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Welcome

First we would like to take the opportunity in welcoming you into Reception and thank you for all the support that you have given us so far.

We understand that your child coming into Reception can be a worrying time for parents but I can assure you that all children are happy and settled throughout the day. However, please feel free to speak to a member of the Early Years Team if you should have any concerns or individual worries.

Thank you

Mrs Ruthi Thompson (EYFS Leader)

Miss Sophie Croft and Mrs Donna Pitts (Reception Teachers)

Mrs Tracy Edwards (Teaching Assistant)

Mrs Tracy Howroyd (Nursery Nurse)

Please click here for lots of information in our Parents Handbook

Uniform

Thank you all for your support with ensuring that your child wears their uniform to school.

Polite reminders:

  • Please ensure that you write your child’s name clearly in each of their belongings.  We will try to reunite your child with their belongings but please help us to do this by writing their name in everything.
  • Please ensure your child bring a coat to school every day. In Reception we have continuous access to outdoor provision which remains open whatever the weather.
  • Please remember that shoes must be black school shoes and not trainers. Trousers must also be school trousers and not jogging style bottoms.

PE

Our PE session will now take place on Monday morning so please ensure that your child has their kit available on this day. PE kits are kept on each child’s coat peg and are encouraged to remain in school. Again please ensure that all items of clothing are clearly labelled with your child’s name. In Reception children are expected to get dressed independently with limited adult support.  Please help us by encouraging your child to dress and undress themselves at home.

Bookbags

Please bring your child’s bookbag to school every day.  You can change your child’s reading book as often as you want/ need to.  Please encourage your child to choose a book from the book box when they enter school on a morning.

Please click here to view our Curriculum Plan