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We break up for half term week on 19th October at the usual time


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Welcome to Reception



Class Teacher Mrs. Donohue 

Teaching Assistant Mrs. Ambrose


"The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child's own natural desire to learn."


Maria Montessori 


Our children in reception learn through enhanced continuous provision, both in our indoor and outdoor classroom. 

 Our children learn through the Characteristics of Effective Learning, these are:


• playing and exploring
• active learning
• creating and thinking critically


We have 7 different areas of learning these are broken down into our Prime and Specific areas. 


Our Prime Areas of learning are:


  • Personal, Social, Emotional Development
  • Physical Development 
  • Communication and Language


Our specific areas of learning are:


  • Literacy 
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding the world
  • Expressive Arts and Design
























What's happening in Reception ?