Reception

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Staff:

Class Information:

Homework:

  • To support work in class, we ask that children read every night.
  • Precision maths folders are given out on a Monday and we ask that they are returned on Friday.
  • Other homework may be issued on an ad hoc basis.

Reading:

  • In Reception we listen to the children read at least once a week, we have guided reading sessions four days a week.
  • Obviously there is a great deal more reading goes on in class.
  • Often we will try to slip additional reading in during the day. For this reason please ensure that your child’s reading book is in class every day.

PE:

  • Our PE lessons are on Tuesday and Friday, please ensure that your child has their kit in school on these days.

Classroom Routines:

  • We have daily sessions of reading, English and maths. The children will be split into groups according to our assessments of their ability.
  • We place a big emphasis on children working collaboratively within lessons.
  • Children are provided with all of the equipment that they may need for their lessons so there is no need for them to bring pencil cases in.
  • Please contact us on the yard if we are available or write a short note.
  • Please note that we do not read messages in the reading diary unless we are reading with your child.
  • Please can you discourage children from bringing games, toys or other possessions into school other than if asked. We cannot look for broken, swapped or lost possessions.

Curriculum:

What We’ve Been Up To:

Key Stage II Crafty Christmas

1st December 2016 Key Stage II show off their old fashioned skills with our inter-house craft afternoon. Children got into houses and went to classrooms to take part in this Continue Reading →

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The children tame a T-Rex

18th July 2016 The children in Year 3 had their work cut out trying to tame this beast without losing any fingers. But brave as ever, the group took to Continue Reading →

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World Book Day

3rd March 2016 My Grandma, what big teeth you have…. and various other phrases were flavour of the day as we dressed up in our favourite book character costumes.

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Nowhere to Run

25th October 2015 Our CSI theme week was a huge success this year – like a Canadian Mountie – we always get our man!  

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New Reception Intake

28th September 2015 Our new children sit for photographs in their best Bib ‘n Tucker!

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World War I Commemoration

2nd & 3rd August 2014 The children have been working on the stories of Albert and Gwen – a fictitious married couple who lived during the war.  We explored their Continue Reading →

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