Class 1 Reception

Providing the basis for 'Life-Long Learning'
  • Class 1 - Reception

    Our newly refurbished and staffed Reception provision is designed to ensure we prepare all our children to achieve fully during their time in Early Years, leaving confident and independent learners. 

    • Age Group:
      4-5 years old
    • Class Size:
      19 children supported by 3 adults
    • Days:
      Monday to Friday
    • Daily Worship
      Monday-Thursday PM
      Friday AM
    • Creative Play

      Topic related creative play is continuous, to spark imagination and passion for learning.

    • Writing

      Reception children are encouraged to write at all times, following the school cursive writing approach to skill development.

    • Parent Involvement

      Regular parent sessions to encourage home-school liaison with a focus on challenging progress.

    • Investigation Skills

      Specific investigative learning sessions each week.

    • School Dinners

      All Reception children have lunch in school to help with their social development.

    • Reading

      Dedicate daily reading & phonic sessions to hurter reading skill development.

  • Class Timetable

    A curriculum designed to challenge and excite
  • Our activities and lessons will provide hours of enjoyment for your child.

  • The weekly timetable is designed to allow your child the opportunity to experience a continuous stream of ever changing activities, that will target your child’s needs and promote their development of Early Learning Goals.

    Please be aware that this timetable is only to be used as a guide, due to the demands of the curriculum timings and activities may change regularly.

  • Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    Registration
    08.50 - 09.00
    Registration
    08.50 - 09.00
    Registration
    08.50 - 09.00
    Registration
    08.50 - 09.00
    Registration & Golden Book Assembly
    08.50 - 09.00
    Literacy
    09.00 - 09.55

    Read Write Inc Phonics
    09.55 - 10.15

    Outdoor Learning - Break
    10.15 - 10.30

    Numeracy
    10.30 - 11.25

    Reading Focus
    11.25 - 12.00
    Literacy
    09.00 - 09.55

    Read Write Inc Phonics
    09.55 - 10.15

    Outdoor Learning - Break
    10.15 - 10.30

    Numeracy
    10.30 - 11.25

    Reading Focus
    11.25 - 12.00
    Literacy
    09.00 - 09.55

    Read Write Inc Phonics
    09.55 - 10.15

    Outdoor Learning - Break
    10.15 - 10.30

    Numeracy
    10.30 - 11.25

    Reading Focus
    11.25 - 12.00
    Literacy
    09.00 - 09.55

    Read Write Inc Phonics
    09.55 - 10.15

    Outdoor Learning - Break
    10.15 - 10.30

    Numeracy
    10.30 - 11.25

    Reading Focus
    11.25 - 12.00
    Literacy
    09.20 - 09.55

    Read Write Inc Phonics
    09.55 - 10.15

    Outdoor Learning - Break
    10.15 - 10.30

    Numeracy
    10.30 - 11.25

    Reading Focus
    11.25 - 12.00
    Lunch
    12.00 - 13.00
    Lunch
    12.00 - 13.00
    Lunch
    12.00 - 13.00
    Lunch
    12.00 - 13.00
    Lunch
    12.00 - 13.00
    Handwriting
    13.00 - 13.20

    PE & Child Initiated Activities
    13.20 - 14.50

    Assembly
    14.50 - 15.10

    End of Day
    15.10 - 15.15
    Handwriting
    13.00 - 13.20

    Topic & Child Initiated Activities
    13.20 - 14.50

    Assembly
    14.50 - 15.10

    End of Day
    15.10 - 15.15
    Handwriting
    13.00 - 13.20

    Topic & Child Initiated Activities
    13.20 - 14.50

    Assembly
    14.50 - 15.10

    End of Day
    15.10 - 15.15
    Handwriting
    13.00 - 13.20

    Topic & Child Initiated Activities
    13.20 - 14.50

    Assembly
    14.50 - 15.10

    End of Day
    15.10 - 15.15
    Topic & Child Initiated Activities
    13.20 - 14.50
    End of Day
    15.10 - 15.15

    Monday

    • Registration
      08.50 - 09.00
    • Literacy
      09.00 - 09.55
    • Read Write Inc Phonics
      09.55 - 10.15
    • Outdoor Learning - Break
      10.15 - 10.30
    • Numeracy
      10.30 - 11.25
    • Reading Focus
      11.25 - 12.00
    • Lunch
      12.00 - 13.00
    • Handwriting
      13.00 - 13.20
    • PE & Child Initiated Activities
      13.20 - 14.50
    • Assembly
      14.50 - 15.10
    • End of Day
      15.10 - 15.15

