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Please meet your new Class Teacher and Learning Support Practitioner (LSP).

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Our first topic in Autumn Term 2020 will be




ACADEMIC YEAR 2019 - 2020


Update 12.6.20 Hello Tigers! Just a quick update about what we have been learning at school and what has been made to support learning at home. If you go to the PARENTS section on the school website, then click HOME LEARNING, you will find the Reception section with a weekly plan and resources. The work set is based on a theme and a story. Over the next few weeks we will cover all the learning areas in the Early Years. This week our focus was physical development. At school the children completed some of the activities which are on the home learning plan. We had great fun in school this week and we have received some great pictures of home learning on 2Simple, FANTASTIC!. Thanks for sending in the pictures using 2Simple and please continue to do so. I have been really busy preparing activities for each week. They are all on the HOME LEARNING page. If you prefer a paper copies, they can collect be collected from school each Monday. Continue to keep in touch by using the class email.

Keep Safe and Keep Learning!

Mr Wilkes

For help, advice and queries, you can email your child's class teacher at and they will assist you as soon as they can. 

Hello everyone, Click on the links below to download the Reception ideas for home learning for the next few weeks. Papercopy packs will be available from school.

WB 20.4.20 Paper resources to support home learning. Theese resources can be requested from school. Feel free to contact using the class email.

Hi Tigers!  It’s Mrs Beard.  I hope that you are all keeping safe and enjoying time at home with your families.  All of the adults are missing you!    


However, we can still have lots of fun learning new things. Here are a few ideas. 


Keep practising the days of the week by singing our favourite song.



You can also learn the months of the year using the song that we sing in maths.



Remember to keep an eye on the weather each day.  Sing our weather song.

Maybe you could keep a weather diary.  Here is an example. 






Practise reading words and match the words to the correct picture.

Practise building words playing Forest Phonics




Practise ordering numbers playing the Caterpillar Sequencing Game or Coconut Ordering on Top Marks.

Practise making repeating patterns.


Story Time


You know that I love story time.  It’s my favourite part of the day!  I thought I would share some stories with you.  Click on the links below and listen to the stories. 


Story 1 – Owl Babies


Story 2 – Rumble in the Jungle


Story 3 – A Hole in the Bottom of the Sea

The Very Hungry Caterpillar.mp4

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Physical Development

Remember that it is really important to keep fit! 


Cosmic Yoga



Just Dance

To help you during the school closures we are sending out homework sheets with lists of different fun activities for you to do with your children, we have also added a list of websites that you can use with your children below....   username: march20  password: home


Please look after yourselves over the next few weeks.

Miss Smith

                      Upcoming Events


Tuesday 11th February Safer Internet Day

Tuesday 11th February Ronnie Cracker Show After-school 3pm-4.15pm

Friday 14th February-Break up for Half Term

Monday 24th February Children return to school

Thursday 27th February- Animal Man visits EYFS

Tuesday 24th March Parents/Carers Evening 3.10pm-5.10pm

Wednesday 25th March Parents/Carers Evening 3.10pm-4.30pm/ 5.30pm-7pm

Friday 3rd April Last day of Spring 2



Winter Focus Day

On Friday 10th January 2020, Miss Phipps and Mrs Beard taught us about winter.  We also practised our scissor control when making snowflakes and snowmen. 



The children really enjoyed their Christmas Party!

We had a great time at the Christmas Breakfast Party!


Thank you for all of the homework that has been sent to us so far.  It is lovely to see how busy the children are at home.  Remember you can email us photographs or videos at any time.  Just photograph your child learning or playing at home and email it to the address that we have provided.  Remember to add a comment to explain what your child is doing e.g. Tim enjoyed writing his name using chalks on the garden wall.  Remember to use the email address that you have registered with your child's 2 Simple account.  

This half-term our PE sessions will be on a Friday afternoon.




Each week we celebrate our successes in 

'Praise Assembly'.

We have a Writer and Reader of the Week,

Maths Mind, Sports Player and a VIP!



VIP - 

Maths Mind - 


Writer of the Week - 



Sports Player of the Week - 


Well done to our all children this week !!





Thursday 11th July- Parent Inspire Worksop making fairy gardens.

On Thursday 27th June, we had a great time at Sports Day. We had a great time. Thank you to all of our parents for attending.

Super Sue

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On Tuesday 19th March we had a visit from the Animal Man. We learnt about different types of animals. We enjoyed touching an owl, a snake and a salamander.

World Book Day 


On Thursday 7th March, we celebrated World Book Day.  We dressed up as our favourite book characters, made bookmarks and designed a book token.  We also read some of our favourite stories.  






Chinese New Year!


On Tuesday 5th February, we celebrated Chinese New Year. 

We made our own dragons, masks and lanterns. 

Look at our fantastic colouring, cutting and craft skills! 


Talk For Writing


From March 1st 2019, we have been focusing on 

'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' in our Talk for Writing lessons, 

in preparation for writing our own stories.


The Very Hungry Caterpillar

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Talk for Writing


During Talk for writing, we have been learning the story of 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears'.  We have drawn story maps, designed our own front covers, practised our oral story telling and written our own story.  Here we are showing some of our story actions.  


Talk For Writing

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Behaviour Champion Reward Time


On Thursday January 10th, the Always Club enjoyed an

extra hour of play. The Always Club children played on the main school playground.



Healthy Bodies Hook Day


On Monday 14th January it was our Hook Day.


We came to school dressed in sports clothes and took part in a variety of activities.  The children designed healthy meals on dinner plates. We talked about the importance of a healthy diet, exercise, sleep and good hygiene.



We had an amazing day and we even took part in a yoga workout.


This week, during Active Adventurers, we played 'Domes and Dishes' and practised our ball skills.  












On Wednesday 16th January 2019, we had a special visit

from Karen. She came to teach us all about road safety. 


We talked about safe places to cross the road and how to

keep ourselves safe when travelling in a car.  



On Thursday 20th December

and Friday 21st December 2018 it was the EYFS Nativity Play


Ash End House Farm Trip 

On Friday 7th December, Tiger Class went to visit Santa at Ash End House Farm.  We had such an amazing time.  We saw lots of different farm animals, listened to the Christmas story and sang some Christmas carols.  































Phonics Workshop


During the Autumn term, we had our Phonics workshop.  We practised reading and writing letters and words with our parents.  We also read books together.  














As part of our topic, we have been learning about our senses. 

Here we are exploring our sense of smell, touch and sight. 




  EYFS Maths Inspire Workshop


On Wednesday 10th October, we enjoyed our first Inspire Workshop.  The children really enjoyed learning to read, write and use  numbers to 20.  Take a look at the fun we had! 



World Mental Health Day











Healthy Schools Week

During Healthy Schools week, we tasted different fruits and did lots of exercise. 

Here we are having fun!



Every Wednesday, our Year 6 reading buddies visit us. 

They read lots of exciting stories to us.  We have so much fun!