Welcome to Reception


Please take a look at the information below for suggestions to keep your child busy learning during these uncertain times........

Welcome to our wacky and wonderful team - Mrs Hughes, Mrs Lomax and Mrs Bostock. They keep us very busy with lots of exciting activities but they couldn't do this without their wonderful helpers. Take a look at our Reception Blog link below to see what we have been doing in class. 

Reception Blog

We also have our own Learning Wall - see link below. We use the resources on the Wall to research out topics and curriculum work in school. Please use these resources at home to further develop your child's learning.

Reception Learning Wall 


Foundation Stage

In Foundation Stage our learning is derived from the children's interests. When your child enters Foundation Stage they will have submitted a list of their personal interests, which are taken into consideration and used as a basis to create a child led curriculum.  Within that curriculum there are a number of areas of learning:


‚ÄčUW - Understanding the World

PSED - Personal, Social, Emotional Development

CL - Communication and Language

L - Literacy

M - Mathematics

PD - Physical Development

EAD - Expressive Arts and Design


Children will be assessed, through play and observations, against these areas throughout their first year in school.

For Your Information


Phonics in Reception


PhonicsPlay is a highly organised systematic and yet flexible synthetic programme especially designed for all ages and needs and suitable for anyone who wants to learn to read and spell.

We use Jolly Phonics for our actions to support the children's learning.



Number Work In Reception


PSHE Work In Reception


Our Chosen Reading Scheme


Over the years, Oxford Reading Tree has taught millions of children to read... and to love to read. Rooted in reading for pleasure and with systematic phonics at its heart, its well-loved characters, breadth and unrivalled support give children everything they need to become confident readers. There are over 800 books which provide a rich and varied choice of writing styles, genres and artwork styles at every level.












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