Ruby and Garnet Classes

Ruby and Garnet Class Page

2021-2022

Welcome to the Ruby and Garnet class page.

September 2021

Welcome to our class page. Please check your Tapestry account for all the latest photos and videos documenting our learning journey.

Our Curriculum

In Reception we follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

We teach across 7 areas of learning, as defined in the EYFS framework.

We use ongoing observation and assessment in the three prime areas and four specific areas of learning to move the children’s learning forwards.

Prime areas of learning:

• Communication and Language

• Physical Development

• Personal, Social and Emotional Development

Specific areas of learning:

• Literacy

• Mathematics

• Understanding the World

• Expressive Arts and Design


Our Curriculum

In Reception we follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

We teach across 7 areas of learning, as defined in the EYFS framework.

We use ongoing observation and assessment in the three prime areas and four specific areas of learning to move the children’s learning forwards.

Prime areas of learning:

  • Communication and Language

  • Physical Development

  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development

Specific areas of learning:

  • Literacy

  • Mathematics

  • Understanding the World

  • Expressive Arts and Design

What to Expect When’ is a Parent’s Guide to a child’s learning and development in the EYFS.

TopMarks is a great site to use for interactive activities for Early Years, supporting English, Maths and other areas of learning.

Here are some ideas for practical activities.

Topics

Our Topics in the Autumn Term are

  • Starting School

  • Birthdays

  • Nursery Rhymes

  • I can sing a Rainbow (Favourite Stories)

  • Celebrations

Reading

Remember to read every day with your child and to your child.

Here is our book list for Reception.

Find lots of information about helping your child to read and about phonics by clicking here.

Phase 2 Tricky Word Song

Writing

Click here to see how we write our letters.

Maths

We use Numberblocks to help us learn numbers

Here are some ideas to help your child at home with maths