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Peake (Reception)

Welcome to Peake's webpage.

Our class is named after Tim Peake. He is the first British astronaut to visit the International Space Station. He spent 6 years training for this mission.
Why don't you see what other facts you can find out...

What a busy and fun half term we have had! I am so proud of how well the children have settled back into school life; they amaze me every day. I have loved watching them make new friends and explore their new environment. I can't wait to see what the next term will bring.
Please read our newsletter for updates.
Miss Innes :)

Teaching Staff:

  Miss Innes                 Mrs Phillips              Miss McConnell 
Class Teacher                  HLTA                    Teaching Assistant


Autumn 1
Autumn 2


Home Learning Support


We teach the children their letter sounds using the Read Write Inc phonics scheme. Each letter sound has a picture to support your child writing and reading the sound. Below are the pictures and how we form the letter, using pre cursive handwriting. It is important your child remembers to 'whoosh up' at the beginning of the letter to ensure they are forming it correctly. 

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Click the link below to find out how to form the letter sounds 
Read Write Inc Formation Rhymes 

Useful websites/ videos

Reading/ Writing at home
(How to say the sounds we have been learning)
(Teaching your child to read simple words using Fred Talk)


Below is a video of Miss Innes going through the speed sounds that we are learning in phonics.

Maths at home

Maths booklet

Practical ideas

EYFS home learning pack

Purple Mash
Mini Mash has lots of different activities to choose from and can be accessed at home:

Autumn Term in School



This term the children have been learning to write their names and write a range of letters. Please see below some of their amazing efforts.


This half term we will be getting to know the books:



We get lots of our ideas from White Rose Maths. There are lots of free resources on their website for you to use at home, including video lessons. In our lessons we incorperate Numberblocks and we focus on a number each week. The children love to find out what our new number is and watch the episode on bbc iplayer.

Number formation rhymes 


Understanding of the World

Remembrance Day

Below you will find a BBC Children's remembrance film. A beautiful and evocative animation that sees war as experienced by animals in a WWI battlefield.





The children have enjoyed learning about Diwali this week. They have made Rangoli patterns, designed Diwali cards and mehndi art and made diva lamps using clay. 

Children in Need



An autumn walk around the school grounds.

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