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St Nicholas at Wade

Church of England Primary School

A place to belong - A place to grow

Reception Class - Buttercup Class

Welcome to Reception - Buttercup Class!



Staff in Buttercup Class:

Picture 1 Mrs Weller (Teacher)
Picture 2 Mrs Hall (Teacher)
Picture 3 Mrs Back (Teaching Assistant)

We are always happy to help, so if you have a question or query how big or small feel free to come and chat to one of us.


What does our day look like?


Please have a look to see what we are up to each day in our current timetable.



What does our curriculum look like?


In Reception we select topics to suit the children’s interests. Through finding out what the children are interested in we can tailor the curriculum accordingly. We follow the EYFS


Statutory Curriculum which you can see below:

Here is an overview of what is expected within the strands, it is a useful tool for understanding the profile:

Here is our yearly overview:

What will we learn in term 1?


Our topic is 'Friends'. We will all get to know each other and make new friends. We will share lots of friendship themed texts. We will learn new routines together and agree some rules for our learning and playing environments.  We will try hard to recognise our own names and our friends names, have a go at mark making and writing our own names. We will begin our Letters and Sounds phonic journey, explored numerals 1-5 and what each numeral represents whilst engaging in some problem solving activities. We will observe some seasonal changes and explore our outdoor environment.

Reading Workshop

Reading Workshop Bookmarks

Jolly Phonics App

Jolly Phonics App 1 Please download this APP. It is free!
Here is the workshop information. Please feel free to ask any questions if anything is unclear.

Are there any trips/events planned?






How does our classroom look?





Parent Information/Workshops


Reading Workshop - Tuesday 15th October: 2.30pm or 6pm 

Attendance letter can be viewed and downloaded below. Please return attendance form to indicate which session you will be attending


Parent Consultations - Thursday 17th October

Cursive flying with phonics handwriting

Picture 1 Special Award
Picture 2 Start of the Day
Picture 3 A reminder for sad behaviour
Picture 4 Repeated sad behaviour

Useful websites or Apps:

Here are some useful Apps:



Here are some useful websites:


Here are some useful books:


What Every Parent Needs To Know by Toby Young & Miranda Thomas  USBN: 0241004721/9780241004722



Here is a useful download of what to expect and how to help your child in their first year at school: