Autumn Term

This week the children have been busy learning about our classroom and the school. They’ve found out about where different rooms are- such as the lunch hall, the playgrounds, the toilets and the office and they have spent lots of time learning our new routines. 


Our typical day

At the moment, the children are still learning how to follow our classroom Golden Rules:

  • We always look at the person who is talking.
  • We share. 
  • We help others. 
  • We walk around to keep us safe.
  • We use our indoor voices.
  • We use our manners e.g. waiting politely, saying please and thank you.


A day in Reception looks a little bit like this:

  • Come into school and put our things away in the right place (we’ve got lots to remember!)
  • Register and lunch choices.
  • Yoga or wake and shake
  • Phonics (letters and sounds)
  • Maths or English
  • Snack time
  • Playtime
  • Maths or English
  • Lunch time
  • Register
  • Topic, including RE, PSHE, PE and Forest School, as well as ‘Busy Learning Time’


Busy Learning Time

This is time for children to play. Very careful consideration is made in order to support and challenge the children in their playful learning. Busy Learning Time (B.L.T) is created with the children’s next steps and interests in mind. There are child-lead and adult lead activities and these are planned according to the curriculum to ensure children make progress.