Tag Archive for reception

Bursting at Reception, by Ethan

Next year there will be three reception classes. Due to local authorities requests we are now accepting three reception classes instead of just two. Birth rates have increased 21% between 2000 to 2007 , from 2,384 to 2,884. This means…

Home Visits for our Youngest Students, by Rosie

Since September 2009,the two nursery teachers (Julian Shepard and Hannah Childs) have been going to children’s houses before they start nursery. The teachers enjoy doing it and it means they become a familiar adult to the children. It makes  the children less nervous…

No New Class, by Bea

We currently have two classes in each year. As you may know, the school was planning to add a new “bulge” class to reception because of the number of children needing a primary place in Richmond Borough. But… we would…

Coping with an Extra Class, by Mimi

As many students know, next September a third class is coming into reception. The nursery is to be moved, but where to? Like the art studio in Key Stage 2, a temporary building will be built in the summer holidays…

Born in a Barn, By Millie

Year 1 and Reception gave Baby Jesus a Great Welcome. Over the past couple of weeks, Year 1 and Reception has been busy rehearsing hard for Born in a Barn, their nativity play. While they have been learning their lines,…