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Google Classroom

Dear Parents, From Monday 4th May 2020, all home learning lessons and resources will be posted to our Google Classroom. Please see the email sent by the school office on Thursday 30th April 2020 and the attached Parent Guide for joining instructions. This new way of working will mean a greater variety of resources can […]

Happy Birthday!

As I am in school today, I was looking around our empty classroom and realised how many Reception children have had birthdays while we have been away from school. Suddenly, everyone seems to be turning 5! Happy birthday to all our March and April birthdays. I have updated our birthday cakes so they are now […]

Home Learning – Week beginning 20th April 2020

Please find attached all of the information and activities for this week; going forward we will be uploading work one week at a time. Full details are in the first PDF document. In addition, don’t forget to check out Hartsbourne Reads, our school YouTube channel; you will find Mrs Durrant-Patel reading ‘Jasper’s Beanstalk’ which is […]

Home Learning – Weeks 1 & 2

Dear Parents, Please find attached all the documents you should need to support your child with their home learning over the first two weeks. Guidance for Home Learning (READ THIS FIRST): Reception ideas for websites and videos: Reception Home Learning Grid 1: Phonics All: ‘ch’ phoneme spotter story: All: ‘sh’ phoneme spotter story: Ch1 & […]


We have had a busy week in Reception exploring our resources, getting ready for PE and starting our phonics sessions. In Maths we have been looking at numbers to 10 and in Literacy we have been writing our names. Next week we will be starting our new ‘Colour’ topic and there will be activities based […]


Hello and welcome to our blog, this is where you will find out about what we’ve been up to in Reception. It has been a busy few weeks in Reception with everyone settling in and getting to know each other. All of the children have settled into school life well and are enjoying exploring our […]

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