The Reception teachers for 2020-21 are Mrs Callaghan (teaching RCC) and Miss Christy (teaching RHC). The year group is supported by Mrs Bhutta, Mrs Middleton and Mrs Marks. Please speak directly to a member of the team if you have any queries or concerns.


Useful Links:

The Early Years Phase Leader is Mrs Callaghan –

Long Term Plan for Early Years

New starters 2020-21 information and videos

Curriculum Letters and School Newsletters 

Top 50 things to do before you are five

The Communication Trust

Guidance on you child's learning and development in the early years foundation stage

Visit Tapestry and DB Primary to discover even more about Reception (requires pupil username and password)

Reception Showcase:

The showcase (below) has links to a selection of the teaching and learning activities that were completed by the class of 2019-20. The articles will give parents and children some clues about some of the activities they can look forward to in the year ahead. The page will be updated with new content, featuring the new cohort, at the start of October 2020 – please look out for this.


- National nursery rhyme week

- Settling in

- Risky play 

- Judo classes

- Child centered learning