Greenkeepers Rd, Great Denham, MK40 4GG


Great Denham Primary

Inspiring excellence; everyone, everyday




Welcome to Reception! Here you will find out all about what we will be learning this year. Our Reception team is Miss Neale ( Assistant Head for Early Years), Mrs N Lee and Mr White. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to speak to one of the teachers on the door, write a note in your child's planner or email


The Maths Curriculum in Reception

Click here to view the overview of the maths curriculum in reception. 


Curriculum Maps 2023 -2023

Reception Summer Term 2024 Curriculum Map


Reception Termly Newsletters

Click on the links below to read the termly newsletter for Nursery. This will give you all the key dates and an overview of all of the exciting learning that will be taking place that term!

Reception Summer Term 2024 Newsletter


Take Home Tasks and homework

As well as your child's weekly homework there is a take home task to complete each term linked to their project. Click on the links below to view each term's take home tasks. 

Reception Summer Term Take Home Tasks

Reception Knowledge Organiser

Click here to view your child's knowledge organiser for this term which you can look over with your child to help them retain information for their new project.



Things you can do at home if you are off school or would like some additional work:


You can  use your planner (home school book) to explore the following:


P91 - recommended reads for reception

P95 - random acts of kindness bingo

p97 - practice reading or spelling some of your reception keywords

P99 - practice your sounds



Supporting your child with Phonics

Phonics is the way we teach our children to read. We use a programme called Sounds-Write. 

Click on the link below to see some additional resources Sounds-Write have produced for during school closure. 


Sounds-Write Resources for parents 


As we are currently unable to change your child's reading books why not try logging on to the free resources on Oxford Owl?  Click on the link below to take you to e-books age 4 -5 and browse the library. 

Oxford Owl e-books age 4 - 5



The link below will take you to the top-recommended reads for Reception. Some of these books you may already have at home or many can be purchased on Amazon or on Kindle. 

Recommended Reads Reception



Use your Numbots login in your planner to access Maths activities.

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