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Trelai Primary School

Thinking and learning today to help us all tomorrow.

Reception Stars and Suns


Dwech i gael hwyl yn y Dosbarth Derbyn!


We have thoroughly enjoyed meeting the Reception children and we are all looking forward to a wonderful time exploring and learning together.  We have all settled and we are getting used to all our new routines, playing and working together.


The children have been taking part in our RWInc sound program initial sounds. We have been exploring Role Play activities such as acting out bedtime routines, providing opportunities to ask questions and explore different ideas. The Reception children have also enjoyed creating Dream Jars, and recording our favourite dreams, using the ipads. We will be putting our dreams into our jars using QR codes. We also continue to participate in a variety of speaking and listening activities, as well as enjoying familiar stories and rhymes. 


We have been hunting for numbers and learning to recognise numerals and order them to create a number line. The children have been discussing different times of the day and night and playing 'What's the Time Mr Wolf?'. 

Self Help Skills

The children in Reception have quickly become used to the environment and using the toilets independently. The children are beginning to respond to our reminders about how we use toilet paper, flushing and washing and drying of hands. It would be appreciated if you would reinforce this at home. In addition it would help your child if you would help them learn to put on their own coats and do them up. We do recognise that some fastenings are tricky and will be there to offer our support. 

In case of Accidents

Please help us by providing a named bag of spare clothes, which will be kept on your childs' peg. May we suggest this contains a vest, top, pants, joggers or leggings and socks. 

Wow Slips

Please help us celebrate your child's special events by completing and returning the Wow Slip. These do not need to be amazing feats just special to your child.