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Welcome to Reception!

Welcome everybody to the Reception section of the website.

Class Teachers: Miss Rendle (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday) and Mrs Sherwin (Tuesday) and Miss Casey.
LSAs: Mrs Brady and Mrs Toft and Miss Verity. 

Autumn term learning:

Our theme this half term is Being Me In My World

We will spend our time reading a range of stories and information texts on family, food and festivals. We will write speech bubbles, lists, and write our own story maps. 

In Maths we will be looking at recognising and reading numbers beyond 5. They children will explore numbers in the environment and count/ match numerals to amounts. 

We will be looking at a variety of different festivals and taste different foods from around the world. The children will have an opportunity to follow recipes and make some delicious food!


We will be introducing a daily sounds to the children form our Read Write Inc program. We are streamed into smaller groups so we can work at our own pace. Blending and segmenting skills will be practised and  you can also do this at home! 

Reading at home

Once the children are more settled, we will give your child a reading book and reading record. The requirement is that you read with your child 5 times a week. Your child will also read 1:1 with an adult once a week. This is when their reading book will be changed should it need to be. Please sign and write a comment in the reading record, so we are aware you have read with your child and if any additional support is needed. 


We will send home a homework sheet once a half term with 10 homework tasks for you to choose from. The requirement is that you choose 5 activities to complete across the half term and hand them in as and when completed. These activities will be varied from cooking to writing tasks and are perfect opportunities for your child to practise everything they have learnt! We will be monitoring this. 

Online Learning Journal

Your child's learning journey will be on seesaw. You will receive a code to log on to your child's account. Please check Seesaw daily for updates and tasks set. If you need any more information on seesaw, please speak to your child's class teacher. It is essential you engage with seesaw so you access any messages, home learning and to also see what your child has been doing in class! 


Please ensure that your child comes to school wearing their full P.E kit EVERY TUESDAY! Reception have PE on a Tuesday afternoon with Salford Reds. 

PE kit consists of: a plain white t-shirt, black shorts and black PE pumps. Children may wear black jogging pants and a jumper in the colder months if they go outside. Please ensure full PE kit is worn and it is the correct colours. Thank you. 

Water bottles & snacks

Your child can bring in a water bottle with WATER ONLY. This can be accessed by your child throughout the course of the day. Snacks are also permitted for snack time however as we are a healthy school these must be healthy snacks e.g. fruit, breadsticks or crackers. Children are also offered toast in the morning and a piece of fruit every afternoon.