Welcome to Reception

Our current topic is  Journeys

Reception Update

Welcome to Moon and Star Class!

If you are having to isolate or shield due to Covid 19, please insure you contact the school office so we can continue to provide home learning support via Google Classroom.

 Here is our video of our butterflies emerging out of their chrysalis, from last term!


This Term's topic is: Journeys


This week in Literacy, we will be learning about the story 'Mr Gumpy's Outing' by John Burningham

In Maths we will be looking at sharing and grouping objects as well as 'using our eyes to subitise' - 

In phonics, we are continuing to work on our set 1 sounds, red words and using our 'Fred Talk' to blend words together.  Some children are working on their Set 2 sounds and reading the Paper Ditties, Red, Green or Purple Ditty books following the Read Write Inc scheme.

This term we are hoping to go on journeys in our local community and have a picnic in the park.  We are going to be learning about different countries or places,Midsomer Norton, London,  France, Greece, Japan, Thailand and Egypt.

As an inspiration for our Art this term, we will learning how to weave using different media and focussing on our drawing skills.

Our RE this term is about Special Places – What places are special to people?  We will try to visit our local Church.

PSED this term is concentrating on Changing Me and conducting 'Calm me Time' regularly to allow the children to practise some Mindfulness skills.

We are continuing to re-establish our normal school routines, friendships and exploring both inside and outside through play.

Library sessions are on a Wednesday afternoon.

P.E sessions are on a Tuesday and a Wednesday.

Forest School is on a Friday morning.  Please send your children in with suitable named clothing - waterproof trousers, coat if rain is forecast.  If weather is cold they will need hats and gloves as well as layers to keep warm underneath their waterproofs. Old joggers/leggings as your children will get muddy, even if the weather is dry and sunny!


Home learning - Helpful website for approved links by Dfe



Read Write Inc Phonics - website information for Parents explaining Read Write Inc Phonics and how to support your child in their learning.


Red Words that Children will learn whilst in Reception - your children have learnt the rhyme 'You can never Fred a Red.'

 RWI Handwriting Rhymes