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Please click on the link below to take you to the Parents Curriculum Support page where you will find the  Reading Guide for Parents and Volunteer Readers.  This guide will provide you with helpful information and tips when reading with your child / children.

Curriculum Newsletters

Reception Learning Experience - Land of Ice and Snow

Welcome to Pluto Class!


Welcome to Pluto Class and Wincanton Primary School. 


Your teacher on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday will be Mrs Kilburn and on Thursday and Friday it will be Mrs Wines. Miss Boulton will be in the class every day she is the HLTA.


This term the Learning Experience is  Land of Ice and Snow


Please see our curriculum newsletter (see above) for more information as to what your child will be learning throughout the term.



We have PE on a Friday morning so please ensure your child’s PE kit is in school at the beginning of each half term and we will send them home with your child at the end of the half term.



We will change reading books on a Monday along with counting how many reads have been completed. Your child will be given 2 reading books to read to you over the week. They will be able to take home a sharing book that they can change as often as they require.


Please could book bags and reading records be in school every day.


If you are able to come in at any time to listen to children read please speak to a member of the reception team.



Your child will be sent home with a homework task on a Friday in their homework folder. Please complete the task and return the folder to school by the following Wednesday.


How you can support your child at home:

  1.  Blend letter sounds to create words: Using new digraphs learned.
  2.  Blend letter sounds to create words: Using new digraphs learned.
  3.  To share their reading book with them, talk about the pictures and what may happen in the story. Please            remember if your child reads 5 or times a week they shall receive a certificate and be praised in the                celebration assembly.
  4.  Ensure that your child has the correct secure grip on their pencil to be able to write.
  5.  Supporting your child with their weekly home learning journal tasks.
  6.  Recognising numbers to and from your journey to school, and around the house.
  7.  To complete set simple homework task. When writing letters please check they form their letters in the   correct starting place.



Picture 1 Pluto visited the Star Lab for their Hook Day
Picture 2 Pluto enjoyed raising money for Children in Need
Picture 3 Reception Class Nativity Photo. Well done everyone.
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