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White Standard

Reception | White

We expect 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 Set 1 sounds and some from Set 2
  • Can read 40 words from our key word list on sight
  • Can read and understand simple sentences
  • 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 spell 10 high frequency words
  • Can write simple words
  • Can write most of their letters correctly
  • Can use finger spaces and some full stops

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