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Monday 15th July - Friday 19th July


This week...


  • Monday 15th July - Pride Day. Come and cheer on our annual Pride Parade around the block at 2.30pm. Children should come into school in their uniforms as usual but can accessorise for our celebrations.


  • Tapestry - as the year comes to an end we are closing the tapestry accounts.  We will download your child's learning journey next week, which you will be able to download via tapestry and keep as a memory of their reception year at Hillcrest.  For a guide on how to download see this video 


  • Head lice - They're such a nuisance and, unfortunately, they're spreading in both classes. Don't wait for your child to start scratching - they'll have passed them on to you and the rest of the family, as well as other children, by then. Check your child's hair thoroughly by wet combing with lots of conditioner and a fine tooth comb. If everyone does it we can break the cycle. Head lice and nits - NHS (


  • As part of our transition to Yr 1, the children now line up up outside in the mornings.  At 8.45 am bring your child to their line (look for the adults in their high-viz jackets) by the Reception gate. At 8.50am we wave goodbye and walk into the class to start our day.



Coming up...


  • Monday 22nd July - End of Term 6 & guard of honour for Yr 6 Leavers at 3.30


THE READ-A-NATOR. When your child has read at home, simply hit the button and click your child's class to add a point to their class tally. The class with the most points at the end of the term will win a treat.




Keep your finger on the pulse!


Look out for your Friday Mailbag, emailed to you every week, to keep up to date with news for the whole school. (You can also find all the weekly Mailbags on the website, under the News and Events tab.)


You'll find the news that's just for the Reception classes on this page. It's updated every week so make it your one-stop-shop for class news.



  • All our dates and events for the year are on our website calendar. Click to view it in...
  • calendar format
  • or as a list of events
  • In the calendar layout events are colour coded. Events for everyone are in BLUE. Events for Reception only are in GREEN.


  • Visit the Reception Homework page HERE to download this week's Retrieval Questions.


  • Click HERE to see what we've been doing!




(please only email teachers on school days between 8am and 5.30pm)

Mrs Newstead -
Mrs Howells -
Mrs Caudwell -
Mrs Bonner -


Lady Gaga Class Reps:

Georgina Carver  07742 505240


Mya-Rose Craig Class Reps:

Positions vacant!



If you would like to be added to the Reception WhatsApp group then please get in touch with any of the above Reps