Ireland Wood Primary School
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Pupils  »  Reception

Welcome to Reception
Learning through play, paves they way... to excellence!
                                                              
Mrs Ajayi & Miss Waddington
Teachers: Mrs Ajayi (RA) & Miss Waddington (RW)

Phase Leader: Mrs Blackburn

Our Phase Governor is: Sue Tuck

Other adults who work in Reception: Miss Middleton (Class Support RA) / Miss McQuillan (Class Support RW)

Homework: Reading books changed weekly. Your child will receive their first reading book in the upcoming weeks once they have settled in.
Monday - Red group (Elm)
Tuesday - Yellow group (Beech)

Wednesday - Green group (Willow)
Thursday - Blue group (Oak)


Homework Books - half termly activities are suggested and you are welcome to include anything you and your child have enjoyed together including WOW moments. Time is set aside for children to show and tell their homework books in class. This will start in a few weeks once the children have settled into their school routines.

PE days: Please ensure your child brings their PE kits (white t-shirt, blue shorts, pumps or trainers) to school at the start of each half term.
Both classes have PE with Mrs Wood on Thursday mornings.
We ask that you ensure all items of clothing are labelled.

Music days: Singing - Tuesday afternoons (Mrs Tilley)

Scooter Track Day: Reception are welcome to use the scooter track after school, as long as they have parental supervision at all times.

Outdoor Learning: Reception have access to the outdoor area in all weather conditions. Please can you ensure your child brings in a waterproof coat, a pair of wellies (we do have spares) and as the weather gets colder a hat and gloves.


Themes for the year:
Autumn 1: Magical Me! / Autumn
Autumn 2: Celebrations
Spring 1: Toys / Bears
Spring 2: Space / Superheroes
Summer 1: Minibeasts / Farm
Summer 2: Under the Sea / Transition

Themes are subject to change