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Teaching Staff 17/18

Teacher - Mrs L Jones

Teaching Assistant - Mrs J Mercer

Teaching Assistant - Miss M Davies

One To One T.A- Mrs J Davies



Handy Tips

  • Book bags will be changed every Wednesday.  Your child will have a green sound book, or a reading book, plus a Library book of their choice.  Please note Library day is only a Wednesday for our class to change.




P.E Days - Monday and Friday

Your child needs to come dressed to school wearing joggers and trainers on these days.

Thank you for your co-operation.


Dinner money - Please put any dinner money in a named envelope, payments can also be made by your child's SCOPAY account. Please ring the office for details.


Fruit money- is £19 for the year, or if you prefer please pay 50p every week, which can be paid every half term


*Please send your child to school with a Water Bottle EVERY DAY


Reminder- P I R A T E   P A R T Y surprise



 2.45PM Our charity sale will start. please arrive at our reception gate!

* Cake sale *Raffle *Magnet pirate pictures *Seeded pots 


                                    WE WILL LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU ALL!!!!








Reception Topics


When I fall asleep

Glow and Glitter

Muck Mess Mixture

Dragon Tales

Pitter Patter Puddle Play


RWI Speed Sounds Set 1

Read Write Inc Speed Sounds: Set 1 This video is aimed to help you understand what each of the sounds in Set 1 sound like.

Phonics tutoring with Ruth Miskin - how to teach blending to children.

Ruth Miskin demonstrates how to teach children phonics through assisted word blending. You can find out more about Ruth's approach at and Find Read Write Inc. resources on Oxford Owl: Oxford Primary website: Follow Oxford Primary on social media: Twitter: Pinterest:

When I fall asleep sad

This project has a knowledge and understanding of the world focus and enables us to explore 'after dark'. Children will be able to find out about nocturnal animals and their surroundings. 

Express familiar routines and chat about their own day to day  night time routines e.g Bath time story time and bed time.




Starry Starry Night By Van Gogh 

Our paintings are based on the story we have read in class. We have re created the 'starry starry night' through using the dabbing method with  splashes of blues and yellows.

mailGlow And Glitter mail

During this topic we will be exploring ways in which we can produce a glow, and what objects can be used within dark spaces. Children will find out what materials produce a shine a glow a reflection and twinkle.

Building on initial starting points during the Engage stage your observations will enable you to develop the project flexibly taking account of your children's ideas and interests.

Take part in activities in and out of the class using aspects of glitter, by mark marking, drawing, painting and chalking.  




Here is our Rhyme we used to form numbers 0-10. Your more than welcome to used the rhyme at home with your child as extra practise.

Introducing 1p, 2p, 5p and 10p coins.


**We have been learning our sounds. We practise our sounds everyday and we are even starting to blend our sounds to create words**



On a Wednesday we work in our handwriting books.. Each week we practise a different sound in our green book using the RWI rhyme formation.

Pwy Wyt Ti?

Maths Makes Sense!!!!!



Recognising numbers


Creating Snow Globes


Repeating Patterns/Shape Sorting


This week we have been focusing on Repeating patterns using 2 or 3 colours within class.

Children have been sorting shapes in to their correct groups such as squares triangles rectangles and circles.


Rainbow fish


We made volcanoes using bicarbonate of soda, vinegar, fairy liquid and paint!

Look at our Rainbow Fish paintings.. We have made a lovely display in class full of different rainbow fish, using colourful paint and shiny scales.


* Making loud and quiet noises with our instruments*

Matching and Counting

Giving the post box the correct amount of pennies needed.


Outdoor P.E with C/W L/K no

Christmas has arrived in RLJ 


Just look at our lovely tree the children decorated, and our little nativity set the children love to role play the story of Christmas.

..Measuring candy canes using cubes..

Letters to Santa heart

Our Visitor this week


We had a lovely visit from PC Vicky this week. We were able to try on her police clothing and try out her police props.

PC Vicky told us all about her role as a police lady, and what her job involves. We had an opportunity to ask and answer questions.

smileyFun in the Snowsmiley

This morning we saw lots of snow. We wrapped up warm and went for a little walk outside. We made footprints around the school yard.


Christmas Cards

Here we are having a go at sorting out pegs numbered 1-20. 

Designing our class post box

**Looking very Christmassy**

Yesterday we wore our Christmas jumpers and enjoyed our Christmas dinner.

Counting using pennies