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Welcome to Reception Orange

Miss E Matthews

Miss E Matthews


BA (Hons)
Miss E Matthews

Hi, my name is Miss Matthews and I am currently teaching in reception orange. I have a passion for early years and love watching the children learn and thrive in all areas of development. I am thoroughly enjoying my time here at Bewsey Lodge and

Miss N Kirkham

Miss N Kirkham


Miss N Kirkham

PE Day & PE Kit

PE will take place on Tuesday.

Please ensure you child comes to school in their PE Kit on that day.

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Snack Money

Tuck Shop is available after school
on Wednesday and Friday.

Toast is available to purchase every day for snack time. Snack costs £1.50 a week and should be paid at the beginning of the week. Children are welcome to bring their own snack from home which is less than 110 calories.

Reading Books

Reading Books will usually be changed on a Friday. Please read with your child every night and sign their reading record.

Knowledge Organiser

You have been given a Knowledge Organiser and Homework Grid with some tasks relating to our topic.

Each week we will have a focus that has been covered on the Knowledge Organiser.



Click here to download the Homework grid.


Recent Terms Archive



This half term our topic is…


This half term we will be learning all about plants, including what plants need to survive and their life cycles.

We will be looking at the changes from winter to spring, and the exciting things that happen in this time, including the growth of new plants and the birth of baby animals.

We will also be looking at what a plant needs to survive and growing our own beans. We will be watching the different stages of growth in our plants and learning about the life cycles and parts of a plant. We will be reading some new stories about plants and spring time including ‘Jack and the beanstalk’.

In maths, we will be focussing on a range of things including addition up to 10, repeating patterns, measuring and comparing and 2D and 3D shapes.


At Bewsey Lodge, we cover all the areas of the curriculum to ensure your child has a wider understanding of the world.

Literacy - The Seasons including spring, stories such as ‘Jack and the beanstalk’.

Mathematics - Number bonds to 10, shapes, patterns, measurements.

Expressive Arts & Design - Painting, drawing, cutting and sticking, exploring different materials.

Personal, Social & Emotional Development - Weekly Jigsaw lessons

Understanding the World- Weekly RE lessons

Science - Signs of spring, Planting, Life cycles.

Geography - Spring season, Changes in the environment.

History - Recent past events, changes in the seasons.

Important Dates!

Black History Month - February 2024

World Book Day - 7th March 2024

Mothering Sunday - 10th March 2024

Red Nose Day - 15th March 2024

See school diary for more information!



Your children will be in groups for Read Write Inc according to the sounds they know.

Here are some useful links for phonics games that can be completed on a laptop or tablet.

For more information, please click here.

Websites to support your child in their learning:

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