Welcome to Reception 

Teachers: Mrs Chantler 
Teaching Assistants: Miss Owen, Mrs Gear & Mrs Humpage

Useful Documents

Autumn Term Objectives

Year: Reception      Date: September 2020

This is intended for parents and pupils to share the learning objectives for the term. It also provides targets for the term ahead.







  • Recognise numerals 0-10 
  • Count objects to 10 and beginning to count beyond 10.
  • Select correct numeral to 10.
  • Find 1 more and less from a group of objects. 
  • Recognise 2d shapes.
  • Create patterns with shapes, colours and objects.  

My Maths target is:


To use numbers to 10 confidently in a range of different ways. 







  • Show an interest in books and use them correctly.
  • Hears and says initial sounds in words.
  • Segment and blend small words.
  • Give meaning to marks they write or draw.
  • Writes own name.
  • Forms sounds correctly.  
My English target is:

To recognise a range of initial sounds and use them to read words.  

This half term we are reading the story The Jar of Happiness.

The above targets are age related expectations for the end of the Autumn term. Your child maybe working above or below these targets.

Other useful information for this 1/2 term:

*We will listen to your child read in school twice a week. We will make comments in Reading Thingy. Please record in their Reading Thingy reading when you listen to them at home. 

*Home Learning books need to be in school every Thursday, new home tasks and a bedtime story book will be sent home every Friday. 

Other areas of the curriculum.

Personal, social, emotional development.


  • Demonstrates friendly behaviour, initiating conversations and forming good relationships.
  • Confident to speak about needs, wants, interested and opinions.
  • Communicates freely about home.


Physical development


  • Holds a pencil correctly
  • Basic hygiene
  • Dresses and undresses
  • Shows awareness of daily routine and importance of doing 

Communication and language


  • Speaking to adults and peers.
  • Listening to adults and peers.
  • Following instructions.
  • Describing a picture or an event. 


Understanding the world


  • Shows an interest in the lives of people/ different occupations
  • Know that some things make us unique and similarities and differences

Expressive arts and design


  • Explore colour and texture.
  • Building and constructing.
  • Play around familiar toys.


Our topics this term are:

-        4c’s – The schools Moto and values (Caring, Courtesy, Conscientious and Courageous)

-        All About Me (Discovery Quest topic Autumn 1)

-        Festivals, Remembrance and Celebration (Discovery Quest topic Autumn 2)

Little Bloxwich C of E VC Primary School | Grenfell Road | Walsall | WS3 3DL
Tel: (01922) 684301 | Email: postbox@lit-bloxwich.walsall.sch.uk
Head Teacher: Ellen Taylor