Reception

Week Commencing – 8th July

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  • Learning about pirates.
  • Making pirate ships from Junk modelling materials.
  • Making treasure chests, pirate hook and telescopes.

To support your child with their learning at home, please can you continue to support your child with their reading and high frequency word recognition.

We no longer need any junk modelling materials this term

Week Commencing - 1st July

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  • Solving worded number problems in Maths.
  • Learning about Seaside water safety.
  • Creating under water pictures using oil pastels.

To support your child with their learning at home, please can you continue to support your child with their reading, writing and word recognition/correct spelling of high frequency words. Please can I remind you to write to confirm your child has read with you in their reading diaries.

Next week will be a themed week. Each child will need to bring a shoe box with a lid, an empty 2l drinks bottle and a small clear plastic drink bottle for various art and construction activities. If anyone has any spare, please can you bring them to Reception Class so that all children can participate.

Week Commencing – 24th June

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  • Adding two or 3 numbers to total 10 and beyond.
  • Writing captions and factual sentences about sea creatures.
  • Creating jellyfish models.

To support your child in their learning please continue to read and begin to learn sight words with your child at home. Please make sure you make a comment in your child’s reading diary to show it has been read at home. This ensures your child’s reading book is changed.

If you have any examples of your child’s supported or independent writing at home, please 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 – 17th June

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  • Painting their clay sea creatures.
  • Learning their number bonds to 10: Number bonds to 20.
  • Continuing to write their own version of The Rainbow Fish.
  • Learning about Summer.

To support your child with their learning at home, please can you continue to support your child with their reading, writing and word recognition/correct spelling of high frequency words. Please can I remind you to write to confirm your child has read with you in their reading diaries.

We are in need of junk modelling resources. For hygiene reasons we are unable to accept the inner cardboard tube from a toilet roll.

Week Commencing – 10th June

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  • Writing the beginning of their own retelling of the rainbow fish story.
  • Learning about pairs and counting in twos in Maths.
  • Learning about the story of Noah and the Flood.

To support your child with their learning at home, please can you continue to support your child with their reading, writing and word recognition/correct spelling of high frequency words. Please can I remind you to write to confirm your child has read with you in their reading diaries.

Even though the children are swimming this term, they also need their PE kits. We are now practising for sports day outside where possible. As the grass is sometimes wet it may be more beneficial for your child to wear more substantial footwear than PE pumps. If your child has a pair of trainers they can use, please bring them to school.

We are collecting 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 – 3rd June

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  • Learning about friendships and feelings in PSED.
  • Reading and retelling the story of The Rainbow Fish.
  • Writing a school holiday recount.

To support your child in their learning please continue to read, and begin to spell sight words with your child at home. Please make sure you make a comment in your child’s reading diary to show it has been read at home. This ensures your child’s reading book is changed.

If you have any examples of your child’s supported or independent writing at home, please 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 – 7th May

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  • Learning about sequencing events during the day: sorting events into sets depending on whether they are carried out in the day or night.
  • Continuing to write a non-fiction text.
  • Creating musical shakers.

To support your child with their learning at home, please can you continue to read with your child and practice reading (by sight) and spelling high frequency words.

Please can you collect small clear plastic water bottles for STEAM Week.

Week Commencing – 29th April

In reception this week the children have been:-

  • Writing the first two stages of the frog lifecycle in the style of a simple non- fiction book.
  • Subtracting single digits from 10: Subtracting single digits from 20.
  • Creating miniature gardens.

To support your child in their learning please continue to read and begin to learn sight words with your child at home. Please make sure you make a comment in your child’s reading diary to show it has been read at home. This ensures your child’s reading book is changed.

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 also look out for a handout in your Child’s book back which gives ways in which you can support your child’s writing at home.

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 – 23rd April

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  • Writing a recount of their Easter holiday.
  • Learning about the life cycle of a frog and using language such as egg, frogspawn, tadpole, froglet, young frog and adult frog.
  • Ordering stages of the frog life cycle.
  • Sharing non-fiction texts.

To support your child with their learning at home, please can you continue to support your child with their reading, writing and word recognition/correct spelling of high frequency words. Please can I remind you to write to confirm your child has read with you in their reading diaries.

We are in need of junk modelling resources. For hygiene reasons we are unable to accept the inner cardboard tube from a toilet roll.


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