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Oak Tree Class (RE) - Mrs Edge & Mrs Murphy (HLTA)

Cherry Tree Class (RM) - Miss McGregor & Mrs Jones (HLTA)

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In Reception we strive to give your child the best start to school. Each class has one full-time teacher and higher level teaching assistant.  Reception follow the Early Years Foundation Stage; there is a balance of adult led and independent learning activities. Mornings are dedicated to teaching children reading, writing and maths skills; whilst the afternoons are dedicated to the wider curriculum. We use the Talk for Writing approach to teach writing. Children learn a model text and will then use it as a framework to create a text of their own. Reading is taught using the phonics programme Sounds Write. Maths lessons are planned around the Maths Mastery scheme, which promotes deeper learning of mathematical concepts. Our afternoon lessons are based on a topic which encompasses the children’s interests. Through the topic, we teach understanding the world and art. Each week children take part in two PE sessions taught by dedicated PE coaches. To promote empathy and understanding we teach character virtues using our character education programme and hold regular ‘Philosophy for Children’ sessions which are underpinned by the fundamental British Values.

What have we been learning about?

Click on the links below to find out what the children have been doing each half term.

Rhyme of the Week

Our 'Rhyme of the Week' is:



Doubles, doubles, I can add doubles.Image result for doubles within ten

It's no trouble for me to add doubles.

Doubles, doubles, I can add doubles.

It's no trouble for me to add doubles.


One plus one equals two.

Two plus two equals four.

Three plus three equals six.

Four plus four equals eight.

Five plus five equals ten.

Monday 19th March 2018 - Yr4 and Yr5 Kingswood Residential - children arrived safely and are enjoying all the activities. PARENT REMINDER: SCHOOL CLOSES AT 1.15pm PROMPT ON FRIDAY 23rd MARCH 2018.