Mrs Reading and Mrs Garvey


Mrs Duckhouse and Miss Evans 


Welcome to the Reception web page. If you have any concerns or queries, do not hesitate to get in touch with the school.

On this page you can find:

- Links to phonics support, such as phase sheets and harder to read and spell sheets, which we hope will guide you in supporting your child's phonics learning;

- Handwriting rhymes to allow you to support your child's letter formation when practicing sentence writing at home;

- Information about our curriculum and learning, including an overview of our current topic.

    Click on our logo to find out about our Reception Curriculum.

This term our learning topic is Marvellous Me and children will have the opportunity to develop social skills such as making friendships, expressing their emotions and understanding and following rules. Children will explore important events  - Autumn, Halloween, Bonfire Night,Remembrance Day, Diwali, St Andrew’s Day and Christmas. Children will think about how toys have changed from the past to the present and in art children will explore autumnal colours and learn about portraits. In PE children  will learn about  basic principles of a PE lesson such as safely using space,  sharing equipment and will take part in activities which will develop fundamental movement skills such as running, jumping and skipping through simple games.

Home Reading- All children in Reception have a clear communication folder which holds their reading diary and weekly books. Children receive 2 books weekly; an independent book marked with an 'I', these are books children should be confident to read without support and a supported book marked with an 'S', these are books you may need to help your child with. Please return the communication folder to school each Monday morning with the reading diary and 2 books, these will be returned to you on Tuesday afternoon. We strongly encourage children to read at least 3 times weekly at home.

PE - Reception have PE  on a Tuesday. Please send your child to school in their kit on these days - all PE lessons will be outdoors (weather permitting) so you may wish to consider your child having a tracksuit for the day. Please make sure all earrings are removed or covered with tape before school on these days.

 Please click on the links below to view useful home learning information.

Our Phonics and Early Reading September 2023

Physical Writing Parent Presentation

Supporting Home Reading

Home learning support

Reading tips

   Phonic Rhymes

Number Rhymes

What-to-expect-in-the-EYFS-a guide for parents

Welcome Induction Evening June 2023


  • Address

    Lickey Hills Primary School and Nursery
    Old Birmingham Road
    B45 8EU