Reception

Spring 2019 Year R parents letter 1

Christmas Performance

Togetherness Cafe 13.12.18

Thank you to all that made our Christmas Togetherness Cafe such a lovely event.

Here are some of the comments that the parents/carers said:

Very enjoyable, thank you.

Glad to be here…thanks

A really fun morning. Very Christmassy Thanks

Really enjoyed making Christmas bits and spending time with them at school. Thanks

Week beginning 19.11.18
We are learning about Baptism

We will be learning all about being part of God’s family

Our letters of the week are  

We are learning how to blend our sounds   c  a  t…..cat

We are also revising all the sounds we have learnt so far this year,

The key words we are using this week are  

Baptism

Welcome

Our focused text is The new children
Please remember! Please could you send your child into school with a photo of their Baptism. If you have not got a photo of this a baby photo would be lovely. Please name the photo on the back.

Thank you.

 

Week beginning 12.11.18
We are learning about Storytelling

We will be learning all about The Gingerbread Man story

Our letters of the week are u

we are revising all the sounds we have learnt so far this year,

The key words we are using this week is  

close closer

Our focused text is The Gingerbread man
Please remember! To tell and read your children stories .It is important to discuss the stories with your child.

 

Week beginning 5.11.18
We are learning about Following more than one part instructions and rhyming words.
Our letters of the week are B f ff l ll ss
The key word we are using this week is  

full   empty

Our focused text is Firework rhymes

10 little fireworks standing in a row ….(tune of 10 green bottles)

Please remember! To drop your children off on the main playground in the morning

Togetherness Cafe 31.10.18

We had a lovely afternoon with our friends and families exploring how we learn phonics in Reception.  Thank you to all the families who joined us.

 

Here are some of the comments you made:

Enjoyed today thank you. Very interesting to see what they get up to in class

It was a lovely afternoon. Very good. It helps us to reinforce learning at home.

Loved seeing how the children learn. They loved showing the parents round.

Found it very helpful, many thanks.

Lovely to see the children working thanks.

Very helpful, good ideas for using at home.

Very helpful, I really enjoyed it with my son.

Good to see how children learn and play together.

 

Week beginning 29.10.18

We are learning about Following more than one part instructions and rhyming words.
Our letters of the week are ck e r h
The key word we are using this week is Names of 2D and 3D shapes
Our focused text is Room on the broom
Please remember ! Phonics Café on Wednesday 31 October at 1.45-2.45

 

Week beginning 15.10.18
We are learning about We are learning about light and dark and the festival of Hanukkah

( This is part of the whole school RE judaism focus)

Our letters of the week are g o c k
The key word we are using this week is More  one more
Our focused text is Can’’t you sleep little bear

 

8.10.18

We are learning about Autumn

Please help by  talking about Autumn and collecting Autumn objects
Our letters of the week are   i n md
Key words we are using this week are Longer shorter
Our focused text is The wind blows

 

 

1.10.18

We are learning about Autumn

Please help by  talking about Autumn and collecting Autumn objects
Our letters of the week are   s  a  t  p
Key words we are using this week are Heavier lighter and equals
Our focused text is Oliver’s Vegetables

We will be talking about describing fruit and vegetables

September 2018 Year R Parents Letter

Stay and Play  5/9/18

Thank you to all the parents who came and joined in our stay and play for the start of Reception class. Here are a few of the comments that you made about the morning.

“It was lovely, we had lots of fun. My daughter was so pleased to come in today. Thank you.”

“Lovely morning and very helpful. Looking forward to getting started.”

“Great activities for the children.”

“Great morning, lots of activities that my son really enjoyed.”

We are really looking forward to working with you over the coming year.

Variety Show Photographs 13.7.18

Stay and Play for new Reception intake

Thank you for all the parents that came and brought their children to visit us this morning. It was really wonderful to meet you and we are looking forward to working with you over the course of the next academic year.

Our wonderful Class 2017-18

 

June 2018 Year R parents letter

 

Summer Newsletter for Reception

April 2018 Year R parents letter

Outside Learning Zone Opening – Stay and Play 27/3/18

Here are just a few of the thoughts that parents and carers had about the morning:

“Absolutely brilliant morning the kids loved it”

“Enjoyable event. Kids had fun. Great water area and loved the hill too.”

“The water feature is beautiful. We had such a lovely day. The activities were great fun!”

“Thank you to all who’ve made the new play area possible. A fantastic morning with plenty of creative play.”