    Tuesday

    • Registration
      08.50 - 09.00
    • Literacy
      09.00 - 09.55
    • Read Write Inc Phonics
      09.55 - 10.15
    • Outdoor Learning - Break
      10.15 - 10.30
    • Numeracy
      10.30 - 11.25
    • Reading Focus
      11.25 - 12.00
    • Lunch
      12.00 - 13.00
    • Handwriting
      13.00 - 13.20
    • Topic & Child Initiated Activities
      13.20 - 14.50
    • Assembly
      14.50 - 15.10
    • End of Day
      15.10 - 15.15

    Wednesday

    • Registration
      08.50 - 09.00
    • Literacy
      09.00 - 09.55
    • Read Write Inc Phonics
      09.55 - 10.15
    • Outdoor Learning - Break
      10.15 - 10.30
    • Numeracy
      10.30 - 11.25
    • Reading Focus
      11.25 - 12.00
    • Lunch
      12.00 - 13.00
    • Handwriting
      13.00 - 13.20
    • Topic & Child Initiated Activities
      13.20 - 14.50
    • Assembly
      14.50 - 15.10
    • End of Day
      15.10 - 15.15

    Thursday

    • Registration
      08.50 - 09.00
    • Literacy
      09.00 - 09.55
    • Read Write Inc Phonics
      09.55 - 10.15
    • Outdoor Learning - Break
      10.15 - 10.30
    • Numeracy
      10.30 - 11.25
    • Reading Focus
      11.25 - 12.00
    • Lunch
      12.00 - 13.00
    • Handwriting
      13.00 - 13.20
    • Topic & Child Initiated Activities
      13.20 - 14.50
    • Assembly
      14.50 - 15.10
    • End of Day
      15.10 - 15.15

    Friday

    • Registration & Golden Book Assembly
      08.50 - 09.00
    • Literacy
      09.20 - 09.55
    • Read Write Inc Phonics
      09.55 - 10.15
    • Outdoor Learning - Break
      10.15 - 10.30
    • Numeracy
      10.30 - 11.25
    • Reading Focus
      11.25 - 12.00
    • Lunch
      12.00 - 13.00
    • Topic & Child Initiated Activities
      13.20 - 14.50
    • End of Day
      15.10 - 15.15
    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    Registration
    08.50 - 09.00
    Registration
    08.50 - 09.00
    Registration
    08.50 - 09.00
    Registration
    08.50 - 09.00

    Monday

    • Registration
      08.50 - 09.00

    Tuesday

    • Registration
      08.50 - 09.00

    Wednesday

    • Registration
      08.50 - 09.00

    Thursday

    • Registration
      08.50 - 09.00
    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    Literacy
    09.00 - 09.55
    Literacy
    09.00 - 09.55
    Literacy
    09.00 - 09.55
    Literacy
    09.00 - 09.55
    Literacy
    09.20 - 09.55

    Monday

    • Literacy
      09.00 - 09.55

    Tuesday

    • Literacy
      09.00 - 09.55

    Wednesday

    • Literacy
      09.00 - 09.55

    Thursday

    • Literacy
      09.00 - 09.55

    Friday

    • Literacy
      09.20 - 09.55
    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    Registration & Golden Book Assembly
    08.50 - 09.00

    Friday

    • Registration & Golden Book Assembly
      08.50 - 09.00
    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    Read Write Inc Phonics
    09.55 - 10.15
    Read Write Inc Phonics
    09.55 - 10.15
    Read Write Inc Phonics
    09.55 - 10.15
    Read Write Inc Phonics
    09.55 - 10.15
    Read Write Inc Phonics
    09.55 - 10.15

    Monday

    • Read Write Inc Phonics
      09.55 - 10.15

    Tuesday

    • Read Write Inc Phonics
      09.55 - 10.15

    Wednesday

    • Read Write Inc Phonics
      09.55 - 10.15

    Thursday

    • Read Write Inc Phonics
      09.55 - 10.15

    Friday

    • Read Write Inc Phonics
      09.55 - 10.15
    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    Outdoor Learning - Break
    10.15 - 10.30
    Outdoor Learning - Break
    10.15 - 10.30
    Outdoor Learning - Break
    10.15 - 10.30
    Outdoor Learning - Break
    10.15 - 10.30
    Outdoor Learning - Break
    10.15 - 10.30

