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Welcome to the Reception Class


In our school we have a vibrant, active and engaging Reception class which is part of our  Foundation Stage, where Nursery and Reception children work , play  and share their ideas and mistakes, to make better learners, both indoors and out.  

We particiapte in group led learning and independent learning across the day, where the children are encouraged to explore their skills and knowledge whilst accessing our inspiring classroom environment.  As well as, completing set challenges to motivate and explore their learning further daily.  


This stage of learning is about exploring and developing each unique child's skills and abilities to help them make good progress and develop positive attitudes to learning - to help provide them with the...

Best possible start to their school career



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Our current topic is:  The World Around Me and Beyond           

We will also be learning about 'Everyday local Heroes'.

Focus story texts:  Chocolate Cake by Michael Rosen; Mr Wolf's Pancakes by Jan Fearnley; Aliens Love Underpants by Claire Freedman

Our Big Question:  Where do you live?  What is in Sunderland and beyond? 



Weekly Events:  

Monday - Library visit; books go home.  New e-readers set for each Monday. 

Tuesday - Return all homework bags/ reading books

Wednesday - 

Thursday - PE day (come dressed in our SDPS kit); Computer session at school; After school club - gym

Friday - Homework folders sent home.  (All RWI words, sound cards and videos will be shared via Class Dojo.)



 Support your Child - Read a story everyday (5 minutes everyday)  and learn favourite stories by heart. 

*Share your learning moments via our Dojo system. 



Useful websites:      Storytime with Rocket - A lovely story listening site which we use at school often.