Reception

Welcome to Reception

Staff Team

Class teacher(s)

Mrs Wells 

Teaching assistants

Miss Hughes

 

Curriculum Information

Theme- Rhyme and Rhythm

During Term 3 , we will be learning …

Maths

Introducing 0, comparing numbers to 5. Composition of numbers 4 and 5. Capacity and mass.

Literacy 

Reading and learning poetry with rhyme. Creating rhyming lists and making silly rhyming phrases. Writing lists, notes and menus.

Phonics

Learn the alphabet. Phase 3 phonics  and mastery of phase 3. Spell the first set of common exception words. Read and spell the second set of common exception words. Hold a sentence.

Understanding The World 

Naming and exploring our senses, sorting materials and looking after our teeth.

PSE

Jigsaw- Dreams and Goals

Expressive Arts and Design 

Design and make an instrument. Observational drawings. Painting and sketching. Collages of different creatures. Making kites. Name 4 percussion instruments, explore rhythm..

Communication and Language 

Exploring poetry with rhyme. Perform to an audience. Responding to questions. Asking questions. 

Physical Development 

Fine motor skills - forming letters. Know how to cut out circles and other shapes

Dough disco and fine motor skills activities (pinch, twist, poke, squeeze, smack)

Shoulder strength exercises (bear crawl, hand push ups, chair push ups, pushing games)

Know how to cut out circles and other shapes

Know how to throw, roll, receive and attempt to catch a large ball 

Demonstrate and control 3 main gymnastic shapes - pike, straddle and tuck

PE

Real PE , gym

Weekly Timetable

Monday

Literacy

Group time and continuous provision 

Phonics 

Guided reading and group time 


continuous provision

Lunch


11.30-12.30   

Maths and group time 

Jigsaw and Continuous provision 

Tuesday

Literacy

Group time and continuous provision 

Phonics 

Guided reading and group time 


continuous provision

Maths and group time

 

PE and continuous provision 

Wednesday

Literacy

Group time and continuous provision 

Phonics 

Guided reading and group time 


continuous provision

Maths and group time 

Topic (Understanding the world)and continuous provision

Thursday

Literacy

Group time and continuous provision 

Phonics 

Guided reading and group time 


continuous provision

Maths and group time 

Gym/Drama and continuous provision 

Friday

Literacy

Group time and continuous provision 

Phonics 

Guided reading and group time 


continuous provision

Maths and group time                       


music



PE Days

PE in Reception is  on a Tuesday and Thursday. Please make sure that you wear PE kit to school on these days.  Our PE kit is plain black shorts, leggings or joggers; plain white or school PE t-shirt; school jumper.

Homework

Phonics and maths homework will be given out on a Friday. The children should practice writing and saying the taught sounds for that week as well as attempting the maths challenge.

When your child receives a reading book please support your child at home by reading 5 x a week for at least 10 minutes.

Useful Information

To ensure your child is ready to learn, please provide them with a labelled bottle of water everyday. A healthy snack of fruit or vegetables is provided by the school.