'There is something special about Vane Road because everyone enjoys it here.'OFSTED 2013‘Pupils behave well are polite courteous welcoming to visitors and take good care of each other.’ OFSTED 2013

Welcome to our website . . .

Welcome to EYFS.  We have two classes in Reception. 

Our two teachers are Mrs McGargle and Mrs Armstrong. We also have  Miss Neil our TA and Miss Dowson our TA Apprentice.   Throughout the week other members of staff may  be working in Reception at various times: Mrs Brennan (HLTA) and Mrs Hardy (HLTA) will be with us most Thursday afternoons.  

Please check back here regularly to find out about what is going on and what we are learning about each week.



Week beginning: 11th December



 Please make sure that your child has a  PE kit in school- shorts and t-shirt  and PE shoes/trainers. 

Our topic this half term is Pirates


 The children will be exploring our areas inside and out based on our theme of Pirates 

  • Literacy
  • Writing a list of Christmas/winter words  
  • Numeracy 
  • Practical subtraction

Additional activities:

Writing our names

Christmas activities.


Daily phonic sessions.



Pirate Day

We had a visit from Captain RaggyBeard this week. We all dressed up to join his crew and became 'real' pirates. We listened to pirate stories, played games, walked the plank, searched for treasure and sang pirate songs.  We all had a fantastic day. Look at our photos below. 

Below are our Early Learning Goals which are our end of year statements.