Reception

Week Commencing – 15th October

 

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  •  Observing seasonal changes.
  •  Making and baking bread hedgehog.
  •  Creating leaf art pictures.

 To support your child with their learning at home, please can you continue to support your child with their reading and word recognition.

Please can you collect fir cones and conkers for an art activity over the half term holiday.

 

Week Commencing – 8th October

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  • Harvesting vegetables from the courtyard garden.
  • Observational drawings of fruit and vegetables.
  • Ordering objects and pictures from smallest to largest using size related vocabulary.

To support your child with their learning at home, please can help your child to recognise the difference between a fruit and a vegetable.

Your child will be introduced to wordless picture books or reading books with simple decodable text this week. We provide a reading diary which both school and parent s are encouraged to comment in, with regards to their reading experiences.  The reading diary needs to be returned to school daily, along with their school reading book, as it provides valuable information with regard to your child’s reading progress.  Please see inside your child’s reading diary for some useful information.

Week Commencing – 1st October

In Reception this week the children have been learning about:-

  • Our favourite vegetables after reading “Oliver’s Vegetables”.
  • Harvest.
  • Writing short shopping lists.

To support your child with their learning at home, please can help your child to recognise and name different types of vegetables; whether they grow above or below ground level.

Week Commencing – 24th September

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  • Learning about position in Maths using Rosie’s walk by Pat Hutchings as a stimulus.
  • Using apparatus safely when climbing, balancing and practising throwing and catching skills.
  • Building structures from 2D & 3D shapes.
  • Using programmable Bee Bots.

To support your child with their learning at home, please can help your child to recognise their own clothing. Please show them where their names are inside their school uniform.

As part of our “All About Me” topic please can you bring a picture of your child as a baby by Monday 1st October.

Week Commencing – 17th September

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  • Practicing undressing and dressing independently for PE.
  • Drawing characters/pictures to represent your child’s favourite nursery rhymes.
  • Making collages faces.
  • Listening to stories and rhymes.

To support your child with their learning at home, please can help your child to recognise seasonal changes as we move into autumn e.g. leaves changing colour, leaves and conkers falling, cooler and windier weather, nights drawing in earlier etc.

Week Commencing – 10th September

In Reception this week the children have been learning about:-

  • School Routines.
  • Why we light a candle in Collective Worship.

To support your child with their learning at home, please can you help your child to recognise and write their name.

To minimise any confusion, please ensure your child's uniform, including shoes are labelled with their name.  Thank you.

 

 


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