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Bedtime Phonics

Thank you to the children and parents who attended the evening phonics workshop. We hope you got lots from the presentation and the children enjoyed their bedtime story and hot chocolate. Here are some helpful links below to help you with your child's reading fluency at home.

Information for Parents: How to say the sounds

You can find an updated version of this video here: Confused about how to pronounce the sounds found in Read Write Inc. Phonics? Worry not - 5-year-old Sylvie is here to show you how! Use this guide to support your child when practising the sounds at home.

Information for Parents: Sound-blending

'Sound-blending' describes how children learn to join sounds together to make words with Read Write Inc. Phonics. This video tutorial will help you support your child to practise sound-blending at home. Use this tutorial with the Phonics Flashcards, found in Parent Pack 1 (My Reading and Writing Kit) or available separately here: - - - Did you like this video?

Read Write Inc. Phonics: Understanding the Storybooks

In this clip, Sarah reads the Purple Storybook 'Red Ken' to teacher Andrew. They talk about the book and he asks questions to help develop her comprehension of the story. - - - Did you like this video?

Planting Daffodil Bulbs

Reception have been learning about the seasons and changes. We have been learning about Autumn what happens to the weather, nature and animals around this time of year. To develop their understanding of growth, change and life cycles the children planted bulbs in our planter box outside. After close inspection of the bulbs and soil they made their predictions to what they thought might happen next...


Spooky Story Day

The children celebrated Halloween by dressing up as a scary character and engaged in different activities linked to their spooky story Room on the Broom. The children created pictures and cards using Halloween stencils, made chocolate witches hats and ate pumpkin soup together.

Our New Reception Class

Miss Ryan, Miss McKeown and Mrs Quayle have loved getting to know all the new boys and girls in Reception. The children have been very busy making new friends, exploring their classroom, enjoying their lunchtime routine and learning the golden rules at school. Have a look at what we have been getting up to smiley

Curriculum Plan for Reception 2018-2019