Reception

At Foxfield Primary School, we ensure that learning is planned for all in a cross-curricular way. This ensures that children are able to make links within their learning. Lessons challenge all pupils through a variety of activities, providing opportunities for feedback from adults and peers. Through the high expectations of everyone at Foxfield we aspire to achieve the highest quality outcomes.

Literacy

This term’s topic is ‘Hope and Dreams’ and the texts we will be using are ‘All Are Welcome’ and ‘The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse’.  These books will allow us to gain a sense of awareness of ourselves and our own uniqueness.  Children will also gain a positive attitude towards difference and diversity.   We will focus on identifying how people are feeling, and how to deal with feelings in a positive way. 

The children will be encouraged to talk about their homes and their families and share what makes them special, whilst gaining a willingness to listen to the ideas of others.

Phonics

The sounds that we will be learning this term are;

s, a, t, p, i, n, m, d, g, o, c, k, ck, e, u, r, h, b, f, ff

The ‘tricky’ words are; 

I

no

go

to

the

Reading

This term children will begin to take home a story books and a reading record.  Please make sure you are reading with your child every day and making comments in their reading record.  Books will be changed once a week (only if the previous book has been returned).  If books are damaged or lost a £5 fee will apply.  Each week there will be a different skill for you and your child to work on.  This will be in stuck in to your child’s reading record. 

Maths

This term the children will explore the properties of 2D shapes, as well as comparing the similarities and differences between them.  Children will develop their number skills through practical experiences. Our focus will see children reading, writing, matching and counting numbers and numerals.

Homework

All our homework activities link to your child’s class learning. You will be given a list of homework activities to complete with your child. You can pick which one your child tackles each week. We ask the children to share their homework with the class each Friday. Please support us by ensuring you child is prepared each Friday with one task.

Please see the homework letter for additional information.

PE and Water Bottles 

Next term we will taking part in PE.  Please could you help us prepare the children for this by encouraging them to dress and undress themselves at home.