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We had an AWESOME Sports Day! Thank you parents/carers for coming and supporting your children!


This week we have been learning to recognize 3D shapes and about the properties of 3D shapes.

This week in maths we have been reviewing all that we have learned including number formation, clocks, shapes, patterns, adding, subtracting and value of money.

Dear Parents/Carers, 


Please see below the houses for Sports Day,




Dear Parents and Carers, 


We wish you lovely holidays and a restful break. We cannot wait to hear about all the lovely things you did over break! 

We are looking forward to seeing your project when you get back.


Miss  Carrera

This week in maths we learned about positional language.

This week we went on a trip to Ashridge Forest, we had a fantastic time searching for minibeasts!

Dear Parents/carers, 


Please see below the list for "Show and Tell" for Summer term!




Miss Carrera

In Science week, we have been learning about David Attenborough!

He studies animals and their habitats.

We have made our own habitats. We used lots of resources like junk modelling, magazines and also animals!


Thanks to all the donations from the parents


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Zoolab came to visit us :) 


We have been learning about different animals and habitats and we also had the chance to touch them and feel them!

We absolutely loved it!

We can't wait to go back home and share with our family 


Dear Parents/carers, 

Please see the Science Homework for next week!


Monday: What Rot!

Tuesday: Space Cafe

Wednesday: Upside-Down Food Science

Thursday: Yellow Submarine


Hope you enjoy it 


This week in Maths we have been learning about money.

We have learnt to identify coins and describe them by number, size, colour and shape. 


This week in Reception we have been learning about different facts about Planet Earth.

We enjoyed learning what a volcano is, the Universe and obviously the snow frown

We made our own volcanoes out of junk modelling, made lovely pictures of the Universe and decorated the room with snow pictures. 


Reading Celebration Week

Next Monday 26th February marks the start of our Reading Celebration Week. We wanted to share with you the exciting events we have planned at school to mark World Book Day.


Share A Story Mornings

On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, you are invited to join us at the start of the school day to share a story with your child in their classroom. You are very welcome to stay until 9.15am. We just ask due to limited space that you choose to attend just one of the four morning sessions available.


Lanchester Readathon

We are also launching our Lanchester Readathon to raise funds for our brilliant new school library space. Every child has been given a Reach For The Stars Reading Challenge Form. All the children who successfully complete all 20 of the fun challenges will be awarded a Super Reader Certificate.


If you would like to sponsor your child to read, you can donate at Parents who contribute to the Lanchester Readathon will get a donation sticker dedicated in their child’s name in a new library book. Cash donations are very welcome too. Please leave these in a sealed envelope at reception marked with your child’s name.


Library Display

We are also creating a new display in the school library and we would love to receive photos of you reading with your child. If you have a photo you would like to share, please give them to your class teacher in a named envelope next week.


World Book Day Tokens

Every child will be given a £1 World Book Day Book Token. These can be spent in WH Smith, Waterstones and all good independent bookshops. You can also exchange the voucher for one of 10 exclusive, new and completely free World Book Day books.


Dress Up As Your Favourite Book Character

Next Friday 2nd March, we would love the children to come to school dressed as their favourite book character. For some good and inexpensive ideas, please do look at the dressing up gallery on the website

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This week in Maths we have been learning about numbers!

We are able to:

_ Recognise and write numbers.

_ Order numbers.

_ Match numbers to quantity.


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This week we have been learning about 3D shapes!

We recognised shapes in the environment and we are learning how to describe their properties!


World Book Day 2018

On Friday 2nd March we are celebrating World Book Day. Please send your child to school dressed as their favourite character from a book. 

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This Week in Maths we have been learning about capacity.

We enjoyed a lovely lesson outside!

The children love it and were able to show different capacities like: Empty, Nearly Empty, Half-empty, Half-full, Nearly Full and Full. 


Dear Parents, 


I wish you the best Christmas ever and a Happy New year!!

Thank you for all your support and for the lovely and incredible presents smiley


I hope that Santa bring you everything you wish for, 


Miss Carrera

Today we went to the Church!


We had lots of fun and we learnt everything about a church. They showed us all the parts of a church and who works there!

We also talked about Christmas and what we want for this year!

Christmas is coming smiley

Dear Parents, 


Thank you to all the parents that have come to the "Welcome to the EYFS" meeting!

Please see below the Power Point that we used to introduce what we do in EYFS and also the Phonics Workshop.


I have also attached a video explaining the phonics sounds that we will be learning.

We will be concentrating on the simple sounds not the diagraphs.


Thank you, 


Miss Carrera 

Learning Poster for this week!

Dear Parents,


Thank you to all the parents that have come to the Maths Workshop this week!

We have had lots of fun and learnt amazing new things!


WoW Vouchers: At the school entrance, in our Grey Board for EYFS, you will have a plastic bag with Wow Vouchers! Please serve yourself and give them to the teacher when your children have done amazing things at home!


Next week we will have EYFS Parents meeting on:

_ Tuesday 28th at 3:15 pm.

_ Friday 1st at 9:00 am.

You don't have to attend both meetings, however you are more than welcome!


We will use this time to talk about Reception and also we will do a Phonics Workshop!


Hope you have a lovely weekend, 



Dear Parents, 


Thank you so much for coming yesterday to the meeting!

For me is a real pleasure to have your children in my class :)

I am sure is going to be an amazing year, working alongside each other and the most important thing make sure that your children enjoy every minute of school and are happy!


For those parents who couldn't make it to the meeting, I have upload the Presentation that I used yesterday!


Thank you, 


Miss Carrera

Dear parents/ carers of the EYFS,
We hope that you are all well and have received the part that your child is playing in the Christmas play. Please be aware that not all children have a speaking part in the play. If your child does have a speaking part the lines would have been sent out.
Please can we have costumes for all children in by Friday 1st of December in a bag that has your child’s name on it, also please label any clothes that they are using for the production.
The production dates and times are as follows:
A Little Bird Told Me 6th of December morning performance at 09:30am (no siblings are allowed).
8th  of December afternoon performance 2:00pm (parents and siblings welcome).

Next Friday 24th of November, we will give 2 tickets per child to use for the productions. If you would like more tickets please ask in the office. 

You do not need to come to both productions, however if you would like to, you are more than welcome. You do not need to inform the class teacher or the office about which production you are attending.
Many thanks
Miss Carrera, Miss Amado and Miss Nada 

Welcome to Moon class page.  We have had a great start to the Autumn term and our learning life at Lanchester school.  We are looking forward to the upcoming term and have lots of lovely learning opportunities ahead of us.

Please note that Moon PE day is Monday, so please ensure your child's PE kit is in school each Monday. 

Many Thanks,


  • Lanchester Community Free School
  • Hempstead Road, Watford
  • WD17 3HD

01923 224160