(from left) Miss Watson, Mrs Ward, Mrs Foden and Annette.
The Reception Class Teacher is Miss Watson. Mrs Ward teaches the class every day Wednesday and Thursday afternoon.
Mrs Ward, Mrs Foden and Annette work in Reception all week.
To read the Department for Education's guide for parents on 'What to Expect When' in Early Years click here.
In Reception we follow the Foundation Stage Curriculum, which allows the children both structured, adult-led time and also lots of time to learn through child-led play (continuous provision). Please click here to read our Foundation Stage Policy
We have a flexible timetable that changes depending on the interests of the children but during this half term, most days it looks like this:
Each day starts with key worker groups.
Miss Watson, Mrs Ward and Mrs Foden are key workers for a group each.
Phonics is taught everyday at 11.30am.
In Reception, we follow the Letters and Sounds resource for phonics. It sets out a detailed systematic programme for teaching phonics skills for children starting by the age of five, with the aim of them becoming fluent readers by the age of seven.
Click on the pictures below to learn more about the teaching of phonics and to listen to the songs and stories.
Please click here to read the slides from the Phonics Workshop delivered in school on 27th September 2017.
Below you will find sounds mats and word lists linked to the stage your child will learn in Reception.
Our guided reading carousel consists of different activities that your child will carry out
Guided Reading books will not be sent home. Individual books are changed weekly and will be sent on either a Tuesday or a Thursday. Reading with your child at home is so important and really does help to enhance learning. Please remember to sign your child's reading diary so we know the book can be changed.
The following links show the correct letter formation we use in Reception. Each letter has a catchy rhyme with it to help the children easily remember the formation:
Please click on the links below to view the optional homework grids for this half term (Spring 2).
Here are some examples of some websites that might help your childICT games for English and maths
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