Reception (Oak and Elm)

Welcome to Reception

Welcome to our Reception page. Here you will find information about your child's learning at Sythwood.

Reception team 2022 23

Mrs Wright (Oak class)   Miss Scudamore (Elm Class)   Mrs Freeman (Oak class)

If you have any questions, please contact the school office or talk to your child's class teacher.

Please click here to find out what all children are expected to achieve by the end of reception. 

Thank you for your support,

Miss Scudamore, Mrs Freeman and Mrs Wright 


Meet the Team

Click on the image below to access a PDF of our Meet the Team meeting which was held on Wednesday 21st September:

Meet the team

Phonics workshop 

Please click on the image below to access a PDF of our phonics workshop. 


Curriculum Overview

Please click on the picture below for a yearly overview of what we teach in Reception.



Reception daily Timetable

Reception Reading Spine

We have carefully selected these books which we will read with Reception over the course of the year. The books link with our topics, curriculum and children's interests.

Reading spine




Useful Resources

Here is a list of useful resources and websites for you to use with your child at home. Please click on the pictures to access the websites.


Phonics sound blending

Phonics how to say the sounds

Literacy - Read a story

Reception p3


Teach your monster number skills

Sing along and learn all about numbers with the Numberblocks

Reception p5

Fun activities to try at home

Nursery p1



Fun and games with CBeebies

Reception p6

Dates for your diary

Class Assemblies - Elm class Thursday16th March 2023 at 2.45pm

                               Oak class Thursday 23rd March 2023 at 2.45pm

Parents' Evening- W/C 20th March 2023 (face-to-face on the Wednesday)






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