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Croeso i Derbyn. Welcome to Reception.

Mrs Lewis is your teacher.

Mr Williams and Miss Mauchline help you too.

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This term our topic for learning is Our Community. We will be out and  about finding out about buildings and the people who help us. Visitors will be coming to school to talk to us about how they help others. We will be celebrating different communities and enjoying Chinese New Year and St David's Day, finding out about how communities celebrate these events. We are hoping to visit the local Nursing Home in our community.

This term in literacy we will be using our letter sounds to read and write words. We will be developing our vocabularies using games and activities. We will be starting to use spelling journals.

In maths, we will be learning to count to 20 forwards and backwards and learning to order numbers. We will be using ordinal numbers and learning the months of the year. We will continue to explore shapes, length and weight.

We will be learning the names for clothes and using a book to read about school. Fflic and Fflac will be helping us to learn the vocabulary of a post office.

This week we have been:

  • Identifying features of an information text
  • Planning our writing using words linked to People Who Help Us
  • Using a word to build a sentence
  • Sorting the sentences to the correct picture
  • Walking and talking an information text
  • Using our sentences to write about People Who Help Us
  • Exploring number bonds to 10 using beans, numicon, lego
  • Learning to form numbers correctly
  • Investigating how germs are spread using glitter
  • Learning to wash our hands thoroughly


Next Wednesday 20th February we will be having our St David's Day celebration. The children are invited to wear Welsh costume, rugby shirts or red. Our concert will be performed at 9am in the school hall.


Day Activity

Milk and Fruit money £1 please.    Park day - appropriate clothing for weather please. 


Tuesday Library books returned for changing please. 
Thursday P.E - shorts/ leggings and t shirt kit please
Friday Class page updated with this week's learning.