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

Fire Station Visit

Fire Station Visit We had a brilliant day! We walked sensibly to and from the Fire Station, noticing various things along the way including snowdrops and the pedestrian crossing lights. The children learnt that the river was the river Lune and when it was safe to cross the pedestrian crossings. At t…

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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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Spring Walk

We have had a very exciting day going on our Spring Walk. We enjoyed the sunshine whilst walking around the school field looking for signs of Spring. The children were excited to find, blossom, buds, butterflies and ladybirds. What a lovely day!  

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Life Education

In the last week before Easter, Life Education came into Reception, along with ‘Harold the giraffe’. The children learnt about their bodies and how to keep healthy, including eating, drinking, sleeping and keeping ourselves happy. They had a wonderful time!                      

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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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