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Reception - Miss Jones

Welcome to Reception!


Please see below the information you will need for remote learning in the unfortunate circumstance that your child has to isolate. If you have any questions then please do not hesitate to contact the Reception Team.

Hello and welcome to Miss Jones' class page!


This term we are delving into our Talk 4 Writing texts. In Spring Term 1 we had a focus on the book 'Whatever Next'. This half term we are looking at 'Handa's Surprise' and 'The Gingerbread Man'. We have been taking part in lot's of independent learning in our continuous provision. 


In Math's, we have been learning our number bonds to 10. At the moment we are exploring 2D and 3D shapes. We have been looking at how some shapes can make different shapes! We have made lots of beautiful shape pictures. 


In phonics, we are continuing to follow our new phonics scheme 'Little Wandle'. We are on phase 3 and we have made lots of progress with our writing. We have recently started our new reading groups which are happening after break on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. As well as this, we read with Mrs Dennett every week. She gives us a new book and a new 'reading for pleasure' book every Monday. 


We have PE every Tuesday afternoon with Coach Jackson! We are taking part in balance games and practicing our turn taking. We also love our 'Active Learn' time on a Friday Afternoon. Our favourite 'Active Learn' is cosmic kids yoga! 


On Wednesday, Thursday and Friday we love to take part in dough disco to make our hands nice and strong!


We love a good story. We have story time every day and we don't let Miss Jones forget! We vote for our story so it's make everything fair!


We love our new 'Gem Powers'. We are exploring our independence with our diamond power and we are supporting our friends with our ruby power. We are learning to be kind and share in our classroom. We have new choosing shelves which allow us to independently explore our learning with our Math's and Phonics/writing. We also have a choosing shelf just for loose parts. We love to use the loose parts to create our own designs, small world settings and to let our imaginations take us to new and exciting places!


We love to take pictures and we put all of our learning onto the 'Tapestry' app. Please come and see Miss Jones if you need any help accessing Tapestry. 


Miss Jones also puts all of the class and school updates onto 'Class DOJO'. 

Autumn Term

Here is some of the fantastic learning that Reception have been doing this term.

Spring Term 1

Here is some of the wonderful learning we have been doing this term.

Spring Term 2.


Have a look at our fabulous learning this term.

Reading at Hillcrest

Please find below the parent guide to help you access your child's reading book online.