofsted, colleagues and, well anyone else she can think of in this article - which is accompanied by the usual sense of humour health warning...

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The antidote to Early Years Childcare: Sand and Water (available to visitors)

by Dee Hayday in Light EYFS Articles

For those of you suffering Dee Hayday withdrawal symptoms, another in the series of alternative views of Foundation Stage Practitioning!

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