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Information and Reminders

Welcome to Reception

A Rainbow of Opportunity

'Human potential is without limit if we are motivated and engaged.' 
We believe that children should experience life in all of its fullness (John 10:10).
With a growth mindset, you can do anything.


Important Dates


TE DAY - Monday 4th January 2021

TERM STARTS - Tuesday 5th January 2021


To find out more about our Early Years provision at Tardebigge, please read our Early Years Policy by clicking on the link below.

Reception Class Blog


Early Years Foundation Stage

The Early Years Foundation Stage has three Prime areas of learning and development:

  • Personal, Social & Emotional development
  • Physical development
  • Communication & language

There are four Specific areas of learning:

  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding the World
  • Expressive Arts & Design

The Characteristics of Effective Learning move through all areas of learning. These are split into three areas:
• playing and exploring
• active learning
• creating and thinking critically

Our current topic is...

Living in a Land so Cold

Take a look at our topic medium term plan by clicking on the link below. If you have any questions or queries regarding the planning then please feel free to come and see myself or one of the Reception team.

Useful Curriculum documents

Home Learning

Reading- The children should be reading at home 10 minutes every night. Please record when your child has read in their reading diary. They could read their guided reading book (the book they read in a group at school) or a book from home. The key to reading is little and often. 

'Reading Caterpillars' will be given out at the Curriculum Meeting. Please practise segmenting and blending consonant, vowel, consonant (CVC) words with your child daily.

Our topic words to learn at home and at school are:



Useful websites

Oxford Owl

Phonics Play

Teach Your Monster to Read


Welcome and Curriculum Presentation:

Class Routines

Forest school area and welly walks every Tuesday afternoon- Children to come to school dressed in their jogging bottoms and bring waterproofs in a carrier bag ready to get changed into for the afternoon session. Wellington boots to remain at school throughout the week.


PE- The children will engage with a PE session on Thursday and Friday afternoons. Children to come to school dressed in thier PE kits on these two days.