Excellence through partnership
This term we will be focusing on getting the children ready for Year 1. We will be encouraging greater independence in looking after their belongings, meeting their own hygiene needs, dressing themselves e.g. coats and bags. We are also encouraging the children to try new things and become more resilient.
Our topics this term are: Good to be green and Fun at the seaside!
We will be taking a trip to the farm, thinking about recycling and being aware of and caring for different environments. We will be talking about safety in the sun and would be conscious of this as the weather hopefully improves!
Please continue to support your child by completing their Phonics homework and reading their e-collins book online every week. It is very important and will play a crucial part in their progress. You can also support your child by practising their name writing, number formation and letter formation.
Good attendance and time-keeping is essential so please make sure your child is in school everyday.
SCHOOL CLOSED: Friday 10th March 2023
Here is some online learning that you can do at home today:
Copy and paste the website links into your internet browser
-We have been learning about number bonds to 10. Please watch the YouTube Farmer Pete song followed by the lesson about addition to 10:
Farmer Pete: https://youtu.be/av2Dt8SM-bc
Addition to 10:
Here is a number bonds to 10 game that you can play when you have completed these tasks:
-We have been learning all about the Jungle:
Please watch the lesson about the Rainforest and complete the activity.
-Could you please log on to the Collins open page website and use your individual login to re-read the book that we have been reading this week.
-Could you also please draw a picture of your snow day and write a sentence about what you have done today.
Have a great snow day...we look forward to hearing and seeing your work on Monday!
Welcome to Reception!
Hello everyone and welcome back! We are so excited to meet you all again and to start a wonderful year together in Reception. This half term we will be focusing on being more independent e.g. look after our belongings, putting on our coats, hats, scarves and gloves. We are expecting the children to express themselves using longer sentences and adding more detail to their spoken conversations.
We will be working on name writing, recognising our sounds and blending them to read and write words. In Maths, we will be working with numbers to 10 to add two groups together to find a total amount. We will also be learning how to measure the length and height of different objects.
Our Topic this half term is 'To infinity and beyond'. We will be exploring Space, planets and our place in the universe.
We look forward to learning, laughter and lots of fun in our journey together in Reception!
The teachers are:
We have started using a new Phonics programme called Little Wandle across the school.
Listed below are some documents to help you practise Phonics at home with your child. Please use the letter formation rhymes to support the children to form the letter sounds correctly.
Reading for pleasure
Every Friday the children select a book of their choosing to take home and read for their pleasure. They are allowed to keep these books for one full week and should be returned the following Friday; in order to receive a new book. Your child also has a reading record which tells you the name of the book and allows you to add any comments. If your child has not received a new book please speak to their class teacher.
We have started to use Collins ebooks to set reading books which are appropriate to your individual child's reading ability. All children have been provided with their own login username and password to access their account and view the reading books set by their class teachers every Friday. Support your child to read the ebook at home, using their phonic knowledge and ask them questions about the story!
If you require a copy of your child's login details please contact their Reception class teacher who will be able to provide this.
Please make sure you read with your child every week. The class teachers can view who has been reading their ebook and will be rewarding the children for this!
P.E will take place every Friday morning. Children are allowed to wear their P.E kit to school but must ensure that they wear their school jumper. Please remember to remove all jewellery!
Our School uniform:
Please remember to send spare clothes in a bag in case of any accidents (label all clothing items).
Please label coats and lunch bags to avoid any confusion.
If your child is sent home in school clothing please remember to return these to school once they have been washed.
Useful Websites for Home Learning
Here is a great list of websites you can use at home:
Logins (your child has their own login for these websites)
Reading Eggs (EYFS – Year 3)