What Your Reception children will need each day

Item Day /s Details
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


Play games

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

To view further information about what children are expected to learn by the end of Reception please click here.

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.

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