Reception

Welcome to Reception at Bessemer

 

Reception Timetable

Typical Day in Nursery AM:

  • 8.50am Main gates are opened into the playground
  • 9.00am Classroom doors opened – self-registration / name writing with parents
  • 9.05am Reading and formal registration on carpet
  • 9.10am 1st carpet session Phonics / Maths through songs, drama, stories etc.
  • 9.30am Free-flow / independent learning / focus activities
  • 11.30am 2nd Carpet Session Phonics / Maths through songs, drama, stories etc.
  • 12.00pm Gates and classroom doors open for home time
  • 12.00- 12.45pm Lunch time

Typical Day in Nursery PM:

  • 12.45pm Classroom doors are opened – self-registration / name writing with parents
  • 12.50pm Reading and formal registration on carpet
  • 12.55pm 1st carpet session Phonics / Maths through songs, drama, stories etc.
  • 1.15pm Free-flow / independent learning / focus activities
  • 3.20pm 2nd Carpet Session Phonics / Maths through songs, drama, stories etc.
  • 3.45pm Gates and classroom doors open for home time

Typical Day in Reception:

  • 8.50am Main gates are opened into the playground
  • 8.55am Children come in and sit on the carpet for morning writing and the register
  • 9.05am 1st carpet session Maths / Literacy
  • 9.40am Free-flow / independent learning / focus activities
  • 11.00am Phonics carpet session
  • 11.30am -12.30pm children’s lunch
  • 12.30pm Register and 2nd carpet session Maths / Literacy – opposite to the morning
  • 1.00pm Free-flow / independent learning / focus activities
  • 2.30pm Tidy up time and handwriting
  • 3.00pm Topic / ‘other’ carpet session
  • 3.30pm Home time

Please choose a class from those available below to see what has been happening in reception so far this year:

Moonbeam

Sunshine

Rainbow

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