Welcome to our Reception Classes 

We would like to give you a warm welcome if your child is starting our school in September 2023. 

Please find some information below which will help you to prepare your child each day. 

 Ms Budgen is the EYFS Lead and the teacher in Rowan Class



At the moment all you will need to bring to school each day is a water bottle and your book bag each Thursday. We will return this every Friday with some books for you to share at home. 









Water Bottle – Rajas 

Please make sure your child's name is on the bottle. 

Classic Book Bag


We only allow children to drink water (and milk which is provided by school) so please do not send juice.

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A named lunch box if your child is not having a free school lunch. All children are entitled to a free school hot meal or packed lunch. There are a wide range of choices from our menu which changes regularly. 


Please buy the following items as your child will need to come to school wearing their P.E. kit on P.E. days. 



A named P.E. kit : 

Shadow Stripe Gym Sports Games School PE Shorts Unisex- Royal Blue ...                                                White Boys Girls Childrens Kids Unisex Plain T-Shirt Tee Shirt 100 ...                          School White Trainers Childrens Sizes 10 - 6 Kids Sports Velcro ...

A pair of dark shorts or jogging bottoms               A white t-shirt                     Trainers/Plimsolls 

Children will come to school wearing their P.E. kit on P.E. days. In the winter and on cold days please send your child wearing warm P.E. kit and a jumper. 

 Girls' Expedition Parka

A named coat 

ShoesMe RB7A092-E KIDS' WELLIES - Girls Footwear from WJ French ...

A pair of wellington boots (to be left at school)



Our school uniform is available to purchase and you will have received details of this with your welcome pack. Please also buy the following:

                          Kids Boys macadam Alfie Black leather velcro school shoes JR 8 -UK2

A pair of black school shoes. Please do not send shoes with laces until your child can confidently tie them. Velcro is preferable. Open toed sandals are not allowed to be worn at school for safety reasons. 

A note on earrings, jewellery and watches:

Children must not wear jewellery, necklaces or watches for school. Earrings, if worn, must be studs and must be removed for PE.

Shop for Childrens Jewellery at Tzefira: 9ct gold ball studs, 9ct ... Stud earrings only to be worn at school


Please help every day by:



  • Arriving at 8.45 a.m.
  • Waiting outside the gates in the car park until the gate is unlocked.
  • Making sure your child is wearing fresh uniform each day.
  • Reading at home for 5 minutes with your child every day.
  • Collecting your child at 3.15 p.m. every day


The following PDF document explains how we teach early reading in the Reception Class.