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In Reception we work alongside parents and carers to develop children's communication, social, emotional and physical skills as well as encouraging independence in our young learners.

Children will develop creative skills through art, craft, technology and musical activities.

Early literacy and maths skills are developed through discrete, fun and creative play based activities, stories, songs and rhymes.

Children will learn about the diverse world around them through real life experiences, such as cooking, shopping and caring for animals and plants. 

Teaching and learning take place both indoors and outdoors, through a mix of whole class and small group sessions. Children have many opportunities to play independently, giving them the chance to apply newly acquired skills while following their own interests. Children can choose to play in the classroom or outside.

There will be many opportunities for parents and carers to get involved and communicate with staff, through sessions such as 'Stay and Play' afternoons, secure and interactive online learning journals, 'Family Learning' workshops, skills sessions in maths and literacy and regular parent's evenings. Parents and carers are encouraged to share their experiences and skills with the class e.g. Are you a nurse/chef/factory worker? Do you have experience of living in other countries? Do you have a unique skill? Would you like to share with our class? 

Please do not hesitate to speak with Mrs Buck regarding your child's well-being.

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Curriculum Information For Parents Autumn 2017-18

Christmas time in Reception...

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Fun with Stickman!

Baptising babies.

Fun with phonics!

Happy Diwali!

Happy Diwali! 1 "You can wear new clothes for Diwali."
Happy Diwali! 2 "Girls get tattoos on hands but not forever."
Happy Diwali! 3 "You've got to have lots of lights for Diwali."
Happy Diwali! 4 "Jay came for Diwali to help us make lanterns."
Happy Diwali! 5 "Our lanterns are all different."
Happy Diwali! 6 "We made repeating pattern bracelets to wear."
Happy Diwali! 7 "We cooked coconut ladoos. It's a funny word!"
Happy Diwali! 8 "Some people liked them but I didn't love it."

Pat the Hat!

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Outdoor learning.

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The Windy Day...

Footy Phonics with Coach Nathan

Wonderful writers- practicing our pre-writing skills.

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Traditional Tales- Retelling the story of "The Three Little Pigs"

Traditional Tales- Retelling the story of "The Three Little Pigs" 1 "I'll huff, I'll puff, I'll blow your house down!"
Traditional Tales- Retelling the story of "The Three Little Pigs" 2 "You have to build houses for yourself!"
Traditional Tales- Retelling the story of "The Three Little Pigs" 3 "No, no, no! You can't come in my house."
Traditional Tales- Retelling the story of "The Three Little Pigs" 4 "Build the house up really strong."
Traditional Tales- Retelling the story of "The Three Little Pigs" 5 "I'm running to my brother's house."
Traditional Tales- Retelling the story of "The Three Little Pigs" 6 "Here comes the Bad Wolf, stamping down the road."
Traditional Tales- Retelling the story of "The Three Little Pigs" 7 "I didn't build my brick house strong enough!
Traditional Tales- Retelling the story of "The Three Little Pigs" 8 "He's got a ladder to climb down the chimney."

Reception Welcome Assembly (Hosted by our Year 6 buddies)

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Our First Few Days in Reception Class

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