Welcome to Reception

Miss Higginson, Mrs Islam and Mrs Hughes would like to welcome you to Reception classes webpage. Here you will find out about all the things we are learning about in class and the exciting things we get up to in school. 

Please follow our class twitter page https://twitter.com/HigginsonMiss and https://twitter.com/MrsIslam8 



Hope you are all enjoying your first week learning at home!

Here are some learning challenges for you to complete this week...

  • Draw a picture of your favourite character from one of your stories.
  • Count forwards and backwards to 20...count out the correct number of cubes onto each number card. 
  • Listen to 'Peace Out - Balloon' this week for your mindfulness (on you tube). Lie on the floor, relax and listen to the calming story.
  • Have a go each morning at Joe Wicks The Body Coach workouts (live on you tube 9am) - exercise is great for your body!
  • Be imaginative - paint, draw, model, use arts and crafts...what can you make?
  • Play buried treasure - www.phonicsplay.co.uk  Phase 3. Choose sh/ch/qu words, can you read the words and put the real ones in the treasure chest and the fake words in the bin?
  • Hum a nursery rhyme...can your adult guess which nursery rhyme it is?

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Key Information

Yoga - Tuesday

 P.E. Thursday and Friday each week.




Reading should be completed each night. Book bags need to be returned every Thursday and will be handed out on Friday. Please ensure that you sign the reading record otherwise your child's book will not be changed.

Please complete the homework activities each week on the timetable. A copy is provided for you on the link below.

Homework Timetable - Jan -Feb 2020.doc

Useful Websites


www.twinkl.co.uk - Printable and online resources

www.oxfordowl.co.uk - Reading and Maths games

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/Early-Years.html - Maths games

www.topmarks.co.uk - All areas of learning, number songs and rhymes


Phase 2 and 3 Phonics games 






Parents and carers, please note that all websites have been checked and deemed appropriate for use by pupils at the time of publishing. However, please be aware that some websites may change their content from time to time.