A Reception School day

In the Reception department we have three classes of 18 children. Each class has a support assistant who works under the direction of the class teacher. The children follow a curriculum that is broad and balanced and incorporates the National Curriculum and the Early Years Foundation.

We are able to offer children specialist teaching in French, art, music, games, swimming and ICT. The school's facilities include a Pre-Prep library, a sports hall, a swimming pool, a dance studio and art studio which children from Reception use weekly.


A Reception School Day

TimeDescription
7.30am - 8.15amWrap around care is available in our Breakfast Club.
8.15am - 8.45amParents are warmly welcomed into the Early Years garden to drop their child at the classroom door. There are opportunities at this time to talk to the class teacher.
8.45amChildren are invited to the carpet for registration.
9.00am - 11.15am

Children engage in a variety of inside and outdoor adult led activities, child-initiated learning experiences and specialist lessons throughout the morning.  Specialist lessons include IT, PE, games and music. During the morning, a snack of fruit and milk or water is offered.

11.15am - 12 noon

Children are encouraged to use the toilet and wash their hands before walking to the dining room where a home-cooked hot lunch is provided.

12 noon - 12.50pmChildren go outside to free play with friends (dependent on the weather).
12.50pm - 1.00pmRegistration and circle time commences.
1.10pm - 3.00pmAfternoon play which may include specialist lessons, such as French, woodland learning or swimming, or may be a continuation of earlier activities.
3.00pm - 3.30pmStory time.
3:30pmEnd of the Reception day.
3:30 - 6:00pmWrap around care is available in Extended Day.