A partner academy in the John Taylor MAT
A partner academy in the John Taylor MAT

Reception

Welcome from Miss Alexander!

Hi! I am Miss Alexander and I am absolutely thrilled to be a part of the EYFS team as the Reception class teacher at Shobnall Primary & Nursery School. I thoroughly enjoy being part of the children’s journeys as they gain knowledge and develop skills to become successful learners. I am passionate about providing fun and creative experiences and enjoy thinking of numerous ways to make the children’s learning memorable and exciting.

Support staff that work alongside me in the Reception class are Miss Walton, Mrs Martin and Mr Attwood.

If you would like to find out a bit more about me, have a look at the poster below…

Poster about Miss Alexander

Key Information

Children arrive through the EYFS gate at 8:45am and are collected at 3:20pm. 

During the second half of the autumn term children will be given a weekly guided reading book in a named folder. This should be kept in book bags each day.

Homework is given out via SeeSaw, our online learning platform.

Each Friday children will also receive the phonemes that will be covered from the following Monday along with a phonics activity. This will also be sent via SeeSaw.

The children have P.E sessions on Tuesdays with our specialist P.E teacher Mr Attwood. Children will need to come to school in their kit on their allocated day. An outdoor kit should consist of jogging bottoms, a sweatshirt and trainers. For health and safety, children who wear earrings should have these removed on P.E. days.

Please ensure all children’s clothing, footwear, bags and water bottles are clearly named.

Timetable

Please click on the link below to view our weekly timetable. Please note that this may be subject to change.

Reception Timetable

Curriculum

We follow the EYFS framework and base activities around the 7 areas of learning:

  • Communication and language
  • Personal, social and emotional development
  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Physical development
  • Expressive arts and design
  • Understanding the world

Each half term the children’s learning will be linked to a theme-

Autumn Term 1: Home Sweet Home

Autumn Term 2: Sparkle & Shine

Spring Term 1: Food Glorious Food

Spring Term 2: On the High Seas

Summer Term 1: A Bug’s Life

Summer Term 2: Bon Voyage!

Homework

Homework is set on a Friday and must be handed in by the following Wednesday. Work will be uploaded here on a weekly basis for Reception.

22 October 2021

15 October 2021

8 October 2021

1 October 2021

24 September 2021

17 September 2021

Resources

Click on the links below to access some of the resources that will help with your learning in Reception…

Phonics

Games, Stories & Rhymes

Interactive Reading Books

Numeracy & Literacy Activities