Reception Blog


7 June 2024

The final half-term! Summer 2, Week 1

It’s been a wonderful start back for the children in Reception following the half-term break. Phonics – Our phonics this week we recapped Unit 11, focusing on sounds...


24 May 2024

Farewell, Botley City! Summer 1, Week 6

What a lovely final week of this half term it has been, filled with lots of learning and fun! Phonics – Our phonics this week we looked at...


17 May 2024

Venturing Outdoors – Summer 1, Week 5

It has been another wonderful week of learning in Reception this week – our penultimate one before half term, how the time has flown! Phonics – Our phonics...

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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: