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West Denton Primary School

‘A Stepping Stone into the Future’

Welcome to Reception

Normally we would invite you in for a visit but at the moment that isn’t possible so…

 

Reception Virtual Tour

Take a look around our Reception learning landscapes by clicking on the pictures below. Talk about what you have seen with your child. What are they looking forward to doing in Reception? 

Red Room Reception

 

 

Blue Room Reception

 

 

Outdoor and Shared Areas

 

 

Meet the Reception Team

Picture 1 Red Teacher Mrs Taylor
Picture 2 Blue Teacher Miss Knowles
Picture 3 Red Teaching Assistant Mrs Gibson
Picture 4 Blue Teaching Assistant Mrs Byrne

In Reception we have two classes named red and blue room who share an exciting and engaging indoor and outdoor provision where children enjoy learning through play.

In our school we strive to establish an Early Years environment which provides for all its pupils, a happy and secure environment in which to learn and be cared for. It is a place where every child is recognised as an individual and is helped to understand that they have great value for being themselves!

In our classroom we consider ‘Characteristics of Effective Learning’ which promote positive attitudes to learning, an enthusiasm for knowledge and the confidence to become successful learners.

Characteristics of Effective Learning

  • Playing and Exploring

  • Active Learning

  • Creating and Thinking Critically

Children will explore, discover and investigate in our learning landscape using a range of open ended resources, following their own interests and access adult led learning time. We believe that children learn best when they are engaged in real, hand on, exciting experiences. Adults facilitate, extend and challenge children’s learning.

Take a look at our children in action - learning through play.

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