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Lincewood Primary School

Reception Key Information


P.E. Days

 Indoor - Tuesday                       

 Outdoor - Friday

Reception children also have swimming lessons in our pool in the Summer Term. This lesson replaces one of the P.E. lessons that week.

Details of what children need for their kit can be found on our school uniform section.


Homework Expectations

Homework is set on a Monday

Homework is expected to be completed by the following Monday.

Each week children are expected to complete homework in their red busy books and upload any evidence via EvidenceMe (see EvidenceMe section below).


Curriculum Overview

Each term we revolve our learning around a particular topic.

Click the links below to view an overview of what we learn in each subject.


Autumn Term: Journeys*

Spring Term: Transport*

Summer Term: Friendship*

 *Links to be added in due course


Key Assessments

- The Reception Baseline assessment is completed in the first half term of your child starting at Lincewood. The Reception Baseline Assessment (RBA) is a statutory assessment from September 2021 onwards. It provides a snapshot of where pupils are when they arrive at school. It provides a starting point to measure the progress pupils make between Reception and the end of Primary School.

For more information on the Reception Baseline Assessment, click here.


- The learning of Phonics is a key element of Early Child development. To monitor your child's progress we carry out regular day-to-day assessments, as well as summative assessments completed each half term. We currently use Jolly Phonics as our Phonics Program.

For more information on Jolly Phonics and how you can support your child, click here.


- At the end of the year you will be given a written summary of your child’s attainment against the Early Learning Goals (ELG’S).


Evidence Me

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In EYFS, we use a mobile app called Evidence Me to capture the children's experiences, monitor their development, and create reports to share their progress. We do this by taking videos and pictures that we then send to each child's parents/carers through the app.


Parents/Carers using Evidence Me is a great way to build the home-school relationship and help us to see how the children continue their learning outside of school. As much of home learning (or homework) is practical, we use Evidence Me as a system to allow parents/carers to share photos and videos with us so we can see how the children are getting on and then use this to build a picture of how your child is progressing.


For more information, and details how to download the App, click here.