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Welcome to Early Years Foundation Stage – Reception.


 In Reception the class teachers are Mrs Hives and Miss MacDonald.

We have a very exciting term ahead!  Please have a look at the links  on this page to see what we will be learning about this term.

We are so excited for you to start and wish we could meet you in person but, as we
can’t, we thought you might like to see who we are!

Miss MacDonald

Miss S MacDonald Harvey


Mrs Hives

Mrs J Hives

Reception Topic Map 2021 to 2022.

Term and Topic

Autumn 1: The Marvellous World of Me


Autumn 2: People Who Help Us


Spring 1: Bugs and Woods


Spring 2: Under the Sea


Summer 1: Fairy Tales



Summer 2: Animals of the World


Suggested books

The Name Jar

Ruby’s Worry




The Enormous Turnip (TFW)



The Jolly Postman

The Runaway Pea

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Gruffalo

The Bog Baby

Owl Babies

Rainbow Fish Commotion in the Ocean

The Singing Mermaid

The Little Red Hen

The Gingerbread Man

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Red Riding Hood

Jack and the Beanstalk


The Tiger Who Came to Tea

Giraffes Can’t Dance


Cornerstones Maestro linked topic

Can we be friends?

Are we nearly there yet?

Why do we go to bed?

Why do squirrels have nuts?

Why do ladybirds have spots?

Who lives in a rock pool?

Tell me a story.

Why do zebras have stripes?


Our new outside area!

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