Welcome to Our Reception Page

On this page, you will find staffing information and all of our lovely news, along with photographs of what we have been getting up to.


Staff in Reception

Miss Marsden (Phase Leader and Bluebirds Class teacher – Not in on Thursdays)

Miss Beestin (Robins class teacher – All week)

Mrs Holland (Bluebirds class teacher – Thursdays)

Mrs Papworth (Teaching assistant in Bluebirds – Not in on Fridays)

Mrs Marriott (Teaching assistant in Robins – Not in on Thursdays)

Mrs Holgate (Teaching assistant in Robins on a Thursday and Bluebirds on a Friday)

EYFS Phase Governor: Jackie Cooper


Key Days

Bluebirds PE – Thursday

Robins PE – Friday


Book Bags

Please send book bags in on the following days:

Monday and they will sent home the same day.

Thursday and they will be sent home on the Friday.


Keep your eyes peeled on this page for photographs of activities and exciting things that we have been up to, including visits from our class Governors.

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Click the link  below for a typical ‘day in the life’ of a Reception Child.

Reception, A Day in the life!

Click on the link below for some photographs of what the areas have been in our classrooms.

Reception Classroom Photographs



This half term’s Homework and Knowledge Organisers.

EYFS Topic – coming soon!

In reception, we will begin topic towards the end of the half term after completing our baseline assessments. More information to follow.

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Latest class news – Click the title for more.

Happy Together

We thought you might like to see Bluebirds’ happy hands wreath. We drew round our hands in lots of different colours and created a wreath to remind us that we are all happy together!

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Reception – Handa’s Surprise Workshop

Bluebirds and Robins got a lovely surprise today… just like Handa in the story.  The children were transported to Kenya (I know, we made it back just in time for home time!) and walked with Handa with her basket of fruits.  Unfortunately, we were tricked by several wild animals who stole our fruits… much to …

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Painting Rainbows

We have brightened up are week by painting amazing rainbows. We talked about the different colours and why rainbows appear in the sky. We learnt how to hold our paint brushes and the water to wash them clean so that colours didn’t mix.    

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Tap! Ding! Clap! Sing!

There was a lot of tapping and dinging and clapping and singing and banging and scraping and clicking and chopping going on in Bluebirds today! We used our new free box of instruments from Artforms Leeds and learned some new songs and rhymes. It was fun!

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Robins – People Who Help Us

This week we have been find out about how different people can help us stay safe and healthy. In our classroom we created our own dentist, looked at how to call for the emergency services and used our dressing up outfits to take on different types of roles. In our book area we read the …

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Robins – Movement play

This morning we took to the hall to use the bats, balls, hoops and the soft play equipment. We jumped, crawled, balanced, ran on our tiptoes and started to understand how to stay safe when using larger equipment.         This morning we took to the hall to use the bats, balls, hoops …

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Busy Bluebirds!

Well, what a week we have had.  Bluebirds have continued to impress all of their teachers with their behaviour and super effort all week – even though we know that the children are incredibly tired!  We took part in National Fitness Day, where we were picking up pencils with our feet, hula hooping, skipping, jumping, …

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National Fitness Day

Today is National Fitness Day. To celebrate, Robins completed a set of exciting 1 minute challenges to keep us fit and healthy. We were very good at star jumps, squats, lunges and even jumping across the hop-scotch. We had a great time as you can see.  

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Welcome to Robins!

We have had lots of fun this week settling in and learning about the new routines. We have made many new friends and loved exploring our new classroom.               

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Brand New Bluebirds!

We’re here!  All of the Bluebirds joined together for the first time today at school.  We hope these photos help you to see just how much fun the children had getting to know each other.  We are so impressed with how they are all settling in already.  Keep checking back for more updates.

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