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Welcome to Reception!


Thanks for visiting our Reception Class pages. Reception currently has two classes:

Hazel Class and Cherry Class.



Hazel Class 

Class Teacher & Early Years Lead: Mrs Clements

  Learning Support Assistant: Mrs Farhat

Learning Support Assistant: Mrs Ziman


Cherry Class

Class Teacher: Miss Mills

  Learning Support Assistant: Miss Evans

Learning Support Assistant: Mrs Scane



Below you will find information about both Reception classes. Please do visit our page regularly, as we will be updating this weekly with news about learning in Hazel and Cherry Class.



Our weekly and daily plan is heavily influenced by the lines of enquiry that the children are interested in pursuing. 

Staff are continuously assessing the children, ensuring that every child is gaining the experience and skills that they need, to ensure successful outcomes at the end of the Foundation Stage.


A typical day in Reception will look as follows:


8.40am - Welcome, registration, weather report, wake & shake

9.00am - Phonics and exploring time

10am - Snack and a story

10.15am - Maths

10.45am - Exploring time (the children are able to explore purposefully both inside and outside, there are also some adult led activities during this time)

11.15am - Tidy up time and getting ready for lunch

11.30am - Lunchtime

12.30pm - Registration and group time (these group times cover topic focuses and a weekly session devoted to Personal, Social and Emotional Development with elements of mindfulness included)

1.00pm - Exploring time

2.45pm - Tidy time

2:55pm - Carpet time

3.25pm - Home time


There will be daily phonic sessions. The children are encouraged to use their phonic knowledge and developing writing skills throughout the day by writing signs, labels, booklets, cards, instructions etc.


PE days

Cherry Class - Thursday

Hazel Class - Wednesday

Please send your child into school wearing their PE kit on their class PE days.



* Please note that all RWI Phonics videos will expire after 3 weeks of being posted on this page.

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