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Reception Information for 2019-20  

Information to parents for new starters, 

Booklet for starting Meadows

PHONICS PARENT INFORMATION MEETING - come along to find out about phonics in Reception and take away lots of ideas and resources too! (16th October)


Some ideas for supporting learning in Reception:

Play Doh Recipe (great for developing fine motor control)

Ideas to help with reading and phonics (how we teach letter sounds):

Signs for reading   Silly Soup   Teaching correct letter sounds     Phase 2 sounds video  Phase 3 Sentences    Phase 3 Tricky Words   Dan the Rhyming man (stick this onto a box and cut a hole for the mouth - use to post through rhyming objects or words) Writing box leaflet

Ideas to help with numbers: (sing lots of number rhymes and songs!) 

5 Cheeky Monkeys (a fun rhyme)  Numbers on the Bus (a game to cut out and play)

Further information for parents:

The following leaflets are from NAHT and offer some guidance in starting school:

Children Parent Guide    Ready to Learn     Giving your child a helping hand

Click here to learn about Signalong

We are proud to celebrate our Early Years achievements:

2018 Quality Mark      2016 Quality Mark