Looking forward to Hello Yellow day on Friday 9th October for Young Minds and the Basildon Resources Centre.

Ghyllgrove Community Primary School &Resource Base for Hearing Impaired Children

Happy | Safe | Achieving

Class 3

Welcome to Class 3

Class Teacher: Miss K. Gray
Teaching Assistant: Mrs T. Murphy

1:1 Teaching Assistants: Miss K. Bradley

1:1 Teaching Assistants: Mrs A. Wright


Doors open at 8:30 and children must be in school by 8:40.

Children will now enter school and go home through their classroom door in the EYFS garden. Please look for signs and markings that will direct you where to enter and leave the school premises.



Our topic for the Autumn Term is: 'Me and My World'. We will be exploring our families, friends, hobbies and interests.


Letters and Sounds

Sounds we have learnt so far:

Phase 2: 

Phase 3:


Words we have learnt so far:

Phase 2: 

Phase 3: 

Phase 4:



Number of the week this week is:



Week Beginning 14th September: Class visits - please refer to the paperwork sent to you for the date and time of your visit.

Week Beginning 28th September: Children start full time: 8.30am - 2.40pm



      ** PE will be on Tuesdays **


Our Daily Routine

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

8.30 - 8:45: Register and Early morning work

9.00 - 9.15: Input

9.15 - 10.20: Child led learning

10.30 - 10.45: Snack time

10.50 - 11.10: Letters and Sounds

11.30 - 12.15: Lunch

12. 15 - 12.30: Circle time

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 is sent on a Wednesday and needs to be returned on a Monday. You will be given more information when your child starts school.


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


Weekly Objectives 2.11.20