Welcome to Reception

Meet the Team

Year Lead          


Click on the pencil below for this week's home learning:


Each week, children will be given a reading book to take home. Their reading book will match the level that they are working on in phonics. Please read with your child every day. 

Each Friday, we will send home some letter formation sheets. Please allow your child to complete these at home, sitting at a table and using a pencil. You do not need to return your completed sheets to school, but if you do want to show your teacher your super handwriting, you can snap a picture of the sheet and send over via Class Dojo! 

Click on the links below for some interactive pencil control activities (Username: jk4621 Password: home):

Interactive Patterns

Fun Magic Patterns


Isolating at Home

We are currently living in unprecedented times: it is likely that Covid-19 will continue to disrupt schooling for some pupils during this academic year. With this in mind, we have planned our curriculum on daily sways which can be accessed at home. This will ensure that your child will be 'taught' the same objectives as children working in school.


Click here to access our daily sways


Our Class Novel

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Our topic this half-term is 'Spectacular Species!' We will be reading a variety of fiction and non-fiction texts based on animals and insects. To bring these books to life, we will talk about our own pets and we will also observe real animals in school, including fish, caterpillars and guinea pigs! 

Parental Engagement

Click here to find more information about Play club

Useful Websites

  • Click here to view the EYFS 'Development Matters'
  • We use the Read, Write, Inc scheme to teach phonics. Click here for a link to the website, where you will find more information.
  • Click here for the Zoolab website where you can find out more information about the animals who will visit our school this term.
  • Click here for some lovely free games that you can play with your child to support them with reading and spelling.
  • Click here for some interactive games you can play with your child to support them with addition and subtraction.
  • Click here to access our Abbey Hey EYFS Youtube channel, where we regularly upload videos to support children in phonics, reading, writing and maths. 


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