Main Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF3 2BA

0113 8879023

East Ardsley Primary Academy

A member of Leodis Academies Trust

Age related expectations end of Reception



  • Count reliably to 20.
  • Order numbers 1 – 20.
  • Say 1 more/ 1 less to 20.
  • Add and subtract two single digit numbers.
  • Solve problems including doubling, halving and sharing.
  • Talk about and solve problems involving size, capacity, position, distance, time and money.



  • Secure with initial sounds and learning to blend and segment cvc words.
  • Read some high frequency words.
  • Identify rhymes and alliteration.
  • Join in with rhyming patterns.
  • Read and understand simple sentences.
  • Demonstrate understanding when talking with others about what they have read.
  • Make basic predictions.
  • Identify start and end of a sentence.



  • Write simple sentences which can be read by themselves and others.
  • Use capital letters and full stops to demarcate sentences.
  • Clearly demarcated sentences (as introduction to paragraphs).
  • Correct grip.
  • Write names (correct upper and lower case).
  • Correct letter formation for all letters.