Monthly Archives: May, 2015

Summer Term

Hello Reception and Reception parents!

Miss Rhoades and I hope you have had a wonderful half term, enjoying some of the nice weather and getting lots of rest after working really hard. We have been busy bees planning lots of lovely things for you to do this half term.

We are really looking forward to seeing you tomorrow, but there are a few things to remember:

-This Thursday 4th June is Green day– if your child has chosen to do sport, they will need to have kit in school and if they have chosen the DVD option then they are welcome to bring pajamas to change in to.

-This Friday 5th June is Sports Day– you have been sent a letter about how to dress your child for the day. Please check their home learning diary if you are not sure of which house they are in as it is written on the front.

-Please do  not send in any form of chocolate spread as there are children with severe nut allergies within the school.

-Please remember water bottles, coats, sun cream and hats depending on the day. We go to the woods whatever the weather!


Thanks, and looking forward to seeing you tomorrow,


Miss Moncreaff and Miss Rhoades

What we’ve been up to!

In Year R we have been having lots of fun outdoors, enjoying the nice (and not so nice) weather! We have been learning about growing and gardening through our discovery as well as our literacy and numeracy sessions, and are loving the current topic. Ask us what we have been up to!

Miss Rhoades and Miss Moncreaff

Fun padding in the stream!

Finally the wind has dropped and the sun has come out! We have had such a lovely afternoon paddling in the water stream, experiencing the feeling of cold water on our toes! It has promoted such wonderful speech and language and has provided a wonderful experience for many of the children.


Fun in the stream Fun in the stream!

Home Learning

Home Learning for this week…


Letters and Sounds:

Miss Moncreaff’s Phonics Group:

Blending and segmenting CVC words

Miss Rhoades Phonics Group:

er and tricky words her

Mrs O’Carolan’s Group:

tricky words: spotting high frequency words/ tricky words in the stories we are reading


Number Crunch:

Addition and subtraction.


Can you record any number sentences? What can you use to help you work out the answer?