St Thomas' Church Of England Primary School

St Thomas' Church Of England Primary School

School re-opens on Tuesday 20th February 2024 at 8.45am. Wishing all our families a lovely half term break. **** School disco tokens and tickets are still available on Parent Pay

St Thomas' Road, Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire, FY8 1JN

01253 722022

office@st-thomas.lancs.sch.uk

Reception Class

Teacher: Mrs Mason

Teaching Assistants: Miss Cunningham, Mrs Winskill & Mrs Harrison

Our Gospel Value is: Kindness

 

Pupil Leaders:

Our School Councillors: Harmony and Lucas

Our Eco Warriors: Sophia and Oliver

Our SHINE Councillors: Etta and Loki

Our link Governor is: Emma Whitaker

 

Helpful Information:

  • Reading books will be changed on a Friday
  • Reading records are needed in school every day
  • Library book changing day is Wednesday
  • Homework is given every other Friday, to be returned the following Thursday.
  • PE kits are needed on  Wednesdays and Fridays - please come in PE kits ready 
  • Healthy snacks - if your child does not have morning toast, they may bring in a healthy snack 
  • Water bottles - children will need a water bottle in school each day. This must contain water - no juice or flavoured water. Please return these daily after washing.  You may choose to send your own in. 

Looking ahead:

  • We will be in Forest School every Wednesday on our Welly Walk-  please wear your PE kit and bring your wellies in! 
  • We will be visiting St Annes Library each term to develop our love of reading and awareness of our community.
  • We will visit Porritt House Nursing Home this year to share stories and books.
  • Our school trip will be on the 1st May 2024 to Park View 4 U 

Spring Term message from Mrs Mason: 

During spring term we will be spending time learning in both our inside and outside learning environments.  We will be learning all about Starry Nights, Dinosaurs, Rainbows and Puddles and Ready Steady Grow. We will spend lots of time outdoors, including learning in our Forest School area and natural school grounds. Phonics and Early reading is a key priority for us at St Thomas' and we will be continuing to nurture a love of books and reading fluency using all the sounds and words we have learnt so far. If you have any questions, please ask. We are really looking forward to sharing the next part of your child's learning journey.  

 

Useful Documents for Reception Year

Reception Curriculum Learning Overview

Reception End of Year Expectations

Reception Baseline Parent Information

Reception English Overview

Reception Maths Overview

Reception Reading Spine

 

Spring Term Documents

Dangerous Dinosaurs

Ready Steady Grow

 

 

Autumn Term Documents

Reception Learning Letter for Autumn 1 

Reception Blog

Caring for the birds

Reception Teacher (C.Mason) on: Reception Blog

         

        

Reception class have been caring for our school wildlife today by making bird feeders. We used honey, loops and seeds to make bird doughnuts and bird pizzas. The children have to get busy with their fingers 'squeezing, threading, twisting and smearing'. We are really looking forward to our RSPB Big School Bird Watch next week to see which birds are visiting our school grounds this winter.

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All creatures great and small

Reception Teacher (C.Mason) on: Reception Blog

Did you know that the word dinosaur means terrible lizard?! Well today Reception class have had a friendly lizard come and help us learn all about scales, spines, plates and horns. We have been learning about armoured dinosaurs and animals. Can you spot Mr Bean helping us with our reading and phonics too?! We really enjoyed having a scaly guest.

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999 What's your emergency? How can I help you?

Reception Teacher (C.Mason) on: Reception Blog

Our children have been learning all about 'People who help us'. They have enjoyed learning about the work of the Police, Ambulance service, Firefighters, Dentists and Doctors.  They LOVED dressing up in the clothes and sitting in the police car too! 

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Zebras in party hats

Reception Teacher (C.Mason) on: Reception Blog

Here is a picture of a child

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WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE....