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Class 3 - Reception

Welcome to Class 3 - Reception

All about our Reception classes

 

We are always busy in Reception!  The children in Reception learn through cross-curricular themes, interwoven with the Christ Church CE friendly and caring Christian ethos, that are designed to follow the children’s interests and challenge each child to progress onto their next steps.  We are committed to promoting the highest levels of well being and involvement for our children.

 

We value the role of parents as children’s primary educators and work hard to build positive relationships between home and school.  Our school has a friendly open doors ethos and practitioners are available to talk to parents at the beginning and end of the day.  Parents are always welcomed into school and encouraged to discuss any concerns they  might have.  We endeavour to share information with our parents in many ways such as: informal chats, reading diaries, newsletters, our online observation tool '2Simple', half termly parent feedback forms, website updates and termly parents’ evenings.

 

In our Reception classes we recognise that young people learn best when they are active.  We understand that active learning involves other people, objects, ideas and events that engage and involve children for sustained periods.  Therefore, we believe that Early Years education should be as practical as possible and our Early Years department has an ethos of learning through play.  Play is a powerful motivator encouraging children to be creative and to develop their ideas, understandings and language.  Play is also flexible and able to suit the preferred learning style of the child.  It can provide multiple ways for children to learn a variety of different skills and concepts.  The children in Reception will experience both child initiated and adult directed play opportunities both indoors and outdoors. 

 

Teaching in Reception is an absolute pleasure! We feel confident that you will be amazed by the progress your child makes as they journey throughout the year towards becoming confident, independent and motivated learners. 

European Languages Day.

Tuesday 26th September is the European Languages Day. We will be celebrating this across the school and learning all about the language and culture of three European Countries: France, Spain and Germany. On this day we encourage your children to wear the colours of any of these countries.

Current Term's Curriculum Newsletter

Rec Autumn 2017(1)

Class 3 News

Welcome to our new and exciting website!

We hope you find our page very informative, interesting and enjoyable.

Any suggestions for additions to our page and/or feedback would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you for your continued support.

Mrs Kirkham & Miss Telfer

Early Years Foundation Stage

British Values - EYFS

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Phonics

Jolly Phonics Video.mp4

New Intake Meeting Information

Homework

Our first lot of homework will be given out on Thursday 28th September and will be due the following Tuesday.