Reception

Welcome to Reception

Staff Team

Class teacher(s)

Mrs Wells 

Teaching assistants

Miss Hughes

 

Curriculum Information

Theme- Magical Me!

During Term 1, we will be learning …

Maths

Numbers 1-3, subitising. Matching and sorting, explore patterns and make comparisons. Counting to 10 and beyond.

Literacy 

We will be reading and learning Owl Babies and So Much. Explore and learn new vocabulary and discuss different cultures. Explore relationship to self. Enjoy books and understand that marks have meaning.

Phonics

Learn the alphabet. Phase 2 phonics and first set of common exception words.

Understanding The World 

My family. Know where we live. Autumn, describe what happens at this time of year.

Exploring people who help us and the school environment.

PSE

Jigsaw- Being Me in My World. Friendships, class rules, turn taking.

Expressive Arts and Design 

Using a range of colours to paint, colour mix, exploring patterns, self portraits, making a mural.

Communication and Language 

Story telling using actions. Retelling the story and sequencing it. Changing the story. Listening to others read aloud.

Physical Development 

Fine motor skills - forming letters and shapes using different tools. Tracing using a template. 

Using scissors to cut correctly .

Gross motor -digging /transporting sand/climbing/crawling/balancing. Ride a tricycle/scooter

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 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                       


Forest School/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.