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St Clement's and St John's

CofE Infant School

to inspire learning for life; to give you a future and a hope



Welcome to Octopus Class!

We are one of the three Reception Classes.


We will add information about all the amazing learning we do at school along with photos, videos and work. 


The Team:

Class Teachers are Mrs Poole and Mrs Wills

Class Teaching Assistant is Mr Clements and Ms Szabo



Octopus class have been enjoying sharing stories with their friends

We have been creative painting stones and pebbles to create a fairy garden in our reception learning area.

Reception have chicks! We can't wait for them to hatch and are excited to look after them!

We have been growing beans. Reception have kept a bean diary and closely watched as the beans have grown bigger!

Reception have been trying different fruits

Reception have been looking at how we care for living things. They planted some beans in the learning garden and will keep checking to see how they grow

Reception have been looking at the story of Jack and the Beanstalk. They planted their own beans and are excited to see them grow

Reception held a Christmas craft parent partnership where parents were invited to come join in creating some Christmas crafts.

Octopus class made some reindeer food using oats, dried cranberries and biodegradable glitter

For Children in Need the children came dressed wearing spots to raise money

Reception have recently visited the Oceanarium for their under the sea topic. They had great fun seeing all the different sea creatures.

            As as school we participated in 'Funky Hair Day' to raise money for Ashley's Birthday Bank & Basket Brigade

During parent partnership, Octopus class grown ups came to see what we get up to in our classroom

This is the writing area in Octopus class.

Octopus class have been practising writing their names. They have tried different way of doing this, such as sand.


We have also been working hard to draw self portraits.