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We are learning about lots of different exciting topics in Reception. Please click on our yearly overview to find out more...

Foundation yearly overview

Autumn 1

This term, we are learning 'all  about me' and we are going to explore under the sea. Please click the link to find out more information.

Medium term plan

Autumn 2

Our exciting new topic is!

Reception Festivals

Spring 1

Please click on the link below to see what we are learning about.

Reception People wo help us

Foundation 2014/15

Please click on the link below to see all of the topics taught last year!

Foundation 2014/15

To discover what your child is learning about this term, please select the curriculum link found at the top of the page on the main menu.

How to help support your child


Phonics is a method of teaching reading and writing by developing the learners' phonemic awarenesss. The goal of phonics is to enable beginning readers to decode new written words by sounding them out, or in phonics terms, blending the sound-spelling patterns.
It is important that children are supported with their phonics at home. We recommend spending 5 - 10 minutes each day working together on the different sounds.
There are some great websites available.  Please click on the links and have a go!

Singing can be a fun and a interactive way to teach children word and language patterns. here are some fun songs to sing with your child at home.


Bug Club is a whole-school reading programme designed for use at Foundation, KS1 and KS2. It is the first phonics-based reading programme to join books with an online reading world to teach  children to read.

All children at Topcliffe have access to a bugclub reading account.

Please speak to your child's class teacher for their log in details.

Click on the Bug Club image to access the website!


Tapestry is an online journal that tracks the progress of your child throughout their year. Your child's class teachers will post pictures of your child during their day at school. You can also post pictures that show your child learning at home.

Click on the image below to go straight to the Tapestry page.

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Topcliffe School
Hawkinge Drive
Castle Vale
B35 6BS
Tel. (0121) 675-6296