Miss H Swan- Class Teacher, Early Years Co-Ordinator
Miss V Brown- Class Teacher 
Mrs Cooling - Teaching Assistant
Mrs Marques - Teaching Assistant
Ms Beckford - Teaching Assistant


Welcome parents and children to the reception class page. Please ensure you check this page frequently as it will include important information, key dates, weekly challenges (to complete at home) and photos of your child's learning.

School drop off and pick up times

First Week in Reception
Monday 11th-Tuesday 12th 9:00 am -12:00 pm (drop off and pick up at the small playground)
Wednesday 13th- Thursday 14th 9:00 am -1:30 pm (drop off and pick up at the small playground)
Friday 15th 9:00 am - 3:30 pm (drop off at the small playground, go through main get and pick up at classroom door)

Week Two Onwards 
Children can report to their class from 8:50am. The register is taken at 9:00 am. School ends at 3:30 pm. Please collect your child from their reception classroom. Please do your best to drop off and collect children promptly. 

PE days

REC HS - PE will take place on Thursday
REC VB - PE will take place on Tuesday

Children must wear their PE kit to school on the days that they have PE. Please ensure your child has the correct PE kit which consists of a white t-shirt, navy shorts/tracksuit bottoms and plimsolls. 

School reminders

  • Please provide one small piece of fruit for snack time. It should be sent in a labelled box for morning playtime.
  • Please bring a spare set of underwear and socks for us to keep in school in case of any accidents.
  • Please label ALL clothing so that we can return it to you and your child.

Term dates

  • Half Term Holiday - Monday 23rd October to Friday 27th October 2023 
  • Autumn Term resumes - Monday 30th October 2023 
  • Autumn Term Ends - Friday 22nd December 2023 (School closes at 2pm) 
  • Christmas Holiday - Monday 25th December 2023 to Friday 5th January 2024

Weekly challenges (homework)

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Our learning this year

As we look forward to another year of academic excellence at St Mary's, here is an update on the curriculum and a brief summary of the programme your child will be following this year.

View more of our curriculum

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