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Early Years Resources

scienceThe best way to help your child is by taking an interest in the work that he/she is doing. Try not to compare your child with his/her friends or their older siblings. Each child develops and matures at a different rate.

If you show your child that you are anxious about his/her progress, your child will start to worry and this will not help anyone. Children need to feel confident about themselves and their work if they are to make the best possible progress. Always be positive about your child’s effort. If you have any concerns, share them with the teacher – not with your child.

From time to time we hold Curriculum Workshops for parents to help them understand how to help their child at home and these will be made available to download here.


Reading and Phonics November Workshop 2017
The Reception Reading and Phonics Workshop is designed provide information regarding end of year expectations for reading, to highlight importance of reading for pleasure and to build knowledge of phonics.
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Reception Phonics Brochure
A booklet designed to provide information for parents and carers on how Phonics is taught to children in Reception and beyond. Cannon Lane Primary School uses the Department for Education programme called Letters and Sounds.
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Reception Maths Booklet Jan 2016​
An overview of how maths and numbers and shape and measure are taught during the statutory Early Years Foundation Stage.
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Cannon Lane Calculation Progression​
A technical breakdown of how calculation – Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division- is taught in Reception and up to Years 1 and 2.
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Personal, Social and Emotional Development at Cannon Lane
This booklet summarises how parents of children at Cannon Lane Primary School support their children in Reception with Personal, Social and Emotional Development and Characteristics of Effective Learning.
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Reception Curriculum Meeting October 2017
The 2017 Reception Curriculum Meeting was an opportunity for parents to hear about the daily routines in Reception and learn about the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum. Parents were shown a Powerpoint slideshow at the meeting and that slideshow is provided here as a PDF file for parents to download.
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