Welcome to Reception

In Reception you will find the children in Violin and Viola classes, you will also meet Mrs Walmsley, Mrs Russmann, Mrs McCallum, Mrs Cookson, Mrs Brown, Miss Latham and Mrs Lear.

The children in reception love to learn and we do it best through our play.  We always have lots of opportunities to learn whether we are playing indoors or outside.

When we start in reception there are lots of things that we can't do...however, we quickly learn a new magic word...YET!  "I can't fasten my coat...yet."  Thanks to this brilliant word our brains are constantly growing.

To find out more about how your child will be assessed during their reception year click here to access the government Development Matters document.  For our curriculum theme overview click here.


Each half term we produce a newsletter to keep you up to date on what's happening in Reception.  Click here to access this half term's newsletter.

Autumn 1


Halloween Fun!

We used some card and pipe cleaners to make pumpkins today!  We had to concentrate really hard to do the threading, but we were really proud of the finished results. 

Countryfile Ramble

On Friday 19th October we went on our very own Countryfile Ramble.  All the children from KS1 and EYFS took part in this annual event.  Thank you to all the parents and grandparents who came to help.  We will let you know how much money we managed to raise once we've collected it all in.

Sense of smell

We explored our sense of smell by wearing a blindfold and trying to guess what things were in the cups. We got to smell orange, banana, mints, vinegar and cheese and onion crisps. The crisps were very tricky to identify.

Listening Ears!

As part of our Ourselves theme we've been learning about our senses.  We made giant listening ears and then played listening bingo.  We had to identify lots of different sounds such as a microwave, a phone, coins in a tin and a doorbell.

Our first day at school

We started school on Wednesday 5th September.  We all looked very lovely in our brand new school uniforms.  Take a look at our pictures and see for yourself!

We are famous

In our first week at school the Lancashire Evening Post came to take our photograph and put us in the paper. We think we looked very smart.

Baby Deia's Visit

On 26th September we had a very special visitor to our class. Baby Deia came to see us, she was only 8 weeks old. We talked about how we have changed from when we were babies to now. We asked Deia's mummy lots of questions and found out that she can't walk or talk, she needs help to feed and change her nappy and she is very wiggly.