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Bridgetown Primary School

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Autumn 1


Welcome to our Reception class page! We will post an overview of our learning for each half term, to give you an idea of what our school day looks like. We will also sometimes post exciting photos and snippets of our days here in Sparrows and Robins class. 


Here is an overview for the first Autumn term. 


Week Phonics Reading and Writing Maths Topic related activities 
1 (Transition visits)

Phase 1

Sounds all around us

We're Going on a Bear Hunt 

Talk 4 Writing unit


Number recognition and shape (baseline assessments) Home corner

Phase 1

Rhyming words 

Bear cave 

Phase 1 

Onset and initial sounds

PowerMaths introduction

Week of Inspirational Maths Activities 

Self portraits

Phase 2

s a t p

Counting to 1, 2 and 3

Making new friends


Phase 2

i n m d

Mog and the VET Counting to 4 Role play vets 

Phase 2

g o c k 

Counting to 5 Making animal homes

Phase 2

ck e u r 

Sorting into 2 groups  Introduction to forest school


An evening of phonics, reading and writing...

Thank you to everyone that managed to join us (virtually) for our evening on phonics, reading and writing. If you were unable to attend, please find a recording of the evening below. 

Best wishes,


Miss Knight, Mrs Holt and Mrs Pinkerton. 



This short video clip demonstrates how the different phonemes should be correctly pronounced: