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This is where children start their exciting journey at Faith. Our priority is providing a happy, safe and inclusive environment for all of our children to enjoy coming in to everyday! We provide a broad and balanced curriculum which gives children opportunities to learn indoors and outdoors everyday.

Reception will be;

  • Learning number bonds 5, 10 and beyond.
  • Add 1 more and 1 less to number to numbers over 10.
  • Talk about 2D and 3D shapes and their properties.
  • Write full sentences using capital letters and full stops.
  • Read words containing digraphs and sentences with tricky words.
  • Look at local maps of the area.
  • Compare different types of dance and music.
  • Look closely at different life cycles.

Reception will be:

  • Exploring the story of Jack and the Beanstalk- learning repeated refrains.
  • Learning Set 2 sounds in Read Write Inc sessions.
  • Finding 1 more and 1 less than a given number.
  • Exploring o'clock and half past and to the hour.
  • Learning about what plants need to grow and planting their own beanstalks.
  • Exploring the Easter Story through the stages of the cross.

Reception have been;

  • Exploring measures
  • Using numicon to make number stories
  • Reading captions and CVC words
  • Using Talk for Writing actions to retell a story 
  • Following instructions and making biscuits 
  • Learning about different artists 
  • Exploring colours and colour mixing 
  • Writing numbers 1-10 
  • Ordering stories 

Autumn Term

This half term we will be exploring 3 different traditional tales:

  • The Three Little Pigs
  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears
  • The Gingerbread Man

Children will be exploring numbers 1-10 and will be continuing learning their Phase 1 phonics sounds using Read Write Inc.

Settling in to Reception

In Reception we take a hands on approach to learning, exploring and learning through play. Below are some examples of the types of activities children can expect when they join us.



Expressive Arts and Desgin

Understanding the World