Welcome to Reception/Year One Class!

Our teacher is Sam O'Regan and our higher level teaching assistant is Jo Devine.


This term's learning

In Reception/Year One we tailor the curriculum around our children's current interests. The curriculum map below shows the key objectives we intend to cover during this term. Objectives are taken from Development Matters & the National Curriculum. Please check this page on a weekly basis where we detail our current learning and interests. 

To view the overview of what we plan to teach this term, please download the curriculum map to the left hand side.


This week's learning - Week commencing 15th July

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

This week we will be...

-Marking Justice Day, thinking about justice and fairness.

-Writing about how we can create a fair and just place to live and learn in.

-Practising for our assembly.


Reception Specific Objectives

-Consolidating Phase 4 phonics

-Consolidating our Maths learning from this year by engaging in problem solving games.


Year One Specific Objectives

-Continuing to learn alternative ways of spelling words.

-Telling the time to the hour and half-hour.

Other things happening this week...

-Thursday 19th July: Family Picnic & Class Assembly 12.30pm

-FRIDAY 20TH JULY: Last day of Term 6!


Important Dates

Friday 20th July - Last day of Term 6


Sounds learnt so far

Reception children have learnt:

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, v, x, y, z, zz,qu, ch, sh, t, ng, ai, ee, oo, igh, oa, oo, ar, or, ur, air, ure, ear, er

All Phase 2, 3 and 4 camera words. Children should be able to spell Phase 2 & 3 words, and read Phase 4.


Year One Parents: 

We continue to learn alternative pronunciations. We are also practising reading words with split digraphs in particular - both real words and alien words.