Reception Slideshow

Badby school are very excited to welcome the new reception class.

Our PE days are Thursday and Friday, the children will be following the Real PE scheme. We ask that PE kit is brought into school on a Monday and the children will bring it home on a Friday.

Every morning the children will be completing a lap or two of the playground in our version of The Daily Mile, as well as Cosmic Kids at the end of every day.

We hold daily phonics lessons. The children will learn a new sound Monday - Thursday, with a recap on Friday. To support and extend learning into the home environment, the children will bring a book containing the work we have been learning home.

What are we looking at this term......

In the first part of this term in our White Rose Maths scheme the children will be completing Alive in 5! This adventure will look at composition up to number 5, icluding zero, as well as investigating capacity and mass. Later in the term our focus moves to numbers 6,7 and 8 where the children will look at pairs, time, length, height and how they can combine two amounts. A link to the home learning page of White Rose can be found here.

In our Little Wandle sessions we are continuing to look at phase graphemes (in blue on the information below) and cementing our tricky words. We will also be continuing our fantastic start in our reading group sessions, these reading session books are available online through the Collins platform, as well as being brought home on a Friday in the reading folders.

Reading folders will be sent home with children on Friday with an outline of the amazing work we have completed this week. The children will also be bringing home a reading book to explore that they have chosen, these will be changed every week.

Little Wandle Phonics

We will start with the Phase 2 sounds, shown on the right. Children will then be moving on to Phase 3.

There are some free phonics games on the website below. These can be used to reinforce previous learning at home.


We have recently begun teaching Little Wandle - Revised Letters and Sounds in the Reception Classroom (as of January 2022)

All of the children will bring a reading folder home on Friday, with an overview of our learning and suggestions to support with home learning. In addition, the books that the children have been exploring in our guided reading sessions are available online, log in details can be found in each child's home learning book.

More information can be found on the Phonics tab of our website.

Parental Involvement

Parents are invited in to see a Little Wandle lesson in action on Tuesday 17th and 24th January. Sessions run from 9-9:20am and there will be time after to ask any questions to support home learning.


Come Fly With Me! Asia


Our next Dimension adventure sees us fly around the world as we explore China, India, Russia and Egypt.

Our adventures will lead us on a colourful and inspiring journey into cultures, celebrations and cooking and promises to encourage the children to use their imaginations and creative flair!

A slideshow of our fantastic adventures can be found at the top of the page. The children have loved exploring China and Indian Culture using our maths, literacy, music and computing lessons to scaffold our learning further.

Real PE!

Our second aspect of Real PE looks at creative skills. The children are working hard to get themselves changed for PE, with lots of fun being had in our two PE sessions each week. Below are some images of what we have been up to so far!

Active Maths

Active Maths aims to be incorperated in our Reception learning at least three times a week. In these sessions the children are encouraged to get active, having fun with maths and building their number skills in a fun and active way!