Reception 2021 - 2022

Mrs Piggott

Mrs Piggott

Teacher

Mrs Thorpe

Mrs Thorpe

Teacher

Mrs Bentley

Mrs Bentley

Teacher

Mrs Jenkinson

Mrs Jenkinson

Teacher/Social and Emotional Support

Welcome to Reception

On this webpage we aim to provide information that will help you support your child throughout their Reception year. We will update with regular newsletters and information about our ongoing topics. We would recommend that you check the website regularly to keep you fully informed with all the latest news and information. 

Staff in Reception

Mrs Bentley: e.bentley@norwoodmail.co.uk
Mrs Piggott: s.piggott@norwoodmail.co.uk
Mrs Thorpe: r.thorpe@norwoodmail.co.uk
Mrs Jenkinson: r.jenkinson@norwoodmail.co.uk

Mrs Parry
Mrs Ashton
Mrs Singleton
Mrs Copeland

Please do not hesitate to contact us and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

 

Homework

Reading

Guided Reading books and sharing books will be changed on a Friday and will be kept at home for a week. Please ensure both books are returned the following Friday. If your child does not return their sharing book from the Library Nook, they will not be allowed to choose a new book. Any lost or damaged books may be subject to a £5 charge.

The books are linked to the Phonics lessons in school and the class teacher will share the reading focus in their Reading Diaries. We expect the book to be read at least three times a week and brief comments to be added to the Reading Record. The class teacher will award a Reading Dojo once a week for every child who has read at least 3 times in the week.

Phonics

The sounds that have been taught during Phonics lessons will be shared through the weekly newsletter which is sent via Class Dojo every Friday. Children are to complete all the sheets in their homework folder and are encouraged to practise their phoneme flashcards at home too.

To extend the learning further you may wish to search around the house for items that start with the focus sounds.

Maths

In Reception we look at each number for two weeks. We look for our focus number in our classrooms and outside. We look at shapes, clocks, items, games, anything at all that relates to the number.

Each Thursday we will set a practical maths challenge related to what we have been learning about in class. A photo of your child completing the task should be sent to the Class teacher, on Class Dojo by Tuesday the foloowing week.

 

PE lessons

Reception children have PE lessons every Tuesday. They will wear their normal school uniform for PE when they are outside. If they are wprking in the hall, they will put their black pumps on.

 

Forest School Sessions

RT - Mon 1st and Mon 8th November

RPJ - Wed 3rd and Wed 10th November

RB - Thur 4th and Thur 11th November

 

 

 

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