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Welcome to Reception.

Reading Challenge Books

Summer Term 2

School starts day is 8:30 to 3:20pm unless you have been given a compulsory letter to attend tuition until 4:30pm or signed extended day that runs till 6pm

The Reception year staff:

Cooke: Miss Sweeney, Ms Griffith and Ms Tobin

Waddell: Miss Mayes and Ms Matthews

What are we learning?

Theme: Digital Revolution : Toys

This half term your child will be leaping into the world of Toys.

Your child will get the best opportunities to learn everything they can about toys and different toys whether outdoor and indoor. They will talk about their special toys and what toys they played with as a baby to what they play with now.

We will be looking at toys that our parents use to play and toys that are still around today, the way toys have changed from static to robotic and now digital.

We will look at toys from different cultures and compare to toys in our own culture.

We will be deciding how toys work and grouping accordingly.

We will also look at what makes toys robotic and what makes them static.

We will talk about the materials that different toys are made of.

Our learning will include sharing our special toys, playing and making toys, explore toys and the materials and watch clips from the BBC about toys that are old.

Please take the opportunity to do research about toys and talk about toys that you played with

In Literacy

We will be looking at fact books, stories about toys and learning to write stories about toys. We will continue to write simple sentences and those who are able will attempt writing short narrative for what a story includes a typical story opening, a problem and a typical story ending. We want to be secure at writing and reading.

In Maths

 We will continue to develop our number skills, by adding using different mathematical objects.  We are looking at the phase that talks about finding the pattern of numbers. We will be exploring doubling of objects and numbers, sharing and grouping objects, looking at odd and even and spatial reasoning. All these elements will deepen by us consolidating key skills in subitising, counting, composition, sorting and matching and comparing and ordering. We will deepen or knowledge in all areas.


We will be continuing to develop the skills with working with others and how we treat the people that we meet every day. We will also continue to work as a group and solve their own problem. We will continue to ask appropriate questions of others. Talk about what makes use specials and our abilities. We want to be secure in our independence.

Communication and Language

We will be looking at how children join in with repeated phrases/refrains in a story or rhyme. We will also see how children respond to questions in a story and their understanding of different situations. We will also learn to understand ‘how’ and ‘why’ questions while increasing our vocabulary. We want to be secure and speaking and understanding.

Physical Development

We will build models of different landmarks in London. We will develop their fine motor skills while learning to form letters and also when capable joining the letters in words. We will continue to form letters correct and write on the line each time. We want to be secure at moving and handling.

Your child should have a full PE Kit (Harris round-neck yellow t-shirt, navy shorts or jogging bottoms and black plimsolls in a Harris P.E kit bag). All items should be labelled with your child’s name. Please ensure your child is not wearing jewellery on these days such as, hoop earrings. Children will be expected to undress and change themselves. To support children with this, you should encourage them to practise fastening and unfastening buttons and tying shoelaces at home.

Understanding the World

We are learning about the world and similarities and differences between different areas such as towns and villages. We are also going to learn how the building and what they are made of and what material is best to make a building.

Expressive Arts and Design

We will develop our musical ability by exploring tempo, moving patterns, structure and dynamics. We will sing the songs that we have learnt and be expressive.

In phonics

We will continue to use the phonics programme Read Write Inc that is grouped by ability. The programme requires that we not only know our sounds but that we can apply them in reading and writing. It also requires that we build our comprehension skills and use expression when reading to show our understanding of what we are reading. Your child will bring home the book bag book that is linked to their level of assessment.

How can you help us?

Any learning you are able to do at home with your children makes a big difference to their school life. 

  • Children should read everyday using their read write inc book bag book and books assigned online oxford owl.
  • Check your seesaw for anything new
  • Read aloud to your child daily the reading challenge book and other great books for the love of reading
  • Children should be practising adding two groups together
  • Children should be practising saying a sentence and writing it down independently
  • Children who can write simple sentences should start to make their sentences better with adjectives and narrative (using story structure)