Welcome to Reception

Staff Team

Class teacher(s)

Mrs Wells (Monday and Tuesday)

Mrs Duddridge (Wednesday - Friday)

Teaching assistants

Miss Hughes, Mrs Coleman

Curriculum Information


Topic- A Ticket to Ride 

During Term 4, we will be learning …


Counting and recognising numbers to 20, addition and subtraction within 10 


We will thinking about Journeys and learning the story 

Whatever Next


Phase 3 sounds and mastery of phase 3.

Reading and writing captions and sentences 

Understanding The World 

Exploring textures to make space boots and capes 


Jigsaw- Healthy me. How we keep ourselves healthy 

Expressive Arts and Design 

Using a range of media to make rockets, spaceships and planets

Communication and Language 

Story telling -descriptive words

Learning new vocab linked to the topic 

Physical Development 

Fine motor skills - forming letters and writing words and sentences

Using scissors to cut correctly 

Gross motor - digging / transporting in builders area


Real PE 

Weekly Timetable

PE Days

PE in Reception is  a 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.


Phonics homework will be given out on a Friday. The children should practice writing and saying the taught sounds for that week and then complete the writing challenge on the back of the sheet.

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. Children can also have a carton of  milk during the day.