Reception (Oak and Elm)

Welcome to Reception

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

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The Reception Team


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 and Mrs Freeman 


Please click on the image below to download the Meet the Team PowePoint:

Meet the team




Curriculum Overview

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



Reception daily Timetable

Please click on the image below for a copy of our weekly timetable - please note that, on occasions, we do have to make some changes to this 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.

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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

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Maths in the everyday


Teach your monster number skills

Sing along and learn all about numbers with the Numberblocks

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Fun activities to try at home

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Fun and games with CBeebies

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