Reception H and B 2020 - 2021

Miss Hodson

Year 1

Ms Brown

Welcome to Reception

Class Teachers - Miss Hodson & Miss Brown

Teaching Assistants - Miss Toya & Mrs Akintunde

 Outreach TA - Mrs Cavanagh

Our topic question is -

  Isn't it Great to Cebrate? 

As a Historian, I can:

Discuss the celebrations I remember and learn about celebrations that happened before I was born. I will:

  • Remember and talk about significant events in my own experience
  • Recognise and describe special times or events for family or friends.
  • Talk about past and present events in my own life and in the lives of family members.


As a Geographer, I can:

Learn about celebrations from different parts of the world. I will:

  • Comment and asks questions about aspects of my familiar world such as the place where I live or the natural world.
  • Talk about the features of my own immediate environment and how environments might vary from one another
  • Know about similarities and differences between themselves and others, and among families, communities and traditions.


As an Artist/Designer I can:

Express myself in various ways. I will:

  • sing songs, make music and dance
  • Create simple representations of events, people and objects.
  •  Represent my own ideas, thoughts and feelings through design and technology, art, music, dance, role play and stories.


As a Scientist, I can:

Celebrate the seasons changing from Autumn to Winter. I will:

  • Look closely at similarities, differences, patterns and change
  • Talk about some of the things I have observed such as plants, animals, natural and found objects.
  • Talk about why things happen and how things work

 Subject specific vocabulary:

  • Halloween
  • Bonfire Night
  • Diwali
  • Remeberence Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Hanukkah 
  • Christmas
  • Eid
  • Chinese New Year
  • Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter









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Reception H and B: News items

Food bank, by Mrs Cavanagh

Bauble making workshop, by Mrs Cavanagh

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Crosslee Primary School

Crosslee Road


Manchester, M9 6TG

0161 795 8493