Reception Blog


13 November 2023

Little STEM Explorers!

This week, we are exploring all things science, technology, engineering and maths! We asked the children what they thought the words science, technology and engineering meant… our classrooms...


10 November 2023

In Every House on Every Street

Over the past week, Acorns, Pumpkins and Sunflowers have been exploring the story of the Goldilocks and the Three Little bears. It has been lovely to hear the...


5 November 2023

Home Reading

On Friday, all children should have taken home their reading folder. How exciting! The books link directly to the phonics that we have introduced as school each week....

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Additional Resources

Phonics | SoundsWrite

Children in Reception follow the phonics programme SoundsWrite:

Downloadable phonics bookmarks

Further information

Maths | Numbots

Children can access the maths platform Numbots using their assigned login and password.

Additional Links

To supplement the rich curriculum that we offer at the University of Cambridge Primary School, there are a range of online platforms that can be used at home to support children with their learning. Below are links to a range of websites that give general information about what to expect in Reception: