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Welcome to Robins - Reception Class!


Welcome to Robins class page!


We hope you all have had a wonderful break and all ready for the our last term together! Where does the time go?! Our book for Summer 2 is Billys Bucket by Kes Gray. We will be having fun in our beach role play and enjoy finding out all about different sea creatures. If you have any books/resources linked to this topic please do bring them into share with the class. 


We are very excited this term as its our turn for Forest school. The dates for this are: 12th June, 19th June, 26th June and 3rd July. We have informed the parents who will be helping on which date but if you are unsure please come and ask us. 


Our class assembly is also on Friday 12th July. We hope to see you there!



Please have a look at our page to find out all the recent information. The learning maps will tell you what we are focussing on this term and learning about across the curriculum.


I have also put on our workshops that we have had for phonics and maths. These will give you information about how we teach phonics, writing and maths at school and things you can do to help at home. Any questions please do ask.


We really appreciate how many of you come to these events and would like to say thank you for the positive feedback. 


Please see our latest newsletter for inset days and term dates.



Mr Lord ( Monday and Tuesday) and Mrs Wilkinson (Wednesday, Thursday morning and Friday)
Mrs Bullock – Thursday pm


Mrs Hind, Mrs Evans and Mrs Durrant


PE -

Please ensure that your child's indoor PE kit is complete, named and in school at the start of every week. We will send these PE kits home each half term for you to wash.


Reading books -

Reading books will be changed once a week during our guided reading sessions.  For ease please keep reading books in your child’s book bag and bring them into school everyday.

Please put a quick comment in your child's reading record when you have read with them (including any words etc that they found tricky). Many Thanks!

If your child is ready for another new book (in the week) please let us know!


Library books:

Changed every Monday


Yellow Homework books:


Our  homework has changed this term. You will know be receiving some tasks to compete each week. These will be stuck in your yellow homework books and please complete any work needed in the books too. The phonemes we are learning each week will be on these sheet for your reference as well as the tricky words that we will be focussing on for the term.


If you have any questions please do ask.





Show and Tell

If you have any special items that our linked to our current topic please do being them in to share with us. please refer to our learning map below to see what we will be looking at.


If you have any questions about anything please do come and speak to a member of staff.



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


Learning Map - Term 1

Term 2 - Learning Map

Learning Map Term 4 - Whatever Next!

Learning Map - Term 5 The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Term 6 - Billy's bucket

Here is an overview of the books that we will be focusing our learning on throughout the year.


Term Book
Autumn 1 Gettting to know ourselves and our school
Autumn 2 The Jolly Postman by Janet and Allan Ahlberg
Spring 1 Handa's Surprise by Eileen Browne
Spring 2 Whatever Next! by Jill Murphy 
Summer 1 The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
Summer 2 Billys bucket by Kes Grey


In Robins we love reading inside and outside. We also get to share books with the juniors once a week too when we visit each others classes. Once a term our parents also join us in school for our 'Big Read'. Our Author of the Year is Julia Donaldson. We enjoy sharing her stories at story time and listening to her songs. We also take it in turns to take home a story sack which contains some of her books for us to share at home too. 

Our Reading Area

Our Reading Area 1
Our Reading Area 2
Our Reading Area 3
Our Reading Area 4
Our Reading Area 5
Our Reading Area 6

Our Lovely Outdoor Area

Our Lovely Outdoor Area 1
Our Lovely Outdoor Area 2
Our Lovely Outdoor Area 3
Our Lovely Outdoor Area 4
Our Lovely Outdoor Area 5

Meet the Teacher

Toys Wanted Please


We are currently looking at improving what resources we have in our small world areas inside and outside.  We would really appreciate you support if you are able to provide us with any of the following items that you may have surplus at home. Many thanks in advance for your support.


  • character figures/people etc
  • dinosaurs
  • dolls
  • farm animals and vehicles
  • zoo animals
  • aeroplanes
  • play sets
  • fairies/barbies
  • my little ponies
  • etc


Many Thanks



You can practise your sounds and blending through these websites.