King Richard III Infant and Nursery School

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We're working hard as a team, together with our parents and families, to raise school attendance - it's gone up from 89.7% at the start of the year to 94.2% this week! Well done, but let's keep working together to raise it even higher!!

Poppy class - Reception

Welcome to Poppy Class



The Staff in Poppy Class are:


Miss Greaves - Class Teacher 

Mrs Lawrie-  L3 Teaching Assistant (Mon-Weds)

Mrs Parker - L3 Teaching Assistant (Thurs-Fri)

Mrs Ewa - L2 Teaching Assistant 

Mrs Pala - Lunchtime Supervisor


This half-term our topic is called:

People Who Help Us 



This half-term we will be:

Learning about people who help us such as: vets, doctors, dentists, firefighters and police officers

Learning about how to care for and look after animals

Learning about how and why we keep our bodies and teeth healthy 

Looking at and making our own maps

Going for a walk around our local area to find the vets, doctors and police station

Getting creative - using junk to make vehicles and buildings, printing, painting, creating collages and drawing 

Talking about our own experiences in class discussions



In Literacy we will be: 

Learning some more Phase 3 sounds in our phonic lessons 

Writing and reading simple words and sentences

Labelling pictures

Writing captions

Learning, writing and performing poems

Learning and using new vocabulary 

Reading and sharing stories 




In Mathematics we will be:

Learning about and exploring 2D and 3D shapes 

Learning to double numbers 

Learning to share equally into groups  

Learning to subtract numbers

Learning our number bonds to 10

Learning about odd and even numbers 



The topics we have learnt about so far are:


All About Me


Let's Celebrate!


Traditional Tales 





Let's Investigate


Our PE day is a Wednesday. Your child will need a t-shirt, shorts/joggers and a pair of trainers. Your child can leave their PE kit at school on their peg. Please can you name all of your child's belongings.

Reading books are changed every Monday and Thursday. Please can you make sure that your child's reading record is signed twice. Books will only be changed if the reading record is signed. 


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





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