Reception

Week Commencing – 11th November

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  • Writing simple shopping lists for bread making.
  • Comparing groups of identical objects using language such as more/less/fewer/same as/equal.
  • Tasting different varieties of bread.
  • Learning about ways to stay healthy.

To support your child with their learning at home please continue to read with your child. Please be aware that some children are beginning to sight read and write simple high frequency words. Look out for them in your child’s reading diary.

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.

Please ensure your child brings their book bags and reading diaries into school each day.  Thank you.

Week Commencing – 4th November

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  • Learning about Bonfire safety and fireworks.
  • Making Decorative fireworks.
  • Learning about Remembrance Sunday.
  • Making poppy sun catchers.

To support your child with their learning at home please continue to read with your child. Please be aware that some children are beginning to sight read and write simple high frequency words. Look out for them in your child’s reading diary.

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.

Week Commencing – 21st Oct

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  • Writing invitations.
  • Learning about the Hindu Festival called Diwali (Festival of Light).
  • Making clay Diva pots.

To support your child with their learning at home, please help them to recognise numbers to 10 and beyond.

Week Commencing – 14th Oct

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  • Harvesting vegetables from the courtyard garden.
  • Observational drawings of fruit and vegetables.
  • Learning about numbers 3, 4 & 5  and  using pictorial jottings to records.

To support your child with their learning at home, please can help your child to recognise the difference between a fruit and a vegetable.

Your child will be introduced to wordless picture books or reading books with simple decodable text this week. The reading diary, which both school and parents are encouraged to comment in, needs to be returned to school daily, along with their school reading book, as it provides valuable information with regard to your child’s reading progress.  Please see some useful information on the inside cover of your child’s reading diary.

Week Commencing – 7th Oct

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  • Writing letters and numerals.
  • Learning about Harvest.
  • Celebrating Harvest Festival at Church.

To support your child with their learning at home, please can you continue to support your child with their name writing and letter formation.

We are collecting junk modelling materials and barista type instant coffee tins (with lids) for an on-going project. If anyone has any, please can you bring them to Reception Class.

Week Commencing – 30th Sept

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  • Learning about The Jewish New Year festival of Rosh Hashanah.
  • Making clay and fir cone hedgehogs.
  • Learning about the creation story.

To support your child with their learning at home, please help them to recognise and write numerals 0-9.

Week Commencing – 23rd Sept

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  • Learning about position in Maths using Rosie’s walk by Pat Hutchings as a stimulus.
  • Using apparatus safely when climbing and balancing and practicing throwing and catching skills.
  • Building structures from 2D & 3D shapes.
  • Learning about seasonal changes in Autumn.

To support your child with their learning at home, please can you help your child to recognise their own clothing. Please show them where their names are inside their school uniform.

Ensure your child brings a suitable coat for wet weather as they will still have access to the outdoor area on rainy days.

As part of our “All About Me” topic please can you bring a picture of your child as a baby by Friday 4th October. Please name the back of the photo.

Week Commencing – 16th Sept

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  • Practicing undressing and dressing independently for Forest School and PE.
  • Drawing pictures to represent family members and pets that live with them.
  • Making collages of themselves.
  • Listening to stories and rhymes.

To support your child with their learning at home, please can help your child to practice writing their name.

Week Commencing – 9th Sept

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

  • School Routines.
  • Why we light a candle in Collective Worship.

To support your child with their learning at home, please can you help your child to recognise and write their name.

Please ensure that you have labelled your child's school uniform (including shoes) to help minimise any confusion in class.

 



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