Reception

Reception has children aged 4-5 years old. Reception is the first year of compulsory education, so for those who did not attend Nursery, this will be their first year in school. We have 3 classes in Reception, with 30 pupils in each class.

Reception classes are named after the planets Saturn, Mars and Earth.

The teacher in Saturn class is Miss Fitzgerald. She is supported by the Early years practitioner, Mrs Nemeth, and the Teaching and learning partner, Miss Abid.

The teacher in Mars class is Miss Hussain. She is supported by the Early years practitioner, Mrs Nemeth, and the Teaching and learning partner, Mrs Abid.

The teacher in Earth class is Mrs Binns. She is supported by the Early years practitioner, Mrs Ahmed, and the Teaching and learning partner, Mrs Zahid.

What will we be learning this year?

Autumn 1 Term

Curriculum Theme: Who is in my family? (All About Me) Download Knowledge Mat
Supporting texts: Funny Bones, Titch, It’s okay to be different, The Family Book, All About Families.
Maths: Counting, Numeral Recognition, Subitising, Rhymes and Songs.

Autumn 2 Term

Curriculum Theme: Who can help us? (People who help us/ Emergencies/ Superheroes)
Supporting texts: Supertato, Juniper Jupiter, Superworm, Busy People Stories.
Maths: Counting, Numeral Recognition, Subitising, Shapes, Rhymes and Songs.

Spring 1 Term

Curriculum Theme: Where does the snow go? (Winter)
Supporting texts: Lost and Found, Polar Bear and the Snow Cloud, The Gruffalo’s Child, Stick Man, The Snowman
Maths: 1 more and 1 less to 10, Ordering numbers to 20, Time.

Spring 2 Term

Curriculum Theme: Are we nearly there yet? (Travel and Transport)
Supporting texts: The train ride, The runaway train, Mr Gumpys Motor Car, Duck in the Truck.
Maths: Addition, Subtraction, Positional and Measure, Shapes.

Summer 1 Term

Curriculum Theme: How do we help plants grow? (Growing and Healthy eating)
Supporting texts: The Growing Story, Jack and the Beanstalk, Oliver’s Vegetables, Supertato
Maths: Doubling, Halving, Sharing, Money.

Summer 2 Term

Curriculum Theme: What can you find in the garden? (Minibeasts)
Supporting texts: Superworm, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Gruffalo, What the Ladybird Heard.
Maths: Patterns, Shapes.