Welcome to Reception!
We are Sue Geoghegan and Paul Shrubb, and we are the teachers in the Reception team at Littlehaven Infant School. Our wider team of teaching assistants include Lorna Harding, Helen King and Kelly White. Together we ensure that your child has the best start to their school life. There are two reception classes called Kingfishers and Peacocks. The children have free flow access to both classes, as well as the use of our large outdoor area. We want to work in partnership with you to help your children to become lifelong learners.
Scroll down and have a look at some of our learning so far!
Weekly newsletters can be found at the bottom of the page.
To help with your child’s first day at Littlehaven, we have recorded a short video showing the walk into the grounds, the playground and then the building itself. We hope this makes the first day a little less daunting for you all.
Mrs Geoghegan from Kingfisher Class has recorded Giles Andreae’s book ‘Giraffes Can’t Dance.’ Click below to listen:
Please find below a story read by Mr Shrubb from Peacock Class. It’s the Mick Inkpen story, Kipper’s Toybox.
Miss White from Peacock Class has read the story ‘Knock Knock. Who’s There?’ by Sally Grindley. Click below to hear it:
Our next story for you is called ‘Shark in the Park’ by Nick Sharratt. Listen to Mrs Harding from Kingfisher read it for you:
Mrs King has chosen ‘Stick Man,’ written by Julia Donaldson, to read:
To help the children to hold their pencil correctly, we have started to teach them the ‘Nip, Flip, Grip’ method. Watch the video below for a quick demonstration:
The Gallery below shows some of the learning in Reception so far this year. Click on one of the images to open the rest of the gallery.
Below are our Parent letters for Autumn 2020:
Books for Topics is a website that gives links to online stories, read by the author or illustrator of the book. Story times are so important for their development so this is another way to share books together. Click the link below to access 8 different stories.