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Reception

Welcome to Reception!

 

Welcome to Reception! Thank you for visiting our class page. On this page you will find key information about our curriculum and our classroom. We will also be sharing some of our learning with you so please come back to visit to see what is new!

 

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Staff in Reception

Picture 1 Miss Stevenson - Class Teacher
Picture 2 Mrs Smiley - Teaching Assistant
Picture 3 Mrs Solly - Teaching Assistant

Key Weekly Information

 

  • PE has now changed to Friday mornings
  • Miss Stevenson is out of the classroom on Tuesday mornings and Thursday afternoons. Mrs Solly will be covering.
  • Wednesday afternoons are spent in the wildlife area. Please ensure that your children come to school with suitable clothing to be outside for the entire afternoon. We have splash-suits for all the children.
  • From April we will be joined by Mrs Smith - a PGCE student studying Early Years at Homerton. Mrs Smith will be with us for 10 weeks in total and will be taking increasing responsibilty for teaching in the class.

 

Our Summer Assembly will be on Friday 7th July.

Curriculum

 

In Reception we follow the Early Year Foundation Stage. If you would like more information you can view our full curriculum here: http://www.foundationyears.org.uk/files/2012/03/Development-Matters-FINAL-PRINT-AMENDED.pdf

 

Our topic for Summer 1 will be ANIMALS. We will be starting off our topic with some very exciting feathered visitors (see below for updates!) 

Chick hatching!

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We very luckily managed to capture a time lapse video of our second chick hatching

What are we learning at the moment?

 

(Summer Term)

  • We are learning to look after our classroom by tidying away resources when we have finished playing with them
  • We are learning to play and socialise with other children in our class, including learning to solve problems independently
  • We are learning to apply the knowledge we have been learning in phonics to our writing
  • We are learning to be resilient learners, confident to take risks through engaging in activities in our 'busy learning' time
  • We are learning to listen attentively to others, and offer appropriate questions and comments
  • In Literacy we are learning to write sentences using finger spaces and full stops
  • In Phonics we will begin our progression through phase 4 of 'letters and sounds' 
  • In Maths we will be learning about addition and subtraction, securing our knowledge of numbers to 20 and learning to double, halve and share quantities and objects
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