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Welcome to Reception’s web page!


Please visit us regularly as we will keep this page updated with all the latest news and goings on. Visit our gallery for photographs and our work page to see examples of our hard work.


Introducing the staff:

Class Teacher - Miss Loveless

Teaching Assistants - Mrs Kennedy, Miss Magda and Mrs Almulla


Express Yourself:

We have different areas of the classroom both inside and out where we are encouraged to live, love and learn…….

Creative       Literacy       Numeracy       Role-play       Reading       Faith      Outside


Espresso Discovery:

Username: student22687

Password: holyfamily


Things to remember:

READING – this is your number one priority! Please try and read every night at home and record it in your reading record. Your book must be signed at least 3 x a week by an adult at home and this will be checked in school every week.

Short, regular reading sessions really make a difference to the progress your child makes.

Book bags should be brought into school on Monday and Friday only.

Home Learning week beginning 4.1.21

Please complete some of the activities suggested below. Work will be set on Google Classroom later on in the week. (Please contact your class teacher for log in details if you have forgotten them or visit for support in using it)



  • Recall of key facts for Reception – number bonds to 5 and then 10; 1 more and 1 less. Maybe an adult or sibling at home could help test you on the key facts.
  • Sumdog – why not challenge yourself by completing some activities. (Email your class teacher if you have lost your log in details)
  • Numberblocks -


RWI phonics – review Set 1 sounds

Use Espresso ‘Foundation Stage’ Literacy (see log in reminder on class page) for games, quizzes and activities.

Spellings – Practise key words for Reception – see class page and you have previously had paper copies.

Handwriting – practise handwriting using the sheets on They don’t need printing off.  You can look at the screen and then practise the letters on paper.

Understanding of the world/EAD

Our topic this term is Space and Weather – see knowledge organiser.

Choose from the tasks below. Any completed work can be shared on Google Classroom:

Research the Apollo 11 moon landing

Create a fact file about ‘sun’ collage using different materials in yellow and orange

Learn the facts on the Knowledge Organiser. Can you teach someone you know some of the facts you have learned?


Can you name the 4 seasons is order and talk about the typical weather for each season – maybe draw a weather picture and/or create a weather report.

Art work based on Wassily Kandinsky.

  • Homework is set on a Friday and is due in on the following Wednesday
  • PE is on Wednesday please remember to wear your PE kit to school so you can take part
  • Please bring in water bottles daily
  • All Reception children need to have wellington boots and a waterproof jacket in school for outdoor activities

Black History Month QR codes

Have you seen the Kids' Zone? Play games and visit some cool websites. You can vote for your favourites.