Welcome to Reception class page.
Reception class is taught by Mrs Crampton. The children are supported by Mrs Alshamery and Mrs Wright.
Morning sessions arrangements
At 8:30 bring pupils through bottom playground. They will be staying for lunch. Collect pupils from school office at 12:45.
Afternoon session’s arrangements
Bring pupils to classroom via school office at 1:00 and wait to collect them on the bottom playground at 3:00pm. Class teacher will bring them out
Letters and Sounds
- Daily teaching programme in groups of approximately 8-10.
- Puts foundations of reading in place through teaching sounds, blending and segmenting.
- We use ‘Jolly Phonics’ actions to teach the initial sounds.
- New sounds are taught daily and simple words are read.
- A variety of Oxford Reading Tree Books are used to reinforce learning and give opportunity for pupils to apply their skills.
- Letter formation rhymes are taught to help children learn to form letters correctly from the very beginning.
- Every child has a weekly reading book (when teacher deems they are ready) linked to their stage in Letters and Sounds – which they shall be able to read supported by an adult.
- Parent home/school book to write comments in.
- Increase number of books as child learns to read.
- Books will be changed once child has read book 3 times and reading record has been signed 3 times by a parent.
- Guided Reading Groups take place once a week for children whose skills are rapidly developing.
- Children whose skills are emerging will be heard to read on a one-to-one.
- Physical development is part of the whole week:
- Dough gym
- Outdoor play
- Adventure playground
- Use of scissors
PE session days
– See school uniform policy
– Earrings must be taken out – Dudley LA policy.
– Compulsory involvement
Part of our responsibility as a school is to educate our pupils about health and wellbeing.
Providing you child with healthy lunchbox:
- 1 treat
- Healthy drink
Free Dinner Options:
School sandwiches – cheese, ham, tuna or egg
Jacket Potato – choice of fillings
Hot dinner – halal, vegetarian or vegan option available
Packed Lunch – from home.
School dinners are FREE until the end of Year 2.
Water bottles should be brought to school daily.
Click below to download our Parents Booklet:Reception yearly overview