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St John's C of E

White Standard

Reception | White

We hope that most children will leave reception having achieved the white standard.

Reading

What your child can do if they have achieved the white standard:

  • Can read all their 44 sounds
  • Can read words from our key words list on sight
  • Can work out some 3-4 letter words
  • Is on red book band

Writing

What your child can do if they have achieved the white standard:

  • Can write 2-3 sentences on their own
  • Can use capital letters
  • Can spell more than 10 words
  • Can work out how to spell some short words
  • Can hold a pencil correctly
  • Can write all 26 letters

Maths

What your child can do if they have achieved the white standard:

  • Can count 20 objects accurately
  • Can add and take away with objects
  • Can say 1 more than any number up to 20
  • Can say 1 less than any number up to 20
  • Knows pairs of numbers which make 3,4 & 5