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Monday 29th June 2020

Good morning, 


We hope you've all had a good weekend. 


Today you will find out who your Year 1 class teacher is for September. 

Click on the link below to view the video message from your new teacher today:


Well done to all the children who submitted their We Are One Poem last week. 

Congratulations to the lucky winners: 

RDu: Haniyah         RKa: Eiliyah       RPa: Adam

Your special prize is on its way to you today...


Check out your friend's We Are One Poems by clicking on the link below:


This is the FINAL week of Reception Home Learning. From next week, your new class teacher will set Year 1 home learning tasks for you to complete, including a summer holiday project. 


This week's activities have been uploaded to the sub-folders above. Or you can access them by clicking on the links below: 

Mark Making:

Creative Activity:

Maths Activity: There is NO maths activity this week. You may continue with last week's resources and activities for number patterns, counting in 2s, 5s and 10s. 



Group 1: Phase 4 phonics activities will continue till next week.

This week you are on Week 11:

Next week will be the final Week 12 activities for Phase 4. 


Group 2: You will start the Group 1 Phase 4 phonics activities this week and continue throughout the summer holiday at your own pace. All the week by week links have been uploaded in the Group 2 Week 11, Week 12 and Week 13 folders.

Please try to follow them in the right order at your own pace:


There will be no Group A/B Zoom calls this week as this has been replaced with the whole class Meet the Teacher Zoom Call. Please refer to your class details that was sent out via ParentMail last Friday. 

If you haven't received this information, please contact your class teacher via the class mailbox. 


Don't forget to check the Show and Share Gallery to see what your friends have been up to last week:


We hope you have a good week. 


Kind Regards

The Reception Team 





Monday 22nd June 2020

Good morning, 

We hope you've had a good weekend. We are still receiving lots of letters from your friends. Have a look at the: 'Letters to our Friends' tab above to see if you've got a new message from your friend. This is an amazing way to keep in touch with each other, so keep them coming. 


Don't forget the We Are One poetry competition ends this Friday 26th June at 5:00pm

We can't wait to see your poems and there is a special prize for the best poem from each class. 

Please email your poem with your name and class to the Reception mailbox:


We have uploaded and sharing a whole new resource in the We Are One sub-folder above. 

These books are free to listen to. There is a whole new range of books about Black Lives Matter, anti-racism and equality. You can pick and choose the books you want to listen to and have a conversation about them with your family. Go into the We Are One sub-folder above and click on the books on the shelves...


Group 1 phonics - you are on week 10 this week. Take a look at the activities and new tricky words in the phonics sub folder above. 

Group 2 phonics - you are on the final week of phase 3 letters and sounds this week. All the videos have been uploaded in the week 10 phonics folder. 


Zoom video call for Group B this week, on Thursday 25th June at 2:00pm. Details of your Zoom call ID and password will be emailed this afternoon. 

Group A will receive their phone call this week from 12:00pm. 


Don't forget to take a look at all the learning and activities your friends have been doing last week. These are all saved in the Show and Share gallery above. 


Monday 15th June 2020, 

We are still receiving letters from your friends. Check to see if you have a message and don't forget to respond to your friends. Click on the link below to see if you have a new message: 

Letters to Our Friends 


Plenty of interesting discussions took place last week and some fantastic

We Are One posters, we would like to share with you. Keep them coming and check out your friend's anti-racism messages and posters. Click on the link below: 

We Are One Posters


We are excited to announce this week's additional activity: We Are One Poetry Competition. The competition is ongoing for two weeks, starting from today. Final submission deadline is: Friday 26th June 2020 by 5:00pm. A special prize will be awarded to the best poem from each class. Click on the link below for further details:

We Are One Poetry Competition


Group 1 phase 4 phonics activities have been uploaded for this week. Don't forget to learn your two new tricky words this week. 

Click on the link below: 

Group 1 Week 9 Phonics Activities


Group 2 phonics videos are uploaded everyday at 10:00am. Click on the link below: 

Group 2 Week 9 Phonics Videos


This week's activities have been uploaded to the sub-folders above. Or you can access them by clicking on the links below: 

Maths Activity    Mark Making Activity    Creative Activity


This week Group A will have their Zoom video call on Thursday 18th June at 2:00pm. Your video host/teacher will email you details of the call later. Group B will have a phone call this week from 12:00pm. 


