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This week Reception are starting to think about Christmas! We will be practising our Christmas songs and making decorations for our Reception Christmas tree. We will also be continuing with our Owl Babies topic as well, and will be making owl biscuits in order to raise money for the owl sanctuary that the owls that came to visit us at school were from. We will be asking parents to donate 50p towards the biscuit making and all profit will go to the sanctuary. We will be using the Owl Babies text map to make our own class stories, by changing the character and the setting, as well as writing words to go with the text map as a Literacy activity.

In Phonics we are continuing to recap all the letter sounds we have learnt so far- which is all the letters of the alphabet. We are practising being able to blend these to read words all by ourselves.

In Maths we are learning to subtract. Thinking about how many objects we had before, and how many are left when we take some away. We will be making a bus out of chairs outside to pretend to be going on a bus ride, and think about how many people are left on the bus after each stop.

A reminder that out Christmas Sing-a-long and Craft afternoon is on Tuesday 10th December 2-3pm.

General Information

Our topic this half term is “Into the Darkness!” We will be finding out about nocturnal animals and different sources of light. We will also be thinking about how light is an important part of many celebrations including Diwali and Christmas.

In maths we are learning to order numerals, find one more and one using objects, our fingers and a number line. We will also be starting to work on adding and taking away. We will also cover 2d shapes and their properties as well as ordering items by weight.

In English we will be reading the story Owl Babies. We will be retelling the story using a text map and using the story structure to write our own stories. We will continue to learn new letter sounds in phonics, as well as tricky words (words that cannot be sounded out). We will continue to work on blending sounds to read and segmenting sounds to read.

The classes in Reception are:
Robins (RRN) with Mrs Tindall as the class teacher, Mrs Frankland/Miss Watton as classroom TA’s, and Mrs Davies as SEN support.
Woodpeckers (RWP) with Mrs Jones as class teacher, Mrs Phillips as TA, and Mrs Knipe as SEN support.
Owls (ROW) with Miss Willis as class teacher, Mrs Cornwell as TA, and Mrs Stanton as SEN support.
Kingfishers (RKF) with Mrs Crane and Mr Cash as class teachers, Mrs Gingell-Jones as TA, and Mrs Lord as SEN support.

Topic Overview

Year R Topic Letter Autumn 1

 

Upcoming Events

Christmas Fayre – 3.00-5.00pm

6th Dec

Reception Classes – ‘Christmas Workshop’ – 2-3pm

10th Dec

Christmas Dinner Day – Come to School in Christmas themed MUFTI

17th Dec

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Meet The Staff

Mrs Tindall

Mrs Tindall

Year Leader - Robins

Mrs Wilkinson

Mrs Wilkinson

Teacher - Kingfishers

Miss Willis

Miss Willis

Teacher - Owls

Mrs Crane

Mrs Crane

Teacher - Kingfisher

Mrs Jones

Mrs Jones

Teacher - Woodpeckers

Mr Cash

Mr Cash

Teacher - Kingfisher

Mrs Davies

Mrs Davies

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Johnson

HLTA

Miss Garland

Miss Garland

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Lord

Mrs Lord

Teaching Assistant

Miss Watton

Miss Watton

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Frankland

Mrs Frankland

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Phillips

Mrs Phillips

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Knipe

Mrs Knipe

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Stanton

Mrs Stanton

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Gingell-Jones

Mrs Gingell-Jones

Teaching Assistant

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