Welcome to Reception
Class Teacher: Mrs J. Cahill
Teaching Assistants: Miss H. Burke
Reception dismissal time is 3:25pm.
What You Will Need in Reception
Reading Books: Children will receive a reading book every Tuesday which will need to be returned by the following Monday. You are encouraged to read with your child every day and to write a comment in their reading record.
Homework: Children will receive one piece of Maths and Phonic related homework each week. This will be given out on a Monday and is expected to be returned to school by the Friday. Please support your child to complete this work as independently as possible.
PE: For Spring 2 half term, your child's PE day is Friday. Please ensure your child comes to school wearing their PE kit on this day. The class teacher will clarify which kit is needed (indoor or outdoor) at the beginning of each half term depending on what their topic is.
Library Day: The children have the opportunity to borrow a book from the school library. Reception's library day is Monday. Please note there is a £7 fee for lost library books.
Water Bottles: Children are encouraged to bring a water bottle to school each day. It may only contain water - no fruit juice or cordial please.
Reception Yearly Overview
Click on the icons below to see recommended reading book lists for Reception children:
- Come outside video about windy weather- www.youtube.com/watch?v=3nsY4oLPhSk
- Nursery rhymes are an important way to build language skills and help children to be familiar with rhyme. Cocomelon on youtube has lots of nursery rhymes- www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qVJ8PzzZV4
- For stories and reading ideas, look at www.booktrust.org.uk which has useful ideas and resources.
- Top Tips for Talking which we feel you may find useful, all these tips are used by our staff- Click here to view these tips.
Here are some links to some useful websites that you can visit for more information on your child's communication development, please have a look!
- sound pronunciation video
"Teaching handwriting is more than just getting your child to practise writing the alphabet. Whether your child is just starting handwriting, or they are having handwriting difficulties, the site is full of tips and ideas to help improve your child’s handwriting."