YR Week Ending 15.2.19

Firstly, we would like to thank you all for your lovely comments during our parent’s evening meetings – it is great to hear how the children are enjoying their YR experiences. By the end of this week, Reception will be half way through their very first year at Little Sutton…

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YR Week Ending 8.2.19

We’ve had another busy week in Reception. The children have been absolute super stars during our English Hub Showcases. Our visitors have been most impressed with our reading and phonics. In Literacy, we have been learning our new Talk for Writing story ‘Whatever Next!’ – based on the text by…

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YR Week Ending 1.2.19

This week in Reception, we have been working very hard in reading, writing and maths. In Literacy, we have been learning our new Talk for Writing story ‘How to Catch a Star’ – based on the text by author Oliver Jeffers. We have been enjoying acting out the story in our…

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YR Week Ending 11.1.19

Happy New Year to you all! Reception have had a fantastic first week back. The children have truly thrown themselves back into school routines – we are very proud teachers! Our week began with an exciting assembly introducing the focus book for our whole school Literacy project: Voices in the…

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YR Week Ending 30.11.18

Christmas preparations are in full swing in Reception!  We have been compiling our own lists for Santa in literacy and will be having a go at practising our letter formation in readiness for writing our own letters to Santa. Christmas production rehearsals are continuing on stage in Columbus Hall.  Thank…

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YR Week Ending 23.11.18

The children worked very hard in Reception last week – they are making us all very proud indeed. We have hit the ground running with our Christmas production rehearsals!  The stage is up in Columbus Hall and we have been practising saying our lines in our clearest voices.  Please continue…

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YR Week Ending 16.11.18

This week in Reception, we have been making great progress in reading, writing and maths. In Literacy, we have continued working on our Talk for Writing story Monkey See, Monkey Do.  We have used the story to inspire our sentence writing and labelling. Our sounds of this week have been ai,…

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YR Week Ending 9.11.18

Our first week back after our half term holiday has been so much fun!  We started off with learning all about Diwali and fully immersing ourselves into Indian culture on our very special Diwali Day! We learned the story of Rama and Sita and about the different ways people prepare…

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YR Week Ending 26.10.18

This week in Reception, we found hats scattered around our classrooms and monkeys swinging from the peg lines!  What a sight it was!  We made lots of predictions about what may have happened over the weekend… In the end, it transpired it was all linked to our NEW Talk for Writing story Monkey…

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YR Week Ending 19.10.18

We have a fun week ahead in Reception… We will continue to learn our Talk for Writing story Stuck in the Mud in Literacy, thinking lots about the structure of the story (beginning, middle and end) and identifying the key features of each element. In Phonics, we will be focusing on r,…

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