The Reception class have settled into the new half term brilliantly. We’ve been very busy learning all about Diwali and bonfire night – and creating some wonderful pieces of art too! ūüôā


Important dates for your diaries:

Monday 6th December                              Pantomime trip

Tuesday 7th December                              Reception Nativity performance 2pm

Friday 10th December                               Christmas fair

Tuesday 14th December                            Christmas jumper and dinner day

Wednesday 15th December                     Infant Christmas party day





Here is our usual weekly timetable in Reception:

Monday English / Phonics Break Maths Lunch Topic Story / music
Tuesday English / Phonics Maths Computing Story / music
Wednesday English / Phonics Maths Outdoor P.E. Story / music
Thursday English / Phonics Maths Topic Story / music
Friday Forest Fun Outdoor P.E. Assembly Phonics/ key words Story / music

Tapestry Online Learning Journal - YouTube

Can we please remind you that the children need both an outdoor P.E. kit and a forest school kit in school (all items clearly labelled with their name). Also please remember to check your Tapestry account regularly to be kept up to date with your child’s individual learning journey.


Here is a copy of our Reception information booklet: Reception Booklet For Parents 2021

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


Don’t forget that Buckstones have signed up to an online reading scheme, which is currently available for families to use at home.¬†Please see details here:¬†Epic! Reading Scheme Info


Many thanks,¬† The Reception Team ūüôā















To access any of the home learning activities from over the last year, please click on the links below: 

Home Learning Week 1 (week beginning 4.1.21)

Home Learning Week 2 (week beginning 11.1.21)

Home Learning Week 3 (week beginning 18.1.21)

Home Learning Week 4 (week beginning 25.1.21)

Home Learning Week 5 (week beginning 1.2.21)

Home Learning Week 6 (week beginning 8.2.21)

Home Learning Week 7 (week beginning 22.2.21)

Home Learning Week 8 ( week beginning 1.3.21)