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Cookham Rise Primary School

"We want all our children to SHINE"

Reception - Elm

Elm Class Chicks

On Monday, our eggs arrived in Elm Class. They were put in an incubator in our classroom. On Wednesday we were delighted to discover our first eggs has hatched!

Living and Growing

We are looking forward to our new topic in Elm Class. 

Dinosaur Fossils

We created our own salt dough using flour, salt and water. We then used our plastic dinosaurs to make our own dinosaur fossils. They look great!

Snow Day

We have been loving the snow in Elm Class. We have created some super meals in our 'snow kitchen'!

World Book Day 

We have loved sharing our favourite stories at school today.

Our Sponsored Run for the NSPCC

Elm class thoroughly enjoyed their opportunity to run to raise funds for the NSPCC. Their perseverance to keep going was remarkable. The adults were all so proud of each and every child. Well done Elm Class!

Visiting Artist
Elm Class enjoyed their visit from Nicola Reowsell. They created some great artwork while exploring ink printing.

Pencil Portraits

Elm Class have taken a lot of time and care, looking carefully at each other's facial features, and have drawn wonderful pencil portraits. 

Our Planet Mobiles

Elm Class are busy creating planet mobiles. There are many important steps in this process and the children were delighted to discover one step was measuring and sawing wood to the correct size.

The New Running Track

Elm Class are all feeling very proud having completed their first two circuits of our new track. Well done everyone!


We are all loving our new topic 'Space' in Elm Class. The children enjoyed acting out our solar system of planets orbiting the sun in our pe lesson.

The children have been so proud of their super home learning about space and their own rocket creations. They  look fantastic displayed in the classroom.

Father Christmas Visits Elm Class


We were all very excited when Father Christmas came to visit Elm Class. He checked on his laptop from Lapland and we were all on his good list!

Christmas in Elm Class

Toby's Christmas Drum


Our new topic in Elm Class is Toys. We have loved welcoming our toys into our class this week to open our topic. We treated them to a little teddy bears picnic and made some jam sandwiches. Yum!

Halloween Fun

We had great fun putting on our Halloween costumes at school. We enjoyed a little play in them before the disco.

Porridge Time

As part of our fairy tale topic, we have all had a taste of some porridge just like Goldilocks. Most of us thought it was delicious and ate it all up!

Our Learning Environment

Term One

In our first term in Elm Class we will be basing our learning experiences on 'All About Me, Nursery Rhymes and Traditional Tales'.