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Reception - Mrs Gibson

Welcome to Reception JG

Teacher - Mrs Gibson

Teaching assistant - Miss James


Welcome to our Reception class. We are really looking forward to working with your children in September. I have worked in Crindau Foundation Phase in all year groups and am looking forward to another year in Reception. Miss James has worked in most year groups too and is looking forward to this year.


General information

Reading books will be sent home on a Tuesday and Friday for you to read with your child so they will need a book bag. Please return them to school on Mondays and Thursdays. 


Letters and Sounds - When the children are settled they will also be bringing a book home with the sounds they have learnt to practice with you at home.


Milk will be provided daily for the children but we are not currently collecting money for fruit. You are  welcome to send in a fruit snack for your child to have at break time.



PE lessons are on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please can chidlren wear their PE kits to school on these days (black shorts or jogging bottoms, white t-shirt and trainers). Please put children's names on all their clothing. Thank you.


Our project this term is:


Colour and pattern


We will be looking at :

  • Colours of fruit
  • Oliver's fruit salad
  • Planning, shopping and making a fruit salad
  • Animals with colours and patterns

Phase 2 Letters and sounds - s a t p i n m d g o c k ck e u r h b f ff l ll ss

The children have these sounds in their blue books to practice at home. 

We also send a sheet home for each new sound as we learn them.


This is a very useful website to support literacy and maths.

Select Learning Games, Age 3-5 and try some of the activities.

Children in Need 2023

Reception Christmas Concert December 20203

St David's Day 2024

Animal Encounters Day