Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Reception: Red Class

Welcome to Reception: Red Class!

Your Class Teacher is Ashley. 


Please remember to bring your jacket/coat every day to school.

Class Newsletter

Autumn 1

Key Objectives for English and Maths:

English Reading Objectives:

  • Hears and says the initial sound in words
  • Can segment the sounds in simple words and blend them together and knows which letters represent some of them
  • Links sounds to letters, naming and sounding the letters of the alphabet
  • Read and understand simple sentences
  • Use phonic knowledge to decode regular words and read them aloud accurately
  • Read some common irregular words
  • Demonstrate understanding when talking with others about what they have read

English Writing Objectives:

  • Uses some clearly identifiable letters to communicate meaning, representing some sounds correctly in sequence
  • Writes own name and other things such as labels, captions
  • Attempts to write short sentences in meaningful contexts
  • Uses phonic knowledge to write words in ways that match their spoken sounds
  • Write some irregular common words
  • Write simple sentences that can be read by themselves and others
  • Some words spelt correctly and others are phonetically plausible

Maths Objectives:


  • Count reliably with numbers from one to 20
  • Place them in order
  • Say which number is one more or one less than a given number
  • Using quantities and objects, add and subtract two single-digit numbers and count on or back to find the answer

It is going to be an exciting year in Reception Class! We plan to:

  • Perform in front of the whole school
  • Make something to take home
  • Compete in a sport
  • Raise money for charity
  • Cook or bake something to eat
  • Have our work displayed
  • Play in a team
  • Have a classroom job or responsibility
  • Visit an art gallery or museum
  • Conduct experiments
  • Share our interests with the whole class
  • Recite nursery rhymes
  • Learn words in another language 
  • Develop our character through the 9 Habits
  • Learn how to save money
  • Sing lots of songs
  • Help each other to be our best
  • Draw, paint and sculpt
  • Listen to lots of stories
  • Read lots of books
  • Learn about different faiths
  • Use a range of technology 
  • Play instruments
  • Learn how to be safe
  • Make a costume and take part in a carnival
  • Visit a place of worship