Learning together for a bright future.



Welcome to RP's class page.




Hello RP, my name is Miss Minkowski, and I am excited to be your teacher this year. Ms Mahmoud, Mrs Shahid & Miss Gallivan will also support you in class.


Please remember to to pack a piece of fruit or vegetable in your child’s lunchbox every day to eat at snack times, along with a bottle of water. 

Please remember to bring a change of clothes in your child’s bag if needed and to put your child's name on all items of clothing. Our PE day is Monday. Children can wear joggers and trainers to school on a Monday. Diolch/ Thank you. 

Our topic this half term is 'No planet B!'

We are learning how to look after our environment and how we can make it look better.

We are also learning to write fact files and retell stories. 




We have been learning

This week, we have been learning to count in 2's and 10's. We have enjoyed singing along to the videos below.

We are also learning our phase 3 phonics, which we are using to develop our reading and writing skills. See below for the sounds we are learning and the sentences that we reading in class.

Counting by 2s

Count Together by 10's | Counting Workout for Kids | Jack Hartmann Counting by 10s

19/4/23- Parent and child after school PE event

On Wednesday 19th April we will be holding an after school ball skills PE session for both your child and a parent. You will have received a letter about the event. The event will help share ideas and ways of supporting your child with developing ball skills.

I hope you can all make it. The last event was a huge success.


Miss Minkowski


Our new topic is: Winter Festivals and Celebrations

We have just finished the topic: Story listener, teller, maker.

We have been learning about Little Red Riding Hood, The Gingerbread Man

and we read the stories: The Ugly Duckling and The Enormous Turnip.

We focused on retelling the story by doing lots of role play and oracy work. 

We also made props to help us retell the stories. This included weaving a basket for Little Red Riding hood, making flowers and treats for Grandma, as well as making The Gingerbread man and puppets.

You can help at home by asking your child to retell the stories that we are focusing on. 

Please scroll down our class page, to find new songs we have been learning in Maths/ Welsh and phonics. Diolch/ thank you.

Phonics Resources 

Phase 2 phonic resources

Phase 2 phonic sound cards- These are the sounds that we will be learning in class over the next few months.

Phonics Phase 2 Words- Blending for Reading

Phase 2 Phonic Sound Help with Pronunciation

This may help with the pronunciation of Phase 2 phonic sounds

Tricky Words Sight Words Song for I, go, to, no, is, the

Here is another video to help your child learn their tricky words.

Tricky Words and Sight Words Song

Here is a video/ song to help your child learn some of their tricky words

Phase 3 phonic resources

Revise your Phase 3 sounds with this phonics digraphs and trigraphs video covering the qu, sh, ch, ng, ai, ee, igh, oa, oo, ar, ow, or, oi, ur, ear, air, er graphemes. Phase 3 phonics digraphs.

Phase 3 Tricky Words Song Say Hello To


To help Reception class become speedy mathematicians we will be completing regular CLIC Beat That assessments, you can help by practising these at home. Thank you.




1. Can you count to 7? 2. Can you count to 10? 3.Can you recognise these numbers? 4. Can you recognise these numbers? 5. Can you count the balls? 6. How many fingers do you have (without checking)? 7.Can you tell me double 1 and double 2 (practise putting 1 finger from each hand together, then two fingers from each hand together)? 8. Can you tell me half of 4/2 (practise taking one finger away this time, or two fingers away)? 8. What is 1+1 (use fingers to support to start)? 10. What  is 2 + 2? 


When your child gets ten out of ten three times they will then move onto  CLIC 2. 

Welsh songs

We have been learning these in class

Caru Canu | Clap Clap (Welsh Children's Song)

Cân hwyliog yn cyflwyno ystumiau amrywiol.A fun Welsh children's song introducing various gestures.

Lliwiau'r enfys (Sing a rainbow)

Sut mae'r tywydd heddiw (Addams family)

Caru Canu | Pen Ysgwyddau (Welsh Children's Song)

Cân hwyliog draddodiadol yn cyflwyno rhannau o'r corff (Pen, ysgwyddau, coesau, traed) A fun traditional Welsh children's song introducing body parts. (Head,...

Caru Canu | 5 Crocodeil (Welsh Children's Song)

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