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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

 - 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. 



Spring term 1

This half term we will be learning about Winter. As part of this we will be reading a variety of different books including Stickman, Non-fiction fact book about hedgehogs, Wide Awake Hedgehog, Goldilocks and the Three Bears and One Snowy Night. We will also be learning about Chinese New Year reading The Great Race. 


For Maths we will be following the White Rose Maths Scheme and we will be continuing to work with the number 5 and learning about 6,7 and 8. We will also learn different ways to measure including measuring capacity, comparing mass including heavier and lighter and comparing height and length. 


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 using learning how to confidently and safely use a range of large and small apparatus indoors and outside, alone and in a group.They will develop overall body-strength, balance, co-ordination and agility.


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.

Reception Timetable - Spring term