Otter Class

Welcome to Otter Class

We are a Reception class and we work in two small groups ‘Sea Otters’ and ‘River Otters’.

Miss Adams is our Reception Teacher and Miss Smith is our Early Years Lead.

Miss Simmons, Mrs Hood, Miss Cole, Miss Vetesse, Miss Draper and Mrs Henderson support our Reception class.

We work very much as an Early Years Team and the children in Nursery and Reception will have numerous opportunities to work together during continuous provision.

What an exciting start it has been already and it has been lovely to see how well our Reception children have settled into new routines. We have begun our learning journey with real enthusiasm and the children have enjoyed a wide range of opportunities and activities.  We will continue to provide an engaging curriculum where all children in our class learn, develop confidence and friendship and are prepared for the school journey.

Throughout the day children have small groups for Phonics and English as well as small focussed group work in Maths. Look at some of the fantastic learning that has already taken place this year!

This term our topic is: Celebrations

The children will be learning about different celebrations and special occasions including: Bonfire Night, Remembrance Day, Birthdays, Parties, Christmas, Hannukah, Weddings and Christenings.

All of the children will have an online learning journal called Tapestry. This will enable you to see the learning that your children have been doing in school.

In addition, we will also be using the Class Dojo Story to share important messages and some fantastic learning.

Please speak to Miss Smith or Miss Adams for further information about Tapestry or Class Dojo.

The EYFS team are looking forward to working closely with families to support the children in their development and celebrate their many successes throughout the year.