Mrs Cook, Mrs Heslop, Mrs Porter and Mrs Hornsby

Welcome to Reception

Mrs Cook, Mrs Heslop and Mrs Porter are very proud of the hard working children in our Reception Class who try super hard in day to day activities.

Reception is always a hive of activity with outdoor learning and creative activities for all areas of the curriculum.

Mrs Hornsby, the teaching assistant in Reception, loves to support and challenge the children and encourage them to become confident and independent learners.


Reception Christingle Service

The children in reception enjoyed their own Christingle service this morning with the Rev Dorothy Snowball from St Thomas’ Church. They listened to the Christmas story, discussed the significance of each item used to create their own Christingle and also... read more

Whitehouse farm trip

We had a great time on our trip. We met lots of animals, pigs, lizards and cheeky goats. We had such a fun filled day. We even got to meet Santa! We got to go in the soft play and on a tractor ride, what... read more


Both Nursery and Reception has a fantastic turn out for the bike parade! The children absolutely loved showing off their brightly decorated bikes and clothing. There was lots of support from their friends as they travelled around the Nursery road. The children were... read more

Out and About!

This morning the children in reception visited Lidl to buy items from a shopping list. They bought things like bread, jam and butter. I wonder what they could be doing with those... read more

Super Writing!

We have lots of super writers in reception. The children love to spend time practising their writing skills and will then share their work on our super writing... read more

Self-Service Playdough!

The children in reception love to make their own playdough. They follow the instructions to make it and have to decide what to do if it is too runny or too dry. The children love to help each other when making the dough and will often discuss what, if anything, they... read more


This year we are collecting items to fill shoe boxes to send to disadvantaged children. Please help us support this appeal. Each year group has been assigned the following shoe box. Reception – Girl Age 2-4 Nursery – Boy Age 2-4 Year 1 – Girl Age 5-9... read more
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