Welcome to Reception, here you will find all of the information about our year group, as well as seeing highlights of things that we have done.

Colin Jackson- Ms Kelly

Nicola Adams- Ms Measures

Curriculum Newsletter

Each term we send out a newsletter with information about what will be happening in Reception this term.

Maths Key Instant Recall Facts

These should be practiced daily at home so that children know these facts fluently.

Homework Expectations

Here are the homework expectations at Thomas Buxton Primary School.

Homework - Pick and Mix

The teaching staff have selected some activities that will support your child with their learning this term and encourage them to become independent learners. Please make time to choose and do some of these activities with your child throughout the term.

Homework - Pupil Enrichment Passport

Activities can be completed at home and then shared at the termly Pick and Mix exhibitions.

Homework - Recommended Reading List

Homework - Knowledge Organiser

Calculation Guides

These guides explain the basics numeracy tools that are used throughout the children's school life.

Calculation Policy - Addition and Subtraction

Calculation Policy - Mental Calculation Strategies

Calculation Policy - Multiplication and Division


In Reception we will begin to learn how to read and spell using the Read, Write Inc. Programme. Please take a look at our YouTube page to watch some Read, Write Inc. sessions.


Reception Highlights