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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 20.11.23 is 91.3%.

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%

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


Autumn 1

Autumn 2


Friendships and Animals


Key text for Read to Write

The something by Rebecca Cobb

Star in a Jar by

Sam Hay

Supporting texts (Reading Mastery five)

Owl Babies – Martin Waddell Lost and Found. -Oliver Jeffers

Where’s my teddy? Jez Alborough

The Colour Monster

Have you Filled a bucket today?

Goldilocks and the Three bears

British animals (Non Fiction)

Whatever Next - Jill Murphy

The Dinosaur that Pooped a

planet- Tom fletcher (rhyming)

Aliens love Pantaclause –Clare Freedman

A magical muddle

The Christmas Story

Back to Earth with a bump

The planets (Non Fiction)





Common exception words: I, no, go, to into, the



Common exception words: He, she, me, we, be, you, they, was, her, are, my, all


Cardinality and counting




Shape and space


With a focus on numbers 1-3


Cardinality and counting




Shape and space


With a focus on numbers 3-5

Upcoming trips

On Friday 15th December, the children in nursery and reception will take part in a magical Christmas fun day with a special visit from Father Christmas and his reindeer! 

Stay and Read - Monster Phonics Club 

Thank you to all pur parents who attended on Wednesday 11th October 2023 to learn all about Monster Phonics and joined in with some fun phonics games and activities!

Stay and Puzzle-  Monster Maths Club

We are inviting all parents and carers into school on Wednesday 15th November 2023 to discover fun maths games and activities to help support your child at home with maths. All parents and carers will receive a pack of maths resources that will be useful at home. We will send a letter home with more information in due course.

Kensington Community Primary School