St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School

To protect with love, all of God’s gifts

Reception – Lilac

Welcome to class Lilac – RAF

Our Teacher is: Mrs Fox

Staff within the provision:

Miss Hussain –Teaching Assistant

Mrs Keogh – Teaching Assistant – Maternity Leave

Early Years Leader: – Mrs Mason

PE day: Tuesday

In Early Years we plan and learn through the children’s interests. Sometimes an interest may run for a week some may be much longer. Throughout the year we may look into certain aspects in our world when it is relevant such as the Seasons, Traditions and Celebrations that happen across the world and in our community.

Sian (resident actor) is working with Reception on Tuesday’s where she will be focusing on the Owl Babies story for the beginning of Autumn 2.

Soon we will be learning how to use the balance bikes and trikes in the outdoor area. We will be promoting Antibullying Week in November. Leading up to Christmas we will be learning the importance of the Nativity story and journeying through Advent with the children.

Important Information

  • Homework and reading book given out every Friday.  Completed homework and reading books with reading record signed to be handed in no later than the following Wednesday.
  • Milk is FREE to Reception class children up to the age of 5. After children turn 5, milk needs to be paid for.
  • Snack is provided each day to children.  We ask for a donation of £1 a week or you can pay for the full half term.
  • School meals are FREE to Reception children.  Although if your child wishes to have a packed lunch please ensure it is a healthy and balanced meal.  No chocolate, crisps, sweets or fizzy drinks.
  • Please label all items of clothing including jumpers, coats, hats, scarves, shoes, bags.
  • Outdoor learning is part of our provision.  Please ensure that children wear appropriate clothing for all weather types e.g rain = wellingtons and waterproof coat.  Sunshine = sun hat
  • If your child has any allergies please inform a member of staff in reception or at the School office.
  • Please bring a red book bag every day to school for letters and notices to send home.  Please check the bag daily.

Parental Involvement

We love to invite parents and carers in to school to celebrate or show what we have been learning about.  Please check the parents notice board and/or book bag for upcoming events.

Also, if you have been doing something at home you would like to share please fill in a @wow@ card and send into your class.

Alternatively, you could send an email with photographs to:

parents@stjosephsbradford.bradford.sch.uk

Please note which class your child is in on the email.

All wow cards and emails will then be put into your child’s learning journey.

Ted The Bear.

Ted is our class bear who loves to go home with someone from the class each week.  Ted has a book to record what you got up over the weekend.

https://small-talk.org.uk/3-5-years/

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