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Reception - Miss McCutcheon

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 McCutcheon's 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 had lot's of fun making ice-cream cones and dice! 


We have PE every Tuesday morning 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! 


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 Jarman every week. She gives us a new book and a new 'reading for pleasure' book every Monday. 


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


Miss McCutcheon loves story time but always finds it hard to choose a book! Everyday, just before assembly, we take part in a book vote and we love to count and see which book is the winner!


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 construction. 


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


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



Look at our lovely learning!