Reception R 2019 - 2020

As school will remain closed when the children were due to start back after the Easter Holidays (20th April), each teacher will be providing work/home learning activities on their class pages. See below some learning activities that are age appropriate for Reception children. These will be updated reguarly. 

We hope all our families are safe and well. 

Simms Cross Primary School 

Reception Daily Activities

Parents support for teaching/ supporting reading at home-



  • Practise your mouse control with these ICT games-


  • Enjoy a story-

Can you think of a different ending to your favourite story? Or maybe create a new character? Have a go at writing your own story! you will need to register to access this resource but it is all free and lots of stories to choose from.


  • Practise your Phase 2 and Phase 3 sounds with these phonics games- simply choose a game and select 2 or 3 (Phase 3 is for children familiar with diagraphs such as ‘ee’ in bee and ‘ai’ in rain). The children loved to feed Obb and Bob in class!


Phase 3-


  • Clifford The Big Red Dog: Interactive Storybooks! Phonics fun, games, and stories for early readers.


  • Big Letter Bunnies. Matching capital and lower case letters-


  • Practise reading words with Phase 3 phonics on dinosaur eggs!-



  • More phonics/ reading/ letter formation/ high frequency word games-



  • A range of interactive maths and literacy games can be found at-


  • Maths games. Reception children should be working on numbers to twenty, knowing one more or one less than any given number within 1-20. Also, addition and subtraction within 10.


  • There are wonderful interactive maths games at- Select from the categories in the Foundation 3-5 box- counting, order and sequencing, calculations, money, shape position and movement, measures and data handling. Then select a game to play. The games usually have two levels of challenge- number to 10 and number to 20.




Hopefully these activities will keep you busy for now and we hope to see you all very soon! Take care, Miss Rowland and Miss Collier.





Welcome to Simms Cross Reception.

Please read our information newsletter which can be found in the list of attached files. 

Key Information 

Miss Rowland is the class teacher in Reception and Miss Collier is the teaching assistant. 


Snack is provided by Reception without any charge to parents. Children have the choice of milk or water and a selection of fruit each day. 


Our current topic is 'Dinosaurs'. We have been reading non-fiction books about Dinsosaurs, hunting for eggs in our outdoor area and designing our own creatures. Ask your child about all the Dino Fun we have been having! 


In Maths we have been exploring numbers 11 to 15. This includes counting, recognising and manipulating these numbers. We have also been looking at sharing, halving and doubling. Additionally, we have practising adding one more and subtracting one less. 


In Literacy, we are learning about the story of 'The Journey Home'. 


Check out our class Twitter page - @SCPSreceptionr to see some of our learning! 


Files to Download

Reception R: News items

Sports Day, by Mr Graham

Captain Tom Moore, by Mr Graham

Reception R: Blog items

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Reception R: Gallery items

Slime!!, by Mr Graham

Baking in school!, by Mr Graham

World Book Day 2020, by Mrs Kelly

Reception R: Events items

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