!A big, warm welcome to reception!
Meet the Team
There are four members of staff in Reception - Miss Day, Mrs Lambert, and Mrs Barrell-Davies (pms), as well as Mrs Dickson who teaches the class every Wednesday. The children are supported by all adults within the classroom.
Miss Day (Reception class teacher/EYFS Lead)
Mrs Lambert (Teaching Assistant)
Mrs Davies (Teaching Assistant - PM)
Mrs Dickson (PPA Class teacher - Wednesday)
In Reception, we aim for all children to become independent learners who are happy to attend school each day. We encourage children's inquisitive minds and ensure opportunities are provided to enhance children's learning development through their interests. We hope for every child to be a confident learner who enjoys challenges and learning new things.
Here is a video of our classroom.
As you can see, there is a huge variety of resources in the classroom and we teach the children to "choose it, use it and put it away" once they have finished.
The classroom is split into different areas of learning with a variety of resources in each to help give children different learning experiences. They can use these experiences to help build on existing and new concepts, to extend their knowledge and understanding, with effective scaffolding from the staff.
Child-initiated and adult-led learning is balanced within the class timetable, giving the children opportunities to choose their own learning and challenge themselves. Observations of the children are undertaken by the staff and used to provide stimulating challenges and activities in the classroom, using both the inside and outside learning environments.
We strongly believe that parents have an invaluable contribution towards their own child's learning, and work cooperatively to create good links between home and school. Each week we send home information of what the children have been doing at school via Dojos, with some activities to complete at home with their parents to consolidate their learning. We encourage parents to share things that may go on outside of school, such as a celebration or achievement for their child. This continuous communication is key to ensuring the best outcomes for children.
We are very approachable staff, so please do not hesitate to come and ask us any questions you may have!
Reminders for Parents/ Carers
|Monday||Return reading packs and homework packs to school.|
|Wednesday||P.E Day - Please ensure your child has their P.E kit.|
|Thursday||Reading Packs and Homework packs will be sent back home.|
Each child will be given their own logins, once the learning journals are up and running. You will be able to access your child's learning journal where you can keep up to date with what your child has been up to, as well as their progress or next steps. There is also an option for parents to add their own observations of their child, as well as comment on observations completed by staff.
CLASS NEWSLETTERS 2021/2022
Reception Autumn 2021 Newsletter Front Cover & Insert
Reception Spring 2022 Newsletter Front Cover & Insert