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Welcome to Reception!

 

We hope you enjoyed the summer holidays! We are really looking forward to starting a new school year with you. 

 

Who's Who?

Miss Gaines- Owlets class teacher

Miss Swindells - Goslings class teacher

 

We are supported by Mrs O'Dell, Mrs Winters, Miss Wheelan and Mrs Langley.

 

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to speak to us on the door! If you need a longer conversation, you are welcome to book an appointment with us either in person or by emailing the school office. Please speak to the class teacher in the first instance, followed by the phase leader if you need further support. 


Phase Leader: Miss Gaines

 

When is PE?

PE will be Thursdays for both classes. 

Please remember to send your child into school in their PE kit! 

It is also really helpful if you can make sure your child's hair is tied up and their earrings have been removed before coming to school. 

 

What should be worn for PE?

The national guidance has always been that no jewellery should be worn in PE. It is not safe to cover earrings/studs/sleepers with tape. 

 

On PE days, please send your child to school wearing:

·    A  white short-sleeved T-shirt (this must be suitable for physical activity)

·    Black or navy shorts or jogging bottoms (weather dependant)

·    A jumper or pullover (weather dependant)

·    Trainers

 

Please note that our uniform expectations also include PE kits and it is essential that the clothes your child is wearing are suitable for physical activity and sports. 

 

When is Forest School?

Forest School is on Monday mornings for both classes.

Reading

Please allow your child to read daily using their picture books to tell their own stories and build their vocabulary.

 

PhonicsPlay have some phase one activities that you can do at home for them to develop their listening skills. Please click here.

 

Click here to visitThe Book Trust website who have provided home learning reading and stories. 

Click here to find free stories for children and choose any that they enjoy!

The Magic Keys also have some free story time books, click here to visit the site.

There is a list of free kindle books on 'good reads' by clicking here.

Click here to find e-books via Cambridgeshire Libraries. 

Please click here for a video reviewing the sounds, letter names and actions for the single letters of the alphabet.

Articulation of Phonemes

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

Writing

Write names daily using the correct letter formation. Please see below in the PDF's titled 'EYFS Letter Formation 2021' to follow the correct letter formation.

Also click here for a video on letter formation (for parents/carers)

Writing and Literacy activities

Maths

Counting and ordering numbers 

How’s the weather? Talk about the type of clothes they need to wear for the type of weather and why. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rD6FRDd9Hew&vl=en

What day is it? How do you know? What was the day yesterday/tomorrow? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tx0rvuXIRg

What month is it? How do you know? What happens each month? E.g. Celebrations, traditions, weather. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5enDRrWyXaw

Gross Motor Skills

Activities at home can include:

  • Running, jumping, hopping etc. outside 
  • Using a bike or scooter
  • Using a ball to play throw and catch games or rolling games to a set target
  • Set up an obstacle course inside or outside
  • Balancing on different body parts (this could be timed using a stop watch or counting out loud!)
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