Reception News



Our class is called Dosbarth Wiwer

The people who work in our class are:

Mrs Brophy

Mrs Duke

Mrs Roberts

Miss Davies

Mrs Steen (Tuesday pm)


Our week in school and things to remember:

Friday- PE day; we suggest that the children keep their PE kits in school at all times though, just in case.

Wednesday- Forest school- wellies to be kept in school please.

Friday- Reading books will go home on a Friday. Please can book bags be back in school on a Monday as this is the day I start reading with the children.


What are we learning about this term?

The first part of the term our topic is ‘Lost and Found’. This is a wonderful book about a penguin and a little boy become friends. We will be learning all about penguins and the South Pole. We will be writing lists of what to take the South Pole. We will be sorting clothes into hot and cold countries.  We will be retelling the story of Lost and Found.  We will be investigating what melts ice the quickest, what is the best material to make an umbrella with and floating and sinking.

We do phonics sessions daily. We are continuing with the letter sounds and those children who know all the letter sounds will be moving onto the ch, sh, th,, ph, wh and then the ee sound.

In maths we will be continue to work on numbers to 20 and beyond. We will be ordering numbers, filling in the missing numbers, counting in 2’s, one less than a number, forming numbers and number bonds 5  6  7 temperature, writing numbers to 20 and beyond.

We will be learning about St Dwynwen and Chinese New year this half term.

Learning at home

Reading. Children will continue to bring a reading book home on a Friday. This is to be returned on a Monday please. The children will also come home with words to practice.  The children in turn will bring Pearl Penguin home. There will be a book for you to write about her adventures. In the book you can include photographs or your child might like to draw pictures and write a little bit.