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Reception 2020/21

Reception Children Returning Monday 6th July 2020 - class bubbles

Welcome to Reception

 

 

 

Starting school is an exciting time: a time of new experiences, new friends and new places. Our Reception school days provide a safe and secure environment where your child can play, explore, experiment, investigate and learn. We also encourage the children to acquire skills and knowledge through first-hand experiences, gaining a sound understanding of the world around them.

The curriculum for our Reception classes has been developed from children's particular interests as well as carefully planned topics which enable your child to access all parts of the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum. Educational trips and visits are also carefully planned which really bring our topics to life. Information on each topic can be found in the long term plans on the school website. Should you have any further questions please feel free to ask your child's class teacher or another member of the school teaching staff.

Below is a timetable of a typical day in Reception.

Children also have a weekly music and P.E session taken by subject specialists.

Morning

8.35am
Reception doors open and children are welcomed in, completing an activity on the carpet.

8:55am
Class doors are closed and daily register is taken.

9:00 am

Daily phonics Read, Write, Inc session

9.30am
Independent learning time - independent, guided or focused exploring all areas of the classroom and outdoor area.

11:30am

Whole class shared mathematics session

12:15pm
Lunchtime prayer. Children wash hands, and then have lunch, a choice of hot dinners prepared by onsite catering staff or packed lunch provided from home.

 

Afternoon

1.15pm

Register followed by whole class shared reading and writing session.

1.40pm

Independent learning time - independent, guided or focused exploring all areas of the classroom and outdoor area.

2.45 pm

Group story time/celebration time. Distribute pictures, letters, bookbags, etc.

3.00pm
Official home time.

Long Term Plan - Reception 2020/21

 

 

Autumn 1

Topic: All about me

Autumn & Harvest

Baseline Assessment

Literacy:

 

I can recognise my name

I can write my name

I can listen to and join in with stories

I can retell a familiar story

I can sequence a story

Maths:

 

Mathematics mastery focus : 0-5

I can recognise some numerals of personal significance.

I can recognises numerals 1 to 5.

I can count up to three or four objects by saying one number name for each item.

I can count actions or objects which cannot be moved.

I can select the correct numeral to represent 1 to 5 objects. Counts an irregular arrangement of up to 5 objects.

Phonics:

 

Read Write inc.

Set 1 sounds

I can read the tricky words I, go, no, to, the, into.

Key texts:

 

Here we are

The Little Red Hen

Pumpkin Soup

Autumn/ Harvest non-fiction books.

Key events:

 

Harvest festival.

 

 

 

 

Autumn 2

Topic: Light and Dark

Christmas

Literacy:

 

I can write my name

I can write CVC words

I can take on a role from a familiar story

I can retell a familiar story

I can write the tricky words I, go, to, no, the, into

Maths:

 

Mathematics mastery focus : 0-5

I can use mathematical names for ‘flat’ 2D shapes

I can select a particular named shape.

I can use familiar objects and common shapes to create and recreate patterns and build models.

I can use the language of ‘more’ and ‘fewer’ to compare two sets of objects.

I can find the total number of items in two groups by counting all of them.

I can say the number that is one more than a given number.

I can Find one more or one less from a group of up to five objects.

In practical activities and discussion, I can use the vocabulary involved in adding and subtracting.

Phonics:

 

Read Write inc.

Children to be split in ability groups within class bubble

I can read the tricky words he, she, be, me, we, my.

Key texts:

 

Rama and Sita Diwali Story

Can’t you sleep little bear

The Bear and the scary night

Oscar and the moth

The Nativity

Key events:

 

Diwali

Advent

Nativity performance

Spring 1  

Topic: Winter

 Being Tip Top

Literacy:

 

I can write labels

I can write short sentences

I can write captions

I can write the tricky words he, she, we, be, me, my

Maths:

 

Mathematics mastery focus : 5-10

I can recognise numerals 1 to 10.

I can count out up to 10 objects from a larger group.

