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George Street Primary School

George Street Primary School

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  • George Street Primary School, George Street, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP2 5HJ

Reception

OUR CLASS

Welcome to the Reception class page!

We are a very caring and creative class. We have really enjoyed building new friendships and exploring new learning opportunities at school. We love exploring our new learning environment during our child initiated learning.

AUTUMN 2022

Important dates

Thursday 1st September

First day back 

 Monday 24th October to Friday 28th October

 Half-Term holidays

 Monday 31st October

 Inset Day

 Tuesday 1st November

 Return to school

 Friday 2nd December

 Occasional Day

 Tuesday 20th December

 2pm finish for Christmas

 

Notices

Forest School is every Tuesday afternoon, please bring in a pair of wellie boots for your child to wear. We have school weatherproof overalls that your child can wear when the weather is wet. 

 

PE is every Friday morning. Your child will need their PE kit consisting of black shorts, their group colour t-shirt and suitable shoes. 

 

Reading 

Every Friday morning we invite parents / carers into class to read a story with your child. 

The children will also take home a different reading book and library book every Friday. Please make sure that they have their book bags at school so that these can be changed. 

Please read with your child every day and record this in their reading record. 

 

Reminder

Please name all belongings to help your child when changing for PE and finding home things at the end of the day. 

AUTUMN CURRICULUM NEWSLETTER

 

WHAT WE HAVE BEEN UP TO THIS TERM

This term we are exploring the whole school theme and learning about Africa. 

We have started by learning about the African Savannahs and the wild animals that live in Africa. 

We have been exploring the animals through role play, stories and building up our explorative play during child initiated learning. 

 

We have been building relationships during our child initiated learning and have been working as a team when using construction and engaging in role play in the home corner. 

We are also very excited about our new climbing frame in the outside area, we have been building our physical strength and development by swinging, climbing and balancing on the frame.