Reception News

Prickly Hay

Our Key Stage One children are busy rehearsing their Nativity play, called ‘Prickly Hay’. It will be a wonderful performance I am sure. The dress rehearsal is 2pm tomorrow (Tuesday) and members of the community are welcome, as always. Mrs…

‘A Toy Story’

To kick start our toys topic this week we have been designing and making pop up puppets! We have been talking about the best materials to use and next week we will be looking at how toys have changed over…

Rec/Y1 update


Another busy week has passed!

In maths Year 1 have been using numicon to secure their number bonds to 10.

Reception have enjoyed learning about ‘Diwali’. They have been using clay to make divas (light holders). Keep a look out for the finished products in the classroom next week!

To find out more about Diwali click here

Magic Maths!

This week in maths Year One are focusing on using the symbols: < > = to compare two numbers.  Click on the crocodile for a game to practise using these symbols.

Reception have been enjoying the story ‘Oi! Get Off Our Train’, counting the number of animals that get on the train. They have also been matching numbers to the correct number of objects. Click on the train for a fun matching game.

Reception have had lots of fun looking at the baby photographs they have brought into school. We guessed who was who. Mrs Walton even brought in a baby photograph! Keep a look out in the classroom for baby books that Reception are creating…

Traditional Tales

Reception and Year 1 are enjoying listening to and retelling traditional tales this half term. Last week we looked at ‘The Three Little Pigs’ and this week it is the turn of ‘Little Red Riding Hood’. Click here on the…

Starting Reception in September 2018?

Guide_To_Parents_2018-213x300Applications for a place in Reception starting in September 2018 are now open.

As a voluntary controlled school, our admissions arrangements are set by City of York Council as the admissions authority for our school. Details of the admissions policies that apply can be found here. For any queries about the admissions policy or process you can email or call 01904 551554.

For more information, please see our Admission Arrangements.

Please read the Guide for Parents when applying for a school place, as it contains key information on school admissions.

A big welcome…

Wishing the Reception children a happy first week at school! On Tuesday the new children settled in brilliantly. They enjoyed a tour of the school, led by the Year 1’s, and had fun exploring their new classroom. Please check on here…