Welcome to Reception

In we Reception we have two classes.

Hedgehogs class with Mrs Jeal and Owls class with Mrs Kirby.

Mrs Yau helps teach in both classes on Mondays and Tuesdays.

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Literacy Toolkit

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Phonics in Reception

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Phonics Information Powerpoint

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Maths Home Learning Challenges

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Maths Information Powerpoint

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Growth Mindset

Learning Challenges in Reception Classes

The children in Reception are taught to be inquisitive, enthusiastic, persevering learners. They are encouraged to always try their best and challenge themselves. The children are praised for their efforts, not just the finished result.

Each day the children are encouraged to try different challenges. We ask the children 'How can you challenge yourself today? We set the children reading, writing, physical, number, shape, space and measure, creative and technology challenges and the children are praised for their efforts. The children can also create their own challenges individually or in teams. The children collect coloured 'challenge sticks' and collect them in their special 'rainbow pot' . The children are asked by the adults to talk about the challenges they do, the children are asked: What is happening? Why? What do you find tricky about it? What do you like about it? If the children find an activity easy they are encouraged to think critically and make the challenge trickier. This helps the children to become independent and helps them to take responsibility for their learning.

Curriculum

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Autumn 2

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Autumn 1

St. Augustine's Catholic Primary School
19 West End, Old Costessey, Norwich NR8 5AG

TEL: 01603 743317

FAX: 01603 743833

EMAIL: office@st-augustines.norfolk.sch.uk