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Welcome to Reception!

Meet Our Team

Class Teachers – Mrs Walton and Mrs Carey

Class Support – Mrs Haslam and Miss Alston

Things you will need

  • P E Kit
  • Reading Wallet
  • Reading Diary
  • Reading Book
  • Water Bottle
  • A warm waterproof coat
  • Wellies

P.E. information

  • PE lessons for Reception take place on Friday.
  • School PE kit should be worn by all children – blue shorts, white t-shirt and black plimsolls (navy/black tracksuit bottoms and trainers can be worn for outside games).
  • Kit should be in school EVERY day.
  • All kit should have the child’s name inside.
  • A letter/message is needed if a child is unable to do PE.
  • PE kits will be sent home each half term to be washed and checked i.e. names and size.
  • PE days may change as each class will have half a term supported by our sports coaches Miss Farrington and Mr Fenton.

Home Learning

  • READING – There is an expectation that children read to an adult at least 5 times per week. An adult should sign their child’s reading diary to reflect this.
  • LIBRARY BOOKS – These are changed on a Monday.
  • SPELLING – A spelling booklet with ‘Tricky Words’ can be found in the spelling overview section of this page. Your child should also have a paper copy, these are learnt in class and at home and tested randomly. Spelling strategies are taught in class lists are set on a weekly basis to practice these strategies and learn the key words.
  • MENTAL ARITHMETIC – A school log-in is provided for every child for maths Numbots. This should be accessed at least 5 times per week.
  • PURPLE MASH – Purple Mash supports class learning. Computing skills are used as a vehicle for a range of cross curricular tasks. ‘To Do’s’ are set for children by the class teacher. Individual Purple Mash log-ins have been handed to every child as a ticket.
  • PHONICS HOMEWORK – These are set EVERY FRIDAY and should be returned to school on WEDNESDAYS. These are relevant for the sounds the children are covering in class that week.

Tricky Words Phase 2-4