Reception 2023 - 2024
Hello and welcome to the Reception class page!
Here is a little bit of information about us......
Mrs Griffiths: Hi I am Mrs Griffiths I will be your Reception teacher Monday to Wednesday. I have been a teacher at St Wilfrid's for over 20 years! I have a daughter who is 20 and a son who is 19 and both came to school at St Wilfrid's. I enjoy, cooking, gardening, drawing and walking my little Puggle Pebbles.
Miss Davies: Hi I am Miss Davies and I teach in Reception on a Thursday and Friday. You will see me around the school on the other days in my Senco role. Outside of school I enjoy travelling to different countries and visiting historical places. I also enjoy cooking food from the countries I have visited. Reception is my favourite year to teach as the children learn so much especially learning to read and write!
Miss Jones: Hi I am Miss Jones and I am the teaching assistant in Reception. In my free time I enjoy going to the cinema, taking my dog, Nala, for walks and going on holiday!
Miss Apanasionok: Hi I am Mrs Apanasionok and I am an assistant in the classroom. I have 4 boys and enjoy baking, art and gardening.
Reception Class Information
Outdoor learning in the forest will take place on Mondays! We will provide waterproof suits; please can children bring in a hat and some gloves and named wellies (wellies to leave in school).
PE day is Wednesday. Please can your child come to school wearing their PE kit on both Monday and Wednesday.
Please can all items, including water bottles be named and can children bring a warm, waterproof coat to school every day. Book bags with your child’s reading book and diary also need to be brought to school every day.
School lunches need to be ordered in advance online via DOLCE, unless your child is bringing a packed lunch to school.
Homework will be given out on Fridays.
What is needed for Reception?
- A book bag.
- A named, reusable water bottle to be washed and refilled daily please.
- Reading diary (provided by school) - to be kept in book bag.
- School reading book (provided by school) - to be kept in book bag.
- Lunch box for those on a packed lunch.
What will we be learning?
In the Spring term, we will be learning all about Space, Growing and life cycles.
This half term we will begin by learning about the International space station and we will meet a couple of astronauts!
In our second week we will learn all about the moon and how it orbits the Earth.
In the third week we will learn all about the planets.
In the fourth week we will write an adventure about going into space.
In the fifth week we will problem solve and help an alien get his space ship flying again.
In the final week we will be rhyming about space.
In the Summer term, we will be reading a different traditional tale each week and in the second half term we will be learning about Pirates and the seaside, with a trip to the beach!
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