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Welcome to Reception

Nurturing bright futures 


Respect    Responsibility   Resilience  


‚ÄčMeet The Team


Mrs C Acton - RP EYFS leader and Class Teacher

Mrs D Thompson - RP Teaching Assistant
Miss K Ford - RG Class Teacher 

Mrs A. Brown - RG Teaching Assistant



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Welcome to Reception, we are Mrs Acton (RP) and Mrs Ford (RG). We are very excited to be a part of your child's early learning journey.  The work outlines on our class pages will be updated each half term and this will inform you about what your child will be learning in school.



Covid-19 update

Due to Covid-19 at the moment Reception staff will continue to collect your child from the nursery gate. 


Reading Books, Book Bags 

Library Books 

 Please send in your child's library book on Thursdays. 

All Reception children have been given a reading book. Please ensure your child's reading book is in their bag every day. Please send a book bag for your child so that any letters etc can be put safely in them. 


Bug Club offers a range of online reading books and phonics games that support your child's reading skills, please access Bug Club as much as possible. The website is;


Learning Journals

Your child will be bringing home their Learning Journal once per half term.  Please enjoy looking through them and add any exciting things you have been up to over the half term!!

Please return journals on Mondays.




Please send in a named PE kit for your child to get changed in to. They will need pumps, t-shirt and shorts. PE kits stay in school and will be sent home at the end of each half term. P.E is every Friday. 


Wildlife Area

The children access the wildlife area once a week either on a Wednesday or a Thursday. Please ensure your child has a pair of wellies in school. 



Summer Term 

This half term we will be learning about animals and getting ourselves ready to move to year one. As part of this we will be reading a variety of different books including The dinosaur that pooped a planet and a variety of different dinosaur books, Mad about Minibeasts, books about birds, safari and sea animals.


Every Wednesday morning the children are also fortunate enough to be able to take part in a Drama Tots session. Drama Tots provides award-winning drama, music and imaginative play classes for children and combines music, movement and creative play. The children also use a fantastic range of props, puppets and instruments to bring the adventures to life.


For Maths we will be following the White Rose Maths Scheme and we will be learning about doubling, sharing, grouping, odd and even and be revising our number bonds.  


In PE the children will continue to wear P.E kits. Please send in a named PE kit in a named bag for your child. This should include a t-shirt / shorts or joggers and pumps. The children will be preparing for sports day practising running, balancing a bean bag on head, egg and spoon, skipping with a hoop and  sack races. The children will be working on their balance and co-ordination skills.


Please continue to support us by listening to your child read daily at home and sending in their reading books ready to be changed at school. For every 5 books that your child reads at home they will earn a certificate. Therefore could you please ensure that you sign your child's reading diary to indicate to us that they have read at home.