Welcome to Reception


Our aim at Park Mead is for every child to fulfil their potential through fostering an outstanding learning environment which maximises: 

motivation, independence, enjoyment and challenge.



The songs we will be singing for the nativity are below. Please practise them with your child. Thank you. 

The Reception Team

Mrs Baker Mr Driscoll

Miss Payne


Mrs Denton-Miller


 Mrs Evans   

 Mrs Booth

Mrs Moore

What is happening this week?


W/C: 16.4.18

Literacy: We will be doing independent writing about our holiday news. 

Maths: We will be counting and doing 1 more / 1 less than numbers up to 20 and beyond, doubling, halving,problem solving, 2d and 3d shapes.

Important dates for the year ahead:







Summer 1

Summer 2

Mon 16/4  = Start of term

Mon 7/5    = Bank holiday

Tue 8/5     = Ladyland Farm trip

28/5 – 1/6 = Half term

Mon 25/6 = Inset  day

Fri 20/7    = End of term

Mon 23/7 = Inset day


Phonics support and Information


Phonics Play Website

Letters and Sounds Website

Click here to watch the correct pronunciations of the sounds.

Click here to see the actions for the sounds and how they are written. 

The Information Evening powerpoint is available to be viewed below

For the phonics handout, click HERE.


Topic Overview

Autumn 1  All about me
Autumn 2  Colour and Christmas. Nativity. 
Spring 1  Traditional Tales.  
Spring 2 Spring and New Life. Visit from Zoolab.
Summer 1 Egg hatching. The Farm. Visit to Ladyland Farm
Summer 2 Summer and the Seaside. 

Click here to view the EYFS Framework Document.

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