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Blenhein Primary School

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Reception

What's happening in Reception this term!

Dates for your Diary

Thursday November 15th - flu vaccination for those pupils who have signed and returned the letters.

tbc - maths workshop

Thursday December 13th and Monday December 17th - Parents Evening (keep an eye on your email as you will be asked to sign up for a time through the parent mail system)

Every day - Remember we run 'stay and play' sessions every day in the classrooms from 8.45-9.10 - use this time to find out what and how your child has been learning. 

Home Project - Robots

Well done to all the children (and parents) who created a robot during the holidays. We have been astounded at some of these creations - some as big as children, others that move and ones that even come with accessories! We hope you had lots of fun designing, planning and making your robot together - we can't wait to see what you make next! Photo coming...

Autumn 2

This term we will be learning about different celebrations including Diwali and Christmas

We will be revisiting some well known traditional tales and reading some new ones including Chicken Licken, 3 little pigs, Little Red Riding Hood, Golidlocks, 3 Billy Goats Gruff, Hansel and Gretel, The Gingerbread Man.

Our focus author in Reception this year is Julia Donaldson; this term we will be reading Stickman, Room on the Broom and Spinderella. 

In maths we will be learning about pattern and numbers 1-10.

Phonics Workshop

It was great to see so many parents at our recent phonics workshop on Thursday 1st November. A copy of the presentation is available below - if you have any questions please speak to your teacher. 

Phonics Parents Workshop

Reception Notices

Previous Workshops and Holiday Homework 

October Half-term Homework

Reception Parent Workshop

PE Kits

Please make sure your child has their PE Kit in school every day in a labelled bag. They will need a t-shirt and shorts or jogging bottoms in a bag with their name on.

R1 - Tuesday 

R2 - Wednesday

R3 - Monday

Book Bags

Children need to bring their book bags to school everyday - please remember to check your child's bag daily for any home learning, letters or notices.

Reading Books

Your child will choose a Reading Champion book to bring home each Friday. Please find time to share and enjoy their book before bringing it back on a Wednesday.

You are welcome to use the reception corridor library to borrow picture story books whenever you like; this is available during stay and play sessions from 8.45-9.15 every morning - please use the log book to sign them in and out or ask Ms E to help you. 

Reading Eggs

Why not do some reading online? www.readingeggs.co.uk

We will be sending home a letter with your child's username and password. If you have any questions please let us know.