Within Reception we aim to give your child the opportunity to learn through play. To facilitate this, we have a well-resourced classroom and an inviting outdoor space where we aim to make your child’s first year in school a fun and exciting experience!


Please feel free to speak to us about any worries or concerns. Do not hesitate to come and chat, we are always happy to help!

Mrs J Edwards, Mrs L Dougan, Mrs Y Pullen

Michelle Doherty, Tanya Arnold,  Dee Wright, Claire Smith


Thank you for your support

Latest from Reception

Our Weather Topic

We have loved our topic of weather. We have been looking at the changes in the weather and the difference in the world around us during the different seasons. At the start of the topic we had a fabulous autumn walk and collected lots of colourful leaves, conkers and apples. The children have more re…

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The children in reception have opportunities to develop their gross motor skills using our large, amazing and well resourced outdoor space. In addition to this, after the Christmas break the children will begin formal P.E. lessons. The children will require a P.E. kit until nearer the time. This wil…

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Family Phonics

Every Wednesday in Reception we hold a family phonics session where parents and carers are invited in to share a phonics session with their children. Please come and join us at 2:40. Each session we will learn how to correctly pronounce each sound and how to apply this when helping your child read a…

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Reception Mission Statement

At Ryelands Primary and Nursery School, the EYFS curriculum is designed to encourage independent, inquisitive and happy learners. Every child is recognised as a unique individual, and we acknowledge and promote children’s interests to provide them with the opportunities to follow their imagination a…

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