What Your Reception children will need each day
|PE kit||Needed everyday||Include shorts, t-shirt, jumper, pumps or trainers,trousers and a jumper in a bag named (not a carrier bag)|
|Dinner money||Monday||cheques payable to Education Catering|
|Book bags||Everyday||only books to be carried in them|
|After school club||Everyday apart from the last day before a holiday||To be booked in advance, phone school for details|
|Reading||Everyday||Please read to and encourage your child to read a little each day.|
|Drop in sessions||Monday||9.10-9.25 Please make an appointment with the office to check staff are available.|
Ways to support your child
Practice writing letter sounds and child’s name.
Reading with them and sharing stories every night
Playing games (e.g. board games / card games)
Take them to the library
Take them swimming
Talk to them about what they’ve been doing, what they see around them etc
Enhance their knowledge and experience by taking them to places of interest like museums, country parks, castles etc.
Counting with them
Talk about activities / stories
Practice writing Childs name.
Practice getting changed for PE
Please bear in mind these are generalisations for children of this age, some will be working towards them and some may have exceeded them by the end of the year.