Reception – Dosbarth Derbyn

Croeso i Derbyn! 

Members of staff in the class: Miss Trotman, Mrs Hartup, Mrs Davies, Mrs Burder and Mrs Pompa.

Weekly Timetable

Monday – Snack is £1 a week or you can pay for the term. Please pay for snack on Mondays. Please ensure Squid is topped up on a Monday in readiness for the week.

Gym. You can leave your child’s gym kit in school, and take it home at the end of every half term.

WednesdayWelly Wednesday 

Friday Class library books are changed. Homework is sent out on Friday, and due back in school the following Thursday. 

Please bring your book bags everyday.


Autumn Term 1 Topic – Why do squirrels hide their nuts?

Autumn Term 2 Topic – What happens when I fall asleep?

Spring Term 1 Topic – Do you want to be friends?

Spring Term 2 Topic – What’s the sound?

Summer Term 1 Topic – Why do ladybirds have spots?

Summer Term 2 Topic – Will you read me a story?

Letter Formation Videos

a – around the apple and down the leaf


b – down the laces to the heel, up and around the toe.



c – curl around the caterpillar



d – around the dinosaur’s bottom, up his tall neck and down to his toes


e – lift off the lid and scoop out the egg



f – down the stem and draw the leaves



g – around the girl’s face, down her hair and curl



h – down the body to the hooves, up and over its back



i – down the insect’s body, curl and dot for its head



j – down the body, curl and dot for its head



k –



l – down the long leg



m – down the Maisie mountain, mountain



n – down Nobby and over his net



0 – around the orange


p – down the pirate’s plait and around his face


q – around her head, up past her earring, down her hair and flick


r – down the robot’s body and up and around his arm


s – slither down the snake


t – down the tower and across the tower


u – down and under, up to the top and draw the puddle


v – down a wing, up a wing


w – down, up, down, up


x – down the arm and leg, and repeat on the other side


y – down a horn, up a horn and under its head


z – zig-zag-zig