Reception

Week Commencing - 3rd December

This week in Reception we have been learning about:-

  • The first Christmas.
  • Making “letter” snowmen.
  • Writing a story map of the jolly Christmas postman.

To support your child in their learning please continue to read with your child.  It would also be helpful if you could practice scissor skills.

PLEASE REMEMBER ALL NATIVITY COSTUMES SHOULD BE AT SCHOOL BY THURSDAY OF NEXT WEEK.

Week Commencing – 26th November

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  • Writing simple instructions in Literacy.
  • Creating Post Office related models such as post vehicles and post boxes.
  • Learning why and how Christians celebrate Advent.

Please ensure you comment in your child’s reading diary when you have read with them. There are some suggested comments in the front cover if you are unsure.

Week Commencing – 19th November 

The children have been learning:

  • To retell and sequence the story of Goldilocks and the three bears.
  •  In Maths we have been recognising numbers and matching the same amount of objects.
  • About healthy food choices and have made suggestions of suitable toppings to go on porridge.

To support your child with their learning at home please practice name writing and correct letter and number formation.

Week Commencing – 12th November

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  • Learning about how to be respectful to everyone in PSHE linked to Anti-Bullying week.
  • Counting activities in Maths.
  • Writing speech bubbles linked to Percy the Park keeper story.
  • Learning about “Children in Need”.

Please ensure you comment in your child’s reading diary when you have read with them. There are some suggested comments in the front cover if you are unsure.

Week Commencing – 5th November

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  • Learning about Diwali, the Hindu and Sikh festival of light.
  • Making Diva Lamps.
  • The Rama and Sita Story.
  • Remembrance Sunday.

To support your child with their learning at home, please ask your child to explain how Hindus and Sikhs celebrate Diwali.

Please ensure you comment in your child’s reading diary when you have read with them. There are some suggested comments in the front cover if you are unsure.

Week Commencing – 29th October

In Reception this week the children have been:-

  • Learning about Firework Safety.
  • Writing a simple recount of the school holiday.
  • Building the houses of Parliament from construction materials.

To support your child with their learning at home, please can ensure you read the school books provided for your child.

We are actively searching for materials and resources to enhance children’s imaginative play in our setting. If you have any of these items and would like to donate any of the following, it would be most welcome:-

  • Woodland animal toys.
  • Off cuts of clear plastic tubing (please ensure safe for children to use).
  • Off cuts of decking/wooden planks for bridge building (please ensure safe for children to use).
  • Milk crates.

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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