I can count actions or objects which cannot be moved.

I can select the correct numeral to represent 1 to 10 objects.

I can counts objects to 10. Counts an irregular arrangement of up to 10 objects.

I can order two or three items by length or height.

I can order two items by weight or capacity.

Phonics:

 

Read Write inc.

Children to be split in ability groups within class bubble.

I can read the tricky words all, you, was, her, are, they.

Key texts:

 

Harry and the snow king

The Great Race: A story about Chinese New Year 

Oliver’s Vegetables

Oliver’s fruit salad

Being Healthy non-fiction texts.

Key events:

 

Chinese New Year

 

 

 

Spring 2

Topic: Fairy tales

Easter

Literacy:

 

I can write sentences using my phonics knowledge

I can read simple sentences

I can write the tricky words all, you, was, her, are, they

Maths:

 

Mathematics mastery focus : 5-10

I can use the language of ‘more’ and ‘fewer’ to compare two sets of objects.

I can find the total number of items in two groups by counting all of them.

I can say the number that is one more than a given number.

I can find one more or one less from a group of up to 10 objects.

In practical activities and discussion, I can use the vocabulary involved in adding and subtracting.

I can estimate how many objects they can see and checks by counting them.

I can add 2 single digit numbers

I can subtract 2 single digit numbers

I can use mathematical names for ‘solid’ 3D shapes and mathematical terms to describe shapes.

I can select a particular named shape.

I can use familiar objects and common shapes to create and recreate patterns and build models.

Phonics:

 

Read Write inc.

Children to be split in ability groups within class bubble.

Reviewing all tricky words learnt so far

Key texts:

 

Traditional Tales

The Easter Story

Key events:

 

Mothering Sunday

Shrove Tuesday

Ash Wednesday

 

 

 

 

Summer 1  

Topic: Nature Rangers/ Minibeasts

 

Literacy:

 

I can write sentences using my phonics knowledge

I can write short stories

I can write a list

I can write instructions

I can write facts

I can read simple sentences

I can write all the tricky words I have learnt so far.

Maths:

 

Mathematics mastery focus : 10-20

I can recognise numerals 1 to 20.

I can count out up to 20 objects from a larger group.

I can select the correct numeral to represent 1 to 20 objects.

I can count an irregular arrangement of up to 20 objects.

I can estimate how many objects they can see and checks by counting them.

I can add 2 single digit numbers

I can subtract 2 single digit numbers

I can use the vocabulary involved in doubling, halving and sharing.

Phonics:

 

Read Write inc.

Children to be split in ability groups.

I can read the tricky words: were, come, said, who, there, what

Key texts:

 

The Very hungry caterpillar

Spinderella

The bad tempered ladybird

Norman the slug with the silly shell

Non-fiction minibeast and plant texts

Key events:

 

 

 

Summer2  

Topic: Nature Rangers/ Minibeasts

 

Literacy:

 

I can write sentences using my phonics knowledge

I can write short stories

I can write a list

I can write instructions

I can write facts

I can read simple sentences

I can write all the tricky words I have learnt so far.

Maths:

 

Mathematics mastery focus : 10-20

I can recognise numerals 1 to 20.

I can count out up to 20 objects from a larger group.

I can select the correct numeral to represent 1 to 20 objects.

I can count an irregular arrangement of up to 20 objects.

I can estimate how many objects they can see and checks by counting them.

I can add 2 single digit numbers

I can subtract 2 single digit numbers

I can use the vocabulary involved in doubling, halving and sharing.

I can count in 2’s,5’s,10’s.

Phonics:

 

Read Write inc.

Children to be split in ability groups within class bubble.

I can read the tricky words: were, come, said, who, there, what

Key texts:

 

The Very hungry caterpillar

Spinderella

The bad tempered ladybird

Norman the slug with the silly shell

Non-fiction minibeast and plant texts

Key events:

 

Sports day

Fathers’ day

End of year production

 

 

 

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