Ghyllgrove Community Primary School &Resource Base for Hearing Impaired Children

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Class 2

Welcome to Class 2

Class Teacher: Miss K. Mckeon
Teaching Assistant: Mrs E. Baxter

1:1 Teaching Assistants: Mrs A. Wright,  Mrs D. Pettet, Mrs H. Witham and Mrs D. Moth


Gates open at 8:40 and children must be in school by 8:50.

Children will now line up on the playground in front of their teacher and go home via the playground. Due to the recent pandemic parents will not be permitted past the red line on the playground. Please look for signs and markings that will direct you where to enter and leave the school premises safely. 


Our topic for Summer Term 1 is: Fantasy island


Letters and Sounds

Sounds we have learnt so far:

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

Phase 3: j, v, w, x, y, z, zz, qu, ch, sh, th, ng, ee, oo (long), ai, oa, oo (short), ar, or, ur, ow, oi, er, igh, air, ear, ure


Words we have learnt so far:

Phase 2: I, the, no, go, to, into, a, at, an, as, it, in, is, if, of, off, mum, dad, can, had, him, his, on, get, got, not, big, back, but, up, and.

Phase 3: we, be, me, he, my, will, you, all, she, that, then, this, are, her, look, too, her, now, down, for

Phase 4:



Number of the week this week is: 16

Remember to use your Ten Town login at home to improve your number skills 🔢




      ** PE will be on Tuesdays**


Our daily routine

*Regular hand washing and sanitising, alongside regular cleaning will be in place throughout the day*

8.40 - 8.55: Register and Early morning work

9.00 - 9.15: Input

9.15 - 10.20: Child led learning

10.30 - 10.45: Snack time

10.45 - 11.15: Letters and Sounds

11.30 - 12.15: Lunch

12.15 - 12.30: Magical Maths

12.30 - 12.40: Input

12.45 - 2.30: Child led learning

2.30 - 2.45: Story/Show and tell

2.50 - Home time


In the Reception there are three classes. Each class is set up to ensure that children learn through a play-based curriculum in which they are encouraged to learn through first-hand experiences and exploration. During play children's concepts, skills, attitudes and achievements are extended.


All children will have access to a small world area, writing area, investigation area, fine motor area, reading area, investigation area, role play, as well as access to daily literacy and numeracy activities. There is also access to an interactive whiteboard.


Items to have in school

Spare clothes- tracksuit bottoms, t-shirt and underwear


PE kit- White/ red t-shirt, shorts and trainers/ plimsoles

Water bottle - plain water only please


Please ensure all clothing is clearly named. Thank you.



Homework will be uploaded to Tapestry each Friday. We ask that it is returned the following Tuesday each week.


Activities to try at home

Practise reading and writing your high frequency words and tricky words  

Practise your letter/ number formations. 

Use money when buying something.

Find different 3d shapes around your house and describe them.

Use objects to double and halve up to 20.

Add and subtract to 20.

Count and order numbers to 20 and above.

Write simple sentences ensuring your child uses a capital letter, finger spaces and a full stop.

Extend a sentence using ‘and’ or ‘because’.



If you have any problems, worries or just a general question please come and see us.


Many thanks

The EYFS Team

What we are learning this week WB 16/5/22

Letter formation

Number of the week WB 16/5/22

Common Exception Word Challenge

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Above is a video giving you more information about the common exception word challenge. This can be found on the back cover of your reading record. Any questions please come and speak to your child's class teacher.

Using Tapestry

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