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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 […]

Reception Home Learning Timetable

Please find below a suggested timetable for you to follow while at home with your child. This is just a guideline and please do not feel pressured to follow it, it is just to support you and give you some ideas. We have allowed for two learning slots where you can pick the activities you’d […]

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 & […]


In Reception we have been continuing with our ‘Around the World’ topic, we have visited Brazil this week and last week went to Scotland, Northern Ireland and Australia. We identified some landmarks and made our our own Loch Ness Monsters, Giants, Highland cows and Boomerangs. In literacy we have been reading The Snail and the […]


We have had a great week in Reception, we’ve had our first Play and Stay sessions and we hope everyone has had a wonderful time spending time with the children. This week we’ve visited Scotland, Northern Ireland and Australia. In literacy we’ve been sequencing instructions on hand washing and writing instructions on how to make […]

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