Cross Gates

Primary School

Aspire, Learn, Succeed

Cross Gates

Primary School

Aspire, Learn, Succeed

Reception (Squirrel Class)

Welcome to Squirrel Class Page


 The Reception team that will help your child to shine is: Miss Harrison, Mrs Sutcliffe, Mrs Frost and Miss Jefferies. 


This page will be updated regularly so please keep looking for important information and to see pictures of our learning.


Early Years loved listening to the folk band Maia. We joined in with the singing and actions and even got to play some musical instruments. 

Maia folk band

Monday 20th January 


The children have really enjoyed our learning based upon our Talk for Writing book - Rosie's Walk.


Today, the children created Rosie the Hen using playdough. 

Rosie the Hen

Tuesday 7th January


Today, we received a special letter! We opened the letter and followed the clues to find our surprise! It was our new Talk for Writing book - Rosie's Walk. 



Talk for Writing - Rosie's Walk

Talk for Writing - Dear Santa 


This week, we had a special visitor, who came to Cross Gates Primary School with a delivery! (Please see video below.)


Santa delivered us a present! It was a new story. This book will inspire lots of learning in the next few weeks.



Santa Visit to EYFS

Still image for this video

Autumn 2 Newsletter 2019

We enjoyed meeting Vicky from Langlands garden centre.  We learnt all about the different parts of a bulb and how to plant them correctly. We can’t wait to watch them grow ! 

Planting bulbs

The children have been very creative this morning making cameras !

Smile !

Today we opened our first Reading Cafe . The children really enjoyed listening to stories with you. Early Years Reading Cafe is every Friday 8.55-9.10, we look forward to seeing you next week. 

Reading Cafe

Look at our Learning !

The children have had a great first week at school and have really enjoyed exploring their new learning environment. They have especially enjoyed playing outside on our new bikes.

Autumn 1 Newsletter 2019