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Welcome to Reception 2018

Achieving Excellence Together

We are so excited here in reception to have such an amazing learning environment. We are looking forward to providing a top notch education using our state of the art resources.


The staff in reception are always available for a chat and we look forward to spending this academic year with you and your children.


R1 R2

Mrs Tuftt - Teacher

Miss Walton

Miss Galligan

Mrs Green - Teacher

Mrs Snookes

Miss Williams




RWI Parent Kit is available from amazon please click on the image below to access 

the link image below if you wish to find out more and explore the range of packs available.





R1 Forest School - Thursday 31st January

R2 Forest School -  Thursday 24th January





Homework Friday 17th January


For homework this week we would like you to help your child complete the family maths sheet located in their homework book. Please help your child complete the addition problems using our part, part, whole method.


See the source image


For a little something extra why not help your child solve some subtraction problems to add these to their homework book or tapestry.



All homework to be returned by Wednesday 23rd January






Key Dates




A few Important Messages!

  • Can all children please be in school in suitable black shoes  and complete uniform grey skirt/trousers or dress, white shirt,and burgundy jumper/cardigan.
  • In order to keep head lice at bay please check you ​ child nearly every day  

From week commencing 11th September your child will be bringing home a reading book. As this is the first time the children will be choosing a reading book please be patient at this may take some time.

Please remember to read at least three times per week

    Read Write Inc        

All children in Reception will be taking part in RWI lessons this year. To begin your child will be doing Word Time  where they will learn the letter sounds and how to form simple words.

During these sessions, children will be reading with a member of staff on a daily basis. 


Your child will practice their RWI sounds every day . To help your child further develop why not practice at home too.

Please feel free to use the resources made available on our Reception class page below there are resources and games for you to enjoy.


Thank you



Would you like to find out more about

Read Write Inc?

Well here’s your chance …

click on the image to view some sample lessons.


Please click the tab to explore


Fantasitc free phonics games for 

your budding reader to play at home.


Please click the frog tab to access.





The CBeebies ALPHABLOCKS has a great

where your children can play games

and enjoy short videos.


Please click on the tab


Here is a free website to help you support

your child with reading and to foster a love

for reading. Here you will find over

100 FREE ebooks to enjoy with your child.

A great way to keep them reading over the holidays.


Click on the tab to explore




Word Time Ditties

Green and

Purple Books

Pink Books Orange Books Yellow Books Blue Books Grey Books
Set 1 Set 1 Set 1 and 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Set 6 Set 7

Red Word 1

Red Words 2

Red Words

Red Words

Red Words

Red Words

Red Words

Red Word


Green Words 1

Green Words 2

Green Words

Green Words

Green Words

Green Word

Green Words

Green Words

Speed Sounds Speed Sounds Speed  Sounds Speed Sounds


In school as part of our PSHE scheme we will be discussing the importance of the PANTS rule with all children

please click on the image below to access the PANTS rule website and child friendly Pantosaurus video.

Parental Support

In Reception  our aim is to work collaboratively with our parents and carers. If you ever need to speak to a member of staff please do not hesitate you can speak to Mrs Tufft, Miss Bull, Mrs Green, Mrs Scrimsham, Miss Williams,Mrs Snookes and Miss Walton or any other member of staff pelase remember our door is always open.


If you are currently finding bedtimes difficult why not try this fantastic story website often used in school perfect for bedtime.       

ITV signed stories