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Reach for the moon, even if you miss you will land among the stars


Reception Yellow

Welcome to the Reception Page!


Meet the Staff...
Mrs Kelly - Teacher & SENCO
Mrs Varney - Teacher & Assistant Head Teacher
Mrs Barlow - Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Mrs Bailey - Teaching Assistant
Mrs Gibling - Intervention Teaching Assistant

Miss Meakin - 1:1 Teaching Assistant

Every day in Reception is different!  We follow the Early Years Curriculum when we plan our topics and activities, but most of our learning happens through play and exploration.  The Reception children learn how to be a good friend and the importance of following rules to keep them safe and happy.  "British Values" are reinforced through our exciting, enriched curriculum.





Autumn Term 2019

Our topic this term is 
"Let's Celebrate" 



We will be thinking about;

- Starting school
- Birthdays and parties

- Making new friends 

- Special celebrations

- Ilkeston fair
- Autumn, harvest and the Little Red Hen
- Bonfire night
- Winter and Christmas


On Tuesday 26th November it was our Christmas Workshop. We were amazed at how many adults came to help us and everyone had a fantastic time! We made lots of lovely pictures ready for decorating our classrooms later in the week.  A huge thank you to everyone for your help!


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This week we have enjoyed completing activities around the story 'The Little Red Hen!' We made some delicious white bread and thought about how unkind the animals were.

Larkland's Bakery!

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We have been thinking about Autumn this week.  We have explored the school grounds looking for different signs of Autumn, as well as doing some amazing homework about the season (take a look in our Cloakroom to see how hard we've been working)!  On Tuesday we made some tasty Autumn leaf biscuits and we have listened to lots of different stories about Autumn too.




Our Autumn Walk!

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Everyone is excited when the Fair comes to town and today we visited 'Larklands' Fair. The children each had 10 pennies to spend on 4 different stalls.

-Hook a Duck

-Tin Can Alley

- A ride on the bikes

-A Doughnut….. yummy!