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St James' Catholic Primary School'Where we belong, believe and achieve'.


Reception 2023-24

Summer Term 2024

This week we have been reading Norman the snail with a silly shell. We started our writing process by designing our own silly shell for Norman.

We used drama techniques to re-enact sections of our class story, ‘A way home for wolf’.

Autumn term 2023

One of our focus texts this term was The Jolly Postman. We decided to write a postcard and send it to our home address. We carefully applied the stamp and took our postcard to the local postbox.

Reception 2022-23

Spring 2023

We have been sequencing the story The Worrysaurus.

Autumn term 2022

We have been writing postcards to send to our home address.

We have been learning our first sounds in Phase 2 phonics through a variety of games and activities.

Reception 2021-22

Spring Term 2022

We love to read at home and in school

We have been using our phonics knowledge to write about our own superhero.

We had lots of fun matching upper and lower case letters.

We recapped our phase 2 phonics before beginning phase 3.

Autumn Term 2021

We have been writing our phase 2 tricky words.

We love learning our phonics through playing games.

We have been playing phonics dominoes with our friends.

We had to find the picture with the initial sound, ‘s’

We love our phonics lessons! We had to read CVC words then cut and stick the matching picture.

We love playing games to practice our phonics.

Practicing our letter formation.

We love to read 📚