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Reception Team


Miss Clements- Class Teacher 

Miss Martin- Teaching Assistant 

Miss Reynolds- Teaching Assistant 



Our PE day is on a Tuesday with Jack our sports coach. Please ensure your child brings in their PE kit ready to get changed at school. 


PE Kit

  • Plain white T-shirt
  • Black shorts, jogging bottoms or leggings
  • Trainers or plimsolls
  • NO earrings!
  • Long hair should be tied up


Reading in Reception 

Reading is such an important skill to learn, we want all children to develop a love for reading! 

In reception we begin by looking at picture books to develop our vocabulary, imagination and communication skills. Each week your child will bring home a picture book.

We then move on to learning our letter sounds and blending skills through the Read, Write, Inc phonics scheme to develop our word reading skills. Once the children become confident in blending words they will take home an additional book that matches their reading ability. In addition to this your child will take home a bookmark with high frequency words on, please encourage your child to practice recognising these words. When they are confident with all of the words, they will be given a new bookmark with different words on. 

We encourage you to read with your child 5 times a week. Please ensure this is recorded in your child's reading record! If your child completes their 5 reads each week their name will be announced in our celebration assembly on Friday's! 

Parent video: How to say the sounds

Please watch the video to help you to hear how we teach the sounds to the children during their phonics lesson.