Welcome to the Reception Space!

If you click on the blog link next to Reception in the curriculum tab above, you will see a weekly update of what Reception have been up to!

 In Reception, your child will follow a curriculum in an environment that will provide the opportunity to:


  • Constantly encounter new experiences
  • Develop their confidence
  • Extend and develop their skills
  • Build on what they already know
  • Allow your child to learn as an individual




Throughout the day, your child will learn through focused activities, adult-led activities, child initiated activities and independent play. Click here to download our non negotiable curriculum leaflet.  


Day to Day Routines

  • Children come straight into class through the conservatory at 8.50 and parents are welcome to come in and help settle them or speak to staff.
  • Lunchtime is at 11.45 and Reception have the hall to themselves until 12 o’clock when year 1 and 2 come in.  Miss Ashton/Mrs Rhodes stay with the children until they have finished their dinner.
  • PE is twice a week, but children do not need to bring in a PE kit.
  • Reading books are changed twice a week on a Tuesday and Thursday. They come home with instructions on how to use them.
  • Library books are sent home weekly.


The continuous provision, set up in our Reception class, provides opportunities for the children to develop their confidence in independent play both indoors and out.


What have we been up to?

Have a look at our learning from the Autumn Term!

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