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Reception Information for 2019-20  

Information to parents for new starters, 

Booklet for starting Meadows

PHONICS PARENT INFORMATION MEETING - Thank you for coming along to find out about phonics in Reception- we hope you were able to take away lots of ideas and resources tohelp with supporting phonics at home. Here are some of the ideas and also the powerpoint to help you.


Some ideas for supporting learning in Reception:

PHONICS: (powerpoint from the phonics evening)

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