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Reception Curriculum Information

Each week Reception have a special focus on a particular area of the curriculum.

The Characteristics of Effective Learning

Playing and Exploring – Engagement

Finding out and exploring
Playing with what they know
Being willing to have a go

Active Learning – Motivation

Being involved and concentrating
Keep trying
Enjoy achieving what they set out to do

Creating and Thinking Critically

Having their own ideas
Making links
Choosing ways to do things


This week’s topics for learning are:

Curriculum Information – 5th March 2018

Communication and Language, Literacy

  • Introduce new digraphs ‘oi’ and ‘ow’
  • Story – ‘Owl Babies by Martin Waddell and ‘Oi Frog’ by Kes Gray and Jim Field
  • Name writing – focus on surname


  • Consolidate number bonds to 10/addition
  • Consolidate Days of the Week and Months of the Year.

Other Areas of Learning

  • Making Mother’s Day cards
  • Learning about Italian food
  • Visit from St. John’s Outreach Worker