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Welcome to the Reception Class!

 

Our Class Teacher is Mrs L Wiltshire

Our Teaching Assistants are

Mrs K Parkins & Mrs K Plimsaul

 

Non- Negotiables for Reception

Updates:

 

-Please note that family learning books and phonics books will be collected in on a Wednesday.

 

-Reading books have now been sent home. Please read with your child every day. Once your child has read their reading book three times (and you have signed their record) their reading book will be changed. Please remind your child to hand their reading book in when it needs changing.

Reading records will be stamped on a Thursday. Please make sure that your child has their reading book and record in school. 

Below are some websites that you may find useful when practising reading and writing at home.

Handwriting Guidance Link

Handwriting Example

Our First Nativity

Our book of the week was 'The Gingerbread Man'. We took part in lots of cross-curricular activities focused on the story. At breaktime on Thursday we sold gingerbread men that we had baked. We are really pleased to announce that we raised £91 to go towards resources for the EYFS.

Our book of the week was 'The Gingerbread Man'. We took part in lots of cross-curricular activities focused on the story. At breaktime on Thursday we sold gingerbread men that we had baked. We are really pleased to announce that we raised £91 to go towards resources for the EYFS. 1
Our book of the week was 'The Gingerbread Man'. We took part in lots of cross-curricular activities focused on the story. At breaktime on Thursday we sold gingerbread men that we had baked. We are really pleased to announce that we raised £91 to go towards resources for the EYFS. 2
Our book of the week was 'The Gingerbread Man'. We took part in lots of cross-curricular activities focused on the story. At breaktime on Thursday we sold gingerbread men that we had baked. We are really pleased to announce that we raised £91 to go towards resources for the EYFS. 3
Our book of the week was 'The Gingerbread Man'. We took part in lots of cross-curricular activities focused on the story. At breaktime on Thursday we sold gingerbread men that we had baked. We are really pleased to announce that we raised £91 to go towards resources for the EYFS. 4
Our book of the week was 'The Gingerbread Man'. We took part in lots of cross-curricular activities focused on the story. At breaktime on Thursday we sold gingerbread men that we had baked. We are really pleased to announce that we raised £91 to go towards resources for the EYFS. 5
Our book of the week was 'The Gingerbread Man'. We took part in lots of cross-curricular activities focused on the story. At breaktime on Thursday we sold gingerbread men that we had baked. We are really pleased to announce that we raised £91 to go towards resources for the EYFS. 6
Our book of the week was 'The Gingerbread Man'. We took part in lots of cross-curricular activities focused on the story. At breaktime on Thursday we sold gingerbread men that we had baked. We are really pleased to announce that we raised £91 to go towards resources for the EYFS. 7
Our book of the week was 'The Gingerbread Man'. We took part in lots of cross-curricular activities focused on the story. At breaktime on Thursday we sold gingerbread men that we had baked. We are really pleased to announce that we raised £91 to go towards resources for the EYFS. 8
Our book of the week was 'The Gingerbread Man'. We took part in lots of cross-curricular activities focused on the story. At breaktime on Thursday we sold gingerbread men that we had baked. We are really pleased to announce that we raised £91 to go towards resources for the EYFS. 9

Estimating in Maths

Fun in PE

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Segmenting and Blending

Maths Learning- Addition

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After reading 'Owl Babies' we made a home for the owls.

Partner Work in PE

Being confident in our drama workshop this week

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We created our own giraffe paintings to represent the giraffe in Roald Dahl's 'The Giraffe and The Pelly and Me'.

We created our own giraffe paintings to represent the giraffe in Roald Dahl's 'The Giraffe and The Pelly and Me'. 1

Our Journey From Last Year...

Sports Week 2018

Alphabet Week- Our search for words in Gadebridge Park

Alphabet Week- Our search for words in Gadebridge Park 1
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The Gade Valley Chicks Hatched!

