Reception topics overview:

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
All About Me Let’s celebrate! Superheroes Under The Sea Once Upon a Time… Amazing Animals!

This half term our topic is ‘Superheroes‘. The children will be learning about some comic book favourites as well as the work of ‘real life’ superheroes who live all around us and help people every day… If you or anyone you know is a real life superhero please do let us know, we’d love to find out more about the special work that you do!


Reception Homework

The children are expected to read at home every day. Please remember to make a note in their reading record each time that they read.  The children also have ‘key words’ to learn to read at home and will be tested on these in school on Wednesday/Friday.


Our P.E. days:

Wednesday: Indoor (Dance)

Friday: Outdoor/Indoor P.E. (weather dependent)


Forest School:

Forest sessions take place every Friday on a rota basis (10 children in each group).




General Reception news:

Tapestry Online Learning Journal - YouTube

Tapestry is our main form of communication between home and school. Please check your child’s Tapestry account regularly to be kept up to date with your child’s individual learning journey.


For further information regarding all things ‘Reception’ click on the links below:

Reception Booklet For Parents 2022

School Prospectus

Reception Baseline Assessment information for parents: Baseline Assessment Information For Parents



Frequently Asked Questions:

*Does the uniform have to have the official school badge on it?

No. School uniform can either have the school badge on it or it can be plain.

(Royal blue cardigan/jumper, yellow/white polo shirt, grey trousers/skirt/dress, blue/yellow checked summer dress (optional), grey socks/tights, black velcro shoes.

* Do the children need an indoor and an outdoor P.E. kit?

Yes. Both are kept in the same pump bag on their peg in school and we will send them home at the end of every half term to be washed.

*Is there a set uniform/colour for the outdoor P.E. kit?

No. The outdoor P.E. kit can be any colour, They  just need to have a tracksuit top/hoody, a pair of tracksuit/jogging bottoms and a pair of velcro trainers. Please make sure everything is labelled with their name! 🙂

*What do the children need to bring with them each day?

Every day the children just need to bring with them their book bag and a water bottle (containing WATER ONLY please).

Please make sure it is clearly labelled with the child’s name.