Reception Acorns 2019 - 2020

Miss Rodgers

Miss Rodgers

Miss Beaumont

Welcome to Acorns!

New Starters

Please find attached slides from the Zoom Meeting on Thursday 2nd July 2020

We can't wait to meet you all at the picnic on Thursday 9th July or Friday 10th July. Please email Miss Rodgers if you wish to attend. We will then allocate you to an evening. 


Week commencing 29th June - You should now have received your transition packs. These have the following : 

Zoom meeting letter - Virtual Information Evening letter with links to the meeting

Tattenhall teddy bear - to cuddle when you feel happy or sad

Transition booklet - this has acivities for you to complete and lots of information to support your child with transition prior to starting in September. 

Contact Information form - please complete with your contact details for September

Tapestry information - please read, sign and return to Miss Rodgers

Edsential form - to let us know of any dietry requirements. Please note that this will need to be supported by a doctors note. 


Useful Websites  A link to access your child's online Learning Journey. Lots of great resources to help with home learning.

Use code: PARENTSTWINKLHELPS  Snappy animation and loveable characters combine with engaging story lines to gently introduce concepts of number to support early mathematical understanding. Ten Town is the unique early years numeracy scheme designed to improve number recognition and formation.

Use your personal logins found on Tapestry Supports phonics within the classroom in a fun and informative manner.

All areas free to use with the Username: march20     Password: home Modules for for your child to work through in Maths and Literacy . Teaches children to use the pure sounds that we use in phonics.  It also shows the use of segmenting and blending. A range of games to support maths and literacy. A range of games to support most areas of the curriculum. A range of acitivities designed to support the EYFS curriculum. A selection of videos and acitivites. Interactive books and reading activites to share with your child. Books for reading together with links to Understanding of the World (good for natural science). Lots of maths and literacy games.

Useful Apps

Pocket Phonics: a super resource for teaching letters and sounds including reading, writing and spelling.

Twinkl Phonics: great for letters and sounds, alphabet work, high frequency words and letter formation.

Doodle Buddy: a paint app which helps develop hand eye coordination. 

Bee Bot: an app which helps improve directional language (forwards, backwards, left right etc.)

Quick Math Jr: a maths app which helps with number work and shapes.

Toca Doctor: an app which helps the children learn about their body and helps with problems solving skills.

Collins Big Cat: a range of stories which you can download onto your tablets.

Scratch Jr: an  app designed for children to develop simple coding skills


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Our Aims

For children:

  • Experience a broad and exciting curriculum that fosters creativity, independence, a passion and enjoyment for learning that continues throughout their lives.
  • Learn to value and respect themselves and others as individuals with equal rights and responsibilities.
  • Be given a strong foundation in their ethical and spiritual life to prepare them to be active and responsible citizens.
  • Be inspired by the environment in which they live and learn and to become stewards of it.
  • Be fit and healthy in body, mind and spirit and understand how to make good choices to keep safe and healthy.
  • Believe in their own abilities to develop resilience and a determination to achieve their potential.

Tattenhall Park Primary School, Chester Road, Tattenhall, Chester, CH3 9AH

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