The Gade Valley Chicks Hatched! 1
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Telling the Time- Making a Human Clock

Writing about the Rainbow Fish

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Writing about the Rainbow Fish 3

In the Meadows at Forest School

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This week we learnt lots about the 'People Who Help Us'. We had fun trying on a paramedics uniform.

Our Visit to Forest School (April 26th)

Writing About The Gruffalo

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This week we went pond dipping

Winnie the Pooh Day

Child-initiated Learning- WC 27.11.17

Planting Bulbs

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Forest School- Our First Trip!

Diwali Day 2017

Castles and Knights

Forest School Visted us and came to our woods!

Science Week! We read the story of 'The Three Billy Goats Gruff' and investigated which materials would be suitable to make a boat for the goats to cross the river.

Forest School's Visited Us!

Buddy Reading with Years 5 & 6

Playfeet Drama Workshop

Our Learning Journey Last Year

This week we were visited by some baby chicks!

Our Class Trip to Box Moor Trust!

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We used our own maps to direct the beebots in our computing lesson.

Geography Day and Stay and Play

Red Nose Day Fun!

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On Wednesday we went litter picking to clean up our school!

On Wednesday we went litter picking to clean up our school! 1
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On Wednesday we went litter picking to clean up our school! 3
On Wednesday we went litter picking to clean up our school! 4
On Wednesday we went litter picking to clean up our school! 5
On Wednesday we went litter picking to clean up our school! 6
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On Wednesday we went litter picking to clean up our school! 8
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Reading Week and World Book Day

Shrove Tuesday- Making Pancakes

Child-initiated Learning Challenges - 10th March 2017

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For National Storytelling Week, we acted out the story of 'Count to 10 with a Mouse'. We also enjoyed listening to stories written by Year 4.

Well done to all of the children who made a musical instrument at home!

Well done to all of the children who made a musical instrument at home! 1
Well done to all of the children who made a musical instrument at home! 2
Well done to all of the children who made a musical instrument at home! 3
Well done to all of the children who made a musical instrument at home! 4
Well done to all of the children who made a musical instrument at home! 5
Well done to all of the children who made a musical instrument at home! 6
Well done to all of the children who made a musical instrument at home! 7
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This week we have been celebrating Chinese New Year!

This week we celebrated 'Winnie the Pooh Day'. We read lots of Winnie the Pooh stories, wrote our own books, went on a bee hunt and even tasted some bread and honey!

Inter-class Sports Week

On Monday we had lots of fun reading with year 6!

Stay and Play- Reading with Parents

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Reception Class won the 'Superstar Award' for the third week in a row!

Reception Class won the 'Superstar Award' for the third week in a row! 1

Child-initiated Learning

Andy Goldworthy- Art in the Woods!

Reception Class got the 'Superstar Award'!

Reception Class got the 'Superstar Award'! 1

In PE we have been learning to do gymnastics!

We have been exploring different apps on the ipads!

Child-initiated Learning- WC 3rd October

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We had great fun this week visiting Australia in our drama workshop!

Roald Dahl Week- The Enormous Crocodile

Roald Dahl Week- The Enormous Crocodile 1

Show and Tell

Meet the Teacher Information

Homework

 

Reading – children should read aloud to an adult at home at least 5 times a week. Please record this in your child's reading record. The reading record and reading book should be in school every day.

 

Phonics- children should be reviewing each sound in their phonics book with an adult. New phonemes will be added to the book on a Friday.

 

Family Learning- Children should complete the activity set by the following Wednesday, when books will be collected in. Please support your child with each activity set.

 

Remember!

There are many stickers, stamps and certificates as rewards for reading and completed homework, so keep going and try your best.

Jolly Phonics Letter Mat- Supports Writing

Jolly Phonics Songs

Jolly Phonics Letters and Sounds Teaching Sequence

Phonics- Articulation of Phonemes

A useful video clip showing the correct 'pure' pronounciation of phonemes (units of sound).

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