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Reception

Welcome to Reception

Welcome to our Reception Class, where we love to learn through play!  Your children are taught by Mrs Eddleston, Mrs Bailey and Mrs Hunt. We enjoy working together with you so that your child continues to have a very exciting and productive year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our class motto is "I can" because the children are encouraged to believe they can do anything - all they have to do is try! 

Starry Nights!

Our topic this half term will be Starry Nights! We will be reading both fiction and non fiction stories based around Nocturnal animals and how to keep safe as the nights are getting longer. Our Role play area is ‘Percy’s hut’ and the outdoor area is ‘A dark, dark cave.’

Come and See

R.E.

The focus of this term’s work in Religious Education is the theme of Domestic Church- Baptism and Confirmation (Belonging) Advent/Christmas (Loving) :-

 

Baptism and confirmation - (Belonging)  

Welcome - Baptism: a welcome to God's family   

Suggestions for home activities 

Talk to someone who has been to a Baptism and/or Confirmation about their memories of this celebration.

 

Advent/ Christmas - (Loving) 

Birthday - Looking forward to Jesus' birthday

Suggestions for home activities

Discuss with your child how your family welcomes visitors to your home. Find out about some Chrisitian symbols for Advent e.g. Advent wreath, Calendar, Jesse tree. 

 

Other Faith - Judaism 

Hanukkah

Phonics

Phase 2 letters and sounds continues!

Phase

Set 1 - s, a, t, p       Set 2 - i, n, m, d       Set 3 - g, o, c, k      

Set 4 - ck, e, u, r     Set 5 – h, b, f, ff, ll, ss

Please refer to the links below  to help you support your child.

http://www.stpaulsfeniscowles.co.uk/phase-2/

Baptism

In our Reception class, we having been learning about the Sacrament of Baptism . We have made our own baptism candles and re-enacted a baptism. We talked about how at baptism we are welcomed into the family of God.

Forest School

This half term, children from Reception Class have started Forest School sessions with Mrs Croasdale and her students from Blackburn College. 

Follow the link for more information about the sort of activities the children have been doing.

http://www.stpaulsfeniscowles.co.uk/forest-school/

2D Shape Homework- Look at the wonderful variety of 2D shapes you found for your homework. Thank you for supporting your child.

Look what we have been doing in our first week of school.

Autumn Walk

On Monday, we went on an Autumn walk around the school's grounds. We saw lots of signs of Autumn including leaves, conkers, acorns, pine cones, twigs, sticks and lots of other interesting objects and materials.

 

Click on the link to view more photographs

http://www.stpaulsfeniscowles.co.uk/autumn-walk/

Picture 1

Our topics for the year are as follows:-

 Autumn 1  Marvellous Me
 Autumn 2  Starry Nights
 Spring 1  Happily Ever After
 Spring 2  Emergency! 
 Summer 1  Animal Magic - current topic
 Summer 2         Up, Up, and Away

 

Parents:

Please do not hesitate to come in and speak to me if you have any concerns or questions about your child. I am usually available after school, before school can be a busy time, but I will do my best to talk to you if it is important. For a more formal appointment, please contact the school office. 

Thank you for your co-operation

Mrs Eddleston

Reception Class Teacher

 

Class Routines
Reading books - to be brought in every day with Reading Record signed.

Library books  - to be changed on Monday.

Homework - to be collected in on Tuesday.

P.E. - is on Thursday until after the half term.

Parent Information Evening 14th September

Presentation for New Reception Parents 2016

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Friday 24th November Non uniform day - donations of chocolates and bottles. Reception Class Assembly on Friday 24th November, new time of 2.30pm. All are welcome to come and watch. Faith Friends’ Coffee Morning 10.30-11.30am.
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