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Welcome to Pluto Class!


Welcome to Pluto Class and Wincanton Primary School. 


The teachers that work in this are Mrs Kilburn (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday) and Mrs Wines (Thursday and Friday). Mrs Russell and Mrs Hunt help as well. 

Welcome to Mercury Class and Wincanton Primary School


Your teachers are Mrs Berridge (Monday and Tuesday) Mrs Coleridge (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday) Miss Bolton and Mrs Hunt help in our class too. 


Our Learning Experience this term will be Magnificent Me!


Focus areas this Learning Experience will be:

Expressive Arts and Design – Exploring and Using Media and Materials.

Doing Self Portraits using a mirror and observation of the face.

Decorate boxes for the Personal Passports.


Understanding the World – People and Communities

Using our Personal Passports to talk about our family, friends, likes and dislikes.


PSED – Making Relationships and Managing Feelings and Behaviour

Settling into school, making new friends and learning routines.

Understanding our emotions.


Communication and Language – Speaking and Listening and Attention.

Speaking in front of others and listening to others, extending vocabulary.

Learning to ask each other questions.



Physical Development – Health and Self Care

Developing independence in dressing and caring for our bodies.

Understanding basic safety rules.



Throughout the term children will begin early literacy skills.

  • Listening to and recognising rhymes.
  • Daily stories.
  • Daily phonic lessons in Read Write Inc learning letters and sounds.
  • Regular writing lessons to practise our writing skills.
  • Writing names with a capital letter and lower case.
  • Bringing home reading books with no words.
  • Beginning to recognise key words and bring home word lists to learn.
  • Bringing home a story book to share.



Throughout the term children will begin early mathematical skills.

  • Joining in with number rhymes.
  • Learning how to recognise and form numerals correctly.
  • Learning about number relationships.
  • Using numbers in play.
  • Becoming aware of shapes in the environment.
  • Using positional language.


If you have any questions please do not hesitate to speak to one of Reception Team. We wish your child a smooth transition into our School. 



Have you seen the Kids’ Zone? Play games and visit some cool websites. You can vote for your favourites.

Welcome back to another exciting term! Support our school by joining TAPS (Teacher and Parents Support) to organise events for our school - first meeting Sept 27th