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Reception

A warm welcome to Reception

 

 

Cambridge class teacher & EYFS lead - Mrs Stephanie Baker

Chester class teacher - Mrs Kayley Olive

Our amazing support staff - Miss Tanya Brandon & Mrs Jane Warne

 

You will find on this page all the information and exciting learning taking place in our year group.

 

PE/Games

PE is on Mondays. We will require a full PE kit which consists of plimsolls, a plain T-shirt and black shorts or leggings.

 

Forrest school & Outdoor learning

Forrest school days TBA

Please provide your child with a pair of wellies to keep at school.

 

Homework

Please read with your child every day for at least 10 minutes. Discuss the pictures and ask questions about the characters or what they think might happen at the end.

Homework is sent home every Thursday and needs to be returned by the following Monday. Remember to check your child's home learning folder in their book bag for any important letter.

 

Education City

Each child has been given their own individual home login for Education City in their reading record. Please keep this login safe and do not share it with anybody else.

Education City is a fantastic educational website with a wealth of resources to support parents with their child's learning. Homework will be set on Education City regularly and teachers will be able to follow your child's activity and progress on the site. 

 

Useful links:

 

https://ec1.educationcity.com/?_ga=2.190459499.1329009955.1568534426-794505064.1568534426 - Education City login page

http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/freeIndex.htm - Phonics games

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/stories - cbeebies stories and rhymes

http://www.ictgames.com/ -Excellent maths & literacy resources

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/Early-Years.html - Lots of maths & literacy games

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?Subject=37 - Games to support all areas of learning

 

 

 

 

Term 2 

People Who Help Us

We have begun a new topic about people who help us. We already know lots of people who help us and will be using non-fiction books to research more about them.

 

          

 

 

 

Term 2 Newsletter

A day at our police station

A day at our police station 1
A day at our police station 2
A day at our police station 3
A day at our police station 4

Autumn fun!

Autumn fun! 1
Autumn fun! 2
Autumn fun! 3
Picture 1 Magnificent chalked ambulance
Picture 2 What a fire engine!
Picture 3 What is the colour pattern of a police car?
Picture 4 Police officer trainee doing her number practice
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Picture 6 Great team effort building an ambulance
Picture 7 Nurse Samar at your service
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Picture 9 What number do you call when you need help?
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Picture 12 Our maternity ward is always very busy
Picture 13 Mrs Baker received her flue jab
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Picture 16 Learning to look after our teeth
Picture 17 Super fire engine

People who help us visited our school

People who help us visited our school 1
People who help us visited our school 2
People who help us visited our school 3
People who help us visited our school 4
People who help us visited our school 5
People who help us visited our school 6
People who help us visited our school 7
People who help us visited our school 8

Autumn is here! Leaves are falling everywhere in our outdoor area! It is real fun! We have read the beautiful sensory story of Leaf Man and collected leaves to create our own leaf creatures.

           

 

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Diwali celebrations

Term 1

All About Me

 

What a busy start of the year! The children have spent their first couple of weeks in reception and they have all settled really well.

They have becoming familiar with their new learning environments and are learning the rules and routine of their new setting.

This term the children will learn all about themselves and others and how special they all are! Find more information about our learning in our newsletter.

 

Term 1 Reception Newsletter

The Little Red Hen

 

                        

Autumn is here!

Autumn is here! 1
Autumn is here! 2
Autumn is here! 3
Autumn is here! 4
Autumn is here! 5

We have been very busy...

We have been very busy... 1
We have been very busy... 2
We have been very busy... 3
We have been very busy... 4
We have been very busy... 5
We have been very busy... 6
We have been very busy... 7

We made our own bread and shared it with our friends.

Take a look at some of the learning we have been doing this week

Take a look at some of the learning we have been doing this week 1 Helping the Little Red Hen sort the animals
Take a look at some of the learning we have been doing this week 2 The windmill
Take a look at some of the learning we have been doing this week 3 The Barn
Take a look at some of the learning we have been doing this week 4 Our own made farm
Take a look at some of the learning we have been doing this week 5 Learning the animals names
Take a look at some of the learning we have been doing this week 6 Who will help me make flour?
Take a look at some of the learning we have been doing this week 7 Who will help me tidy up?
Take a look at some of the learning we have been doing this week 8 Exploring oat flakes
Take a look at some of the learning we have been doing this week 9 Small World farm
Take a look at some of the learning we have been doing this week 10 Little Red Hen story map
Take a look at some of the learning we have been doing this week 11 Samar's very own story map!
Take a look at some of the learning we have been doing this week 12 Class effort!
Take a look at some of the learning we have been doing this week 13
Take a look at some of the learning we have been doing this week 14

The Farmyard Jamboree

Learning farm animals and their babies

Our amazing patterns

Our amazing patterns 1
Our amazing patterns 2
Our amazing patterns 3
Our amazing patterns 4
Our amazing patterns 5

Five Senses Song

We have been learning about our body and our 5 senses through exciting activities.

We put our taste buds, our hands, our eyes and nose to the test and blindfolded!

 

  

Number work

What we have been up to...

What we have been up to... 1 Learning to walk in a line quietly
What we have been up to... 2 Adult led activity in our outdoor area
What we have been up to... 3 Finding out about our date of birth
What we have been up to... 4 Assessing children's pencil grip
What we have been up to... 5 Independent group work-Mighty Muscles
What we have been up to... 6 Independent learning-making our marks
What we have been up to... 7 Learning about face features and emotions
What we have been up to... 8 Getting our planting beds ready for the autumn
What we have been up to... 9 Mark making
What we have been up to... 10 Charcoal self-portraits
What we have been up to... 11 Writing our name from memory
What we have been up to... 12 Copying our name accurately
What we have been up to... 13 Developing pencil control
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