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Welcome to Reception!


Our amazing team:

Imperial Class teacher: Miss Bev Howland

Cambridge Class teacher: Mrs Stephanie Baker

Support staff: Mrs Tanya Brandon, Mrs Jane Warne & Mrs Amanda Manclark



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You will find on this page all the information and the exciting learning taking in our year group.



PE is on Wednesdays and Fridays. We require a full PE kit which consists of plimsolls, red top and black shorts. 


Forest school

Tuesdays (Imperial) and Thursdays (Cambridge).

Please provide your child with a pair of wellies.



Please, read with your child every day for at least 10 minutes. Discuss the pictures and ask questions about the characters or what they think might happen at the end.

Homework is sent home every Friday and needs to be returned by Wednesday. Remember to check your child's home learning folder in their book bag.


Useful links: - Phonics games - cbeebies stories and rhymes -Excellent maths & literacy resources - Lots of maths & literacy games - Games to support all areas of learning




Our The Little Red Hen topic

Our The Little Red Hen topic 1 Small world
Our The Little Red Hen topic 2 We are creating our very own barn!
Our The Little Red Hen topic 3 The children have opened a farm shop!
Our The Little Red Hen topic 4 Answering questions about the story
Our The Little Red Hen topic 5 Helping the Little Red Hen grind her wheat
Our The Little Red Hen topic 6 Our story maps
Our The Little Red Hen topic 7
Our The Little Red Hen topic 8 Can you follow Little Red Hen's adventures?
Our The Little Red Hen topic 9

Dingle Dangle Scarecrow Action Song

Patterns making

Patterns making 1
Patterns making 2
Patterns making 3
Patterns making 4
Patterns making 5
Patterns making 6
Patterns making 7

We've been busy!

Developing listening skills-Can you spot the rhyming words?

Fun outdoor learning

Super number work!

Super number work! 1 Great number formation
Super number work! 2 Number formation with toy cars
Super number work! 3 Ordering dinosaurs
Super number work! 4
Super number work! 5 Using the number line to copy numbers in order
Super number work! 6

This week we followed the children's interests...dinosaurs!

Term 1 All About Me!


What a busy couple of weeks it has been! The children have settled well and they have all started to learn their new routines!



Picture 1 Learning together
Picture 2 Learning independently
Picture 3 Working as a team-mighty muscles!
Picture 4 Standing and walking in a line
Picture 5 Taking turns on the snack table
Picture 6 Putting things away!
Picture 7 Having fun together!