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Mrs Jackson

Welcome to Class EJ's class webpage. We are a friendly group of Reception and Year 1 children who are very enthusiastic about our learning. Our class teacher is Mrs Jackson and our wonderful teaching assistant is Miss Cook. On this page, I will endeavour to keep you up-to-date with news from our classroom. As always, if you have any questions, please speak to myself or Miss Cook.


General Information

Reading: We usually change our reading scheme books and school library books (for Reception children) three times a week on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Although we do ask for book bags and pupil planners to be brought into school every day, as often there are letters and information that need to go home. 


PE: Our indoor PE session is on a Thursday morning but again, we ask for PE kits to be in school every day. We will send kits home to be washed at the end of each term, or sooner if necessary!


Our Belongings: Can parents and carers please make sure all their child's belongings are named, from gloves to water bottles and plimsolls! Your help in this is very much appreciated as our lost property box is overflowing!


We ask that water bottles are taken home, washed, refilled (with still plain water only) and brought back the next day. In addition, the children can bring in a healthy snack for break time.


In order for the Reception children to enjoy our outdoor classroom, we ask that each child has a named pair of welly boots that stay at school.

Work at home - Year 1 children only

Term One


Our termly newsletters can be found further down the page.


At the beginning of the term we will focus on settling in and getting to know the children (and them us!).  We will then move to our theme of 'This is Me' linked with Circuses and later on, Harvest.


Reception children:

We encourage all the children to be independent coming into school and finding their own pegs etc.  We thank you for your support in this matter. 


Year 1 children:

We will be using a range of texts linked to our theme in English sessions, starting with 'Circus' by Peter Spier. In our History sessions, we will be finding out about how forms of entertainment have changed over time. We will also be exploring colour and texture by creating collages in Art. This work will link with our Science topic of the Seasons.


Please also note, if your child is being collected by someone else, we must have notification (either written or through telephoning the school). If you have any questions, please pop in and ask or make an appointment to see us, again through the school office.

Many thanks and we hope you are as excited about the new school year as we are!