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Welcome to Reception Class

 

Our class teachers are Mrs Osborne and Mrs Rennard.

Mrs Ludlow is our TA

 

 

 

Mrs Rennard

Mrs Rennard is the class teacher on alternate Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Mrs Rennard loves stories, writing and being active in P.E. lessons.  When she's not at school Mrs Rennard plays tennis, walks her dog around Ley Hill and loves travelling. She has two grown up children, has been teaching for nearly 30 years and Reception is her favourite place to be.

Mrs Osborne

Mrs Osborne is the class teacher on alternate Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays. Mrs Osborne loves art and is always thinking of new things to make and do. She also loves phonics, dressing up and maths. When she's not at school Mrs Osborne looks after her two teenage children, plays bowls and goes kayaking. She has been teaching for over 20 years and still loves it!

Mrs Ludlow

Mrs Ludlow is the learning support assistant and she works all week in Reception as well as being a lunch time supervisor. Mrs Ludlow loves books and loves listening to the children read to her. She enjoys seeing you grow and develop in confidence.

When she's not at school Mrs Ludlow loves baking, gardening and going to watch banger and drag racing. She has three children and has been a teaching assistant for 12 years.
Activities to complete if you are absent from school but well

We have been learning how to make a batter for pancake day. We added the toppings and ate the pancakes! Yummy!

We have had a super time at The Tring Museum. We learnt all about the animals on display and about the Rothschild family who started the collection for everyone to enjoy.

Topics for this school year 2019-20

Useful information for all parents for Spring Term 2020

Phonics & reading

Phase 3 Tricky Words - if you can read Phase 2, try these

Phase 3 Tricky Words song as requested by many :) Tricky words/sight words featured me, be, was, you, my, all, are, they, was. Tricky words These are tricky, tricky, tricky, tricky tricky words That you can learn, learn, learn, learn Tricky words Don't let them trick you They are just tricky words Don't let them trick you Say hello to me, me, me, me, me m and e spells me Don't let it trick you.

Handwriting

We use Read Write Inc pictures and rhymes just like the ones in this video to prompt us to form the lower-case letters of the alphabet

Tricky Words song - Phase 2

A tricky word/sight word song for children covering the, I, go, no, to, she, he and we.

JOLLY SONGS A- Z JOLLY SONGS - how many do you know?

JOLLY Phonics Jolly Phonics is a systematic synthetic phonics programme designed to teach children to read and write. Children learn the 42 letter sounds of the English language, rather than the alphabet. They are then taken through the stages of blending and segmenting words to develop reading and writing skills.

Autumn Term 2019

December 2019

What a lovely time we had a St George's church. We walked through the woods, learnt all about the Christmas story and decorated the Christmas tree.

Winter Olympics
We have had a brilliant visit from PC Midwinter. We learnt all about people who help us.
See our fairy tale props we made at home!

 

 

Physical development: giving opportunities to develop our co-ordination and to increase our awareness of the importance of an active and healthy life-style. Here are some photos of us working towards achieving this.
Careful building!
Playdough activities help our fine motor skills
Look at that concentration!
Firework drawings ...staying on the line.
Fresh air and nature
Getting a closer look
Pulling ...
...and pedalling
...as well as imagination ...
...help to make us better writers of letters ...
... and numbers!
Learning about people who help us.

 

Science Enrichment Week - when we learnt about

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