Don't forget to check your Show and Share Gallery to see what your friends have been up to: 

Show and Share Gallery




Monday 8th June 2020, 

Please check our new section added to the Reception page: 'We Are One' sub-folder, which you can also access by clicking on the following link: 

We Are One

A message of solidarity and some activities to develop important discussions with your family, and help us educate our children about race and equality are saved in the folder. 


You can still access the daily and weekly activities for Phonics, Mark Making, Maths and Creative in our sub-folders above. 

Monday 8th June 2020, 

Here is an important safeguarding reminder about protecting your child, our parents and our staff when participating in Zoom group calls.

Please ensure that you are following the guidelines in this video for everyone's safety online. 

We take E-Safety extremely seriously and will follow up any inappropriate behaviour individually with each family. 


This week, Group B will have their Zoom call on Thursday 11th June at 2:00pm

while Group A have their phone call. 


Thank you for your co-operation. 


Zoom message to parents: Connecting with You

This video is about safeguarding our children online, including the importance of parental presence and rules about screen recording/using other devices.
Your video must be enabled at ALL TIMES, otherwise you will be removed from the group call.

Monday 1st June 2020

Welcome back to the final term of school. 

We hope you've all had a nice half-term. 

Key messages this week...

Half-term holiday homework: 

If you have completed the half-term holiday homework and would like to share this with your friends, please email your photo to:


Weekly activities: 

This week's activities are back and uploaded to the sub-folders above. Or you can click on the links below:

Phonics, Maths, Mark Making, Creative


Group 1 Phonics: 

No YouTube phonics videos until Group 2 complete their Phase 3 phonemes. BUT in the meantime, we have uploaded Phase 4 tasks in the Group 1 phonics folder. These will continue from Week 7. Please watch the Group 1 phonics video message (below) from Miss Duztepe for further information.




Group 2 Phonics: 

This will continue as usual. You have 3 more weeks of Phase 3 phonemes left to learn. In the final weeks of school term - you will be moving on to Phase 4 phonics and learning your final set of new Tricky Words. 


Zoom video calls and phone calls this week: 

This week Group A will have their Zoom video call on Thursday at 2:00pm. 

Your class teacher/video host will email you details of the Meeting ID and Password. 


Group B will have their phone calls this week Monday - Friday from 12:00pm 


We look forward to catching up with you this week


Reception Team 

Friday 22nd May 2020

Message from the Reception Team

Video message from the Reception Team - Friday 22nd May 2020

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Friday 22nd May 2020,

Half-term holiday task:

Click on the file to view the half-term holiday task:

Wednesday 20th May 2020,

Children in Phonics Group 2 have been allocated 10 new BugClub phonics books, as they have completed Set 9 phonemes: 

ai, ee, igh, oa, oo, 

Set 10 books will be allocated to Group 2 when they complete the following set of phonemes: 

ar, or, ur, ow, oi (which will be in 3 weeks time)

Tuesday 12th May 2020, 

Dear children, 

Please start collecting and saving your recyclable toilet rolls.

We have a new holiday homework planned for your half-term laugh

Tuesday 12th May 2020, 

Dear families, 

You have been sent an email regarding your child's call group yesterday. 

Group A will be able to have a Zoom video call with their teacher's and friends this Thursday 14th May at 2:00pm. 

The Meeting ID and Password is in the email. 


Group B will be receiving a phone call from their teacher's anytime between Monday - Friday from 12:00pm. 


Next week - the groups will swap. You will receive a new Meeting ID and Password for the Zoom video call every other week in an email on Monday. 


If you miss your Zoom video call - your child will receive a phone call on Thursday/Friday afternoon.  

Monday 4th May 2020

BugClub Books: New phonics BugClub books have been allocated to

Group 2 Phonics group, as the children in Group 2 phonics have now completed a set of phonemes: ch sh th ng


Group 1 Phonics group will have their new books allocated on Friday 8th May when they complete this week's set of phonemes: ow oi



Monday 4th May 2020

Ramadan: If you would like to spend some time talking and learning about the time of Ramadan with your families, you can access some videos and information about how children are spending Ramadan with their families this year via the following link: 

New Video Message to Our Heroes - Monday 27th April 2020

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