Gorse Hill School Learning & Education

Reception - Sherwood Forest

Hello and a warm welcome to Sherwood Forest Class from Mrs Mewis!

Sherwood Forest is one of the Reception classes at Gorse Hill Primary School and is taught by Mrs Mewis. The children are also supported by our teaching assistant, Miss Ricketts.

Topics that are covered in Reception:

Term 1 & 2 – Long long ago

Term 3 & 4 – Water water

Term 5 & 6 – Worldwide wonders

What do I need to bring to school in Sherwood Forest Class?

Book bag with your reading book and reading record

A named water bottle

Our PE days are Wednesday. PE kit should be worn to school on our PE day (navy or black joggers or shorts in the summer, hoody or sweatshirt, white t-shirt and trainers).

Wellies in a named plastic bag will be needed for Forest School and all outdoor activities.

Home learning

  • Read daily at home
  • Practicing our letters and sounds phonemes
  • Key words

If you have any queries or questions regarding your child’s learning, please contact us. Please keep an eye on the blackboard located on the infant playground for important information and key dates.

Thank you for your continued support,

Mrs Mewis and Miss Ricketts



Here is a little taster of what our learning environments looks like. We are continuingly changing and adding to our environments to reflect the learning that is taking place.

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