Our Reception classes will be divided into Caterpillars and Butterflies. Reception is the last year of the Early Years foundation stage of the National Curriculum of England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The 7 areas of learning in their first term will be focused on the topic ‘Me and my family’.

Following this main theme, in the area of communication and language they will talk about their family photos and they will act out role play stories about families. In literacytheywill read the story ‘The Large Family’ as well as creating an “All about me and my family” mini book

In the learning area of understanding the world the children will talk about their homes, themselves and their immediate family and where they live.In creative arts and design they will be painting portraits. In maths they will be learning the days of the week, the months of the year, different measures as well as their numbers from 1 to 10.

Learning to follow class and School rules, how to be a good friend and to identifyfeelings and emotions and the tasks they will tackle in the area of Personal, social and emotional development.

A term full of interesting challenges awaits us!

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