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Reception Ladybird and Bumblebee

Welcome to Reception

Have a look at our page to find out all the things that we are doing in Reception.


Click on the links below to find out about all the things we have been doing.

Adults in Ladybird Class


Class Teachers: Miss Cox & Mrs Brown


Early Years Practitioner: Miss Rivet


Adults in Bumblebee Class


Class Teacher: Mrs Mir


Early Years Practitioner: Mr Muttitt




In reception we use RWI (Read Write Inc) to teach phonics. It is a fantastic way to teach children to read and write. For more information on RWI, please see the link below.


We love learning our sounds!

We love reading! This term we have enjoyed reading lots of books including 'The Three Little Pigs' and 'Little Red Riding Hood'. We have also been reading information books about people who help us. 

We have been making cakes linked to our celebrations topic. We looked at the different ingredients and thought about their similarities and differences. We talked about how they changed when they went in the oven too. We have been writing ingredient lists and party lists too. 

Welcome to Reception 2017-18! 

Below you can see fantastic learning from the academic year 2016 - 17. 

We love learning to read and write! We have been reading lots of books linked to our learning and practising our writing skills inside and outside! 

We have been learning all about measures! We have measured capacity in the water tray, height, weight and length. We are able to use measurement vocabulary and accurately measure and compare objects. 

We have been learning about 'terrific transformations'. We learnt about how caterpillars change as they grow. We learnt about other minibeasts too. We also had some class tadpoles that we watched change into frogs. 

We love learning about numbers! 

Our dinosaur topic! In the role play area we dug up dinosaurs and identified them. We learnt about fossils and made some out of playdough. We enjoyed drawing and creating dinosaur skeletons with different art materials. We compared similarities and differences between dinosaurs.

We loved learning about castles. We enjoyed making shields and crowns in the art area, playing with the toy castle in the small world area and building our own castles using bricks. We learnt about how life would have been different a long time ago. We read the story 'George and the dragon' and enjoyed writing about the dragon in the story. 

Autumn Term Overview

We celebrated European Languages Day by learning about a famous artist.

How to support your child with reading

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Look at all the fantastic learning we have been doing in Reception! 

Our Christmas performance!