Welcome to Inkpen Class – Reception
Class Teacher: Miss Davies
TA: Mrs Yorkshades, Ms Bolton and Mrs Smith
Welcome to Inkpen Class!
This term we are getting used to school routines, getting to know each other and making some new friends at school. Our topic is ‘What makes a good friend?’. Please see our newsletter for this term: Autumn 1 curriculum newsletter and our topic web here: Topic Web Autumn 1
You can have a look at our whole year curriculum plan here: Curriculum Overview Inkpen Class
– Your child may be entitled to extra funding at school if you receive certain benefits or your child is adopted or in care Early Years Pupil Premium Flyer 2021
– Our ‘Welcome to Early Years at St James’ handbook contains all the information you need for daily life at school, please do have a look! Pack – St James Early Years Handbook 2021-22
– There is a new curriculum for EYFS in 2021. Please have a look through this presentation to familiarise yourself: EYFS Curriculum – for parents and carers.
– We are running the Reception Baseline Assessment in our Autumn term. To find out more information, please see here: 2021_Information_for_parents_reception_baseline_assessment
– We use Rocket Phonics to teach reading and writing at St James. Please familiarise yourself with phonics and how to support your child’s learning here: Learning to read and write in the EYFS
– Please have a look at appropriate clothing you will need at school through the seasons:
Summer and Winter kit list
Staying in touch
– Log on to Tapestry to share your child’s learning at home and see some of what they have done in school. Please do get in touch if you have not yet received a log in.
– Our main channel of communication with parents and carers is Class Dojo. We would recommend downloading it as an app on your phone so you don’t miss any important updates! It’s an easy way to get in touch with your class teacher.
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