Reception

Week Commencing – 20th January

In Reception this week the children have been learning about:-

  • Number bonds to 5.
  • Constructing Igloos using a variety of building materials.
  • Chinese New Year preparations and traditions.

Next week we will be learning about:

  • The Arctic.
  • Arctic animals.
  • Counting and place value to 10.

To support your child with their learning at home, please encourage your child to explain some Chinese New Year traditions.

Please also continue to support your child with their reading at home and remember to put a comment in their reading diary. Without a comment, we do not know if your child has finished reading the book and if it needs changing.

If you have any examples of your child’s supported or independent writing at home, please feel free to bring it in so it can be included in your child’s learning journal.

Please remember to send in your up-to-date Proud Cloud moments to show your child’s achievements outside school. Look out for blank copies in your child’s book bags.

Week Commencing – 13th January

In Reception this week the children have been learning about:-

  • The value of zero and beginning to learn Number bonds to 5 in Maths.
  • An introduction to polar regions of the world.
  • Polar Animals in Antarctica.

Next week we will be learning about:

  • Continuing to learn number bonds to 5.
  • Constructing Igloos using a variety of building materials.
  • Chinese New year.

To support your child with their learning at home, please encourage your child to explain what they have learnt so far about Antarctica.

Please also continue to support your child with their reading at home and remember to put a comment in their reading diary. Without a comment, we do not know if your child has finished reading the book and if it needs changing.

Week Commencing – 6th January

In Reception this week the children have been learning about:-

  • Winter including Winter Weather.
  • Creating Frosty Pine cone and icicles.
  • Using a computer programme to design snowflakes.

To support your child with their learning at home, please encourage your child to explain the signs of Winter and Winter weather.

Please also continue to read regularly with your child, ensuring you comment in your child's reading diary.

Next week we will be learning about:

  • Number bonds to 5 in Maths.
  • An introduction to polar regions of the world.
  • Polar Animals in Antarctica.

Week Commencing – 9th December

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  • Writing Christmas cards.
  • Learning to find one less from a given number.
  • Learning how and why Christians celebrate Christmas.

To support your child with their learning at home, please talk to your child about how you celebrated Christmas as a child.

Please be aware that reading and/or book changes may be less frequent as the term draws to a close. However, please continue to comment in your child’s reading diary when you have read with them even if it is not a book from school.

Next week we will be:-

  • Making Christmas Decorations.
  • Performing our Nativity Play.
  • Sequencing important times in your child’s day.

Week Commencing – 2nd December

In Reception this week the children have been:-

Writing a letter to Father Christmas.

  • Learning to find one more from a given number.
  • Learning how and why Christians celebrate Christmas.
  • Creating Christmas decorations.

To support your child with their learning at home, please talk to your child about how you celebrated Christmas as a child.

Please be aware that book changes may be less frequent as the term draws to a close. However, please continue to comment in your child’s reading diary when you have read with them even if it is not a book from school.

Week Commencing – 25th November

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  • Writing simple sentences in Literacy.
  • Reading different versions of The Gingerbread Man.
  • Creating large scale bridges and gingerbread houses from construction materials.
  • Learning why and how Christians celebrate Advent.

To support your child in their learning ask about how Advent is celebrated. Please ensure you comment in your child’s reading diary when you have read with them. There are some suggested comments in the front cover if you are unsure.

  

 



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