Reception 2022 - 2023

Mrs Wareing

Miss Clark

Welcome to Reception!

Adults who work here:

RC - Miss Clark, Mrs Sweet 
RW - Mrs Wareing, Mrs Waugh 

Welcome to our year group page. Here you can find out what is happening in our classrooms each half term.

You can use the information below to discuss with your child what they are learning. 

Please have a look at this half term here.


This half term:


Addition - Combining sets and saying how many we now have

Number Bonds to 5  

More and less/fewer (including 1 more and 1 less)

Height and Weight 

Reciting numbers backwards from 15

Reciting numbers beyond 15 

Looking at different patterns

Days of the Week 


Talk for writing unit - The Three Billy Goats Gruff by Ladybird

Writing purpose -

Learning to write our name

Learning the sounds that go with the letters of the alphabet Phase 2 and Phase 3 sounds  

Hearing all the sounds in a word and writing them in the correct order

Segmenting and blending the sounds in words e.g. c-a-t = cat 

Writing simple sentences e.g. The cat is big. 

Remembering and using our three sentence rules; capital letter, fingerspaces and full stop

- All About Me & People Who Help Us

We will be learning all about each other and our feelings. We will talk about what makes us feel happy, sad, worried and excited. We will also be talking about sharing and friendship. 

We will talk about the different houses and homes people in this country and others across the world live in. We will talk about how our own homes are all different and look at the similarities and difference in other homes across globe. 

We will look at changes in the world around us over the winter months and we explore the changes in the seasons we have witnessed so far. We will be investigating ice and how it melts and looking at frost on the colder mornings. 

We will also be learning about Chinese New Year and how people celebrate this special time of year. 



Outdoor Games -We will be working on strength, balance and coordination in our lessons. We will also explore moving energentically such as, running, jumping, dancing, hopping, skipping and climbing. Outdoor games is delivered by an external coach.

Dance - We are looking at body shape and balance.

Both classes have outdoor games on Tuesday and dance in the hall on Friday. 

PE kits

Outdoor Games - trainers, black shorts or tight fitting black leggings and a plain white t-shirt (track suit top and joggers if cold).

Dance and Gymnastics - black shorts or tight fitting black leggings and a plain white t-shirt.

Remember to come into school wearing your PE kit on those days.


Reading books:

In class we care currently reading stories that encouarge us to talk about our feelings and behaviour, such as-


Please read with your child every day and comment in their reading record when you do. Reading books should be in school everyday for independent reading and will be changed on Friday.



Our green brain builder books are given out each Tuesday. They can be returned to school when the work is complete.. 

Reading Eggs - click here

A video on how to use Reading Eggs/ Eggspress is


Please email if you have any questions.


Please have a look at our videos and information below:


Little Wandle - Phase 2 sounds taught in Reception Autumn 1 - Click Here 

Little Wandle - Phase 2 sounds taught in Reception Autumn 2 - Click Here 

Little Wandle - Phase 3 sounds taught in Reception Spring 1 - Click Here 


Little Wandle - How we blend to read words Video- Click Here

Little Wandle - How we teach tricky words - Click Here 

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