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Welcome to Reception!



In reception, children learn through play and exploring areas of provision, both inside and outside of the classroom, as well as directed activities. 


Everyday, we learn phonics, maths and literacy. We also do lots of fun topics which help us learn and develop in all areas of learning. 


If you have any questions, please speak to the reception staff or leave a message with Mrs Davies and we will get back to you! 


Miss Webb - Class Teacher

Mrs Davidson - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Jones - Teaching Assistant 


Some useful information: 

  • Reception children should arrive at school at 8.50am and will finish at 3.10pm. Children will come into school through the front door by Mrs Davies' office and leave via the reception gate.

  • Snack money is £10 per half term. Children will be provided with snacks and drinks throughout the day.

  • Please provide your child with a reusable water bottle which can be filled throughout the day.

  • PE will take place on Tuesday and Thursday. Please send your child to school in their PE kit on these days. They do not need to bring a change of clothes.

  • Spellings and reading books will be sent home once per week. Please try to read a little to/with your child each day and write in their home reading diary.

  • Infant children are entitled to universal free school meals. Please advise Mrs Davies if you wish for your child to receive a hot dinner or confirm that you will be providing a packed lunch.

  • If your child requires any medication or has any allergies, please speak to the class teacher.

Our Learning





To 20 and Beyond - Building numbers beyond 10, Counting patterns, Spatial reasoning 

First, Then, Now - Adding more, Taking away, Shape and spatial reasoning



We will be learning new sounds and beginning to blend them together to read words. 

Vowel digraphs: ai, ee, igh, oa, oo, ar, or, ur, ow, oi, ear, air, ure, er

Tricky words: he, she, the, to, we, me, be, was, my, no, go, you, they, her, are



Spring and Growing Plants - Lists, labels and instructions

Fairy Tales - Letters, stories and retells

Animal Lifecycles - Labels, captions and recounts

Superheroes - Descriptive Writing




Topic work runs in line with the Literacy theme (Stickman, Dinosaurs and Spring into Spring) and covers all EYFS areas of learning.



Reception enjoyed making healthy smoothies!

Reception sponsored run/walk

Easter fun and mad hair day

World Book Day

Chinese New Year

Reception learning!

A winter walk

It’s Christmas!

Amazing writing!

Autumn leaf hunt

We love our PE lessons!

Our First Day! We have had a lovely time exploring our new classroom and meeting new friends!