Welcome to Willow Class!
Willow is our Reception class which provides children with full access to the areas of learning in the classroom, whilst easing children into more formal learning in short bursts. Learning is based around a creative curriculum, providing children with exciting learning opportunities and new concepts; covering the Development Matters 2013 criteria. All children have access to play based activities to build up a wealth of experiences, and to keep this new and exciting, the classroom layout evolves with the children, enhancing their engagement with learning.
Phonics is taught daily following Letters and Sounds, which focus on enabling children to build up their knowledge of letter sounds, whilst working on reading skills such as blending, segmenting and phoneme manipulation. Numeracy is taught as a whole class teaching activity and a 1:1 setup with an adult, whilst the use of specific resources in the designated Numeracy Area allows children to work on mathematical concepts in a play based way.
Our topic this term is called “All about me”. Please click on this link to view Willow’s Curriculum overview for the Autumn term 2018: Curriculum overview
If you have any questions or queries then please don’t hesitate to speak to anyone in the Early Years’ Team.