We can’t wait to welcome the new Reception class to Buckstones!
We will keep parents updated with their child’s learning journey via Tapestry. Please ensure that your account has been activated and see the office staff if you have any problems with this.
There will be a Reception parent’s meeting at the start of the new term. Date to be confirmed.
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!|
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 each week.
Our P.E. day:
Friday: Outdoor/Indoor P.E. (weather dependent)
Forest sessions take place every Thursday on a rota basis (10 children in each group).
General Reception news:
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 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.