Reception Year One R1S 2017 - 2018

Miss Smith

Welcome to our new class web page!


Teacher- Miss Smith

Teaching Assistant- Mrs Ordish


All children have settled in really well and are enjoying the fun and exciting activities and lessons each day brings.

I will try to update and add important information and events to this page when necessary...


I am always available in the mornings or after school if you have any queries, questions or just want a chat :)


Below is a overview of the objectives expected by the end of the year for Reception and Year 1 (different curriculum for each year group)

Year 1 Literacy:

Speaking and Listening outcomes:

Participates in discussions about what is read to them, takes turns and listens to what others say.

Explains  clearly their understanding of what is read to them.

Listens and respond appropriately to adults and their peers.

Participates in hot seating and role play.

Retells stories, orders events using story language.

Listens with sustained concentration, building new stores of words.

Participates in partner work/teaching. Is able to take turns. Can listen to and observe partner offering prompts or praise. Responds appropriately to partner’s suggestions. Is able to report partner’s ideas to the rest of the group, e.g. ‘I think…but my partner thinks…’

Is able to recount events experienced or retell familiar stories in the correct order with sufficient detail for the listener to understand what has happened.

Asks and answer quesitons about the past.

Reading outcomes:

Links what they read or hear read to their own experiences.

Discusses word meanings, links new meanings to those already known.

Draws on what they already know or on background information and vocabulary provided by the teacher

Discusses the significance of the title and events in the story.

Makes predictions using evdience from the illustrations and the text.

Recognises and joins in with predictable phrases.

Makes inferences on the basis of what a character is saying or how they are behaving.

Reads aloud their writing clearly enough to be heard by their peers and the teacher.

Writing outcomes:

Says out loud what they are going to write about.

Writes from memory simple sentences dictated by the teacher that include words taught so far.

Composes a sentence orally before writing it.

Sequences sentences to form short narratives.

Re-reads  what they have written to check that it makes sense.

Discusses what they have written with a teacher.

Sits correctly at a table holding a pencil comfortably and correctly

Begins to form lower-case letters in the correct direction, starting and finishing in the right place

Forms capital letters

Forms digits 0 – 9

Understands which letters belong to which handwriting ‘families’ (i.e. letters that are formed in similar ways) and to practise these.

Grammar Outcomes:

Leaves spaces between words.

Uses a capital letter for names of people, places and the personal pronoun ‘I’.

Begins to punctuate sentences using a capital letter and a full stop.

Understands the term adjective and use adjectives to describe nouns.

Uses the 5 finger check to improve own writing– capital letter, full stop, finger spaces, spelling , sense.



Number – number and place value

Pupils should be taught to:

 count to and across 100, forwards and backwards, beginning with 0 or 1, or from any given


 count, read and write numbers to 100 in numerals; count in multiples of twos, fives and


 given a number, identify one more and one less

 identify and represent numbers using objects and pictorial representations including the

number line, and use the language of: equal to, more than, less than (fewer), most, least

 read and write numbers from 1 to 20 in numerals and words.

Number - addition and subtraction

Pupils should be taught to:

 read, write and interpret mathematical statements involving addition (+), subtraction (-) and

equals (=) signs

 represent and use number bonds and related subtraction facts within 20

 add and subtract one digit and two- digit numbers to 20, including zero

 solve one- step problems that involve addition and subtraction, using concrete objects and

pictorial representations, and missing number problems such as 7 =  - 9.

Number – multiplication and division

Pupils should be taught to:

 solve one- step problems involving multiplication and division, by calculating the answer

using concrete objects, pictorial representations and arrays with the support of the teacher.

Number – fractions

Pupils should be taught to:

 recognise, find and name a half as one of two equal parts of an object, shape or quantity

 recognise, find and name a quarter as one of four equal parts of an object, shape or



Pupils should be taught to:

 compare, describe and solve practical problems for:

o lengths and heights [for example, long/short, longer/shorter, tall/short, double/half]

o mass/weight [for example, heavy/light, full/empty, more than, less than, half, half

full, quarter

o time [ for example, quicker, slower, earlier, later]

 Measure and begin the following:

o lengths and heights

o mass/weight

o capacity and volume

o time (hours, minutes, seconds)

 recognise and know the value of different denominations of coins and notes

 sequence events in chronological order using language [for example, before and after, next,

first, today, yesterday, tomorrow, morning, afternoon and evening]

 recognise and use language relations to dates, including days of the week, weeks, months

and years

 tell the time to the hour and half past the hour and draw the hands on a clock face to show

these times.

Geometry – properties of shapes

Pupils should be taught to:

 Recognise and name common 2-D and 3-D shapes, including:

o 2-D shapes [for example, rectangles (including squares), circles and triangles]

o 3-D shapes [for example, cuboids (including cubes), pyramids and spheres].

Geometry – position and direction

Pupils should be taught to:

 Describe position, direction and movement, including whole, half, quarter and three-quarter




Reception will be assessed against the early learning goals (ELG) within the EYFS development matters (search this online you will find a pdf file)


A newsletter and parent workshop was given explaining what will be covered and how the day is ran. Again always available to answer any quesstions :) 



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