Reception Class Staffing
The staff in the reception class are Mrs Statham, Mrs Clarke, Miss Bird, Miss Kelsall .
Our class saint is St Michael. He is the patron Saint of police.
His saints day is celebrated on September 28th.
We will ask St Michael to protect us and keep us safe every day.
Our topic this half term is ‘Celebrations’.
However we will also continue with the children’s interests.
Summer 1 - 'being healthy'
Our class texts
Autumn 1 'Mr Gumpy's Outing'
Autumn 2 'The Gruffalo’
Spring 1 'The Snowy Day'
Spring 2 'Tom and the Island of Dinosaurs'
Summer 1 'Hanada's Surprise
Topic homework is set each half term.
The children will bring homework books home on (or before) Thursday.
They need to be sent back into school the following Monday.
P.E./Swimming – day & kit required
Thursday : Dance
Friday: After school club
Children should have their P.E. Kit in school every day.
They will bring home their P.E. bags at the end of every half term.
Class Diary- trips, assemblies etc.
4th December: Visit to Birches Valley To see Santa
10th December: Christmas Concert 2pm
11th December: Concert 5:30
17th December: Reception class Advent Liturgy
20th December: End of Term Assembly
21st December: Carol Concert and KS2 Nativity
Friday 22nd March - Reception Assembly
Tuesday 14th May - Nature Reserve walk
On Tuesday 16th October the children went to Coombes Valley for an autumn walk.
We had great fun looking for acorns, making natural art, a tree top walk and eating lunch in a yurt!
On Tuesday 20th November the children went to the Nature reserve to make bird boxes.
We had great fun!
16th October 2018
On Tuesday 16th October the children had a great day at Coombes Valley Nature Reserve. We looked or signs of Autumn, collected Acorns and had a tree top walk! We had fun making a collage using natural materials that we found.
We particularly enjoyed eating our lunch in the Yurt!
Sow the Seed to Read
23rd November 2018
Children in Reception class and their Parents enjoying reading activities in a Sow the Seed to Read workshop organised by 'Stoke Speaks Out' .
Making Bird Boxes
On Tuesday 20th November Reception Class visited the local Nature Reserve to make Bird boxes. We also enjoyed a stroll around the lake exploring and hoping to find different types of Birds!
Making Apple Crumble
Following our class story ‘The Helpful Hedgehog’ the children enjoyed making and eating some hot apple crumble and custard – delicious!
Active Families Workshop
Friday 15th March
Mother's Day Activities - Thursday 28th March
On Thursday 28th March mums, nanas, aunties and special ladies came to spend an afternoon with the children in Foundation stage and thoroughly enjoyed all the activities with the children, along with a cup of tea and biscuit too!
Mother's Day Breakfast - Friday 29th March
The Candle Factory visit - Wednesday 27th March