Welcome to Our Reception Class Webpage

Meet the EYFS Team

Miss Cullen – Class Teacher

Mrs Cain-Jones and Mrs Hogg – Learning Support Assistants

                EYFS Yearly Overview                      EYFS Autumn 1 2019


New Intake Information

Reading at Home  

Please ensure your child’s reading book is in school each day.

It is important that you read with them as often as possible.

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Child’s name and second name initial




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Useful Phonics Apps for EYFS

Twinkl have lots of useful apps for learning at home.

Type ‘Twinkl Limited’ into the App Store to find apps to play at home.

Please note the majority of these apps cost around 99p each but we believe they are really useful to support learning at home.

Our favourites include…

  • Twinkl Phoneme Pop Suite
  • Alphabet Cards and Letter Formation
  • Twinkl Phonics-Phase 2 Pop
  • Twinkl Spell and Pop


Play ‘Ten Town’ at home

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10 Little Numbers

I Can Count to 20.

Teen Numbers

Count to 100

Counting in 2s

2d Shape Song

3d Shape Song (Don’t forget…we say ‘can of pop’ instead of ‘soda can’)




Useful Information








Useful Web Links 

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Signed Stories

Parent Inclusion

Family Craft Nights

Bonfire Night November 2016

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Christmas Craft Night December 2016

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At St. Charles’ the Reception class follows the Early Years Foundation Stage framework (EYFS).  This curriculum is based upon four themes and principles.

Unique Child – Every child is a unique child who is constantly learning and can be resilient, capable, confident and self assured.

Positive Relationships – Children learn to be strong and independent through positive relationships.

Enabling Environments – Children learn and develop well in enabling environments, in which their experiences respond to their individual needs and there is a strong partnership between practitioners and parents and carers.

Learning and Development – Children develop and learn in different ways.  The framework covers the education and care of all children in early years provision, including children with special educational needs and disabilities.

The Curriculum

There are 3 prime areas and 4 specific areas of learning in the Foundation Stage framework curriculum.

Prime Areas

  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development
  • Communication and Language
  • Physical Development

Specific Areas

  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding the World
  • Expressive Arts and Design