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Welcome to RD



Welcome to RD's class page. We are happy to welcome you to Reception where we will gain new exciting experiences, meet lots of new friends, and flourish together. We are so excited for the year ahead!

Our class teacher is Miss Roche and our teaching assistant is Miss McDonald. 

Miss Roche

Miss McDonald

RD attendance 

Your child's attendance in school is so important to support their learning. Remember to be in school, on time, every day!

Our weekly attendance for the week beginning 6.5.24 is 95.6%. Let's see if we can do better next week!

Our weekly attendance 

Wb 4.9.23 - 84.2%

Wb 11.9.23 - 98.3%

Wb 18.9.23 - 97.5%

Wb 25.9.23- 97%

Wb 2.10.23- 97.4%

Wb 9.10.23- 100%

Wb 16.10.23- 93.6%

Wb 23.10.23- 93%

Wb 6.11.23- 99.2%

Wb- 13.11.23- 99.2%

Wb- 20.11.23- 91.3%

Wb- 27.11.23- 94.6%

Wb- 4.12.23- 95%

Wb- 11.12.23- 

Wb- 18.12.23- 96.3%

Wb- 8.1.24- 98.3%

Wb- 15.1.24- 96.6%

Wb- 22.1.24- 96.7%

Wb- 29.1.24- 98.3%

Wb- 5.2.24- 99.2%

Wb- 19.2.24- 99.2%

Wb- 26.2.24- 98.3%

Wb- 4.3.24- 93.8%

Wb- 11.3.24- 87.9%

Wb- 18.3.24- 84.2%

Wb- 25.3.24- 100%

Wb- 15.4.24- 97.1%

Wb- 22.4.24- 96.2%

Wb- 29.4.24- 96.5%

Wb- 6.5.24- 95.6%

Home Reading:

Please practise the flashcard in your child's book bag daily. The video below demonstrates the pure sounds

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Our PE day is on a Tuesday.

Soft Play

We have soft play every Friday.


Below is an overview of the Autumn term curriculum. Please see the EYFS curriculum page for more information on the seven areas of learning. 

Reception Curriculum


Summer 1

Summer 2




Key text for Read to Write

The Extraordinary Gardener by Sam Boughton

The Storm Whale by Benji Davies

Supporting texts (Reading Mastery five)


The Extraordinary gardener – Sam Boughton

Jaspers Beanstalk – NickButterworth

Olivers Vegetables – Vivian French

Farmer Duck – Martin Wadel

lOscar and the frog

Non Fiction:

At the farm


Fuzzy wuzzy Creepy Crawly


The storm whale - Benji Davies

Barry the fish with fingers -Sue Hendra Only one you – Linda Kranz

 One is a snail 10 is crab

The rainbow fish 

Commotion in the ocean

Non Fiction:

The seaside 


Commotion in the ocean

Graduation Poem



ear, ure 

Recap of phase 2 and 3 graphemes. 

Focus on reading:



Recap of phase 2 and 3 graphemes

.Focus on reading:



Cardinality and counting



1 more and 1 less

Shape and space


Doubles and halving

With a focus on numbers 8-10


Cardinality and counting



1 more and 1 less

Shape and space


Doubles and halving

With a focus on recapping numbers to 10

Upcoming trips

On Friday 14th June RD will be visiting Blue Planet Aquarium where we are going to learn all about marine life. This will fit into our curriculum for Summer 2 where we are looking at life in the ocean, and our Read to Write story, The Storm Whale. 

Remember to fill in your permission slips and return them to Miss Roche or Miss McDonald.

Stay and Read - Monster Phonics Club 

Thank you to all of the grown ups who attended our stay and read on Wedesday 8th May. We hope you have as much fun as we did!

Stay and Puzzle-  Monster Maths Club

Thank you to all of the grown ups who attened our maths stay and play on Monday 25th March. We hope you had as much fun as we did!

On Wednesday 22nd May we will be celebrating National Numeracy Day. You can look on the National Numeracy website for ideas to support your child's numeracy skills at home. A letter will be sent out with more information in due course.

Kensington Community Primary School