King Richard III Infant and Nursery School

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Half term this week - see you all again on Monday 25th October! Take care and stay well - Ms H

Poppy class - Reception

Welcome to Poppy Class



The Staff in Poppy Class are:


Miss Greaves - Class Teacher 

Mrs Lawrie-  Teaching Assistant (Mon-Weds)

Mrs Parker - Teaching Assistant (Thurs-Fri)

Mrs Pala - Lunchtime Supervisor


This half-term our topic is called:

Let's Celebrate!




This half-term we will be:

Celebrating upcoming festivals including: Bonfire Night, Diwali and Christmas 

Carving pumpkins and making biscuits at Halloween

Practising songs to perform in our festival assemblies 

Creating many different crafts including; lanterns, cards, rangoli patterns, decorations and calendars

Using clay to make a diwa at Diwali 

Practising putting on and taking off our own coats


In Literacy we will be:

Starting to learn some Phase 2 phonic sounds

Practising to write our names 

Drawing pictures and talking about what we have drawn 

Saying and writing some initial sounds 

Exploring letters in the environment 


In Mathematics we will be:

Learning to recognise numbers to 10

Matching numbers to the same amount of objects/actions

Identifying more/less in groups 

Learning some 2D shape names and properties 

Ordering our daily routine 

Using positional language (in, on, under, behind, in front, next to)



Our PE day is a Wednesday. Please send your child to school in sport clothes appropriate for outdoor PE.

Reading books are changed every Tuesday. Please can you make sure that you child brings their book bag every Tuesday.


Please can you make sure all of your child's clothes and drink bottles are clearly labelled.





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Reception long term plan