Welcome to the Geckos Class Page

We are a Foundation Stage class with 30 children. Our Teacher is Mrs Patel and our Teaching Assistants are Miss Morrison and Mrs Wilkinson. Our page shows activities that we have been doing each month, which are included in our ongoing ‘Learning Journeys.’

This week in Geckos Class:  (Week beginning 16th April):

This week we have been learning about fiction and non fiction books during our guided reading sessions.  In our maths session this week we have been very busy learning about money and we have now learnt to count in 2’s and 10’s.  Our new topic is going to be Animals and as part of our topic we have begun thinking of ideas for our role play area which is going to be a toy shop.

Please continue to use the Maths folders , with a set of Numicon and look for your new ‘mathletics’ password. Practise reading and spelling the words and sounds found in the Book bags.

Our Learner of the WeekPreksha for amazing reading this week.

Certificates given out this term:

Maths Passports given out this term: (Who will be the first to receive their Great Britain passport?)

We are looking forward to learning about the following things this Summer term:

  • Coming Soon!

Home Learning: Check your Book bags and:

Please keep going with reading and spelling the words below: Which words are you on?

Phase 2 words: Frog, Panda, Tiger and Butterfly words.  Once children can read and spell these words then they get the phase 2 bookmark and start phase 3 words.




Phase 3 words: Elephant, Fish, Toucan and Ladybird words.  Once children can read and spell these words then they get the phase 3 bookmark and start phase 4 words.





Rainbow Sounds






Handwriting patterns   Greentrees Letter Formation

Maths packs  

Have you used your the numicon to try ordering numbers?





Useful Links for Home:

phonics letter – Spring term 2018

Reading talk for parents October 2017

Foundation Stage curriculum info:

Bug club website:


Phonics play:

January/February 2018

We have been enjoying using the Magical Forest role play area!






Outdoor learning has been fun!










We have been cooking cheesecake in groups of 4 every Thursday.



December 2017

We have been enjoying taking part in lots of Christmas themed activities





November 2017

Outdoor Learning






We have been learning about the artist Mondrian and having a try at colour mixing using the primary colours.










When we first started . . . (September and October 2017) 

Communication and Language

Expressive Art and Design



Personal, Social and Emotional Development

Physical Development

Understanding the World