    Monday

    • Outdoor Learning - Break
      10.15 - 10.30

    Tuesday

    • Outdoor Learning - Break
      10.15 - 10.30

    Wednesday

    • Outdoor Learning - Break
      10.15 - 10.30

    Thursday

    • Outdoor Learning - Break
      10.15 - 10.30

    Friday

    • Outdoor Learning - Break
      10.15 - 10.30
    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    Numeracy
    10.30 - 11.25
    Numeracy
    10.30 - 11.25
    Numeracy
    10.30 - 11.25
    Numeracy
    10.30 - 11.25
    Numeracy
    10.30 - 11.25

    Monday

    • Numeracy
      10.30 - 11.25

    Tuesday

    • Numeracy
      10.30 - 11.25

    Wednesday

    • Numeracy
      10.30 - 11.25

    Thursday

    • Numeracy
      10.30 - 11.25

    Friday

    • Numeracy
      10.30 - 11.25
    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    Reading Focus
    11.25 - 12.00
    Reading Focus
    11.25 - 12.00
    Reading Focus
    11.25 - 12.00
    Reading Focus
    11.25 - 12.00
    Reading Focus
    11.25 - 12.00

    Monday

    • Reading Focus
      11.25 - 12.00

    Tuesday

    • Reading Focus
      11.25 - 12.00

    Wednesday

    • Reading Focus
      11.25 - 12.00

    Thursday

    • Reading Focus
      11.25 - 12.00

    Friday

    • Reading Focus
      11.25 - 12.00
    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    Lunch
    12.00 - 13.00
    Lunch
    12.00 - 13.00
    Lunch
    12.00 - 13.00
    Lunch
    12.00 - 13.00
    Lunch
    12.00 - 13.00

    Monday

    • Lunch
      12.00 - 13.00

    Tuesday

    • Lunch
      12.00 - 13.00

    Wednesday

    • Lunch
      12.00 - 13.00

    Thursday

    • Lunch
      12.00 - 13.00

    Friday

    • Lunch
      12.00 - 13.00
    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    Handwriting
    13.00 - 13.20
    Handwriting
    13.00 - 13.20
    Handwriting
    13.00 - 13.20
    Handwriting
    13.00 - 13.20

    Monday

    • Handwriting
      13.00 - 13.20

    Tuesday

    • Handwriting
      13.00 - 13.20

    Wednesday

    • Handwriting
      13.00 - 13.20

    Thursday

    • Handwriting
      13.00 - 13.20
    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    PE & Child Initiated Activities
    13.20 - 14.50

    Monday

    • PE & Child Initiated Activities
      13.20 - 14.50
    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    Topic & Child Initiated Activities
    13.20 - 14.50
    Topic & Child Initiated Activities
    13.20 - 14.50
    Topic & Child Initiated Activities
    13.20 - 14.50
    Topic & Child Initiated Activities
    13.20 - 14.50

    Tuesday

    • Topic & Child Initiated Activities
      13.20 - 14.50

    Wednesday

    • Topic & Child Initiated Activities
      13.20 - 14.50

    Thursday

    • Topic & Child Initiated Activities
      13.20 - 14.50

    Friday

    • Topic & Child Initiated Activities
      13.20 - 14.50
    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    Assembly
    14.50 - 15.10
    Assembly
    14.50 - 15.10
    Assembly
    14.50 - 15.10
    Assembly
    14.50 - 15.10

    Monday

    • Assembly
      14.50 - 15.10

    Tuesday

    • Assembly
      14.50 - 15.10

    Wednesday

    • Assembly
      14.50 - 15.10

    Thursday

    • Assembly
      14.50 - 15.10
    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    End of Day
    15.10 - 15.15
    End of Day
    15.10 - 15.15
    End of Day
    15.10 - 15.15
    End of Day
    15.10 - 15.15
    End of Day
    15.10 - 15.15

    Monday

    • End of Day
      15.10 - 15.15

    Tuesday

    • End of Day
      15.10 - 15.15

    Wednesday

    • End of Day
      15.10 - 15.15

    Thursday

    • End of Day
      15.10 - 15.15

    Friday

    • End of Day
      15.10 - 15.15

     

  • How to Enroll Your Child in St Mary's!

  • Reception Staff

    Inclusion at the core of our practice.
    • Miss Bell
      Teacher - Reception

       

      After a great time in Reception last year, I am looking forward to an even more successful year with my new class.

    • Mrs Sutherland
      Teaching Assistant

      I am always excited to work with all the children, especially in Nursery and Reception as they are so enthusiastic.