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Reception Information

 

Class Teacher: Mrs Thomas

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Turner and Mrs Ullah

 

  • P.E. Days - Monday and Friday.

P.E. for this half term: Football skills and team games. 

Your child will need to bring into school every week a pair of trainers, a yellow P.E. top, joggers or leggings (black or grey) with their name clearly labelled on each item of their clothing.

  • Homework and reading books given out on Wednesday
  • Fruit Trolley - snacks are 20p

Welcome to our new Reception pupils - September

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Look out for all the exciting things we'll be doing in Reception!

 

Summer Term 1 - Context information

Our context for this half term is ‘If you go down to the woods today’

 

Literacy:

We will be learning how to write simple sentences. 

We will be changing the endings to stories. 

Numeracy:

We will be measuring different objects. 

We will be counting in 2s up to 20.

We will be counting in 5s up to 60.

Personal and Social Development:

We will be learning how to work together to solve puzzles and word problems. 

Knowledge and Understanding of the World:

We will be making different animal habitats. 

 

We have read the story ‘Stick Man’ in class. We then decided to make stick men.

Animal and bird habitats.

If you go down to the woods today...

This week we have planted carrots, spring onions, radish, potatoes, strawberries and tomatoes.

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This week we have planted carrots, spring onions, radish, potatoes, strawberries and tomatoes.  4

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Spring Term 2 - Context Information

Our context for this half term is ‘People Who Help Us’

 

Literacy:

We will be learning how to use capital letters and full stops in a sentence. 

We will be learning how to use speech bubbles.

Numeracy:

We will be learning how to add and take away numbers to 10.

Personal and Social Development:

We will be looking after baby chicks. 

 

Football skills with Tom.

Red Nose Day 2019.

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Learning how to use the mouse.

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Learning how to move in different ways.

SpringTerm 1 - Context Information

 

Our context for this half term is 'Cold Climates'

 

Literacy:

We will be learning how to write simple sentences. 

We will be learning these sounds blends - 'sh' 'th' 'ch'

Numeracy:

We will be handling flat and solid shapes. 

We will be learning to count in 10s up to 100.

We will be learning how to add and take away numbers to 20.

Personal and Social Development:

We will be finding out about animals in danger in cold places. 

Knowledge and Understanding of the World:

We will be learning how ice melts.

We will be using maps to find the North and South Pole.

 

 


 

We learnt how to make Welsh cakes. They were very tasty!

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In Reception we are sharing the Pori Drwy Stori resources. For further information - www.booktrustcymru.org.uk

In Reception we are sharing the Pori Drwy Stori resources. For further information - www.booktrustcymru.org.uk 1
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Programming the Bee-Bots around a pathway to reach the polar bear.

Sharing a Bible story.

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Finding out how ice melts.

AutumnTerm 2 - Context Information

 

Our Context for this half term is 'Reflections' 

 

Literacy:

We will be learning to read and spell our tricky words: I, mum, dad, the, and, she, he, we, is, it, is, had.

We will be sharing the story 'Laura's Star' in class.

We will be learning our letter sounds. 

We will be writing our name daily. 

Numeracy:

We will be handling money. 

We will be learning how to add and take away numbers to 20.

Personal and Social Development:

We will be finding out how to be a good friend to others.

Knowledge and Understanding of the World:

We will be sorting materials into different groups.

We will be going on our first class trip into Cardiff to visit the Bear Factory.

 

 


 

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Our first trip on a coach this year. Cardiff Bear Factory 7.11.18. Our two new class friends are called Princess Rose and King Thomas.

Try this at home. Make a number line with missing numbers on it. Then ask your child to fill in the missing numbers! Reception pupils have really enjoyed this activity in class.

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Big Maths - Autumn Term 2018

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AutumnTerm 1 - Context Information

 

Our Context for this half term is 'Will You Read Me A Story?' 

 

We will be reading many different story books and discussing the characters and story setting in them. 

 

 

 

 

Wow Day - Owls

Oh no! Mummy owl has gone missing. We searched for clues and eventually found mummy owl outside in a tree. 🌳 🦉

We are all working very hard in Reception. Here is a snapshot of our learning journeys so far...

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