Welcome to Reception
Thank you for visiting our Reception Class page
The Reception Staff is as follows:
Class Teachers - Mrs E Coleman (3 days), Mrs G Coleman (2 days)
Miss L Thoele
Support Staff - Mrs A Johnson, Mrs B Maidment, Miss E Tapper
Our context for learning during this Summer half term is ‘Under the sea.’
These are some of the things that children in Reception Class will be involved in during this half term:
Language, Literacy and Communication
Write a list of things they would take to the beach.
Write about their visit to the 'aquarium'.
Describing different animals.
Read big book - 'Suddenly'.and write instructions for making a shadow puppet.
Read and re-tell the story of ‘Light house keeper's lunch'.
Read and act out the story of ‘Rainbow fish.’
ICT - Phonic games and letter formation.
Sound games, letter formation, interactive games, stories, songs and rhymes, poems.
Make and break words with the sounds learnt.
Speaking and listening - Circle times, Story times, Class and group discussions, Role-play.
We are pleased with children’s progress in reading. Please keep up the good work of reading with your child at home and signing their Home Reader’s Record Book regularly.
Find one more or one less than a number from 1 to 10.
Counting on from a given number
Money - recognise, sort and use coins of different values
Find totals and work out change from up to 10p
Using the language of direction
Find items from positional/directional clues
Instruct a programmable toy
Describe a simple journey
Personal and Social Development
Talk about children’s feelings through a variety of stories.
How they feel in certain situations.
‘Being a good friend’ – talk about qualities needed to make a good friend. Children talk about their friends.
Snack time – Circle time
Value - Happiness
SEAL - RELATIONSHIPS
Knowledge and Understanding of the World
Discuss seaside long ago-compare now and then
Discuss and talk about keeping safe in the sun.
Concept of floating and sinking
Learn about 'shadows'
Draw around their shadow at different times of day What has changed?
Life in a rock pool- create own rock pool
Senses- find hidden objects by touch ,describe objects to others before showing object Guess what it is by touch and then description.
Welsh phrase of the week
Develop the learning of seaside vocabulary
Responding to questions
Develop fine and gross motor skills through a variety of activities including;
Design a T-shirt
Art work for 'Under the sea' display.
Drawings and paintings of sea creatures
Learn and sing songs about 'under the sea'.
It is school policy that uniform should be worn.
Please label all clothes.
Snack - we provide a healthy daily snack. Please remember Snack Money is a £1 a week, payable on a Monday.
Mrs E Coleman’s P.E day is Wednesday.
Miss Thoele’s P.E day is Tuesday.
Please send in PE kit for indoors – shorts and T-shirt. Children do PE in bare feet. PE kits can stay in school for the Half Term.
Homework - each week pupils will be given one activity to complete at home in their Homework Book.
We hope that you have found the above information useful and thank you for your continued help and support.
Dates for diary:
10th June - Trip to ‘Bristol Aquarium’
11th June – p.m. Sports Day
18th July- last day of term.