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‘God gives us Growth’

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Yr R St Francis

Home Learning during School Closure

The work for our Reception class has been sent to you via the TAPESTRY APP. The class teachers have put suggestions for activities to do with your child. 
The activities are designed to be fun and interactive. 
Please do not pressure yourself to get through everything every day. We all understand that this is a challenging time for many families and we want to support through this, not add to further worry.


End of year expectations

Welcome to Reception

St Francis

Class name: Year R
Age Range: 4 – 5 years old
Class Teachers and Teaching Assistant:  Mrs De Cat, Mrs Arnold & Mrs Negus.


Welcome Statement:
Welcome to Year R, here you can discover all of the exciting things we learn in our first year of school. You can view highlights, upcoming events and gain an overview of what we will be learning in the current half-term. Please feel free to take a look at our picture gallery to see what we have been exploring!
Curriculum that will be covered:

As your child starts Year R they enter their final year of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), working towards the Early Learning Goals. The EYFS is split into three prime and four specific areas of learning.

Prime Areas:
  • Communication and Language
  • Physical Development
  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development
 Specific Areas: 
  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding of the World
  • Expressive Arts and Design
These areas are covered through a mixture of adult directed and child-led learning. You can find more information on how to support these areas of learning by looking at our half-termly parent newsletter.

Topic Overview

Contact Mrs De Cat