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Reception - Hornbeam Class

Welcome to Hornbeam Class

Class teacher : Mrs. Parsons

Teaching assistant : Miss. Lindsay


Learning and Growing Together!


'Friendly staff, lovely atmosphere'

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Term 1


Our topic this term is the inspirational British author, Julia Donaldson. The children will be exploring a range of books written by the author and developing artistic skills through the characters.

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During our literacy lessons we will be exploring some of Julia Donaldson's fantastic stories. The children will learn 'The Gruffalo' song and have the opportunity to compose their own. The children will also be visiting our Forest school to develop their vocabulary to describe the setting.



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During our maths lessons we will be counting to 10 using 1:1 correspondence, recognising numbers to 10 and developing our knowledge of 2D shape names and their properties.

Below are some songs you may wish to listen to with your child to support their learning.

The Big Numbers Song

Days of The Week Song For Kids

Shapes Song 2

Writing Numbers | Number Songs | PINKFONG Songs for Children


During term 1 the children will be focusing on the  phase 2 sounds, s, a, t, p, i, n. They will then learn the sounds, m, d, g, o, c, k.

Please use your phonic packs to aid sound recognition and create simple words for blending such as: as, in, it, sat.

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