Welcome to Reception Class

Class Teachers: Mrs Faye Butler & Mrs Kirsty Page - EYFS Teacher

Our PE days will be a Tuesday and Friday, your child's PE bag can stay in school for half a term and then it will be sent  home for washing. Please could you also provide a change of school clothes for your child which can be left on their peg in case of any accidents. Many Thanks, Mrs Butler & Mrs Page.

In the Spring term our learning objectives will be:

Communication & Language

• Able to follow a story without pictures or props.
• Listens and responds to ideas expressed by others in conversation or discussion. 

Physical Development

• Handles tools, objects, construction and malleable materials safely and with increasing control. 

Personal, Social and Emotional Development

• Children play co-operatively, taking turns with others. They take account of one another’s ideas about how to organise their activity 


• Begins to read words and simple sentences. 

• Uses vocabulary and forms of speech that are increasingly influenced by their experiences of books. 

• Enjoys an increasing range of books. 

• Knows that information can be retrieved from books and computers. 

• Children use their phonic knowledge to write words in ways which match their spoken sounds. 


• Children count reliably with numbers from one to 20, place them in order and say which number is one more or one less than a given number. 

Understanding of the World

• They know about similarities and differences between themselves and others, and among families, communities and traditions. 

Expressive Arts and Design

• Children sing songs, make music and dance, and experiment with ways of changing them. 

In the Spring term our Key questions will be:

• How are fossils made?
• How do Palaeontologists learn about dinosaurs from their bones/fossils?

• What do dinosaur footprints tell us?

• Where have dinosaur remains been found in the world? 


• Mad About Dinosaurs! by Giles Andreae & David Wojtowycz 

• Katie and the Dinosaurs by James Mayhew

• The Girl and the Dinosaur by Hollie Hughes


• Visit to Dinosaur World.

• Palaeontologist visit.

Faye Bulter & Kirsty Page

Spring Term Plan

Key Performance Indicators - Foundation Stage

  • Twitter - White Circle
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