Welcome to Reception Class!

Our teacher is Sam O'Regan and our teaching assistant is Chloe Pitt.


This week's learning - Week commencing 13th January

Every Sunday we will update this section to inform you of our planned learning objectives for the coming week.

This week we will be...

-Exploring Sikhism and Guru Gobid Singh.

-Exploring how the Guru actively challenged discrimination ands thought that ‘All the human beings are the same although they may appear to be different.’

-Using this idea of similarity and difference as a basis for our Philosophy session where we will read ‘The Hueys’ by Oliver Jeffers, and ponder what would life be like if everyone were the same.

-Continuing our work on our Focus book ‘Naughty Bus’ - we will be acting it out and writing about our own bus.

-Using ‘Inside Out’ to help us understand emotions, focussing this week on sadness.

-Exploring numbers 11 - 15, counting objects, pictures, counting out objects, creating numbers in variety of ways including using numicon and ten frames.

-Talk about teen numbers as being made up of a ten and a bit/ one ten and ?? ones.

-Planning out our creative ideas and thinking carefully about what we plan to create/draw, drawing the outline first where applicable.

-Learning the grapheme/phonemes ‘z, zz, qu’ alongside the tricky word was

Other things happening this week...

Monday 7th January: INSET DAY (School closed for children)

Tuesday 8th January: First day of Term 3


Important Dates

Sounds learnt so far

 s, a, t, p, i, n, m, d, g, o, c, k, ck, e, u, r, h, b, f, ff, l, ll, ss

j, v, w, x, y,

Tricky words: I, no, go, to, the, into, he, me, we, be, she