St Thomas' Church Of England Primary School

St Thomas' Church Of England Primary School

School re-opens on Monday 3rd June at 8.45am *** Have a lovely holiday!

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

01253 722022

Reception Class

Teacher: Mrs Mason

Teaching Assistants: Miss Cunningham, Miss 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 Friday
  • 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 

Summer Term message from Mrs Mason: 

Over the next term we will be having fun and learning under the topic titles Build It Up, Big wide World, Animal Safari and On the Beach. We will be learning new phase 5 sounds in phonics and learning to 'speedy read the sounds and words we already know.  We will be writing through the amazing texts; Weirdo by Zadie Smith, So Much by Helen Oxenbury, The Night Pirates by Pete Harris, Hairy Maclary by Linley Dodd and many more. In Maths we will be exploring patterns, doubles, halving and gaining a deep understanding of numbers 11-20. Each week we will explore our school grounds on our Wellington walk, take a trip to the beach, visit the local library and nursing home.  We will also take part in our St Thomas' sports day, go on a school trip and have some very special 'feathered' visitors to look after.  It is going to be an action packed term, filled with summer time fun and learning.  Sun hats, sun cream and a filled water bottle at the ready! 


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

50 Recommended Reads for 4-5 Year Olds


Summer Term Documents

Build It Up

Big Wide World

Animal Safari

On the Beach


Spring Term Documents

Dangerous Dinosaurs

Ready Steady Grow


Autumn Term Documents

Reception Learning Letter for Autumn 1 


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

Posted: Feb 15, 2024 by: Lindsay Walton (L.Walton) 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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