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Welcome to Reception

 We hope you have had a lovely summer and are ready to start your learning journey with us this year as you enter into your first year of education.

We have two Reception Classes in our Early Years Foundation Stage Unit. Our teachers are Miss Lougheed and Miss Jackson. We have Mrs Heath, Mrs Thompson and Mrs Peacock to help us learn too.


Autumn term 1


This term we will be playing lots of number games in our play to help us with our counting and numeral recognition. We will have a maths focused activity every day and will be using numicons and pegs to help with our learning. We will be recording lengths of objects and looking at their size and shape. We will also be ordering numbers and looking at their quantity. 


In our phonics sessions we will playing lots of fun activities to help us learn different sounds. We will be building on this knowledge to help us segment and blend words to read and write. We are using jolly phonics to sing and dance sounds to help us remember. You can listen to these sounds on YouTube at home.  


We will be learning how to write our name and simple words this term. To help us with our writing we will be doing dough disco to develop our fine motor skills to enable us to hold a pen correctly. We will then be moving on to weekly handwriting sessions. In our literacy sessions we will be looking at lots of different stories and talking about the different characters, settings and events in the story. We will have the chance to act these stories out in our play and write about the different characters.

 Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday we will be changing the children's reading books 

We have enjoyed dressing up this week and we have been talking about what we want to be  when we grow up.

We visit the forest on Wednesday.  

We need named wellies in school please (but we do have spares!)

Our PE day is Monday. We need a named plain   t-shirt, shorts and pumps in school.

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Talk to your child about people who help us in our local town.

We have learnt these sounds so far:

S, A, T, P

Dates for the Diary 

17th September EYFS Parent workshop- 2:45pm

25th September Phonics workshop- 2:45pm

2nd October Numicon workshop-  2:45pm

16th October- Stay and Play session

EYFS Documents
 Holy Trinity EYFS Policy Oct 2019.docxDownload
 Holy Trinity Brochure 17-18 Rec.docDownload
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 Development Matters.pdfDownload
 EYFS What to expect when.pdfDownload
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Apply for your child's milk with Cool Milk here. Their milk is free until their 5th birthday.

How can you help your child's vocabulary and give them the best start? Chat, play and read!