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, Miss A Bateson

Michelle Doherty, Tanya Arnold, Jo Cooper, Nina Cotton, Claire Smith


Thank you for your support

Latest from Reception

Fun in the Sun

What a gorgeous sunny day! The children have love learning in the outdoor area, drawing around their shadows, digging in the sand and making delicious mud pies. They have especially enjoyed learning in the newly refurbished water area!

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Spring Walk

We have had a very exciting day going on our Spring Walk. First we each decorated a boiled egg, then we had great fun rolling our eggs down the hill. We didn’t mind if they cracked and we even got to eat some! We enjoyed the sunshine whilst walking around the school field looking for signs of Spring…

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Life Education

On 31st March, Life Education came into Reception, along with ‘Harold the giraffe’. The children learnt about our bodies and how to keep healthy, including eating, drinking, sleeping and keeping ourselves happy.                                                                                        …

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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 from 24th January we will have a P.E. slot in the hall each Monday, which means your child will need to bring in a full P.E. kit: Short sleeved T-sh…

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Looking after our teeth

We have changed the role play from the school office to a Dentist! We have been learning what foods and drinks are good and bad for our teeth and the importance and brushing every morning and before we go to bed at night. On Friday 6th January we will have sent home a special chart that the children…

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Story of the Week

You can find each week’s ‘Story on the Week’ on EvidenceMe. We’ll be adding a link to a read-aloud story to read at home and the vocabulary we will be focusing on. You download the EvidenceMe app on your phone or you can login here.

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