We are delighted to be back at the start of a new school year with so much excitement and learning ahead of us! Mrs Moseley (Class Teacher), Mrs Berry (TA) and Mrs Mansfield (TA) are the adults in the Reception Class. We are also called 'York' as each of our classes is named after a cathedral city!

Attached below is the ‘Meet and Greet’ presentation I have prepared. At this stage, we feel it iis still important to maintain safety within the school, so I have attached the slideshow electronically.  It is important that you read each slide, especially as at present it can still be difficult to speak to you at length in person.  I hope you find the presentation useful and it helps to remind you of some of the main routines and expectations in EYFS and across the school.  Please do not hesitate to ask  any questions regarding the content of the presentation and class routines. I will endeavour to answer your questions as quickly as possible.

Many thanks for taking the time to read the presentation and I hope we will be able to welcome you into our classroom soon. 

Thank you for your continued support.

Meet and Greet Presentation



I hope that you have had a restful break and enjoyed some family time over the Christmas holidays. Our new topic for this term is based around animals, winter and Chinese New Year. There is lots of exciting learning to look forward to. Have a read of our curriculum letter to find out more...

'ANIMAL PLANET' Curriculum Letter (Spring 1 2022)


'TERRIFIC TALES!' Curriculum Letter (Autumn 2 2021)

 This term we will be thinking about some fabulous fairy tales and learning to tell some from memory. We are very excited to continue our learning in phonics as well as working with Year 6 on our reading, writing and - maybe - a special seasonal surprise! Click on the link above to find out more...



'ONCE UPON A RHYME...' Curriculum Letter (Autumn 1 2021)


This term, our topic is 'Once Upon a Rhyme...'. We will be learning lots of nursery rhymes which we will perform together, as well as getting to know all about each other and our new school. Click on the link below to find out more about our topic.



* Please make sure that the children have a water bottle (water only please, no juice), a sun hat and their book bag every day. 

 * Please make sure that ALL uniform/P.E. kit is clearly named.

* PE will be on a THURSDAY this term. Children need to come to school in the correct PE kit on those days.

* Please check 'Tapestry' weekly for any important information or messages. Mr Hodgson may also text, email or tweet information about school, so please keep your eye on those, too.

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November 2021 - Children in Need

It was lots of fun celebrating ‘Children in Need’ day with our friends and raising lots of money.

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November 2021 - Design & Technology

The children in York class had great fun making our own gingerbread people, carefully following a recipe. Thankfully, none of them escaped from the oven when we baked them! 

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November 2021 - Art

We started the new term by thinking about the festival of Diwali and the annual commemoration of Bonfire Night. We created Rangoli patterns and firework images.

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October 2021 - Harvest Festival

The children in York class joined the rest of the school for the Harvest Festival Celebrations at St Andrews church in the village. This was a special time for the whole school not only in celebration of the harvest being brought safely in but also because it was the first church visit for over 18months. A big thank you to Y6 who held our hands for our first walk to church.

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October 2021 - Maths

There has been lots of mathematical learning going on in our classroom using buttons! We have used our observational skills to sort and describe the buttons. 

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October 2021 - Phonics

We have started to learn our graphemes and phonemes using our new ‘Little Wandle’ phonics scheme. The children are very motivated to write and mark make during child initiated activities. 

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October 2021 - Colour Monster

 The children have enjoyed painting their own colour monsters and thinking about their emotions. The children have been so imaginative with their monster designs. Such an artistic class! 

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September 2021 - Reading Partners

What a perfect way to end the week. Our Year 6 children enthusing our youngest children with their love of reading!

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We have been delighted to welcome our new starters into school. What a fabulous start to school life they have made!




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