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Please send photographs of completed set work to:

Thank you for all of your wonderful photographs of the set work that has been completed so far.


Helpful video learning support during School closures for parents:


Join CBeebies Andy for a wild workout under the sea!


Fitness coach Joe Wicks will be running short P.E. Lessons/session each morning at 9am on his Youtube channel:


Mr Mc (Early Years Teacher) will be hosting phonic sessions on his YouTube channel from Mon-Fri at 11am:


Storytime with David Walliams every day at 11am on his website:


Techniquest will be hosting Science based learning videos each day at 12pm on their website:


You can also find more reading books at a similar level to the one your child is reading at:



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Phonics Activity - Each day select a sound that is proving to be challenging. Place that sound on a bucket? How many things in the house or garden can you find with that sound? 

Continue to work on ‘Tricky Words’ and phonic sounds provided in the initial school closure work pack. Thank you.

School Closure Work - Week Beginning 23.03.2020

Spring Term 2


The Reception Class have loved exploring our new topic for Wales ‘Ar Y Fferm’. We have been busy talking about Welsh Farming and exploring the role of the farmer. We’ve looked what grows on the farm and at the animals that live there. 

We have explored the Welsh Language names for the animals and have been learning the song “Scrwb yn y twb”. Throughout the term we will be planting our own seeds just like a farmer and will be bringing them home. We look forward to bringing home some of the creative work we will be creating at the end of the term. 

Spring Term 1


We are excited to return to school after the Christmas Holidays to our new topic 'Toys, Toys, Toys'. On the 10th of January, the children were invited to bring in to school their favourite toy. On this day the children had the opportunity during Show and Tell to talk about their toy. The children discussed how the toys worked and what they were made of. They also had the opportunity to play with their friends toys. 


During this term Reception will be looking at old and new toys, robots, outdoor toys and many more. We will this term, begin to practise changing into our P.E kits for our P.E lessons. A text will be sent out reminding all parents to send in the childrens P.E kits. Please feel free to leave P.E kits with us on Mondays for children to take home on the Friday. 


We we have also received the reading books and activities from the Welsh Government Scheme 'Pori Drwy Stori'. The reading books (a Welsh and English language book) will be taken home by the children in turns and kept for a week only please. 


We we look forward to exploring all different toys this term including a trip to the park. We will then begin our next term with a trip to tie both topics together. Details of which will be sent out in letter form.


Please continue to send in the children's reading books daily. 


Thank you very much


Miss Fitz-Gerald and the Reception Team



06/02/20 - The Reception children thoroughly enjoyed exploring outdoor toys today. Flying their kites which they had made the previous week and playing in the nearby local park. We have really enjoyed this terms topic of 'Toys,toys,toys'.

Some of our favourite toys

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Children in Need 2019

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We thoroughly enjoyed RE week and went on a long journey just as Jesus and his disciples did.

We also love to build homes for the underground animals and work as a team. Supporting our monthly value; Unity.

This week we have been busy making mud pies. We have had lots of fun following a recipe and mixing the ingredients! October 2019

We've been working really hard on our sounds of the week.

Our start to Reception

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Our class

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Welcome to Reception
Croeso i dosbarth Derbyn


We have had a very successful first half term and will continue to update the class page with some of the things that we will be learning about as our lead up towards Christmas. We hope that you continue to see how much fun we are having and get an insight in to what we are learning about. Our topic is ‘The Street Beneath Our Feet’.

P.E will be taking place on a Wednesday, we will continue to only remove shoes and socks until the routine of P.E is established. Please feel free to leave your children's P.E kit with us or bring it in to get them used to bringing in their kit in preparation. 

The children will countinue to explore Outdoor Learning on a Friday afternoon. We hope to do this whatever the weather so please ensure your child has wellies in school in preparation for this.


Please bring your childrens' reading books in to school with them every day. We will endeavour to read with them at every opportunity. 

Thank you


Miss B. Fitz-Gerald and all the Foundation 1 staff