Welcome to Reception
My name is Miss Genn, and I am very excited to be the Reception teacher at Etz Chaim. I will be working closely with Mrs Talisman who will be teaching secular as well as Jewish Studies, Mrs Greene the Ivrit teacher as well as Mrs Grant and Mrs Bean the Foundation Stage Practitioners.
Throughout the year the children will be given the opportunity to learn through play in a safe and supportive environment. All children learn in different ways and it is important to involve their interests in all activities. The children are given choices and have free flow between the indoor classroom and the outside area. Observations will be taken of the children in each area of learning to plan and develop meaningful activities. The activities will be fun, interactive and engaging to match the abilities and interests of the children so they can reach their full potential.
Please remember to label your child's uniform including hat, coat, shoes and kippot. The children will also need a full PE kit in the school's drawstring PE bag which must also be labelled. The children will continue to visit the school library twice a week where they can borrow books.
Looking forward to the exciting year ahead, which will be filled with fun, learning and enthusiasm.
Please click here to see what we have been learning this year.
Please click here to see a guide to your child’s learning and development in the Early Years Foundation Stage. This booklet has been written to help parents know what to expect during these vitally important years by focusing on the seven areas of learning and development which are covered in the EYFS.
Please click here to see the end of year expectations.
Please click here to see the Yearly Overview for Reception 2017-2018