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The Reception Class is part of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

We follow the curriculum as set out by the government covering three Prime areas of learning:Personal, Social and Emotional Development (PSED), Communication and Language (CL) and Physical Development, and the Specific areas of learning: Literacy (L), Mathematics (M), Understanding the World (UW) and Expressive Arts & Design (EAD). All areas of learning are important at this stage and the planning and activities are based around this.

In Reception we learn through play, creating fun activities in which children learn new skills in an enjoyable environment.

We aim to cover a range of topics and these can include: 'All About Me', 'Come and Celebrate', 'On the Move', 'Beanstalks & Butterflies' and 'Adventurers & Explorers'. However we also plan around children's interests, a recent short topic we used was Space!

 Mrs Barrett Mrs Marsh Mrs Jones

Teachers and Teaching Assistants 2018-19

Mrs Alex Barrett - EYFS Reception Teacher (Mon-Wed)
Mrs Joanna Marsh - EYFS Leader / Reception Teacher (Weds-Fri)
Mrs Maureen Jones - Teaching Assistant

Welcome to Reception Class

Our PE days vary between Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Children's kit should be in school every day. We have started sending home reading books so please sign the reading diary when you read with your child at home. We will aim to hear your children read once a week and swap their books twice, so again please ensure your child's books are in their folder every day.

If you have any questions please speak to Mrs Marsh or Mrs Barrett at the end of the day.

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St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Churchdown is registered in England and Wales under company number 7696498

St Mary's Catholic Primary School
Cheltenham Road East
Gloucester, GL3 1HU

01452 714053