Reception Parent Leaflet - Non Negotiables




Important Information:

Reading books will be changed every Monday and Friday. A comprehension task or a word task will be sent home along with the book.  Reading books are books to share at home.  School will work on decoding strategies and other reading skills through Guided Reading, 1:1 reading and shared reading.

To get a new reading book your child should put their book bag in the red box. 


PE kits need to be in school every week.  Our PE day is Wednesday.

Water bottles should only contain WATER.

Please ensure that ALL of your child's belongings have their name on. 


Please bring a spare pair of wellingtons into school.




Homework is given out each week and is sent home on a Friday.  Please return it to school by Wednesday of the following week.  Thank you. 


click on the links below for some fun activities you can do at home! 


 Number and Shape, Space and Measure 

Maths activities to do at home and whilst out and about!      
Money,money, money 
     2D shapes     3D shapes     Pay for It     More / Less     Let's Count!


Reading and Writing


High Frequency Word Pack - Can you remember the high frequency words? - can you read real and nonsense words? 


Topmarks - lots of fun reading games.

Writing Numbers        Writing Letters        High Frequency Words 



click on the links below for support with your child's reading

30-50 months,   40-60 months emerging,    40-60 months developing,     40-60 months expected





 Read, Write, Inc



St Mary's use Read Write Inc to help our children to become amazing readers and writers! Click the picture below to find out all about Read Write Inc.  



Click the picture below for all of the read write inc set 1, 2 and set 3 green words! Can your child read them?



Click below to see all of the Read, Write Inc red words! These are words that we learn from memory because we cannot sound them out.

Check out what Reception have been doing...


Check Tapestry and Twitter to see what we have been doing!
Search for @StMCadishead and look for the hashtag #RecBigTops