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Reception

Welcome to Acer and

Silver Birch Reception

Our Reception Classrooms

Acer and Silver Birch Class

 

In Reception we see every child as strong confident and competent. 

Children who have their own strong ideas.

Children are encouraged to express opinions and make confident choices.

Together, children learn about respecting other people, co-operating and sharing.

We know the difference early years provision can make to the life chances and opportunities that children have access to in later life; we value conversation, language and the ability to communicate effectively.

We are proud to be developing our practice in ‘Sustained Shared Thinking’ and ensuring our children have a voice.

We are particularly proud of our Early Years Provision and the approach we take in our setting to nurture the whole and ‘Unique Child’. We use Development Matters to inform our practice and follow the 17 Early Learning Goals as a  guide to ensuring our provision meets the needs of all learners.

 

 

 

Our Phase Leader is Ms Miller

Our teachers are Ms Miller & Mrs Howell and Ms Mann

Our support team are Mr Brown, Mrs Jacobs, Miss Sharpe, Mrs Sayer and Mrs Shtein.

 

 

Acer Reception Class 

Mrs Mrs Howell and Ms Mann is supported by Mrs Jacobs and Miss Sharpe.

 

Silver Birch Reception Class

Ms Miller is supported by Mr Brown

 

 

 

We have P.E.  on Wednesday morning.

Children DO NOT need a P.E. kit.

Reception -E-Profiles

Dear Parent/Carer

 

We are electronically sending out your child's E-Profile.

This is a learning journey of their time in Reception.

 

To receive a copy of your child's profile please email your request to:

reception@whitehall.waltham.sch.uk

We will then email the profile to you.

 

Thank you for your Support

 

Diane Miller

Foundation Stage Leader

 

WOULD YOU PLEASE RETURN ALL THE WORD CARDS AND READING BOOKS THAT YOU HAVE AT HOME.

MANY THANKS

 

 

 

Reception Curriculum Topics

 

In the Foundation Stage our topics are on a 2 year cycle plan. This is to ensure progression, so that if your child attends our nursery and reception classes that they do not repeat the same topic coverage.

 

Our Topics for the next academic year are:

 

Autumn Term 1 2020: Who do I want to be?

Autumn Term 2 2020: If you go down to the woods & Festivals

 

Spring Term 1 2021: Glorious Food & Staying Healthy

Spring Term 2 2021: What is in our Environment?

 

Summer Term 1 2021: We are Nature Guardians.

Summer Term 2 2021: Where are we going?

 

This book is for you to share with your children. This is a book about the coronavirus by the children's author Alex Scheffler.

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