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Welcome to Reception!

RBB - Mrs Bloor- Class Teacher (Monday, Tuesday)

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Mrs Barber - Class Teacher (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)

Hayley barber

RW - Mr Wakefield - Class Teacher

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Classroom Assistants - Mrs Steele and Miss Dawes

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Autumn Term

Welcome to Reception!!!!

We are so excited for a new year, full of lots of fun, laughter and learning. We know that this can be a scary time for both you and your little ones so we aim to support you through your journey as much as we can, and we are always here to help! 

The first couple of weeks we will spend familiarising the children with their new surroundings and starting to introduce routines. We will begin our phonics, literacy and maths sessions and spend lots of time modelling and sharing play. 

We would like to thank you for trusting us with your wonderful children and we appreciate your support. This year will be full of challenge and resilience, as well as lots of love and laughter.

We can’t wait to start this journey with you all!

In the Autumn term we are reading...

Autumn 1

       Gingerbread man 

Autumn 2

Three little pigs

Suitable Clothing

In reception a lot of our time is spent outside. Please ensure that your child is well equipped for all weather. This includes sending your child in with a water bottle, a sun hat/glasses and sun cream that is clearly named. As we approach the colder months, your child will need hats and gloves to keep them warm. 


The children have P.E lessons every Friday. The children are able to come into school in their PE kit on a Friday and wear this all day. 


We will send home book bags and reading diaries daily which should also come into school everyday. We will send home new reading books on Friday ready for the weekend.


Remember to look on Tapestry frequently to see some of the amazing things we are getting up to! We will continue to keep updating Tapestry with any important information as well as any observations we make on your children. Alternatively we would love you to upload anything that your child is doing at home as we love to learn about your child's learning journey at home. 

Phonics Parent Video

The staff from Nursery, Reception and Year One have come together to make a video for you. Please don’t expect any wonderful acting or photography but we are hoping that this makes your child’s phonic journey a little bit clearer to you. Please find the link below so that you can watch it in your leisure.

Water Bottles

All children have been given a school water bottle. This needs to be brought to school each day having been washed and re filled with fresh water from home. Children will be reminded at the end of the day to bring home their lunch bag and water bottle to be washed ready for the next day. We have turned off our water filter system so children will not be able to fill up their water bottle in the usual way. All classes have access to drinking water throughout the day should the children require extra water.


Please ensure your child brings a coat to school each day. We had a rainy start to the term but we are trying as much as possible to allow the children their outdoor breaks which may mean us putting coats on to go out in the rain as much as possible without getting too wet. Please ensure all coats are clearly named.


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