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Reception Class

Hello everybody and welcome to the Autumn Term in Reception class. This term the children will learn how to settle into school life, learn to follow our class 'Rainbow Rules' and have lots of opportunities to learn through a range of carefully thought-out play activities. We will be reading the traditional tale 'The Three Little Pigs' where the children will learn to retell the story themselves and even create their own little pig's house! The children will begin to learn sounds (phonics) to help them read and will bring home books to read and share. In Maths we will be creating our own repeating patterns and focusing particularly upon the numbers 0-5. The children will also have the chance to participate in exciting Forest School activities in our large outdoor area!


Please keep checking your child's Dojo account for any messages that we might send you about the learning taking place in school.


We look forward to welcoming the children into our school and watching them  grow and develop during their time in Reception Class. 


Miss Knox and Mrs Travers

Parent Notices:


  • If you have not already activated your Dojo account, please do so as soon as possible! Dojo is a great way to communicate with your teacher and find out what is happening in school.   In addition, home learning challenges may be posted on Dojo to encourage and extend your child's learning at home. If you need assistance, please  ask on the gate or phone us at the front office. 
  • Remember to send a pair of labelled wellies with your child for Forest School on Wednesday. If you have any old wellies that don't fit anymore we will happily take donations for children who forget theirs or do not have any!
  • If you choose to opt out of Religious Education, please send in an activity for your child to complete in its place. This can be related to literacy, maths, or another topic to  enrich  your child's learning  experience. 
  • Remember to read with your child each night and sign the yellow Reading Record when we start to send books home. 
  • Reading with your child at home is so important in their early stages of development. We ask that children bring in their yellow books and reading books on the dates stated in their reading record.