St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

A Voluntary Academy

Trusting in God; Creating Tomorrow; Helping Today


Welcome to Reception!


In reception we follow the 'Early Years Foundation Stage', which consists of the following areas of learning:


Prime Areas

  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development 
  • Physical Development
  • Communication and Language


Specific Areas

  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding the World
  • Expressive Arts and Design


Children in Reception learn through focused groups with an adult and through child initiated activities. The classroom's extra provision is planned to match our current topic or book we are reading. We like to blog about what we've been doing in class, please keep an eye on this and feel free to get involved!


The adults that work in Reception class are Mrs Dexter, Mrs Wilkins and Miss Anthony