Bathampton Primary School

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Conkers- Reception

Welcome to Conker Class



Welcome to Conker Class


In Reception, Mrs Evans and Mrs Lee are the class teachers. They are supported by Mrs Makepeace.

Our PE days this term are Tuesday and Thursday. Please come to school wearing your kit on these days.

Forest School Wednesday 3rd May - children to wear suitable warm/waterproof clothing. 

Farm Trip - more information to follow but the date of the trip is Wednesday 24th May


Our topics for Term 5 starts with Animal Safari. This project teaches children about the animals that live around the world, how to look after animals and the importance of caring for our local and global environments. This topic is followed by Creep, Crawl and Wriggle, this project teaches children about invertebrates that live in their gardens and local environment..

Our focus books will be non fiction Animal Books, such as My First Animal Book. Our Talk 4 Writing fiction story will be The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and we will discover the world of Eric Carle. 

The topic will also flow all areas of the EYFS curriculum 

  • Communication and Language 
  • Personal, Social and Emotional development
  • Physical Development
  • Literacy
  • Mathematics 
  • Understanding the World
  • Expressive Arts and Design 


We follow Little Wandle to teach phonics, please click the link for more information Little Wandle for Parents. This term we are moving onto Phase 4.  


We follow White Rose for Maths, this term we are focusing on 

To 20 and beyond Build numbers beyond 10
Count patterns beyond 10
Spatial reasoning 1
Match, rotate, manipulate

information please clink the link White Rose Math


Supporting your child at home 

Children will bring home a fully decodable reading book, please read frequently with your child. They will also bring home a high quality sharing book from our wonderful library. We will also send home a sound book which you can use to support your child with their phonics. 

Owl Babies Story Map

Useful Documents for Reception