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


Thank you for your support

Latest from Reception

Winter Walk

We have had a wonderful morning completing our Winter walk. The children saw lots of bare branches, Holly and even a robin! They were able to recall what they had seen on their previous Autumn walk and talk about the changes.

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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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