Chilton Primary School

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Summer 2 - Once Upon a Time!

Reception Curriculum Newsletter 

Term 6 – Once Upon a Time 


This term we will be exploring traditional and fairy tales in our topic ‘Once Upon a Time’. 


Please find an overview of our topic and maths learning each week below: 


Week 1: Three Little Pigs / White Rose - “Find My Pattern – Doubling" 

Week 2: Little Red Riding Hood / White Rose - “Find My Pattern – Sharing and Grouping” 

Week 3: The Gingerbread Man / White Rose - “Find My Pattern – Even and Odd” 

Week 4: Cinderella / White Rose – “On the Move – Consolidation and Problem Solving” 

Week 5: Three Billy Goats Gruff / White Rose - “On the Move – Consolidation and Problem Solving” 

Week 6: The Enormous Turnip / White Rose – “On the Move – Consolidation and Problem Solving” 

Week 7: The Summer Holidays / Seaside 



Forest School and Outdoor Learning 

Forest School and Outdoor Learning will continue this term.  

Please see below the dates and groups for each session: 

Monday 07/06/21 


Thursday 10/06/21 

Outdoor Learning - Ants 

Monday 14/06/21 

Forest School - Beetles 

Thursday 17/06/21 

Outdoor Learning - Crickets 

Monday 21/06/21 

Forest School - Ants 

Monday 28/06/21 

Forest School - Crickets 

Thursday 01/07/21 

Outdoor Learning - Beetles 

Monday 05/07/21 

Forest School - Ants 

Thursday 08/07/21 

Outdoor Learning - Beetles 

Monday 12/07/21 

Forest School - Crickets 




PE will be outside this term. Maple Class will continue to have their PE session on a Tuesday morning and Oak Class on a Wednesday morning. On the appropriate day, please send your child to school dressed in their PE kit. They will change into their school uniform after the lesson. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide spare kit this term.  



Daily Reading  

The children will continue to take a reading book home every Monday, please return these on a Friday. Please continue to use Seesaw to record your child’s reading at home. Bug Club will be available for any extra reading during the week and over the weekends.   



Key dates 

Tuesday 8th June - Farms2Ewe visit children in Nursery— Year 2   

Tuesday 15th June - Young Voices Biggest Sing  

Tuesday 6th July - New Class Visit Morning  

Wednesday 7th July – EYFS Sports Day 

Saturday 17th July - PTA Summer Event  

Thursday 22nd July - End of Term at 1315 or 1330  

26th—30th July 3Cs Summer Club—spaces available due to increased capacity. 


If at any time you need to contact us, please feel free to email the class address below or telephone the office.  



Maple –  


Best Wishes,  


The Reception Team.