The Phoenix Primary School & Nursery

We enter to learn, we leave to achieve!

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Change over Tuesday

Reception reading books will be changed every Tuesday. Please ensure your child has their book bag, reading book(s) and reading record. Please bring these items every day as your child will regularly read with an adult in school.



Please ensure your child has full kit in school throughout the half-term. Kits will be sent home each holiday for washing. Hair should be tied up and earrings must be removed on these days. If children are wearing earrings they will not be allowed to join in with P.E lessons. P.E days may change from week to week. You will be informed on a weekly basis so please look out for messages on our classroom door.


Welcome Wednesday

Every Wednesday parents/carers are invited into classrooms from 8:45-9:00 am to share a book with their child. We hope you can make it!

The last Wednesday of each half term is an extended ‘Welcome Wednesday’! Parents/carers are invited into school to spend some time with their child exploring the activities that take place in Reception. The session will take place from 9:00-10:00 a.m. and each session will have a different curriculum focus. More information will be given nearer the time. Please look out for the letter inviting you to join us!

Class Blog


This week we have continued learning new sounds, one of which was a digraph! (two letters together which make one sound) Our sounds this week are ‘l’ ‘h’ ‘sh’ and ‘r’. We have continued to learn some CVC words and looking at our new ‘tricky red words’, ‘to’ and ‘you’, which cannot be sounded out.

We have been looking at finding one more, both practically and mentally. We also discovered we can do this using the number lines around our classroom! Some of us have started to look at how to record this as a number sentence.

As part of Black History Month, we have been looking at the story of ‘Handa’s Surprise’. We have been comparing the environments where we and Handa live, focusing on the environment, animals and weather. We have also been using African drums to play our own music (we used symbols to write the tunes!)

Thank you to all the parents who attended our Parent’s Evening this week. If you were unable to attend, please feel free to speak with the teachers at pick-up.

Please bring in book bags every day to allow us to read with your child in school. Thank-you.


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